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Canadian OT Isaiah Adams Drafted 71st Overall By the Arizona Cardinals Out of Illinois

The Arizona Cardinals have drafted Canadian offensive tackle Isaiah Adams in the third round of the NFL Draft 71st overall Friday night. Adams was the top-ranked prospect eligible for the 2024 CFL Draft by CFL Central Scouting in their most recent rankings.

Adams started in 25 games for Illinois over the last 2 seasons. He demonstrated his versatility by starting at both guard and tackle. In 2022 he started in 12 games at left guard and 1 at left tackle. In 2023 he started 10 games at right tackle and 2 at left guard.

Adams was recognized for his quality play in 2023 being named an All-Big Ten Honorable Mention as well as being Academic-All-Big Ten. In 2022 he was an All-Big Ten Honorable Mention.

Prior to playing for Illinois, he played for Garden City Community College in 2021 and Wilfred Laurier University in U Sports in 2019.

At the NFL Combine, he ran a 5.22-second 40-yard dash, a 7.77-second 3-cone drill, and a 4.73-second shuttle. He performed 22 reps on the bench (225 lbs), an 8’6” broad jump, and a 24.5-inch vertical.

Adams measures 6’5, 303 pounds, and is 23 years old. He was the 18th-ranked offensive tackle on Pro Football Focus’s 2024 NFL Draft Prospects board.

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Jonathan Clink joined CFL News Hub in early April of 2023. His primary responsibilities are covering the BC Lions and Montreal Alouettes. He self awarded himself the CFL Rookie Journalist of the Year in 2023 following the 2023 CFL season. He also proclaims himself to be a "really cool guy". He was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and lived a large portion of his childhood in Northwest Ontario. He currently lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan and misses being being able to have 4 months of skating every winter. Clink has written over 240 articles for CFL News Hub. He was the publication's boots on the ground at the 2023 Grey Cup in Hamilton. Clink has always had an obsession for sport and has a background in other sports as well having played hockey all his life and soccer, basketball, and lacrosse in high school. As a young child he used to log his hockey statistics after every game which is either an indication that he was destined for the role or perhaps and indication that he is rather strange.
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