Samuel Acheampong, DT, Wilfrid Laurier
With the territorial pick, the Argos addressed the defence selecting defensive tackle Sam Acheampong. As Hodge writes, Wilfrid Laurier played Acheampong at defensive end but he will develop up the middle.
He was an OUA First-Team All-Star in 2019 and had 5.5 sacks and one forced fumble in eight games. The Brampton, Ont., native was a part of the Golden Hawks OUA championship team in 2016 and has shown a strong ability to get to the quarterback registering 53 tackles, 11.5 sacks and one forced fumble in four seasons.
"“Any team that’s willing to let me play interior defensive line, any team that’s willing to give me a shot, I’m game,” Acheampong told Austin Owens of CFL.ca about where he sees himself playing going forward."
The benefit of having the extra pick could pay off for Toronto again after taking defensive back Matthew Boateng with the 18th overall pick in 2019.
Dylan Giffen, OL, Western
With their third-round pick, the Argos went back to the offensive line grabbing David Giffen.
At six-foot-eight, 320-pounds, Giffen possess a massive frame that can be seen as an extension of their first-round pick in Churchill. The team is clearly looking to have a more aggressive approach on offence.
Giffen will likely play at the guard position and if he can work on the transition to the CFL game where he has to play against quicker pass rushers. Of course, the team doesn’t need him to start right away but with his size, there is a lot of intrigue with this pick.