2 Wildcat Alumni Drafted Into CFL
The CFL Draft was held May 12, and there were two Wildcat Alumni who have been drafted!
Rory Connop was picked up by the Saskatchewan Roughriders and Andrew Johnson by the Edmonton Eskimos
Rory played 3 seasons with the WIldcats, was a PFC 2008 rookie DL, and a PFC conference all star before heading down to Boise State where he redshirted for the 2011 season. Rory came back to Canada and finished the 2014 season with the Western Mustangs. Rory was a two sport athlete while playing for the Wildcats, he was also a member of the Spruce Groves Saints of the AJHL and in 2009 played in both the CJFL National Championships and Royal Bank Cup. Rory attended St. FX high school in Edmonton.
Andrew was an outstanding QB out of McNally High School who lead them back to the provincial finals after a long absence. He played 2 seasons with the Wildcats, starting off as a QB and eventually making the switch to receiver in his second year. A tremendous athlete with a work ethic like no other, Andrew went to New Mexico Military Institute after the Wildcats. From there he played the 2014 season at Fort Lewis again showcasing his athleticism and competitiveness.
Congratulations to both Rory and Andrew!