CFL: 5th season
Stamps: 1st season
Games played through 2019
Regular season: 72 (18 with Tor. in 2019, 18 with Tor. in 2018, 18 with Tor. in 2017, 18 with Tor. in 2016)
Playoffs: 1 (1 with Tor. in 2017)
Grey Cup: 1 (with Tor. in 2017)
Grey Cup wins: 1 (with Tor. in 2018)
Signed as a free agent on Feb. 7, 2020.
McEwen was selected in the first round (third overall) by the Toronto Argonauts in the 2015 draft. He signed with the Argos on May 13, 2016. He attended mini-camp with the National Football League’s New York Giants in 2015.
(Calgary) McEwen was under contract with the Stampeders but the season was cancelled because of the global pandemic.
(Toronto) For a fourth consecutive season, McEwen played all 18 regular-season games and for a third consecutive year, he was the Argos’ nominee for the CFL’s Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman award.
(Toronto) McEwen started all 18 games at centre for the Argos and earned his team’s nomination for both the Most Outstanding Canadian and Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman awards.
(Toronto) McEwen started all 18 regular-season contests and earned East Division and CFL all-star recognition. He was Toronto’s nominee for both the Most Outstanding Canadian and Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman awards and was the East Division finalist for the top offensive lineman honours. McEwen started both the East Final and the Grey Cup as he helped the Argos capture the championship.
(Toronto) McEwen appeared in all 18 regular-season games for the Argos and made 13 starts. He was Toronto’s nominee for the Most Outstanding Rookie award.
First CFL game: June 23, 2016, vs Hamilton
East Division all-star: 2017
CFL all-star: 2017
Honour: Argos’ nominee for Most Outstanding Rookie in 2016
Honour: Argos’ nominee for Most Outstanding Canadian in 2017 and 2018
Honour: Argos’ nominee for Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman in 2017, 2018 and 2019
McEwen played 40 games over five seasons (2011-15) at the University of Calgary. He was part of three Hardy Cup championship teams as a member of the Dinos and was named a Canada West all-star on four occasions. McEwen was a first-team all-Canadian in 2014 and 2015 and a second-team all-Canadian in 2013. In 2011, he was the Dinos’ nominee for rookie of the year. McEwen was one of three Canadians asked to take part in the 2016 East-West Shrine Game in St. Petersburg, Fla.
McEwen is an alumnus of Calgary’s Notre Dame High School. He played as a lineman on both sides of the ball for the Pride, earning league all-star recognition on two occasions. McEwen also played basketball and competed in track and field at Notre Dame.