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Alouettes: agreement reached with the first choice

The Montreal Alouettes, who had reached a trade to draft linebacker Tyrrell Richards first overall earlier this month, were able to reach an agreement with the product from Syracuse University, in the NCAA.

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The Montreal team announced on Friday that it had also reached an agreement with seven other choices made in the 2022 draft. Among them are wide receiver Vincent Forbes-Mombleau and linebacker Yanis Chilhat, formerly of the Rouge and Gold from Laval University, then defensive back Tysen-Otis Copeland, who wore the colors of the Carabins of the University of Montreal.

In the case of Richards, a 23-year-old Ontarian, he can play as a linebacker, but also as a defensive end and on special teams.