RSVP: CFL unveils invite list for 2022 combine circuit

Courtesy: CFL

The Canadian Football League has unveiled its list of invitees to the 2022 combine circuit in the lead up to the CFL Draft.

Three regional combines across Canada will host the nation’s elite football talents as they display their skills for CFL coaches, general managers and player personnel executives. The top athletes from each event will earn entry to the CFL Combine from March 25-27 in Toronto.

The Ontario regional combine will take place on March 10 at the University of Waterloo, before Baie-D’Urfé, Que., hosts the Eastern regional combine on March 11. The Western regional combine on March 18 in Edmonton will conclude the trio of events, marking the ninth occasion that the league has hosted the regional showcases.

The following players have earned immediate invitation to the National Combine:

ADAMSON, Cole 99 DL Manitoba
ANDREWS, Spencer 57 OL Waterloo
ARCHIBALD, Joshua 98 DL McGill
ARSENEAU, Chase 18 TE McMaster
BRINGI, Tommy 45 LB Wilfrid Laurier
BROWN, Rodeem 51 OL Alberta
BRUGGELING, Keaton 17 REC Carleton
BUTLER, Jacob 52 OL Queen’s
CHERRY, Nathan 97 DL Saskatchewan
CIMANKINDA, Jean-Paul 25 RB Ottawa
DALKE, Jayden 16 DB Alberta
DURIC, Maksim 43 TE Toronto
EDWARDS, Nate 94 LB McMaster
FEDERICO, Anthony 1 DL Queen’s
FORD, Tre 26 QB Waterloo
FORD, Tyrell 53 DB Waterloo
FRY, Zack 58 OL Western University
GUAY, Nicolas 59 OL Laval
HOGAN-SAINDON, Cyrille 93 OL Laval
KNIGHT, Deionte 56 DL Western University
KOZUSHKA, Peter 8 OL Alberta
LAM, Gordon 79 REC Waterloo
LEMIEUX-CARDINAL, Philippe 15 DL Montreal
MACHART, Adam 50 RB Saskatchewan
MACKELLAR, Gregor 12 OL St. Francis Xavier
NOLL, Braydon 54 OL Wilfrid Laurier
OYESORO, Subomi 44 LB Calgary
PHILPOT, Jalen 5 REC Calgary
PHILPOT, Tyson 6 REC Calgary
PICKETT, Riley 96 DL Saskatchewan
PIERRE, Khadeem 24 DB Concordia
RICHARDS, Tyrell 46 LB Syracuse
SCHAKEL, Josiah 48 DB Alberta
SMITH, Kiondre 7 REC Guelph
SUTTON, Eric 22 DB Texas State
TUCKER, Rasheed 14 RB Queen’s
VALENTE, Daniel 21 DB Western University
VARGA, Ryder 47 LB Regina
ZERR, Noah 55 OL Saskatchewan

Full participant lists for each of the regional events can be found below:


In addition to the attendees who advance through the regional combines, the CFL Combine will feature the top prospects eligible for the 2022 CFL Draft, as well as the top global players hoping to be selected at the 2022 CFL Global Draft. Approximately 40 international prospects from nearly a dozen countries are expected to take part. The list of global participants will be announced at a later date.

Health and safety protocols due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will be communicated in advance of each event. Combines are closed to the general public.