Two Gryphons Headed for CFL

May 07, 2013 - Campus Bulletin

Two University of Guelph football players were selected to play in the Canadian Football League during Monday’s 2013 CFL draft.

Jake Piotrowski and Cameron Thorn will play for the Montreal Alouettes and the B.C. Lions, respectively.

Piotrowski, a 6-foot-5, 293-pound offensive lineman, was selected 41st overall in the fifth round. Originally from Shanty Bay, Ont., he spent the 2012 season recovering from shoulder surgery. During the 2011 season, Piotrowski was named lineman of the year, playing in seven of eight games for the Gryphons. In 2012, he played in the East West Bowl at Western University.

Thorn, a 6-foot-5, 290-pound defensive lineman from Midhurst, Ont., was selected 58th overall in the seventh round. This past season, he played in eight regular-season games for the Gryphons and was involved in 19 tackles (14 solo, 10 assisted). He also recorded a sack for 11 yards and one breakup. Thorn also played in the 2012 East West Bowl.

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