2018 CFL TEAM AWARDS ANNOUNCED

2018 CFL TEAM AWARDS ANNOUNCED

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 — TORONTO (October 31, 2018) — The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today the team winners for the 2018 Shaw CFL Awards. 

The award recipients were selected by voting members of the Football Reporters of Canada (FRC) and CFL head coaches. 

On this first ballot, FRC representatives from each CFL city as well as the respective head coach submitted votes for six categories. Voters were asked to select players from their local CFL club who, through the excellence of their on-field performances, best represent the awards’ titles – Most Outstanding Player, Most Outstanding Canadian Player, Most Outstanding Defensive Player, Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman, Most Outstanding Rookie, and Most Outstanding Special Teams Player.

The East and West Division winners for the 2018 Shaw CFL Awards will be announced on Thursday, November 8. 

The 2018 Shaw CFL Awards will take place on Thursday, November 22 in Edmonton, Alberta at Winspear. Tickets to the Shaw CFL Awards are sold out. 

Below are the first ballot results:

*Indicates a unanimous selection

BC LIONS

Player: Ty Long
Defensive: Davon Coleman
Canadian: Bo Lokombo*
Offensive Lineman: Joel Figueroa*
Special Teams: Ty Long*
Rookie: Claudell Louis*

EDMONTON ESKIMOS

Player: Mike Reilly*
Defensive: J.C. Sherritt
Canadian: Kwaku Boateng
Offensive Lineman: Matt O’Donnell
Special Teams: Sean Whyte
Rookie: Monshadrik Hunter

CALGARY STAMPEDERS

Player: Bo Levi Mitchell*
Defensive: Micah Johnson*
Canadian: Alex Singleton*
Offensive Lineman: Derek Dennis*
Special Teams: Jameer Thurman
Rookie: Tre Roberson*

SASKATCHEWAN ROUGHRIDERS

Player: Willie Jefferson
Defensive: Willie Jefferson
Canadian: Brett Lauther
Offensive Lineman: Brendon LaBatte*
Special Teams: Brett Lauther*
Rookie: Jordan Williams-Lambert*

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS

Player: Adam Bighill
Defensive: Adam Bighill*
Canadian: Andrew Harris*
Offensive Lineman: Stanley Bryant
Special Teams: Justin Medlock
Rookie: Marcus Sayles

HAMILTON TIGER-CATS

Player: Jeremiah Masoli
Defensive: Larry Dean*
Canadian: Ted Laurent
Offensive Lineman: Brandon Revenberg
Special Teams: Courtney Stephen*
Rookie: Darius Ciraco*

TORONTO ARGONAUTS

Player: S.J. Green
Defensive: Cleyon Laing
Canadian: Sean McEwen
Offensive Lineman: Sean McEwen
Special Teams: Justin Herdman
Rookie: Trumaine Washington*

OTTAWA REDBLACKS

Player: Trevor Harris
Defensive: Derico Murray
Canadian: Brad Sinopoli
Offensive Lineman: Alex Mateas
Special Teams: Lewis Ward*
Rookie: Lewis Ward*

MONTREAL ALOUETTES

Player: Henoc Muamba*
Defensive: Henoc Muamba*
Canadian: Henoc Muamba*
Offensive Lineman: Kristian Matte*
Special Teams: William Stanback
Rookie: William Stanback

Lucas Barrett Manager, Communications & Public Affairs at Canadian Football League