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Linebacker Shea Emry Alouettes' First-Round Draft Pick

April 30, 2008 - Canadian Football League (CFL) - Montreal Alouettes News Release

Montreal - The Montreal Alouettes selected linebacker Shea Emry in the first round, seventh overall, of the 2008 CFL Canadian Draft. As well, for the second consecutive season, the Alouettes focused on the offensive line, selecting three players at that position.

"We are extremely pleased with our picks and we believe these players will be able to contribute to our success over the next few years," said Vice President and General Manager Jim Popp. "We always draft for the future and we believe we were able to get very talented players once again this year."

2008 CFL Canadian Draft Round

(total)

Name Pos. Age Height Weight University Hometown

1 (7)

Shae Emry LB 22 6'1 235 UBC Richmond, BC

2 (12)

Andrew Woodruff G 6'3 320 Boise State Victoria, BC

4 (28)

Terence Firr WR 26 6'2 190 Manitoba Windsor, ON

4 (32)

Gurminder Thind OL 24 6'4 281 South Carolina Mississauga, ON

5 (36)

Paul Woldu DB 23 6'0 165 Saskatchewan Regina, SK

6 (48)

Luc Brodeur-Jourdain OL 25 6'3 310 Laval St-Hyacinthe, QC

The Alouettes also have the right to protect two additional Canadian players. Those players will be announced in the next few days.


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