Harris, Banks, Thomas Erlington named CFL top performers for June


Hamilton Tiger-Cats wide receiver Brandon Banks (16) celebrates after a touchdown. (Peter Power/CP)

TORONTO — Edmonton quarterback Trevor Harris, Hamilton receiver Brandon Banks, and Tiger-Cats running back Sean Thomas Erlington are the CFL’s top performers for June.

Harris leads the league in passing with 1,086 yards and is tied for first with six touchdown passes. He has completed nearly 72 per cent of his passes so far in his first season with the Eskimos, who are off to a 2-1 start to the season..

Banks leads the league with 334 receiving yards and sits second with 20 receptions. He has also been impressive on special teams, and returned a missed field-goal 113 yards for a touchdown against the Argonauts in Week 2.

Through three games, Banks has accumulated 513 all-purpose yards for the 3-0 Ticats.

Montreal native Thomas Erlington has 417 combined yards (193 receiving, 224 rushing) — fourth most in the CFL.

The former Montreal Carabin has averaged 7.0 yards per carry this season.

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