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Rosters announced for East West Bowl

OTTAWA (CIS) - Canadian Interuniversity Sport announced Thursday the 85 football players who will participate in the ninth annual East West Bowl, presented by Under Armour, on Saturday, May 7, 2010 at TD Waterhouse Stadium on the campus of The University of Western Ontario in London, Ont.

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Western is hosting the game for the third straight year. The contest was previously held at McMaster (2008), Laval (2007, 2006) and Wilfrid Laurier (2005, 2004, 2003). Kickoff for the 2011 affair is set for 1 p.m.

The week-long event also includes the East West Bowl Free Agent Camp on May 4, as well as a coaches' clinic on May 6 and 7.

Glen Constantin, head coach of the reigning Vanier Cup champion Laval Rouge et Or, will lead the East squad in London while Blake Nill, who has guided his Calgary Dinos to back-to-back Vanier Cup appearances, will be in charge of the West contingent for the second straight year.   

The East West Bowl showcases - for the most part - CIS players who will be eligible for the 2012 Canadian Football League draft.

The East side is comprised of student-athletes representing schools from the Atlantic and Quebec conferences, as well as from Queen's, Ottawa and Toronto. The West squad is made up of players from Canada West and from the remaining OUA universities.

No less than 11 all-Canadians from 2010 will take the field in London - six for the East and five for the West - including Sherbrooke wide receiver Simon Charbonneau Campeau, Laval linebacker Frederick Plesius, Mount Allison guard Mike Filer, Sherbrooke linebacker Filipe Fonseca Da Silva, Bishop's halfback Harrison Maloney, Saint Mary's receiver and punt returner Jahmeek Taylor, Regina running back Adrian Charles, Western guard Matthew Norman, Saskatchewan guard Ben Heenan, Saskatchewan free safety Bryce McCall and Regina cornerback Jamir Walker.

Charbonneau Campeau and Taylor were both nominees for the Hec Crighton Trophy awarded to the CIS player of the year last season, while Plesius was a finalist for CIS defensive MVP honours.

Quarterbacking the East team will be Bruno Prud'homme of Laval and Kyle Graves of Acadia, while UBC's Billy Greene, McMaster's Kyle Quinlan and Western's Donnie Marshall will run the West offence.

In his first season as a CIS starting pivot last fall, Prud'homme led Laval to an unblemished 13-0 campaign including a 29-2 win over Calgary in the 46th Vanier Cup final for the school's record-tying sixth national title - including five in the last eight years.

Also representing the CIS champion Rouge et Or at the event will be running back Sebastien Levesque, who was named Vanier Cup MVP last November after he rushed for 168 yards and one touchdown.

EAST WEST BOWL NOTES: The East team prevailed 12-9 in 2010 to improve its all-time record to 2-6 in the series... Past East West Bowl participants include Hec Crighton Trophy winners Brad Sinopoli of Ottawa, Benoit Groulx of Laval, Daryl Stephenson of Windsor, Andy Fantuz of Western, Jesse Lumsden of McMaster and Tommy Denison of Queen's... Fantuz, a former Grey Cup champion with Saskatchewan, signed with the NFL's Chicago Bears over the winter... Other notables include former Western Mustang Vaughn Martin, who spent the last two seasons with the San Diego Chargers after being selected in the fourth round in the 2009 NFL Collegiate Draft, former Sherbrooke Vert & Or Samuel Giguere, currently on the New York Giants' reserve roster, and former Calgary Dino Dan Federkeil, who earned a Super Bowl ring as a member of the Indianapolis Colts in 2007...

Previous East West Bowl results:
2010 (at Western): East 12, West 9
2009 (at Western): West 16, East 7
2008 (at McMaster): East 25, West 12
2007 (at Laval): West 22, East 19 (OT)
2006 (at Laval): West 34, East 26 (OT)
2005 (at Laurier): West 34, East 16
2004 (at Laurier): West 21, East 12
2003 (at Laurier): West 10, East 5


Pos.     Name                                      University       HT       WT      Hometown

