Alouettes hire former Ticats Canadian linebacker Byron Archambault as director of national scouting

The Montreal Alouettes have appointed Byron Archambault as their director of national scouting.

Archambault was previously employed by the University of Montreal Carabins from 2017 to 2019, as the special teams coordinator and linebackers’ coach. That was while current Alouettes general manager Danny Maciocia was the head coach.

“I have known Byron for many years and I know that he always works very hard. He possesses substantial knowledge regarding university athletes from across the country.” Maciocia said.

“I am very excited that he has accepted to join our team and I have no doubt that he will use his talent to find the right players.”

The 29-year-old Archambault is a former linebacker who played two years for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats after being a second-round pick, 17th overall during the 2015 CFL draft. That same year, he took part in New York Giants rookie mini-camp.

Archambault hoisted the Vanier Cup with the Montreal Carabins in 2014, at the end of his four-season university career. He was named defensive player of the year in Quebec and earned was voted an All-Canadian that same season.

The Montreal native is currently pursuing a master’s degree in business administration at HEC.