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Sukh Chungh
No. 65     BC Lions
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Chungh before a Lions game in 2019.
Born: (1992-03-04) March 4, 1992 (age 27)
Port Coquitlam, British Columbia
Career information
StatusActive
CFL statusNational
Position(s)OL
Height6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight315 lb (143 kg)
UniversityCalgary
High schoolTerry Fox Secondary
CFL draft2015 / Round: 1 / Pick: 2
Drafted byWinnipeg Blue Bombers
Career history
As player
20152018Winnipeg Blue Bombers
2019–presentBC Lions
CFL West All-Star2018
Career stats

Sukhjivan Singh Chungh (born March 4, 1992) is a Canadian football offensive lineman for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He was selected by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers with the second overall pick of the 2015 CFL Draft. He played CIS football at University of Calgary and attended Terry Fox Secondary School in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia.

Early yearsEdit

Chungh's parents immigrated to Canada from India.[1] He began playing football in the ninth grade and later won back-to-back lineman of the year honours at Terry Fox Secondary School.[1][2] He also set school records in several lifts like the bench press and squat.[1] Chungh helped the team win provincial titles in 2006, 2007, and 2008. He was also named to Team World at the 2010 USA vs. The World football challenge in January 2010.[2]

College careerEdit

Chungh played for the Calgary Dinos from 2011 to 2014.[3] He redshirted in 2010.[2] He became a starter in 2012 while also earning CanWest All-Star and CIS All-Canadian honors in 2013 and 2014.[3][1]

Professional careerEdit

Chungh was invited to the NFL's Super Regional Combine in Arizona in 2015.[4] He was drafted by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the CFL with the second overall pick in the 2015 CFL Draft.[3] He played in eighteen games for the Blue Bombers during the 2015 season.[5] Shortly after the 2015 CFL draft, the Bombers signed Chungh to a two-year contract, which extended through the 2015 and 2016 CFL seasons.[6] On November 14, 2016, Chungh confirmed that he signed a new one-year contract to play the 2017 CFL season with the Bombers.[citation needed]

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