Chris Van Zeyl

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Chris Van Zeyl
No. 54     Toronto Argonauts
Date of birth (1983-09-04) September 4, 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Fonthill, Ontario
Career information
Status Active
CFL status National
Position(s) OT
Height 6 ft 6 in (198 cm)
Weight 275 lb (125 kg)
College McMaster
High school Notre Dame
CFL draft 2007 / Round: 3 / Pick: 18
Drafted by Montreal Alouettes
Career history
As player
20072008 Montreal Alouettes*
2008–present Toronto Argonauts
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 2013
CFL East All-Star 2013, 2014, 2016
Career stats

Chris Van Zeyl (born September 4, 1983) is a professional Canadian football offensive tackle for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played CIS Football for the McMaster Marauders.

Professional career[edit]

Van Zeyl was drafted in the third round with the 18th overall pick in the 2007 CFL Draft by the Montreal Alouettes and attended training camp with the Alouettes but returned to McMaster in August. He re-joined Montreal in October and remained on the practice roster for the remainder of the 2007 Montreal Alouettes season.[1]

Van Zeyl attended the 2008 Montreal Alouettes training camp and was again added to the practice roster but was released after week 9 of the 2008 CFL season. On September 5, 2008, Van Zeyl signed with the Argonauts as a free agent and was assigned to the Argos practice roster. He re-signed with Toronto on December 3, 2008 for the 2009 Toronto Argonauts season[1] but was released at the end of training camp.[2] He was re-signed to the practice roster on June 27, 2009. He was signed to the active roster on August 27.


  1. ^ a b "Chris Van Zeyl". Player Roster. Toronto Argonauts Football Club. Retrieved 2009-06-25. 
  2. ^ The Canadian Press (2009-06-25). "Running back Ebell among 21 players released by Argonauts". Retrieved 2009-06-25. 

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