Three USports prospects earn trip to national CFL combine


Three USports prospects showed well at the Edmonton regional and earned tickets to the national CFL combine March 22-24 in Toronto.

University of Manitoba products, receiver Shai Ross and defensive lineman Tariq LaChance and University of Calgary running back Jeshrun Antwi.

University of Manitoba receiver Shai Ross
University of Manitoba receiver Shai Ross

Ross ran a 4.65 40-yard dash, second best among all invitees, 4.17 shuttle, 6.87 three-cone, recorded a 37.5-inch vertical, 11-foot, three-inch broad jump – all first in the respective testing categories. He had 29 catches for 389 yards and four touchdowns last season for the Bisons.

Antwi ran a 4.90 40-yard dash, 4.22 shuttle, 7.19 three-cone, recorded a 30.5-inch vertical, nine-foot, seven-and-one-quarter-inch broad  jump with 16 reps of 225 pounds on the bench. In five games with the Dinos, Antwi rushed 42 times for 360 yards and three touchdowns during the 2018 year.

LaChance checked in at six-foot-two, 260 pounds, ran a 5.08 40-yard dash, 4.66 shuttle, 7.72 three-cone, recorded a 30-inch vertical, nine-foot, nine-and-three-quarter-inch broad jump,

Scouts from all nine CFL teams were in attendance.


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