May 3, 2018

Argos select Kwemo and Cibasu with 18th and 20th picks in CFL Draft

TORONTO – The Toronto Argonauts have selected linebacker Nelkas Kwemo (Queen’s) and Regis Cibasu (Montreal) with the 18th and 20th selections in the 2018 CFL Draft.

Kwemo, 22, played in 28 games in four seasons at Queen’s University, recording 149 total tackles, 15.5 tackles for a loss, 9.5 sacks, two forced fumbles, three interceptions and one fumble recovery. The 6-0, 231-pound native of Montreal, Quebec, was named a First Team OUA All-Star as a senior after recording a career-high 48 tackles, four sacks, seven tackles for a loss, three interceptions and a defensive touchdown. Prior to Queen’s, he played high school football in Maine where he played a number of positions including quarterback, receiver, returner, and linebacker.


Cibasu, 24, started all 31 games during his career at the University of Montreal, becoming the school’s all-time leader with 145 receptions. The 6-3, 232-pound native of Montreal, Quebec, was named RSEQ Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2014 and was a First Team All-RSEQ selection in both 2014 and 2016. During his career with the Carabins, the 2014 Vanier Cup MVP totaled 1,797 yards and seven touchdowns on offence.

The two newest Argos join ninth overall pick Ryan Hunter (Offensive Line, Bowling Green) in the team’s 2018 draft class.