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Stamps Sign CFL-LFA Draft Picks

May 16, 2019 - Canadian Football League (CFL) - Calgary Stampeders News Release

e Calgary Stampeders have signed the three players they selected in January's inaugural Canadian Football League-Liga de Futbol Americano Profesional (CFL-LFA) draft.

e players from the LFA, Mexico's top league, are receiver Andres Salgado (first round, ninth overall), kicker Oscar Hugo Silva (second round, 18th overall) and offensive lineman Guillermo Calderon (third round, 27th overall).

Salgado led the LFA with an average of 18.9 yards per catch. For the season, he had 31 catches for 586 yards. Salgado had a 44-yard touchdown reception in the Mexico City Condors' victory in the league's championship game, the Mexico Bowl.

Silva kicked for Saltillo Dinos while Calderon played on the defensive line for the Puebla Artilleros. Calderon will attend Stamps training camp as an offensive lineman.

Andres Salgado

#74

Receiver

Previous team: Mexico City Condors (Mexico)

Height: 6.02

Weight: 187

Born: Dec. 2, 1991

Birthplace: Mexico City, MX

Oscar Hugo Silva

#71

Kicker

Previous team: Saltillo Dinos (Mexico)

Height: 6.00

Weight: 192

Born: Feb. 22, 1989

Birthplace: Mexico City, MX

Guillermo Calderon

#59

Offensive lineman

Previous team: Puebla Artilleros (Mexico)

Height: 6.02

Weight: 287

Born: Apr. 22, 1994

Birthplace: Sinaloa, MX


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