Andrew Lue

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Andrew Lue
No. 19     Ottawa Redblacks
Born: (1992-03-17) March 17, 1992 (age 27)
Kingston, Jamaica
Career information
StatusActive
CFL statusNational
Position(s)DB
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight210 lb (95 kg)
CollegeQueen's
CFL draft2014 / Round: 2 / Pick: 10
Drafted byMontreal Alouettes
Career history
As player
20142016Montreal Alouettes
2016Saskatchewan Roughriders
2017Edmonton Eskimos
2018–presentOttawa Redblacks
Career stats

Andrew Lue (born March 17, 1992) is a Canadian football defensive back for the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League (CFL). In the CFL's Amateur Scouting Bureau final rankings, he was ranked tenth best of the players eligible in the 2014 CFL Draft. [1] He was then drafted tenth overall by the Montreal Alouettes and signed with the team in May 2014. He was then traded to the Saskatchewan Roughriders on October 12, 2016.[2] On February 14, 2017 hew signed a contract with the Edmonton Eskimos. [3] He then signed a contract with the Ottawa Redblacks on February 15, 2018.[4]

Early Years[edit]

Lue was born in Kingston, Jamaica and raised in Toronto, and Markham, Ontario. He played football and basketball at St. Brother Andre High School , where he competed as a wide receiver, defensive back and running back. He was a perennial all-star and was listed as a top 25 prospect in the Toronto area. [5]

University Career[edit]

Lue attended Queen's University where he majored in Biology and Environmental Science. He played CIS Football as a starter for the Queen's Gaels as a cornerback for 4 years. He was named to the USports All-Canadian football team as a cornerback in 2011 and 2013, and named to the OUA All-Star football team in 2011, 2012 and 2013. [6][7] He was invited to the 2014 CFL Combine where he jumped 10ft 5 inches; to lead all participants in the broad jump, and tied for 5th for his vertical jump of 36.5". [8] He graduated in May 2014 on the Dean's List and as an Academic All-Canadian. [9]

Professional Career[edit]

Lue was drafted drafted tenth overall by the Montreal Alouettes and signed with the team in May 2014.

Montreal Alouettes[edit]

Lue recorded his first tackle on June 28, 2014. He played with the Alouettes for 3 seasons.

Saskatchewan Roughriders[edit]

Lue signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders on October 12, 2016.

Edmonton Eskimos[edit]

Lue signed with the Edmonton Eskimos on February 14, 2017.

Ottawa Redblacks[edit]

Lue signed with the Ottawa Redblacks on February 15, 2018.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Final Scouting Bureau rankings revealed | CFL.ca | Official Site of the Canadian Football League". web.archive.org. 2014-04-24. Retrieved 2019-02-10.
  2. ^ "Riders Acquire Andrew Lue from Als". Saskatchewan Roughriders. 2016-10-12. Retrieved 2019-02-10.
  3. ^ "Andrew Lue Joins the Green and Gold". Edmonton Eskimos. 2017-02-14. Retrieved 2019-02-10.
  4. ^ "REDBLACKS sign Cameron Walker and Andrew Lue". Ottawa REDBLACKS. 2018-02-15. Retrieved 2019-02-10.
  5. ^ "The Star's top 25 from the GTA | The Star". thestar.com. Retrieved 2019-02-10.
  6. ^ "All-Canadian teams announced - U SPORTS - English". presto-en.usports.ca. Retrieved 2019-02-10.
  7. ^ "CIS FOOTBALL: All-Canadian teams announced - Ontario University Athletics (OUA)". oua.ca. Retrieved 2019-02-10.
  8. ^ "Combine: Strength, skill control spotlight on day one". CFL.ca. 2014-03-22. Retrieved 2019-02-11.
  9. ^ "Academic All-Stars and All-Canadians since 1988-89". docs.google.com. Retrieved 2019-02-11.

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