Stampeders’ QB a longtime fan of Argonauts’ Ricky Ray
Article Sidebar Share CloseShare this Story: Stampeders’ QB a longtime fan of Argonauts’ Ricky Ray Copy Link Email Facebook Twitter Reddit Pinterest LinkedIn TumblrArticle contentBo Levi Mitchell has admired Ricky Ray for years ## ## .Long before the Calgary Stampeders star quarterback had thrown a single CFL pass, in fact.Mitchell was tearing it up at Eastern Washington University in 2010 and ’11 when he first started to check out the three down circuit.”The first guy who told me about the CFL was Torey Hunter, who was our (defensive backs) coach in college who actually played in Edmonton (1999 2000),” Mitchell said.”He obviously told me about the team he played for so that’s the first thing I looked up.”Then I started looking up greatest CFL players, things like that. And Ricky Ray is one of the first players that comes up.””I said, ‘Alright, Wikipedia stats by year,’ ” Mitchell said, moving an imaginary mouse.”So I look at passing yards and I see 6,000.”Wait, 6,000? I’m like, ‘What the hell? He’s throwing for 6,000 yards up there?’ “Story continues belowThis advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below.Article content continuedMaybe not quite six grand. But 5,663 yards (2008 in Edmonton) is probably close enough.