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STAR PLAYERS SNAPPED UP IN THE 2007 CFL DRAFT
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.
Arthur and Kevin Challenger
November 2006: Former Cheetah receiver
Kevin Challenger was featured in an interview & story on
the NFL Canada website. Read
another article published in the Montreal Gazette, Kevin's career
with the Boston College Eagles was extensively profiled. Read
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
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.
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
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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