|Place of birth Toronto, Ontario|
Name Johnny Aprile
Positions Wide receiver
2012* Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Education Queen's University
|CFL status National|
Weight 94 kg
Status 1-Game Injured
Height 1.88 m
Drafted by Winnipeg Blue Bombers
|Date of birth (1989-06-12) June 12, 1989 (age 26)|
CFL draft 2012 / Round: 3 / Pick: 16
Cfl draft profile johnny aprile
Giovanni "Johnny" Aprile (born June 12, 1989) is a Canadian football wide receiver for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. He was selected 16th overall by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the 2012 CFL Draft. After the 2011 CIS season, he was ranked as the 12th best player in the Canadian Football League’s Amateur Scouting Bureau final rankings for players eligible in the 2012 CFL Draft, and seventh by players in Canadian Interuniversity Sport. He played CIS football for the Queen's Golden Gaels in Canadian Interuniversity Sport football.
Aprile was selected 16th overall on May 3, 2012 in the 2012 CFL Draft by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He was signed by the Blue Bombers on May 25, 2012 where the team planned to convert him to defensive back.
Johnny Aprile was released on June 21, 2012 by the Blue Bombers to allow Aprile to return for Queens to play for the Golden Gaels in the 2012-2013 season
On January 29, 2014, the Blue Bombers traded Aprile's rights to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats for defensive back Matt Bucknor. He was later signed by the Tiger-Cats on March 28, 2014.