InstantScouting 2018 Elite Class: U Sports – Running Backs

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By: Daniel Krywaruczenko @Fball_Analytics, September 18, 2018

Headlining the InstantScouting 2018 Elite Class: U Sports – Running Backs is McMaster University speedster Jordan Lyons.

Racking up 700 yards and averaging 87.5 yards per game along the ground in the regular season, Lyons turned in a historic performance in McMaster’s OUA quarter-final victory over the Queen’s Gaels, tying an OUA record with 39 carries and amassing a total of 319 yards that stood second in U SPORTS all-time playoff annals.

Position, Name, Class, School, Hometown, Ht & Wt

RB Levondre Gordon, 4, Laurier, Mississauga, ON 5’10” 195

Rushed for 825 yards and 8 touchdowns including a 73-yard run at Laurier the past regular season.

RB Gabriel Polan, 4, Sherbrooke, Montreal, QC 6’2″ 215

Sherbrooke RB rushed for 304 yards and 3 touchdowns.

RB Jeshrun Antwi, 4, Calgary, Calgary, AB 6’0″ 205

Ranked 5th in conference with 429 yards rushing on 86 touches at the University of Calgary.

RB Jordan Lyons, 4, McMaster, Burlington, ON 5’11” 205

Rushed for over 1100 yards including a 52-yard run.

RB Cedric Joseph, 4, Western, Montreal, QC 6’0″ 191

Averaged 6.9 yards per carry on 84 rushes with 10 touchdowns at Western.

RB Alex Taylor, 5, Western, Winnipeg, MN 5’10” 200

Teammate of Cedric Joseph had 831 rushing yards on 107 including 2 touchdowns.

RB Marvin Gaynor, 4, Windsor, Etobicoke, ON 5’9″ 190

Rushed for 935 yards and 4 touchdowns at Windsor.

RB Dale Wright, 4, Acadia, Markham, ON 5’7″ 190

RB at Acadia had 1030 yards rushing in 8 games played with 6 touchdowns.

FB Benjamin Garand-Gauthier, 4, Laval, Chateaguay, QC 6’1″ 240

FB at Laval helped team rush for a total of over 1200 yards during the season.

FB David Savard, 4, Sherbrooke, Sorel-Tracy, QC 6’1″ 205

FB helped Sherbrooke rush for over 800 yards

FB Marquis Richards, 4, Queen’s, Brampton, ON 5’10” 211

Had season cut short to 4 games because of injury but was still selected to U Sports East-West Bowl.

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