It is tough to compare Canadian football and American football. It’s like comparing tennis to squash. Or to put it in more football specific terms, the Canadian game is closer to 7 on 7 in a lot of ways that it is to American football. You get the point. They are two completely different games.
That makes it extremely tough to evaluate Canadian players in regards to their potential future at American universities. For a linebacker like Amen Ogbongbemiga, his role in the defense he plays is drastically different than what it would be if he was playing American football.
His athleticism definitely translates to the American game though and that’s why he is a prospect worth keeping an eye on as a Canadian kid who should generate interest from FBS schools.
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