LATEST NEWS: THREE VANIER CHEETAH ALUMNI PLAY IN 2005 GREY CUP

Shaun Diner

Kelly Wiltshire

Patrick Kabongo
No fewer than three former members of Vanier's football team played in the Grey Cup on Sunday November 27, 2005. Shaun Diner, Kelly Wiltshire and Patrick Kabongo are three of the many notable Vanier athletic alumni who have gone on to professional careers in their respective sports. Read on for more...
  

FOR THE ALS:

Shaun Diner was a starting QB for the Vanier Cheetahs in 2000 and also played for Team Canada that year. He was signed by the Montreal Alouettes in December 2004 to a two year contract. His current position is a slotback.

Prior to his signing by the Als, he had been a top wide receiver for the Wildcats of the University of New Hampshire, where he graduated summa cum laude. In 2004, Shaun was named a District 1 Academic All-American, and was also a three-time member of the Atlantic 10 All-Academic squad. His GPA heading into his final semester at UNH was 3.74 as a Business Administration major.

At UNH, Diner was the team's fourth-leading receiver in 2004 after making 37 catches for 382 yards and three touchdown receptions. Read more.


  

FOR THE ESKIMOS:

Kelly Wiltshire is currently a linebacker for the Edmonton Eskimos.

While a member of the Montreal Alouettes, he led the team in 2000 in both total tackles as well as defensive tackles.

Kelly has already played on two Grey Cup winning teams: with Montreal in 2000 and Toronto in 1997. 

See his profile page from the Eskimos website.


  

FOR THE ESKIMOS:

Patrick Kabongo: Formerly a defensive tackle for the University of Nebraska Huskers, Patrick, a bruising 6'6", 320 lbs, was selected to the American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team.

In October 2003, he was awarded the Brook Berringer Memorial Endowed Scholarship. He was also featured in a Montreal Gazette article from July 2003.

Patrick is currently playing as an offensive lineman for the Edmonton Eskimos.

See a recent photo.



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