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Looking at The Montreal Alouettes’ 10 Rookie Receivers

The Montreal Alouettes are bringing in 10 rookie wide receivers to camp this year. No other team in the CFL is bringing in more rookie receivers. Eugene Lewis left some big shoes to fill and the Alouettes are going to be looking at a lot of very talented receivers this training camp and pre-season to re-supply their receiving corps.

Trevon Clark 6’4”, 195lbs, 23 years old, California

Trevon Clark is a Fast receiver with a big play threat to defenses. The big frame provides a large catch radius and he has the ability to go up and win 1 on 1 battle with defensive backs. In his final season at California, Clark lead California in receiving yards and was 7th in the Pac-12. He also lead the Pac-12 in yards per catch that season.

“I feel more confident than ever and I’m ready to shock the world again and make some big plays and win some big games. Just knowing that God opened up another door of opportunity for me, and allowing me to continue to do what I love doing which is playing football.” Trevon Clark stated regarding coming to play football north of the border.

“I’m ready for the great experience whether it’s 4 downs or 3 downs football is football and I’m ready to ball.”

“I’m thrilled and blessed to represent the Alouettes and looking forward to helping bring the grey cup to Montréal! My mind is set on helping my team win.” Clark responded regarding joining the Alouettes. “Signing with the Alouettes just felt right in my stomach and I firmly believe God made this happen for a reason so I’m ready to have the crowd rocking come June 10th.”

Trevon Clark started their collegiate career at El Camino College for the 2017 and 2018 seasons. Clark caught 89 passes for 1,561 yards and 20 touchdowns. In 2018 Clark racked up 57 receptions, 986 yards, and 10 touchdowns and was named All-American.

Clark played for California beginning in 2019. Over his career at California Clark played in 28 games with 17 starts collecting 58 receptions, 931 yards, and 6 touchdowns.

In 2021 Clark led California in receiving yards with 33 receptions, 658 yards, and 4 touchdowns.

Clark was signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2022 but was released before the preseason.

Keshunn Abram 6’2, 193 lbs, 24 years old, Kent State

Great ability to make defenders miss in the open field. Fights for extra yards through tackles. A fast receiver who can cause a lot of trouble with the ability for big plays downfield.

Played his first 2 years of NCAA eligibility at North Mississippi Community College. Transferred to Kent State after having 336 yards receiving and a touchdown in 2018.

Finished 2019 with 97 yards and 1 touchdown in 8 games played. 2020 was shortened due to covid seeing him play 4 games. Abram finished 2020 with 39 yards and a touchdown catch.

Abram’s senior year was his best year finishing with 699 yards in 14 games and 3 touchdowns. Started against #5 Iowa and rose to the occasion collecting 138 yards on six catches and a touchdown. Broke 100 yards again later in the season against Miami with 138 yards on 7 catches and a touchdown. Abram finished 2nd in receiving in 2021 for Kent State who qualified for the MAC championship after finishing first in the West Division.

Abram signed with the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2022. Was released from the Jets after 1 preseason game during which he did not record a catch.

Trevon Bradford 6’0”, 183lbs, 25 years old, Oregon State

Trevon Bradford possesses a deep-threat ability, and his ability to get open makes him very quarterback friendly. Ability to catch in traffic.

Trevon Bradford played his entire collegiate career at Oregon State where he is now 10th all-time in receiving yards. Bradford played 52 games of which he started 29. He finished his career with 151 catches for 1,904 yards and 14 touchdowns.

In 2021 lead Oregon State in receiving finishing with 42 catches, 631 yards, and 5 touchdowns. Bradford was an All-Pac 12 honorable mention in 2021 while Po Football Focus had him listed on their First Team All-Pac 12.

Signed with the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2022. Had 6 catches for 55 yards in 3 preseason games. Released by the Chargers following the preseason.

Quartney Davis 6’1”, 200lbs, 24 years old, Texas A&M

Strong receiver with the ability to go up make grabs and secure catches through contact. Has good vision when running with the ball downfield and finding open lanes. 

