106TH GREY CUP PRESENTED BY SHAW RECAP: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22nd

106TH GREY CUP PRESENTED BY SHAW RECAP: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22nd

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Friday, November 23, 2018 — Thursday, November 23, 2018 — (EDMONTON) – Media and teams came face-to-face today at Media Day, with hundreds of interviews taking place.

The Shaw CFL Awards took place this evening at the Winspear Centre as the league recognized their best and brightest in a star-studded evening. The 2018 award winners are:

  • Calgary Stampeders quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell (Most Outstanding Player)
  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers linebacker Adam Bighill (Most Outstanding Defensive Player)
  • Ottawa REDBLACKS receiver Brad Sinopoli (Most Outstanding Canadian)
  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers offensive lineman Stanley Bryant (Nissan TITAN Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman)
  • Ottawa REDBLACKS kicker Lewis Ward (Most Outstanding Special Teams Player)
  • Ottawa REDBLACKS kicker Lewis Ward (Most Outstanding Rookie)
  • Saskatchewan Roughriders coach Chris Jones (CFL Coach of the Year)

Plus, the Commissioner's Award was awarded by Commissioner Ambrosie to former player and current RDS analyst Pierre Vercheval, the Hugh Campbell Distinguished Leadership Award was awarded to the CFL’s all-time winningest coach, Wally Buono, the CFLPA announced Ryan King as the 2018 recipient of the Tom Pate Memorial Award, and BC Lions fullback Rolly Lumbala received the Jake Gaudaur Veterans’ Award.

Photos are available for download and media use.

Bo Levi Mitchell, 2018's Most Outstanding Player. Photo credit: Dave Chidley/CFL.ca
Coach of the Year Chris Jones at the 2018 Shaw CFL Awards. Photo credit: Johany Jutras/CFL.ca
Wally Buono accepting the Hugh Campbell Distinguished Leadership Award. Photo credit: Dave Chidley/CFL.ca
Most Outstanding Defensive Player Adam Bighill at the 2018 Shaw CFL Awards. Photo credit: Johany Jutras/CFL.ca
Pierre Vercheval, recipient of the Commissioner's Award. Photo credit: Dave Chidley/CFL.ca
Lewis Ward, Most Outstanding Rookie & Most Outstanding Special Teams Player at the 2018 Shaw CFL Awards. Photo credit: Johany Jutras/CFL.ca
Ryan King, recipient of the CFLPA's Tom Pate Memorial Award. Photo credit: Dave Chidley/CFL.ca
Most Outstanding Canadian Brad Sinopoli at the 2018 Shaw CFL Awards. Photo credit: Johany Jutras/CFL.ca
Rolly Lumbala, the recipient of the Jake Gaudaur Veterans' Award. Photo credit: Dave Chidley/CFL.ca
Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman Stanley Bryant at the 2018 Shaw CFL Awards. Photo credit: Johany Jutras/CFL.ca
Clare Hutchinson Communications Coordinator at Canadian Football League