2016 CFL ALL-STARS ANNOUNCED

2016 CFL ALL-STARS ANNOUNCED

11 first-time CFL All-Stars and five national players named to this year’s All-Star team

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 — TORONTO (December 7, 2016) – The Canadian Football league unveiled the 2016 CFL All-Stars today.

The All-Stars were selected by the Football Reporters of Canada (FRC) and the league’s head coaches.

This is the 54th year in which the CFL has named an All-Star team in recognition of the season's best performers.

In total, 67 voters selected 27 All-Stars.

*Indicates national player
**Indicates unanimous selection

Position

Name

Team

Quarterback

Bo Levi Mitchell**

Calgary Stampeders

Running Backs

Jerome Messam*

Calgary Stampeders

 

Andrew Harris*

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Receivers

Adarius Bowman

Edmonton Eskimos

 

Emmanuel Arceneaux

BC Lions

 

Derel Walker

Edmonton Eskimos

 

Ernest Jackson

Ottawa REDBLACKS

Centre

Jon Gott*

Ottawa REDBLACKS

Offensive Guards

Spencer Wilson*

Calgary Stampeders

 

Travis Bond

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Offensive Tackles

Derek Dennis

Calgary Stampeders

 

Jovan Olafioye

BC Lions

Defensive Ends

Charleston Hughes

Calgary Stampeders

 

John Chick

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Defensive Tackles

Almondo Sewell

Edmonton Eskimos

 

Micah Johnson

Calgary Stampeders

Linebackers

Solomon Elimimian

BC Lions

 

Bear Woods

Montreal Alouettes

 

Adam Bighill

BC Lions

Cornerbacks

Tommie Campbell

Calgary Stampeders

 

Ciante Evans

Calgary Stampeders

Defensive Backs

T.J. Heath

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

 

Jamar Wall

Calgary Stampeders

Safety

Taylor Loffler*

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Kicker

Justin Medlock

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Punter

Richie Leone

BC Lions

Special Teams

Chris Rainey

BC Lions


TEAM BREAKDOWN

9 – Calgary Stampeders
6 – BC Lions
5 – Winnipeg Blue Bombers
3 – Edmonton Eskimos
2 – Ottawa REDBLACKS
1 – Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Montreal Alouettes

BY THE NUMBERS

23 
– All-Stars from the West Division
– All-Stars from the East Division
5 – Nationals named CFL All-Stars


MULTIPLE CAREER CFL ALL-STAR SELECTIONS

6 – Jovan Olafioye
4 – Adam Bighill and Almondo Sewell
3 – Adarius Bowman, John Chick, Solomon Elimimian, Andrew Harris and Charleston Hughes
2 – Emmanuel Arceneaux, Jon Gott, Richie Leone, Jerome Messam, Derel Walker, Jamar Wall, Spencer Wilson and Bear Woods.

 

2016 CFL All-Stars - Offence
2016 CFL All-Stars - Defence
2016 CFL All-Stars - Special Teams