The date was January 3, the first day of school, when I found out that I had been invited to the CFL National Scouting Combine presented by adidas. My teammate, Godfrey Onyeka had messaged myself and my other teammate, Isaiah Guzylak-Messam, in a group chat at 7 a.m. Safe to say, it was definitely better than any good morning text I’d ever received. At the moment, I was filled with excitement and validation that I was considered one of the top players from across the country.
WATERLOO, Ont. (March 20, 2017) – Three members of the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s football team will be looking to make one last impression on Canadian Football League (CFL) teams ahead of the CFL Draft as they head to Regina this week for the 2017 National CFL Combine presented by adidas.
Defensive linemen Kwaku Boateng of Milton, Ont., and Jalen Price of Hamilton, along with linebacker Nakas Onyeka of Brampton, Ont., will take part in the three-day combine from March 23-25 at Evraz Place in Saskatchewan as a part of CFL Week festivities.