QB       Bruno Prud'homme                 Laval               5-11     195      Lasalle, Que.
QB       Kyle Graves                             Acadia             6-3       210      Barrie, Ont.
RB       Taylor Kuprowski                    McGill             5-10     215      Kanata, Ont.
RB       Sebastien Levesque                 Laval               5-10     205      Brossard, Que.
REC     Jahmeek Taylor                       Saint Mary's    5-9       170      Mississauga, Ont.
REC     Simon Charbonneau Campeau       Sherbrooke      6-4       208      St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que.     
REC     Alexandre Fortier-Labonte       Ottawa             6-0       196      Gatineau, Que.
REC     John Aprile                              Queen's           6-2       208      Toronto, Ont.
REC     Jonathan Wright                       Toronto            5-11     194      Belleville, Ont.
REC     David Haddrall                        Bishop's          6-2       195      Kingston, Ont.
REC     Mathieu Bouvette                    Laval               6-0       216      Quebec City, Que.
REC     Sanchez Deschamps                Concordia        6-1       195      Mississauga, Ont.
REC     Ezra Millington                        Ottawa             6-0       195      Newmarket, Ont.
REC     Andrew Hickey                       StFX                6-1       205      Fredericton, N.B.
OL       Tyler Honeywood                    Acadia             6-0       275      Oro-Medonte, Ont.
OL       Colin Wicks                             StFX                6-6       295      Fletcher’s Lake, N.S.
OL       Derek Morris                           Queen's           6-4       300      Napanee, Ont.
OL       Corey Newman                        Concordia        6-2       307      Châteauguay, Que.      
OL       Mike Filer                                Mount Allison  6-2       295      Brantford, Ont.
OL       Wade Conrad                           Acadia             6-5       297      Barrie, Ont.
OL       Kyle Handy                             Bishop's          6-3       305      Cornwall, Ont.


DB       Dylan Hollohan                       StFX                5-10     183      Moncton, N.B.
DB       Philippe Dubuisson-Lebon      Sherbrooke      6-2       221      Montreal, Que.
DB       Christian Walcott                     Concordia        5-10     194      Markham, Ont.
DB       Harrison Maloney                    Bishop's          6-2       205      Thurso, Que.
DB       Olivier Frechette-Lemire          Montreal          5-10     200      Montreal, Que.
DB       Matt Kenny                              Mount Allison  5-9       182      Moncton, N.B.
LB       Samaël Lavaud                        Laval               6-0       232      Montreal, Que.             
LB       Filipe Fonseca Da Silva           Sherbrooke      6-0       220      Montreal, Que.
LB       Frederick Plesius                      Laval               6-1       245      Laval, Que.
LB       Charles-Evens Peltrop              McGill             5-11     230      Montreal, Que.
LB       Tyler Sawyer                           Ottawa             6-0       210      Metcalfe, Ont.  
LB       Wilkerson DeSouza                 Toronto            5-11     215      Mississauga, Ont.
LB       Jonathan Beaulieu-Richard      Montreal          6-1       220      Trois-Rivieres, Que.
DL       Jake Thomas                            Acadia             6-2       270      Douglas, N.B.
DL       Rob Jubenville                         Saint Mary's    6-2       255      Oshawa, Ont.
DL       Alex Hutchison                        McGill             6-3       235      Beaconsfield, Que.
DL       Frank Pankewich                     Queen's           6-3       230      Thunder Bay, Ont.
DL       Carson Dowds                         Saint Mary's    6-1       295      Stittsville, Ont.
DL       Akwasi Antwi                          Mount Allison  6-2       250      Toronto, Ont.
DL       Everton Williams                     Toronto            6-6       228      Toronto, Ont.
DL       Ernst Augustin                         Montreal          6-4       250      Montreal, Que.

Special Teams

K/P      Austin Anderson                      McGill             5-10     180      Canmore, Alta.

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Glen Constantin, Laval
Offensive Coordinator: Kelly Jeffrey, Mount Allison
Defensive Coordinator: Donnovan Carter, Toronto
Special Teams Coordinator: Ryan Bechmanis, Queen's
Offensive Line: Carl Brennan, Laval
Offensive Line: Brad Collinson, Laval
Offensive Line: Bryan Chiu, Concordia
Running Backs: Gary Waterman, St. Francis Xavier
Running Backs: Tom Flaxman, Acadia
Receivers: Andre Bolduc, Sherbrooke
Receivers: Olivier Mongeau, Bishop's
Quarterbacks: John Engel, Toronto
Quarterbacks: Jean-Philippe Asselin, Ottawa
Defensive Line: Leroy Blugh, Bishops
Linebackers: Ray Gagnon, Bishops
Linebackers: Phil Roberts, Concordia
Linebackers: Jon Svec, St. Francis Xavier
Defensive Backs: Clint Uttley, McGill
Kickers: Gerry McGrath, Concordia

Pos.     Name                                      University       HT       WT      Hometown


