Three players that were with the Regina Thunder last season will be playing in the Canada West Football Conference this year.
On Monday, the University of Regina Rams announced that former Thunder receiver Rylan Sokul and defensive lineman Payton O’Connor have committed to the team for 2023.
WR Rylan Sokul 6’4″/220 a PFC All-Star & CJFL All-Canadian joins after winning the PFC Conference Championship in 2022 with the Regina Thunder and DL Payton O’Connor 6’2″/255 joins after 3 seasons at Minot State University & spending the 2022 season with the Regina Thunder pic.twitter.com/GXUiTuHbLH
— U of R Rams (@reginarams) February 27, 2023
Last season with the Thunder, Sokul was the top receiver in the PFC with 669 receiving yards, he was second in the league with 44 receptions and his four receiving touchdowns were tied for fourth in the league.
In his only season with the Thunder, O’Connor had 2.5 sacks with the Thunder with eight tackles over nine games.
Today, the University of Saskatchewan Huskies announced that defensive lineman, Reece McCormick will be suiting up with the team this season.
🚨 RECRUIT ALERT 🚨
Huskie Football is excited to announce the signing of standout DL Reece McCormick from the Regina Thunder of the CJFL.
— Huskie Football (@skhuskies) February 28, 2023
McCormick had four sacks for the Thunder last season during the playoffs and combined to have 8.5 sacks over the last two years with the Thunder.