The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Wednesday that the club has signed offensive lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif. Duvernay-Tardif was the second of the team’s two sixth-round picks from the 2014 NFL Draft (200th overall). He became the second of Kansas City’s six selections in the draft to sign with the club.
Duvernay-Tardif (6-5, 315) played in 32 games (29 starts) at McGill University. He began his collegiate career as a defensive lineman before moving to the offensive tackle position. He became just the second player out of McGill to be selected in the NFL Draft joining defensive tackle Randy Chevrier who was selected in the seventh round of the 2001 NFL Draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars. Duvernay-Tardif was one of only two players selected to represent the CIS (Canadian Interuniversity Sport) at the East-West Shrine Game and was a two-time All-Canadian tackle. He is in his third year of medical school at McGill. The St. Hilaire, Quebec, native prepped at College Andre-Grasset in Montreal.