The CFL Draft will be televised on TSN 1,3,4,5 and RDS2 from 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. ET tonight

TORONTO (May 10, 2016) -- The 2016 Canadian Football League (CFL) Draft takes place tonight at 7:00 p.m. ET live on TSN 1,3,4,5 and RDS2. Following 8:00 p.m. ET, the subsequent rounds will be streamed live on TSN GO.

The CFL will host a conference call with the top-3 selections in the 2016 CFL Draft at 8 p.m. ET. Conference call details are listed below.

CFL Draft Top-3 Selections Conference Call Details:

What: 2016 CFL Draft Top-3 Selections Conference Call
Who: 2016 CFL Draft Top-3 selections
When: Tuesday, May 10, 2016
              8:00 p.m. ET
Call-in: 416-340-2217 / 1-866-696-5910
Passcode: 6043635

For media looking for images of CFL prospects, please follow the link to the CFL Dropbox folder. If media choose to use the images, please credit the photo.

CFL Prospect Images via Dropbox.

TSN’s CFL Draft team will be hosted by Farhan Lalji, joined by CFL on TSN analyst and CFL Draft guru Duane Forde, who has covered the draft on eleven previous occasions. Joining Lalji and Forde will be CFL Insider, Gary Lawless, CFL on TSN analyst Chris Schultz and Lee Barette, founder of the pre-eminent website on football prospects in Canada,

RDS’ Draft team will consist of host, Matthieu Proulx as well as a trio of analysts, Bruno Heppell, Didier Orméjuste and Pierre Vercheval. will have wall-to-wall coverage with instant analysis, exclusive interviews and official Draft Tracker for fans to keep their eye on for all eight rounds.

Attached in the release is the 2016 CFL Draft Guide. To download, please scroll to the bottom of the page.

Barring any trades, the order for the first round of the 2016 CFL Draft is as follows:

  1. Saskatchewan Roughriders
    Winnipeg Blue Bombers*
  2. Montreal Alouettes
  3. BC Lions
  4. Toronto Argonauts
  5. Hamilton Tiger-Cats
  6. Calgary Stampeders
  7. Ottawa REDBLACKS
  8. Edmonton Eskimos

*Winnipeg forfeited their first round selection in the supplemental draft to select Garrett Waggoner.

The Canadian Football League regular season kicks off June 23rd when the Toronto Argonauts host the Hamilton Tiger-Cats at their new home at BMO Field. It culminates with the playing of the 104th Grey Cup on November 27th, also in Toronto.

2016 CFL Draft Guide

PDF - 533 Kb

Paulo Senra

Director, Communications, Canadian Football League

Olivier Poulin

Manager, Communications, Canadian Football League

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