QB       Billy Greene                            UBC                6-1       220      Surrey, B.C.
QB       Kyle Quinlan                           McMaster         6-3       205      South Woodslee, Ont.
QB       Donnie Marshall                      Western           5-9       182      London, Ont.
RB       Nathan Riva                             Western           5-1       191      LaSalle, Ont.
RB       Adrian Charles                         Regina             5-9       184      Scarborough, Ont.
RB       Olukayode Sonuga                  Alberta             6-0       195      Abu Dhabi, UAE
REC     Spencer Betts                           UBC                5-11     190      Surrey, B.C.
REC     Jordan Brescacin                     Windsor           6-4       180      Tecumseh, Ont.
REC     Shamawd Chambers                Laurier             6-3       210      Markham, Ont.
REC     Saxon Lindsey                         Guelph             6-1       196      Markham, Ont.
REC     Joey Gabrick                           UBC                6-4       220      Surrey, B.C.
REC     Lashane Oldacre                      York                6-1       205      York, Ont.
REC     Jared Ralko                              Manitoba         6-3       190      Regina, Sask.
OL       Kirby Fabien                            Calgary            6-6       295      Calgary, Alta.
OL       Chris Mercer                            Regina             6-7       290      Saskatoon, Sask.
OL       Carson Rockhill                       Calgary            6-6       270      Parksville, B.C.
OL       Ben Heenan                             Saskatchewan  6-5       250      Regina, Sask.
OL       Matt Norman                           Western           6-4       329      Montreal, Que.
OL       Austin Partridge                       Waterloo          6-3       280      London, Ont.
OL       Jason Medeiros                        McMaster         6-4       305      Hamilton, Ont.


DB       Brent Krawchuk                      Alberta             6-0       180      Edmonton, Alta.
DB       Jamir Walker                           Regina             5-11     181      Regina, Sask.
DB       Keenan MacDougall                Saskatchewan  6-0       200      Saskatoon, Sask.
DB       Pete Adams                              Manitoba         6-2       205      Kelowna, B.C.
DB       Jordan Duncan                        Guelph             6-2       193      Grimsby, Ont.              
DB       Ryan Poroznik                         York                5-11     190      King City, Ont.
DB       Bryce McCall                           Saskatchewan  6-0       200      Regina, Sask.   
LB       Sam Hurl                                 Calgary            6-1       208      Calgary, Alta.
LB       Ryan Dean                               Alberta             6-0       225      Edmonton, Alta.          
LB       Akeem Whonder                     Windsor           5-11     190      Mississauga, Ont.
LB       Mitchell Bosch                         Laurier             6-1       215      Langley, B.C.
LB       John Tietzman                         Manitoba         6-0       210      Cloverdale, B.C.          
LB       Daniel Bishop                          Laurier             5-10     215      Mississauga, Ont.         
DL       Benton Gieni                           Regina             6-3       293      Unity, Sask.
DL       Seamus Postuma                      Windsor           6-3       300      Thunder Bay, Ont.
DL       Mike Van Praet                        Western           6-2       305      London, Ont.
DL       Tanvir Bhangoo                       McMaster         6-3       278      Brampton, Ont.
DL       Adam Hindley                         Manitoba         6-2       270      Thunder Bay, Ont.
DL       Aaron King                              Waterloo          6-3       265      Dartmouth, N.S.
DL       Patrick Russell                         York                6-3       255      Brampton, Ont.
DL       Mike Millar                              Guelph             6-1       228      Port Colborne, Ont.
DL       Djordje Gavrilovic                   Waterloo          6-5       250      Sarajevo, B&H            

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Blake Nill, Calgary
Offensive Coordinator: MICHAEL FAULDS, York
Defensive Coordinator: Harry Laflamme, York
Offensive Line: Sheldon Neald, Regina
Running Backs: Jeff Stead, Alberta
Receivers: Shawn Olson, UBC
Receivers: Stefan Ptaszek, McMaster
Quarterbacks: Ryan Pyear, Laurier
Defensive Line: Dennis McPhee, Waterloo
Linebackers: Warren Craney, York
Defensive Backs: Greg Knox, McMaster
Defensive Backs: Joe D'Amore, Windsor
Punt Return / Kick-Off Return: Brian Dobie, Manitoba
Punt / Kick-Off Coverage: Ed Carleton, Saskatchewan
Kicking: Brain Towriss, Saskatchewan
Field Goal Block / Return: Gary Jeffries, Laurier
Quality Control: Greg Marshall, Western

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