As quarterback hopefuls try to impress at the NFL Scouting Combine, Greg McGhee already can call himself a professional.

The former Perry Traditional Academy and Howard University star signed Thursday with the CFL’s B.C. Lions.

Whether it was playing in the City League instead of the WPIAL, at an HBCU instead of a BCS school or in the CFL instead of the NFL, McGhee has succeeded despite taking the road less traveled.

“It’s funny “” I’m always taking a detour route. It’s never the main course,” McGhee said. “It’s another obstacle I have to get over, whether it’s high school, college or professionally.”

It’s a shame McGhee didn’t get a combine invite because the 6-foot-3, 210-pound left-hander would have tested off the charts. He runs the 40-yard dash in 4.5 seconds, bench presses 350 pounds and has a 39-inch vertical leap. read more…