For Immediate Release
December 3, 2021
U Sports Canada Announced All-Canadian Roster
USports Canada Announces All-Canadian First and Second Team
Hamilton, Ontario – The 2021 Scotiabank Vanier Cup finalists Western Mustangs lead the way with 13 football all-stars as U SPORTS announced on Thursday its first and second team All-Canadians during the annual awards show in Québec City.
The Mustangs have the most All-Canadians with eight, including three first teamers. Western centre Elliot Beamer and receiver Savaughn Magnaye-Jones are first team All-Canadians on offence, while standout Deionte Knight earns a place on the first defensive team.
In total, 19 OUA players were named All-Canadian. Guelph had the second most players recognized behind Western with six total players being named to the team, including four All-Canadian First Teamers. The Waterloo Warriors had three All-Canadians led by Hec Creighton winner, Tre Ford. Queen’s Golden Gaels had two players named All-Canadian with star Running Back Rasheed Tucker being named to the First Team.
Football Ontario is also excited for our five Team Ontario alumni who were selected as All-Canadian. Congratulations to Rasheed Tucker, Deionte Knight, and Daniel Valente for being selected as a First Team All-Canadian and to Keon Edwards and Zack Fry on being recognized as Second Team All-Canadian. To register for Football Ontario Futures and Identification Camps, the first phase of the Team Ontario selection process, CLICK HERE.
The Scotiabank Vanier Cup, presented by Levio is Saturday at 1 pm ET / 10 am PT on CBC TV and TVA Sports. Live streaming of the match-up between the Saskatchewan Huskies and Western Mustangs is also available on the CBC’s digital platforms (CBC Gem, CBCSports.ca, and the CBC Sports app) and on TVASports.ca with a valid subscription.
First team All-Canadians
Center: Elliot Beamer – Western University (OUA)
Receiver: Savaughn Magnaye-Jones – Western University (OUA)
Quarterback: Tre Ford – University of Waterloo (OUA)
Running Back: Rasheed Tucker – Queen’s University (OUA)
Corner: Siriman-Harrison Bagayogo – University of Guelph (OUA)
Defensive End: Deionte Knight – Western University (OUA)
Line Backer: A.J. Allen – University of Guelph (OUA)
Free Safety: Daniel Valente – Western University (OUA)
Kick Returner: Kiondre Smith – University of Guelph (OUA)
Place Kicker: Eric Stranz – University of Guelph (OUA)
Second team All-Canadians
Guard: Phillip Grohovac – Western University (OUA)
Receiver: Kiondre Smith – University of Guelph (OUA)
Running Back: Keon Edwards – Western University (OUA)
Tackle: Zach Fry – Western University (OUA)
Corner: Tyrell Ford – University of Waterloo (OUA)
Defensive End: Anthony Federico – Queen’s University (OUA)
Half Back: Devynn Cromwell – University of Guelph (OUA)
Defensive Tackle: Malcolm Hinds – Western University (OUA)
Punter: Cole Crossett – University of Waterloo (OUA)
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