Quartney Davis was redshirted in 2016 after an ACL tear. Had his first catch in 2018 as a sophomore during which he started in 12 of 13 games played. Davis was 2nd in receiving gathering 45 receptions, 585 yards, and 7 touchdowns.

In 2019 Davis started 9 of 10 games and was again 2nd in receiving contributing 54 receptions, 616 yards, and four touchdowns. Davis caught the game-winning touchdown in a 7OT SEC thriller over the LSU Tigers.

Davis opted to enter the NFL draft after his junior season and signed with the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent in 2020. The preseason games were canceled due to covid that year. Davis was released during final roster cuts before the regular season.

Davis signed a reserve/futures contract with the Indianapolis Colts ahead of the 2021 season. Davis caught 2 passes for 29 yards in the preseason opener before suffering a shoulder injury. Davis was cut with an injury designation 2 days later.

Hasise Dubois 6’3”, 200lbs, 24 years old, Virginia

Hasise Dubois possesses good focus and strong hands making him dangerous in a 1 on 1 battle. A strong receiver who can be a challenge for defensive backs to bring down. Possesses the ability to make defenders miss in the open field.

Hasise played in 12 games with 2 starts in 2016 for Virginia as a true freshman. He caught 8 passes for 99 yards.

In 2017 Dubois played in 13 games starting in 12 with 16 receptions, 120 yards, and his first touchdown.

In 2018 he played in 13 games starting 11. Dubois continued to take on a bigger role finishing second in receiving for Virginia contributing 52 receptions, 578 yards, and 5 touchdowns.

Dubois finished his collegiate career in 2019 as a senior with his best year after showing improvement every year. 75 receptions, 1,062 yards, and 6 touchdowns. He was fourth in receiving yards in the ACC. 

Dubois was one of only five FBS receivers to have 100+ targets to maintain a 70 percent catch rate and 10+ yards per target. He was number 1 in the nation for most catchable passes without a drop. In Dubois’s last game of the season, he had 10 receptions for 83 yards against Florida making him 2nd all-time for single-game receptions at a bowl game for Virginia.

In 2022 Dubois was signed by the Tampa Bay Bandits going into week 3. He was on the inactive list until the final game of their season in week 10. In his USFL debut, Dubois had 4 catches for 36 yards.

Tyshaun James 6’3”, 210lbs, 23 years old, Central Connecticut

Tyshaun James is a very fast receiver able to get downfield quickly. Has had much success in college being utilized in the rushing game on jet sweeps. Adjusts to the ball well making difficult catches in coverage.

Tyshaun James played his college ball in the FCS for Central Connecticut. In 2017 he played 8 games recording 1 reception for 11 yards and also rushed 10 times for 38 yards.

In 2018 as a sophomore James lead the team in touchdown receptions. In 11 games he recorded 20 receptions, 218 yards, and 4 touchdowns.

In 2019 James played in 13 games logging 48 receptions, 978 yards, and 9 receiving touchdowns. He also rushed 24 times for 167 yards and 5 rushing touchdowns. He finished the year 2nd in receiving yards and touchdowns for the FCS Northeast Conference.

The 2020 season was canceled for Central Connecticut due to covid.

In 2021 James had 49 catches, 723 yards, and 5 touchdowns in 12 games He finished 4th in receiving yards conference. He added 67 rushing yards and a touchdown on the ground in 22 carries.

Signed with the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted free agent in 2022. Released after 1 pre-season game where he was targeted 3 times but did not record a catch.

Demetris Robertson 6’0”, 185lbs, 25 years old, Auburn

Demetris Robertson has the ability to get deep downfield quickly and get open. Good at catching on he run over the shoulder. Robertson’s high speed makes him a viable option to be used in jet sweeps.

Demetris Robertson started his career playing for California. He played a big role right away recording 50 receptions, 767 yards, and 7 touchdowns as a freshman. He was 2nd in the nation for touchdowns among freshmen and 3rd in receiving yards. He also broke freshman records at California surpassing Desean Jackson for most receiving yards set in 2005. He also broke Keenan Allen’s most receptions record set in 2010.

