SportsLife 2016, Issue 2 - Page 35

David Onyemata Pro Day By Scott Taylor, Photos by Jeff MIller Back on March 14, 22 National Football League scouts showed up at the University of Manitoba’s Soccer Complex to watch one football player work out. It was an amazing sight as the NFLers timed, measured and studied 6-foot-5, 310pound David Onyemata, the best lineman in CIS football last year and a 23-year-old with a legitimate chance to be selected as early as the late second round of the upcoming NFL draft. “I think I took a huge step today,” Onyemata reporters after the workout. “Just showing what kind of athlete I am and what kind of person I am.” l sportslife / 35