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North Delta's Philpot wins Grey Cup

Seaquam grad catches game-winning TD, named Top Canadian at 110th Grey Cup game in Hamilton
North Delta's Tyson Philpot is interviewed on TSN Sunday after catching the game-winning TD of the 110th Grey Cup game in Hamilton.

Dreams do come true.

In the dying seconds, North Delta's Tyson Philpot caught the game-winning touchdown as the Montreal Alouettes stunned the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 28-24 in the 110th Grey Cup game in Hamilton Sunday night.

The Seaquam Secondary grad caught a 19-yard pass from quarterback Cody Fajardo with 15 seconds to go.

Philpot finished the game with 63 yards receiving on six catches. 

He was named Most Valuable Canadian Player while Fajardo was named game's Most Valuable Player.

Tyson was drafted ninth overall by the Als in the 2022 CFL draft. He went to the University of Calgary where he won the Vanier Cup with the Dinos in 2019.

He was named a First Team All-Canadian with the Als in 2021.

His brother Jalen is a receiver for the Calgary Stampeders.

His dad Cory played eight seasons in the CFL for the B.C. Lions and the Bombers winning the Grey Cup with the Lions in 1994.

During a post-game interview with TSN, Tyson said it was a dream come true moment catching the game-winning TD in the Grey Cup.

He also made reference to a chat with his brother before the game and how much his family has meant to him throughout this journey.

"We talked about it all was going to come down to one play," he said. "Cody trusted me and the rest is history. "Before the game my brother told me how proud he was of me and told me if I'm going to be out there I have to make a play. I was able to see it and do it. This is my dream. I've dreamed about this as a kid to get the game winning's surreal.

"To have my dad, my mom, my sister - they are all my support system and I can't wait to celebrate."