Toronto – The Toronto Argonauts announced today that the club has signed 2016 CFL Draft picks Johnathan Ngeleka and Ryan Nieuwesteeg.
Ngeleka (pronunciation: NUH-GLE-KAH), spent five years at McMaster University, where he registered 30 tackles, six tackles for a loss of 47 yards, and fives sacks with the Marauders. The 5-10, 191-pound, native of Hamilton, Ontario, attended training camp with the Double Blue after being selected in the seventh round (58th overall) of the 2016 CFL Draft.
Nieuwesteeg (pronunciation: NEW-WE-STEEG), selected by the Argonauts in the eighth round (66th overall) of the 2016 CFL Draft. The 5-8, 170-pound native of Niagara Falls, Ontario played five seasons at the University of Guelph, where he compiled 1,498 kick return yards on 103 returns and hauled in 32 passes for 372 receiving yards with the Gryphons.
The 2015 Yates Cup Champion and second-team OUA All-Star attended training camp with the Argonauts in 2016 before electing to return to UofG for his final year of USport eligibility.