UBC offensive lineman Theo Benedet is the highest-ranked U SPORTS player in the Fall Edition of the Canadian Football League (CFL) Scouting Bureau. The North Vancouver, B.C., native is joined by three outstanding U SPORTS athletes in the ranking of the Top-20 eligible prospects for the 2024 CFL Draft.
Theo Benedet | OL | UBC | North Vancouver, B.C.
- In eight games last season, UBC’s offensive line only allowed 10 sacks, while the offence averaged 6.1 yards per rush
- J.P. Metras Trophy (2022)
- 2022 Canada West All-Star and First-Team All-Canadian
- 2022 East-West Shrine Bowl
- 25 career games with the Thunderbirds with 19 starts
The CFL Scouting Bureau, comprised of CFL scouts, as well as player personnel directors and general managers from the league’s nine clubs, releases its rankings three times each year: in the fall, winter and spring.
Rank | Name | Position | School | Hometown
- 3 | Theo Benedet | OL | UBC | North Vancouver, B.C.
- 8 | Giovanni Manu | OL | UBC | Pitt Meadows, B.C.
- 15 | Nick Wiebe | LB | Saskatchewan | Okotoks, Alta.
- 17 | John Bosse | OL | Calgary | Calgary, Alta.