Cyrille Hogan-Saindon
No. 59     Ottawa Redblacks
Hogan-Saindon with the Redblacks in 2023
Born: (1997-08-06) August 6, 1997 (age 26)
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Career information
CFL statusNational
Position(s)Offensive lineman
Height6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
Weight300 lb (140 kg)
CFL Draft2022, Round: 2, Pick: 11
Drafted byOttawa Redblacks
Career history
As player
2022–presentOttawa Redblacks
Career stats

Cyrille Hogan-Saindon (born August 6, 1997) is a professional Canadian football offensive lineman with the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League (CFL).

University career

Hogan-Saindon played U Sports football for the Laval Rouge et Or from 2017 to 2021, but did not play in a game until 2021.[1][2][3] As a member of the powerhouse program that had won a Vanier Cup in 2018, he was buried on the depth chart behind other teammates.[2] As he was about to earn playing time in 2020, but the 2020 U Sports football season was instead cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[2] Hogan-Saindon then not only played in his first game in August 2021, but also started the game at centre.[2] He was named an RSEQ All-Star at the end of the 2021 season.[1]

Professional career

Hogan-Saindon was ranked as the 18th best player in the Canadian Football League's Amateur Scouting Bureau final rankings for players eligible in the 2022 CFL Draft.[4] He was then drafted with the 11th overall pick, in the second round, by the Ottawa Redblacks, and signed with the team on May 10, 2022.[5] Following training camp in 2022 season, Hogan-Saindon made the team's active roster and made his professional debut on June 10, 2022, against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, as a backup offensive lineman.[6] Four weeks later, he made his first career start on July 8, 2022, against the Saskatchewan Roughriders.[6][7] He played in all 18 regular season games that season, starting in three.[7]

In 2023, Hogan-Saindon earned a starting position following training camp and played and started in 18 regular season games.[8] He also had his first career reception when he caught a deflected pass for three yards on July 28, 2023, against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.[9]


  1. ^ a b "Cyrille Hogan-Saindon". Laval Rouge et Or. Retrieved February 29, 2024.
  2. ^ a b c d "Cyrille Hogan-Saindon dans la liste finale des meilleurs espoirs du repechage 2022 de la LCF" (in French). Laval Rouge et Or. April 19, 2022.
  3. ^ "Cyrille Hogan-Saindon, une passion du football qui ne voulait pas mourir" (in French). CBC Radio. May 3, 2022.
  4. ^ "Metchie leaps to top-spot in final Scouting Bureau of 2022". Canadian Football League. April 19, 2022.
  5. ^ "Redblacks sign 2022 draft class". Ottawa Redblacks. May 10, 2022.
  6. ^ a b "Game Notes" (PDF). Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Retrieved February 29, 2024.
  7. ^ a b "2023 CFL Guide" (PDF). Canadian Football League. Retrieved February 29, 2024.
  8. ^ "Cyrille Hogan-Saindon". Ottawa Redblacks. Retrieved February 29, 2024.
  9. ^ Baines, Tim (July 28, 2023). "No magic this time, Ottawa Redblacks stopped short in loss to Hamilton Tiger-Cats". Ottawa Sun. Retrieved 2024-03-22.