Trevor Hoyte (Canadian football)

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Trevor Hoyte
No. 43     Toronto Argonauts
43, Trevor Hoyte, Oct 6, 2021.jpg
Hoyte with the Argonauts in 2021.
Born: (1998-05-30) May 30, 1998 (age 24)
Gatineau, Quebec
Career information
StatusActive
CFL statusNational
Position(s)Linebacker
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight218 lb (99 kg)
CollegeJohn Abbott
UniversityCarleton
CFL Draft2021 / Round: 4 / Pick: 33
Drafted byToronto Argonauts
Career history
As player
2021–presentToronto Argonauts
Career highlights and awards
Career stats

Trevor Hoyte (born May 30, 1998) is a professional Canadian football linebacker for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL).

University career[edit]

Following his college career with the John Abbott College Islanders, Hoyte played U Sports football for the Carleton Ravens from 2017 to 2019.[1][2] He played in 22 regular season games where he had 75 tackles, six tackles for a loss, 4.5 sacks, and two interceptions.[2] He did not play in 2020 due to the cancellation of the 2020 U Sports football season and remained draft-eligible for the Canadian Football League in 2021.

Professional career[edit]

Hoyte was drafted in the fourth round, 33rd overall, in the 2021 CFL Draft by the Toronto Argonauts and signed with the team on May 13, 2021.[3] He made the team following training camp and played in his first career professional game on August 7, 2021, against the Calgary Stampeders.[4] He was featured heavily on defence on September 17, 2021, due to an injury to Cameron Judge, where he made his first six career defensive tackles in a game against the Saskatchewan Roughriders.[5] Following a number of injuries to other players, Hoyte made his first career start, at middle linebacker, on October 11, 2021, against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, where he had five defensive tackles.[2][6]

Personal life[edit]

Hoyte's father played football for the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks and Hoyte's sister was a U Sports All-Canadian in Rugby for the Concordia Stingers.[7] Hoyte majored in astrophysics while attending Carleton University.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Carleton's Trevor Hoyte, Alain Cimankinda selected in CFL draft". The Charlatan. May 22, 2021.
  2. ^ a b c "Trevor Hoyte". Toronto Argonauts. Retrieved November 9, 2021.
  3. ^ "Boatmen ink four draftees". Toronto Argonauts. May 13, 2021.
  4. ^ "Former Ravens Cassar and Hoyte make CFL debut for Argos". Carleton Ravens. August 13, 2021.
  5. ^ "Toronto Argonauts vs Saskatchewan Roughriders". Canadian Football League. Retrieved November 11, 2021.
  6. ^ "Toronto at Ottawa Games Notes" (PDF). Canadian Football League. Retrieved November 11, 2021.
  7. ^ a b "Astrophysics student-athlete reaches for the stars". The Charlatan. December 3, 2019.

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