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Richie Leone Named to CFL All-Star Team

November 27, 2019 - Canadian Football League (CFL) - Ottawa RedBlacks News Release

Ottawa RedBlacks punter Richie Leone
Ottawa RedBlacks punter Richie Leone
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OTTAWA-GATINEAU - The Canadian Football League (CFL) unveiled the 2019 CFL All-Stars today and Ottawa REDBLACKS punter, Richie Leone, made the list after an outstanding season.

Richie Leone proved his All-Star status on multiple occasions this season by finishing the 2019 campaign in 1st place for most punts in the CFL with 132 and kicked for over 5,179 net yards. Since joining the REDBLACKS in 2018, Leone has recorded over 256 punts and more than 9,822 net yards. At the end of the regular season, Leone was named Special Teams player of the year for the REDBLACKS for the 2019 Shaw CFL Awards.

The 27 All-Stars were selected by 49 voters comprised of members of the Football Reporters of Canada and the league's head coaches.


Quarterback: Cody Fajardo - Saskatchewan Roughriders

Running Back: William Stanback - Montreal Alouettes

Receivers: Brandon Banks - Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Reggie Begelton - Calgary Stampeders

Shaq Evans - Saskatchewan Roughriders

Bralon Addison - Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Centre: Dan Clark - Saskatchewan Roughriders

Guards: Shane Bergman - Calgary Stampeders

Brandon Revenberg - Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Offensive Tackles: Stanley Bryant - Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Chris Van Zeyl - Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Defensive Ends: Willie Jefferson - Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Charleston Hughes - Saskatchewan Roughriders

Defensive Tackles: Dylan Wynn - Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Almondo Sewell - Edmonton Eskimos

Linebackers: Simoni Lawrence - Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Henoc Muamba - Montreal Alouettes

Cover Linebacker: Derrick Moncrief - Saskatchewan Roughriders

Cornerbacks: Tre Roberson - Calgary Stampeders

Winston Rose - Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Halfbacks: Greg Reid - Montreal Alouettes

Richard Leonard - Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Safety: Tunde Adeleke - Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Kicker: Sergio Castillo - BC Lions

Punter: Richie Leone - Ottawa REDBLACKS

Special Teams: Frankie Williams - Hamilton Tiger-Cats

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Ottawa RedBlacks punter Richie Leone
Ottawa RedBlacks punter Richie Leone


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