Ottawa REDBLACKS sign Swedish OL Lukas Lavin

The Ottawa REDBLACKS of the Canadian Football League have announced the signing of former University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Mocs offensive lineman Lukas Lavin from Sweden.

The 6’5″, 327 pound Lavin, a native of Nyköping, Sweden, was the first pick of the second round (10th overall) in the CFL Global Draft. Along with defensive lineman Blessman Ta’ala, the REDBLACKS’ first overall choice in the Global Draft, Lavin becomes the second Global to sign with the team.

The 27-year-old most recently played for the Mocs after transferring from Northern Colorado in the summer of 2022. Lavin helped the UTC Mocs to a 7-4 finish last season. He originally arrived in the United States playing for City College of San Francisco as a 22 year old.

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