Kn­evel tops CFL Scout­ing Bureau list

Truro Daily News - - SPORTS -

TORONTO — Ne­braska of­fen­sive line­man David Kn­evel opens the season as the CFL Scout­ing Bureau’s top-ranked prospect for the league’s 2018 draft.

The six-foot-nine, 315-pound na­tive of Bramp­ton, Ont., se­cured the top spot in the or­ga­ni­za­tion’s top-20 list Wed­nes­day. He was an aca­demic All-Big Ten se­lec­tion last season.

Trey Ruther­ford, a six-foot­five, 312-pound of­fen­sive line­man at UConn, is ranked No. 2. The na­tive of Markham, Ont., ap­peared in 12 games last year, start­ing seven, and helped the Huskies’ of­fence rush for 100 or more yards in six games. Bowl­ing Green tackle Ryan Hunter stands third. The na­tive of North Bay, Ont., started all 12 games for the Fal­cons last year.

At No. 4, Lau­rier de­fen­sive back God­frey Onyeka is the high­est-ranked Cana­dian univer­sity player on the list. Truro Daily News/CP

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