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Queen's quartet taken in CFL draft


Andrew Lue was the first Gaels player selected in the Canadian Football League draft. (Photo by Jason Scourse)

By Communications Staff

Four Queen’s Gaels football players were selected in the Canadian Football League (CFL) draft Tuesday night in Toronto.

The draft is for Canadian-born players from both the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

Defensive back Andrew Lue was the first Gael to be picked as the Montreal Alouettes took him in the second round with the 10th overall selection.

Wide receiver Scott Macdonnell was also selected in the second round with the 13th pick by the expansion Ottawa Redblacks.

The Calgary Stampeders grabbed defensive lineman Derek Wiggan in the fourth round and 34th pick before defensive back Matt Webster was selected in the fifth round and 39th overall by the reigning Grey Cup champion Saskatchewan Roughriders.