May 3, 2019

REDBLACKS welcome seven players on CFL Draft night

RB Gabriel Polan (33) Sherbrooke and DL Tariq Lachance (97) University of Manitoba during the CFL combine at the Varsity Stadium in Toronto, ON, Sunday, March 24, 2019. (Photo: Johany Jutras/CFL)

The Ottawa REDBLACKS added seven new players to the organization during the 2019 CFL Draft on Thursday night.

Selected by the REDBLACKS were:

Round 1, 7th overall:
Alex Fontana, OL, Kansas 

Round 3, 27th overall:
Gabriel Polan, RB, Sherbrooke 

Round 4, 36th overall:
Thomas Grant, DL, Acadia

Round 5, 45th overall
Wesley Lewis, WR, Houston Baptist

Round 6, 54th overall
Chris Larsen, DL, Manitoba 


Round 7, 63rd overall
Samson Abbott, DL, Manitoba


Round 8, 72nd overall
Clement Lebreux, DL, Laval

The REDBLACKS open the 2019 CFL regular season on June 20 against Saskatchewan at TD Place. Single game seats are on sale now and can be purchased here.