Toronto Argonauts hold the first overall selection in 2019 CFL Draft on May 2

TORONTO (April 30, 2019) – The Canadian Football League (CFL) has assembled resources for the 2019 CFL Draft. Media are encouraged to use these resources to cover the Draft which will be held at 8:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, May, 2.

TSN and RDS will deliver comprehensive live coverage of the 2019 CFL Draft beginning at 8 p.m. ET. The draft kicks off with two hours of extensive coverage on TSN1, TSN3, TSN4 and RDS, with the later rounds available on TSN.ca and the TSN app beginning at 10 p.m. ET for TSN and TSN Direct subscribers.

The CFL will also host a conference call for national media with the top three draft selections at 9:00 p.m. ET on Thursday.



Thursday, May 2, 2019



9:00 p.m. ET



1-800-898-3989 / 416-406-0743





CFL.ca will have sideline-to-sideline coverage with exclusive interviews, analysis and breaking news from Draft Night. The most comprehensive way to follow online is through the Official CFL.ca Draft Tracker, so keep it locked throughout the day to see where the nation’s top prospects land.


2019 CFL Draft Guide – Attached below in the release

2019 CFL Combine Guides – See attachments below for National and Regional Combine Guides

2019 Combine Testing Results – Testing results from all three Regional Combines and National attached below

Final Scouting Bureau See which prospects cracked the top 20 following the CFL Combine presented by New Era

Top-50 Prospects – Marshall Ferguson’s ranks his top-50 prospects entering the 2019 CFL Draft

Draft Board NeedsSee the break down of the eight of the biggest positional needs going into the draft and consider how they could affect the first several picks.

Draft RewindSee five years of first round picks from each CFL team

Prospects Following NFL Draft - Take a look at who has signed a deal so far and how it could affect their CFL Draft stock.

Stock Assessments:

Linebackers and Running Backs

Defensive Backs and Receivers

Defensive Linemen and Offensive Linemen

Draft Day Steals - Break down the top draft steals dating back to 2011

Prospect Profiles (Video):

Jamel Lyles | RB | Manitoba

Michael O’Connor | QB | UBC

Chris Osei-Kusi | REC | Queen’s

Robbie Smith | DL | Laurier

Fraser Sopik | LB | Western

Training camps are set to open on May 19. The 2019 season begins on June 13 when the Saskatchewan Roughriders face off against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Fans can stay up to date on all the non-stop action at CFL.ca, follow the 2019 season from around the world, and join us at a game. The 107th Grey Cup presented by Shaw will be played at McMahon Stadium in Calgary on Sunday, November 24.

2019 CFL Draft Guide

PDF - 895 Kb

2019 National Combine Guide

PDF - 7.4 Mb

2019 Regional Combine Guide

PDF - 14 Mb

National Combine Testing Results

PDF - 171 Kb

Western Combine Testing Results

PDF - 127 Kb

Eastern Combine Testing Results

PDF - 115 Kb

Ontario Combine Testing Results

PDF - 136 Kb

Lucas Barrett

Manager, Communications & Public Affairs, Canadian Football League

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