ELIGIBLE PLAYERS FOR CFL MOST OUTSTANDING ROOKIE AWARD

TORONTO -- Below is a list of players who are eligible for the 2015 Most Outstanding Rookie award. 

In order to be eligible as a candidate for the League award for the "Most Outstanding First Year Player" (Rookie Award), a player must meet the following criteria: 

  1. He has, in the current season, been named to the active roster of a member Club of the Canadian Football League at the time that club played in a regular season game; and
     
  2. He has not:
    a)  In any prior season dressed for a member Club of the Canadian Football League at the time that club played in a regular season or playoff or championship game;

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    b) In the current season or in any prior season, dressed for a member Club in the National Football League, at the time that club played in a regular season or post-season or championship game.


The Rookie of the Year is selected by voting members of the Football Reporters of Canada (FRC) and CFL head coaches. The winner will be announced at the Shaw CFL Player Awards on Thursday, November 26 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.


The following players meet the above requirements for this year's voting:

 

B.C. Lions

Name

Position

School

Adrian Clark

LB

Bishop's

Tommy Draheim

OL

San Diego State

Jonathan Jennings

QB

Saginaw Valley State

Darious Lane

DB

Harding

Richie Leone

K

Houston

Greg McGhee

QB

Howard

Ese Mrbure-Ajufo

DL

Wilfrid Laurier

Shaquille Murray-Lawrence

RB

UNLV

Craig Roh

DE

Michigan

 

Edmonton Eskimos

Name

Position

School

David Beard

OL

Alberta

Shakir Bell

RB

Indiana State

Deion Belue

DB

Alabama

James Franklin

QB

Missouri

Danny Groulx

OL

Laval

Raye Hartmann

DB

St-FX

Adam Konar

DB

Calgary

Jordan Lynch

QB

Northern Illinois

Greg Morris

RB

New Mexico Military

John Ojo

DB

Florida A&M

Blair Smith

LB

Angelo State

Derel Walker

WR

Texas A&M

 

Calgary Stampeders

Name

Position

School

Tevaughn Campbell

DB

Regina

Derek Dennis

OL

Temple

Lemar Durant

WR

Simon Fraser

Ciante Evans

DB

Nebraska

Maleki Harris

LB

South Alabama

Tory Harrison

RB

Southern Mississippi

Dexter Janke

DB

Okanagan Sun

William Langlais

FB

Sherbrooke

Karl Lavoie

OL

Laval

Cameron Ontko

LB

Cal Poly San Luis Obi

Derek Wiggan

DL

Queen's

Greg Wilson

WR

Fordham

 

Saskatchewan Roughriders

Name

Position

School

Timi Agbaje

DL

Saskatchewan

Alex Carroll

WR

Queen's

Rory Connop

DL

Western

Nic Demski

WR

Manitoba

Jake Doughty

LB

Utah State

Ray Early

K

Furman

Tyree Hollins

DB

Grambling

Jorgen Hus

LS

Regina

Nehemie Kankolongo

LB

Wyoming

Jeff Knox Jr.

LB

California (PA)

Junior Mertile

DB

Florida International

Andre Monroe

DL

Maryland

Matthew Rea

FB

Michigan State

Blake Sims

QB

Alabama

Brett Smith

QB

Wyoming

Brandon Tennant

DL

Laval

 

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Name

Position

School

Khalil Bass

LB

Potland State

Kris Bastien

WR

Concordia

Tony Burnett

LB

USC

Sukh Chungh

OL

Calgary

Tommy Griffiths

OL

Wilfrid Laurier

Derrell Johnson

LB/DE

East Carolina

Vernon Kearney

DB

Lane

Sam Longo

OL

Cincinnati

Brendan Morgan

DB

Queen's

Christophe Normand

FB

Laval

Addision Richards

WR

Saskatchewan

Garrett Waggoner

LB

Dartmouth

 

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Name

Position

School

Byron Archambault

LB

Montreal

Jasper Collins

WR

Mount Union

Everett Ellefsen

DL

McNeese State

Mathieu Girard

OL

Montreal

Ray Holley

RB

Louisiana Tech

Jay Langa

LB

Saint Mary's

Jeff Mathews

QB

Cornell

Robin Medeiros

WR

Bishop’s

Ron Omara

LB

St-FX

Cleshawn Page

DB

Boise State

Terrence Toliver

WR

Louisiana State

 

Toronto Argonauts

Name

Position

School

Detrick Bonner

DB

Virginia Tech

Kevin Bradfield

WR

Toronto

Travis Hawkins

DB

Delaware

Vidal Hazelton

WR

Cincinnati

Henry Josey

RB

Missouri

Kenneth Shaw

WR

Florida State

Devin Smith

DB

Wisconsin

Diontae Spencer

WR

McNeese State

Cameron Walker

DL

Guelph

Daryl Waud

DL

Western

Martin Wright

DL

Florida Atlantic

 

Ottawa REDBLACKS

Name

Position

School

Jefferson Court

TE

Utah State

Vincent Desloges

DL

Laval

Forrest Hightower

DB

San Jose State

Kienan Lafrance

RB

Manitoba

Ettore Lattanzio

DL

Ottawa

Kevin Malcolm

LS

McMaster

Alex Mateas

OL

Connecticut

Ronald Pfeffer

K

Wilfrid Laurier

Brandon Sermons

DB

UCLA

Travon Van

RB

Montana

 

Montreal Alouettes

Name

Position

School

Chris Ackie

LB

Wilfrid Laurier

Boris Bede

K/P

Laval

Phillip Blake

OL

Baylor

Jean-Samuel Blanc

LB

Montreal

Anthony Boone

QB

Duke

Brandon Bridge

QB

South Alabama

Markell Carter

DE

Central Arkansas

Rakeem Cato

QB

Marshall

Alexander Charette

WR

Guelph

Anthony Coady

FS

Montreal

Cliff Coleman

CB

Mississippi

Mikhail Davidson

WR

Montreal

Kyler Elsworth

LB

Michigan State

Cody Hoffman

WR

Brigham Young

Terry Johnson

LB

Florida A&M

Jesse Joseph

DE

Connecticut

Darrin Kitchens

LB

Florida

Andrew Manley

QB

Eastern Illinois

Jacob Ruby

OT

Richmond

Nicholas Shortill

LB

McMaster

Andrew Smith

WR

Manitoba

 

Lucas Barrett

Coordinator, Communications, Canadian Football League

Paulo Senra

Director, Communications, Canadian Football League

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