Five from Western Regional advance to CFL Combine

Regina receiver Riley Boersma, Manitoba receiver Gavin Cobb, Regina defensive back Brandon Gandire, UBC linebacker Daniel Kwamou, and Calgary defensive lineman Jacob Plamondon have advanced through the Western Regional Combine.

The five players, alongside four from Ontario Regional event and six from the Eastern Regional event, will join the top national prospects at the CFL Combine in Toronto from March 25-27.

Boersma is a five-foot-ten, 187-pound receiver out of the University of Regina who led the event with a 4.53 forty-yard dash, 41.5-inch vertical jump, and ten-foot, eight-inch broad jump. He also recorded 14 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press, which led all receivers, as well as a 7.11 three-cone and 4.42 shuttle.

Cobb ran a 4.55 forty-yard dash at five-foot-ten and 170 pound and matched Boersma’s vertical leap at 41.5 inches. The Victoria, B.C. native had the second-best shuttle of the day with a time 4.15 seconds and the third-best broad jump with a length of ten feet and five inches.

Gandire leapt 37 inches in the vertical hump and ran a 4.69 forty-yard dash. The native of Marietta, Ga. also finished with the sixth-best broad jump at ten feet.

Kwamou had the best vertical jump (33 inches) and shuttle (4.36 seconds) among linebackers. The six-foot, 221-pound linebacker also ran a 4.90 forty-yard dash and performed 11 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press.

Plamondon finished first among defensive linemen in the forty-yard dash (4.95 seconds), vertical jump (28.5 inches), and broad jump (nine feet, eight inches). The native of Red Deer, Alta. measured in at six-foot-three and 240 pounds and did 12 reps on the bench press.

The 2022 CFL Draft is slated for May 3.