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FORMER STAR PLAYERS SNAPPED UP IN THE 2007 CFL DRAFT

Congratulations to former Cheetah quarterback Jabari Arthur who was selected sixth overall in the first round of the CFL Draft by the Calgary Stampeders. Arthur, who went on to become a top-notch wide receiver for the University of Akron, was joined by his former teammate Kevin Challenger who also was a star wide receiver at Boston College. Jabari and Kevin join an ever-growing list of former Cheetahs who have gone on to professional careers. You can read the article from the West Island Chronicle of May 3, 2007.

  
Jabari Arthur and Kevin Challenger

PREVIOUS RELATED STORIES:

From November 2006: Former Cheetah receiver Kevin Challenger was featured in an interview & story on the NFL Canada website. Read more.

In another article published in the Montreal Gazette, Kevin's career with the Boston College Eagles was extensively profiled. Read more.


From November 2001: Jabari Arthur was picked by the Montreal Gazette as their Amateur Athlete of the Week and then went on to win 2 major awards at the 2002 League Awards ceremony. Read more.

From Oct. 2004: Football alumnus Kevin Challenger sent us the following photos he wished to share. Kevin was one of several talented Vanier players whose selection for scholarships in the U.S. was the subject of a Montreal Gazette article, featured on this Athletics website. With his photos, plus a few we were able to dig up ourselves, we've produced this Football Alumni page.

Thanks to Kevin for taking the time to keep us up-to-date!


Old friends reunite at a US College game. From left to right:
Shawn Mayne (DE, Connecticut Huskies), Kevin Challenger (WR, Boston College Eagles),
Danny Desriveaux (WR, Connecticut Huskies) and non-alumnus Francois
Brochu formerly of Champlain-Lennoxville (LS, Boston College Eagles).


Former Cheetah QB Jabari Arthur now plays for the University of Akron Zips


Kevin Challenger scoring a touchdown for his team the Boston College Eagles


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