Name: Frank Renaud
Hometown: Windsor, Ont.
High school / Cegep: Forster High School
Academic program: Human Kinetics
Year of eligibility: 4
Key stats 2014: 36 tackles in eight games played, including a team high 24 solo tackles.
CFL Draft: Drafted in the sixth round (63rd overall) in the 2016 draft by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Returning to the Blue & Gold's line-up after missing the 2015 season due to injury, Renaud is expected to make a big splash in the OUA in 2016. As a core veteran in the defensive group, Frank has shown big-play potential in the past which will be an important facet of the defense this fall.
In 2014, the Windsor, ON native was fourth on the Lancer defense with 36 total tackles and two sacks in eight regular season games.
Renaud was one of three Lancers drafted in the 2016 CFL draft, when he was selected 63rd overall by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
Always motivating teammates to take it to the next level, Frank is an outstanding team leader who has a high off-season commitment to the speed and conditioning program.
Frank has been instrumental in keeping teammates focused and he is well respected by his fellow teammates and coaches for his strong work ethic.
Head Coach Joe D'Amore on Frank: "We are extremely excited to have Frank back with the team. After a summer with the Blue Bombers you can see Frank is ready and itching to get back in the mix. Our defense is significantly better with him in there and we are looking forward to him leading the way."