Junior football stars taking the next step
Four former BC Football Conference players were selected in last week’s Canadian Football League draft.
Max Caron was the highest pick.
The former Okanagan Sun linebacker, who played last year with the CIS Concordia Stingers, was taken 16th overall by the Calgary Stampeders.
Former Langley Ram defensive tackle Jas Dhillon, now with the University of British Columbia, came off the board five picks later.
He was taken 21st overall by the Toronto Argonauts.
Former Vancouver Island Raider receiver Andrew Smith, now a standout with the University of Manitoba, was selected 35th overall by the Montreal Alouettes.
The final BCFC player chosen was former Rams kicker Nick Boyd.
The University of Manitoba star was taken in the fifth round by Montreal.