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2013 Draft: 1st Overall Pick - Linden Gaydosh
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TORONTO -- With the first overall pick in the 2013 CFL Draft, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats selected University of Calgary defensive lineman Linden Gaydosh.

The Peace River, Alberta native joins a revamped Tiger-Cats defence after an impressive 2012 season with the Dinos where he took home his second consecutive conference all-star nod.

Gaydosh impressed scouts in March at the 2013 CFL Combine, primarily in the one-on-one drills but also recorded the weekend's second best total on the Bench Press with 36.

Combine Results:
40-Yard Dash: 5.221s
Bench Press: 36 reps (2nd best)
Broad Jump: 8'7.00"
Vertical Jump: 33.50"
3-Cone: 7.444s
Shuttle: 4.450s

"Gaydosh was the talk of the 2013 CFL Combine and the Ticats snag a player who should be a mainstay on the defensive front for years to come", said CFL.ca columnist Justin Dunk.

CFL on TSN analyst Duane Forde added prior to the draft, “Gaydosh for me was the best player on the field on Sunday of the combine. He had the best combine of anybody. If rankings were based solely on the combine Linden Gaydosh would be the number one guy.

I thought Gaydosh was more dynamic and dominant than I expected. I think most people would say and know he’s a very good player, but I think he showed, relative to the rest of the defensive linemen group, even better than expected.”

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Fan Comments
als rule
no surprise BUT maybe sorry they passed on OT sewell in the next couple of years!!
May 06, 2013 - 2:08pm
tabbiefanmcb
Not likely (not that Sewell wouldn't be a great player to have) - they already have 9 NI O linemen - most of them young with lots of future likely ahead of them.
May 06, 2013 - 4:45pm
*C*F*L*
I think Sewell was maybe the gem of the '13 class, but once he signed a rookie free agent contract with the NFL [Tennessee Titans] last week, his DRAFT RANKINGS started to slide.
May 06, 2013 - 5:04pm
als rule
TFmcb your the one who for months said sewell was the pick NOW your hiding from your stance and avoiding your pass comments of sewell had to be the 1st choice by hamilton and would be the cats OT protecting the cats QB's blindside!! so why the change of attitude? is it because whatever HC austin does is okay with you cause he's your cats savior and can't do anything wrong?
May 07, 2013 - 11:12am
 

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2 Blue Bombers OL Goossen, Matthias
3 Argonauts via EDM RB Coombs, Anthony
4 REDBLACKS via MTL DB Pruneau, Antoine
5 Alouettes via OTT via BC OL Foucault, David
6 Eskimos via TOR WR Bailey, Devon
7 Stampeders DL Smith, Quinn
8 Tiger-Cats via SSK via HAM LB Landry, Beau
9 Tiger-Cats via SSK DL Gill, Evan
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