CFL TOP PERFORMERS – WEEK 3

CFL TOP PERFORMERS – WEEK 3

Rourke, Henry and Jefferson named Top Performers

TORONTO (June 28, 2022) – Nathan Rourke, Malik Henry and Willie Jefferson are the Canadian Football League (CFL)’s Top Performers for Week 3 of the 2022 season.

The three players were chosen by a panel of judges made up of Matt Dunigan and Marshall Ferguson of TSN, and Pierre Vercheval of RDS, who independently send their selections to the CFL head office.

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QB | NATHAN ROURKE | BC LIONS | BC 44 – TOR 3

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WR | MALIK HENRY | CALGARY STAMPEDERS | CGY 30 – EDM 23

  • Caught six passes for 173 yards – both career highs
  • Averaged 28.8 yards per reception and had a long catch of 48 yards.
  • Scored a 28-yard touchdown to give the Stampeders the 19-17 lead in the third quarter.
  • Recorded two 30+ yard receptions and one second down conversion.
  • This season he has racked up 12 receptions for 238 yards and two touchdowns.
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DL | WILLIE JEFFERSON | WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS | WPG 26 – HAM 12

  • Recorded three tackles, a sack, and a pick-six
  • The sack was his 51st of his career and resulted in a 10-yard loss on the play
  • The interception that he returned for 30 yards for a touchdown was his fifth career touchdown and his fourth interception return for a major.
  • This season he has recorded six tackles, a sack, and an interception.
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2022 CFL TOP PERFORMERS OF THE WEEK

  • 1 | Nathan Rourke (BC) | James Butler (BC) | T.J. Lee (BC)
  • 2 | Titus Wall (CGY) | Rene Paredes (CGY) | Jamal Morrow (SSK)
  • 3 | Nathan Rourke (BC) | Malik Henry (CGY) | Willie Jefferson (WPG)

2022 CFL TOP PERFORMERS – TEAM BREAKDOWN

  • BC (4)
  • Calgary (3)
  • Saskatchewan and Winnipeg (1)
Lucas Barrett Senior Director, Communications & Public Affairs,, Canadian Football League
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