Noah Picton

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Noah Picton
Regina Rams
Born: (1995-07-05) July 5, 1995 (age 24)
Regina, Saskatchewan
Career information
StatusActive
CFL statusNational
Position(s)QB
Height5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight177 lb (80 kg)
UniversityRegina
High schoolDr. Martin LeBoldus
CFL draft2018 / Undrafted
Career history
As coach
2020–presentRegina Rams
(Quarterbacks coach)
As player
2018*Toronto Argonauts
2019*Toronto Argonauts
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
AwardsHec Crighton Trophy Winner (2016)
RecordsMost career passing yards in U Sports football (11,494)
Career stats

Noah Picton (born July 5, 1995) is a Canadian football quarterbacks coach for the Regina Rams of U Sports football.[1] After taking a redshirt season in 2013, he played at quarterback for the Rams from 2014 to 2018 and became the all-time leading passer in U Sports history.[2] He also won the Hec Crighton Trophy in 2016.[3]

College career[edit]

On September 29, 2018, Picton became the all-time leading passer in U Sports football, surpassing Sherbrooke's Jérémi Roch with 11,494 passing yards.[4][5] He sat out the last three games of the 2018 season with a foot infection to finish his U Sports career with that same number.[6]

Professional career[edit]

Picton signed as an undrafted free agent with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL) on May 14, 2018, but was released after training camp and returned to the Regina Rams.[7][8] Following the conclusion of his record-setting 2018 U Sports season, Picton re-signed with the Argonauts on December 16, 2018 to a three-year contract.[9] He played in one pre-season game for the Argonauts on May 30, 2019 and attempted one pass. He was released on June 1, 2019.[10]

Coaching career[edit]

On December 11, 2019, it was announced that Picton had joined the Regina Rams as the team's quarterbacks coach for the 2020 season.[1][11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Noah Picton joins Regina Rams as QB coach". CTV Regina. December 11, 2019.
  2. ^ "Regina Rams profile, Noah Picton". Regina Rams. Retrieved December 14, 2019.
  3. ^ Picton wins Hec Crighton Trophy as U Sports football awards announced
  4. ^ Rams win OT thriller on historic day for Picton
  5. ^ Regina Rams Individual Career Records
  6. ^ Regina Rams QB Noah Picton going out as one of the best ever
  7. ^ "Argos sign undrafted Canadian QB Noah Picton". May 14, 2018.
  8. ^ Argos QB Noah Picton will go back to USports – with Trestman watching
  9. ^ "Argos Sign Three: Medeiros, Picton, & Watson". argonauts.ca. December 16, 2018.
  10. ^ "Argos release four including Picton, Davis". June 1, 2019.
  11. ^ "Rams add Noah Picton to staff as QB coach". Regina Rams. December 11, 2019.

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