In 2017 Robertson recorded 7 catches for 70 yards and 2 rushes for 40 yards before a season-ending injury in his second game leading to a medical redshirt.

In 2018 he played for Georgia in reduced role-playing in 9 games. He had no receptions that year but did rush 4 times for 109 yards including a 72-yard touchdown on a jet sweep in the first game of the season.

In 2019 Robertson recorded 30 receptions and 333 yards playing in 14 games with 4 starts. He also added 52 yards in 6 carries. In 2020 Robertson saw his role at Georgie further reduced playing in 10 games he recorded 12 receptions and 110 yards.

In 2021 Robertson played for Auburn as his third team in his collegiate career. He recorded 37 receptions for 489 yards and 4 touchdowns. He was third on the team in receiving yards. He also added 42 yards rushing and a touchdown on 5 carries.

Signed by the Seattle Seahawks in 2022 as an undrafted free agent. Waived in May 2 months before training camp.

Tyler Snead, 5’7”, 174lbs, 23 years old, East Carolina

Tyler Snead shows good tracking of the ball making adjustments in difficult areas. A fast receiver who is difficult to track down in the open field. Can be plugged into multiple roles such as the jet sweep, kick returning, and even some touchdown passes.

In 2018 Tyler Snead played in 4 late-season games as a true rookie recording 236 yards and four touchdowns.

In 2019 Snead began returning kickoffs and punts and contributed a 100-yard kickoff return touchdown. Snead also recorded 66 receptions, 759 yards, and 5 touchdowns in 12 games.

In 2020 Snead added another kick return touchdown. He also contributed 68 yards on 3 carries and a rushing touchdown. He even added a 35-yard passing touchdown. Snead caught 53 passes for 530 yards and 5 receiving touchdowns.

In 2021 Snead caught 67 receptions for 860 yards and four touchdowns. Snead attempted 5 passes completing 3 of them and scoring 2 touchdowns one f which was 75 yards.

Signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2022. Snead played in all 3 preseason games catching 5 passes on 7 targets for 27 yards and a touchdown. Released following the preseason.

Donald Stewart, 6’4”, 210lbs, 25 years old, Wake Forrest

Donald Stewart possesses a big frame and a large catch radius. A strong receiver who can be difficult to bring down.

Donald Stewart began his career at Stanford in 2016. As a freshman, he played in 10 games and caught 2 passes for 17 yards. In 2017 he caught 11 passes for 131 yards over 14 games. 

In 2018 Stewart missed the rest of the season after playing 3 games allowing him to retain a year of eligibility under NCAA redshirt rules. In 2019 he played in 5 games making one catch for a 40-yard touchdown.

In 2020 Stewart transferred to Wake Forrest where he had 5 catches for 41 yards all of which came in the same game.

In 2021 Stewart played as a redshirt freshman contributing 33 receptions for 388 yards and a touchdown.

In 2022 finished earning his master’s degree from Wake Forrest. Signed with the Alouettes in January.

Jermaine Wynn Jr., 5’9” 185lbs, 25 years old, Slippery Rock

Jermaine Wynn Jr is an extremely fast receiver who can get downfield quickly. Dangerous in the open field with the ball due to his speed and agility. Has had success as a returner in college.

Jermaine Wynn played his first year in 2017 at another Division 2 program, Alderson Broaddus, as a redshirt freshman where he lead the team in receiving with 28 catches, 562 yards, and six touchdowns.

In 2018 Wynn began playing for Slippery Rock where he played 14 games contributing 51 receptions, 745 yards, and 9 touchdowns.

In 2019 Wynn caught an astounding 95 receptions, 1,339 yards, and 15 touchdowns. He added a punt return touchdown on top of that.

The 2020 season was canceled due to covid.

In 2021 Wynn played 10 games before a season-ending injury. He recorded 56 receptions for 774 yards and 8 touchdowns. He again added a punt return touchdown.

He finished his career as second all-time in TD receptions for little rock as well as punt return yards. He was a four-time ALL-PSAC West honoree, two times as a receiver and two times as a returner.

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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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