Brothers Godfrey and Kene Onyeka of Brampton were selected in the Canadian Football League draft on May 3.

Godfrey, who is two years older, was picked 10th overall by the Edmonton Eskimos. While projected as a fifth-overall pick by Marshall Ferguson of CFL.ca, Godfrey, a defensive back who played at Wilfrid Laurier University, suggested earlier this year he was good enough to be picked first overall. However, after the Hamilton Tiger-Cats selected receiver Mark Chapman out of Central Michigan with the opening pick, the remaining eight picks in the first round included five offensive linemen and one defensive lineman.

Kene, who played as a defensive lineman for Carleton University, was selected by the Ottawa Redblacks in the fourth round, 29th overall.

Ferguson projected Trey Rutherford, an offensive lineman from Markham who played at the University of Connecticut, to be picked first overall. He was chosen second overall by the Montreal Alouettes.

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