By: Daniel Krywaruczenko @Fball_Analytics, September 18, 2018
Headlining the InstantScouting 2018 Elite Class: U Sports – Linebackers is Damian Halstead of Mount Allison University.
Damian Halstead proved last season to be a fearsome defensive player. Normally a middle linebacker, he was moved to end due to team injuries and proved adept at that position.
Position, Name, Class, School, Hometown, Ht & Wt
LB Kamba Katchelewa, 4, McGill, LaSalle, QC 6’0″ 227
Raw McGill LB was selected for East-West bowl game .
LB Damian Halstead, 5, Mount Allison, Brampton, ON 5’11” 227
Averaged a little over 4 tackles per game with 5.5 sacks and 6 tackles for loss at Mount Allison.
LB Gordon Whyte, 4, St. Francis Xavier, Toronto, ON 6’2″ 225
St. Francis Xavier LB had a total of 29 tackles with 1 tackle for loss.
LB Lamar Foyle, 4, Toronto, Toronto, ON 5’10” 225
Had a career-high 10 tackles versus Windsor the past season recording a total of 30.5 tackles including 3 tackles for loss.
LB Joshua Taitinger, 4, Alberta, Calgary, AB 6’0″
East-West bowl selection was 3rd on Alberta with a total of 44.5 tackles.
LB Job Reinhart, 4, Guelph, Guelph, ON 6’0″ 230
LB had 5.5 tackles for loss including 3.5 sacks with a total of 40 tackles at the University of Guelph.
LB Eric Blake, 4, McMaster, Hamilton, ON 6’1″ 210
Had a total of 24 tackles for the Marauders including 1 tackle for loss and an interception.
LB Phillipe Dion, 4, Western, Blainville, QC 6’0″ 217
Recorded a total 27.5 tackles and 2 sacks for Western.
LB Fraser Sopik, 4, Western, Toronto, ON 6’0″ 196
Western LB registered 32.5 total tackles including 7.5 tackles for loss.
LB Danny Nesbitt, 5, Regina, Regina, SK 6’2″ 215
Regina MLB was 2nd on team with total tackles and had 2 interceptions and 3 pass break ups
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