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PR: Collaros, Schoen and Acklin named July Top CFL Performers

TORONTO (August 3, 2022) – Zach Collaros, Dalton Schoen and Jaelon Acklin are the Canadian Football League (CFL)’s Top Performers for July of the 2022 season. The selections include all appearances from Weeks 5 to 8.

The three players were chosen by a panel of judges made up of Matt Dunigan and Marshall Ferguson of TSN, and Pierre Vercheval of RDS, who independently send their selections to the CFL league office.

QB | ZACH COLLAROS | WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS

  • 79-of-114 passing (69.3 per cent) in four games
  • 1,061 passing yards and 11 touchdown passes in Winnipeg’s perfect 4-0 month
  • Recorded multiple touchdown passes in each game; only two interceptions
  • Top Performer of the Week twice (Weeks 5 and 8)
  • Leads league in passing yards (1,948), second in touchdown passes (15) and third in completion percentage (70.2 per cent)
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WR | DALTON SCHOEN | WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS

  • 19 receptions for 367 yards in four contests
  • Five touchdown passes this month, including two each in Weeks 5 and 8
  • Two 100+ yard receiving games, including 146 in Week 7
  • 108 yards after the catch
  • 11 second down conversion receptions
  • Week 5 Top Performer
  • League leader in touchdown receptions (6); tops team in receptions (49) and receiving yards (583)
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WR | JAELON ACKLIN | OTTAWA REDBLACKS

  • 443 receiving yards on 21 receptions (21.1 yards per catch) and two touchdowns in four matches
  • Three consecutive 100+ receiving yard games across Weeks 6 to 8, including a career-high 144 in Week 8
  • Five 30+ yard receptions
  • 11 second down conversion receptions
  • Leads the league in receiving yards (687) and 100+ yard games (4)

2022 CFL TOP PERFORMERS OF THE MONTH

  • June | Nathan Rourke (BC) | Jamal Morrow (SSK) | Pete Robertson (SSK)
  • July | Zach Collaros (WPG) | Dalton Schoen (WPG) | Jaelon Acklin (OTT)

Full coverage of the 2022 season on CFL News Hub.

Mark is the founder and editor of CFL News Hub. The site was started in March of 2021. Contact him directly by emailing mark.perry@cflnewshub.com

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