ELIGIBLE PLAYERS FOR CFL MOST OUTSTANDING ROOKIE AWARD

ELIGIBLE PLAYERS FOR CFL MOST OUTSTANDING ROOKIE AWARD

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 — TORONTO (October 17, 2017) -- Below is a list of players who are eligible for the 2017 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 had, in the current season, been named to the active 44-man roster of a member Club of the Canadian Football League at the time it played in a regular season game; and
     
  2. He had not:
  • In any prior season dressed for a member Club of the Canadian Football League at the time it played in a regular season or playoff or championship game; 

    -and –
     
  • In the current season or in any prior season, dressed for a member Club in the National Football League, at the time it played in a regular season or post-season or championship game.


The Most Outstanding Rookie award 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 23 in Ottawa, Ontario.

Past Most Outstanding Rookie Winners:

2016: DaVaris Daniels CGY
2015: Derel Walker EDM
2014: Dexter McCoil EDM
2013: Brett Jones CGY
2012: Chris Matthews WPG
2011: Chris Williams HAM
2010: Solomon Elimimian BC
2009: Martell Mallett BC
2008: Weston Dressler SSK
2007: Cameron Wake BC
2006: Aaron Hunt BC

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

BC LIONS

LB

Micah

Awe

FB

Dakota

Brush

LB

Frederic

Chagnon

DB

Nathaniel

Hamlin

LB

Jordan

Herdman

K

Ty

Long

DL

Junior

Luke

QB

Alex

Ross

REC

Danny

Vandervoort

EDMONTON ESKIMOS

REC

Nate

Behar

DE

Kwaku

Boateng

LB

Terrance

Bullitt

DB

Arjen

Colquhoun

DB

Chris

Edwards

S

Jordan

Hoover

DB

Mercy

Maston

LB

Christophe

Mulumba-Tshimanga

RB

LaDarius

Perkins

OL

Jean-Simon

Roy

SB

Duke/D'haquille

Williams

 

CALGARY STAMPEDERS

DB

Tunde

Adeleke

REC

Julan

Lynch

LB

Riley

Jones

RB

Ante

Milanovic-Litre

DL

Michael

Kashak

DL

James

Vaughters

LB

Jameer

Thurman

REC

Marken

Michel

DB

Patrick

Levels

REC

Reggie

Begelton

OL

Justin

Renfrow

RB

Terry

Williams

 

SASKATCHEWAN ROUGHRIDERS

OL

Emmanuel

Adusei

DL

Tobi/Oluwatobi

Antigha

REC

Albert

Awachie

LB

Brandyn

Bartlett

OL

Dariusz

Bladek

DB

Elie

Bouka

DB

Erik

Dargan

REC

Antwane

Grant

DL

Nick

James

RB

Christion

Jones

LB

Cameron

Judge

DL

Antonio

Longino

DB

Chris

Lyles

LB

Derrick

Moncrief

REC

Denzel

Radford

QB

Marquise

Williams

DB

Sam

Williams

 

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS

DB

Brandon

Alexander

DB

Kahlen

Branning

DB

Abubakarr

Conteh

DT

Faith

Ekakitie

DT

Cory

Johnson

DB

Robert

Porter

FB

John

Rush

LB

Jovan

Santos-Knox

DB

Brian

Walker

REC

L'Damian

Washington

LB

Kyrie

Wilson

 

HAMILTON TIGER-CATS

REC

Damarr

Aultman

DB

Mariel

Cooper

REC

Felix

Faubert-Lussier

OL

Brett

Golding

DB

Richard

Leonard

DB

Keondrick

Lyn

OL

Ryker

Mathews

DE

Connor

McGough

DE

Ryan

Mueller

DT

Jason

Neill

REC

Willie

Quinn

OL

Braden

Schram

RB

Sean

Thomas-Erlington

DT

Justin

Vaughn

OL

Everton

Williams

 

TORONTO ARGONAUTS

OL

William

Campbell

DB

Alden

Darby

DB

Qudarius

Ford

DE

Evan

Foster

LB

Justin

Herdman

RB

Martese

Jackson

OL

Chris

Kolankowski

LB

Nakas

Onyeka

QB

Dakota

Prukop

REC

Jimmy

Ralph

REC

Kendall

Sanders

RB

James

Wilder Jr.

REC

Malcolm

Williams

DB

Robert

Woodson

DL

Dylan

Wynn

 

OTTAWA REDBLACKS

DB

Sherrod

Baltimore

LS

Louis-Philippe

Bourassa

LB

Kevin

Brown

DL

Jake

Ceresna

QB

Danny

Collins

DL

Avery

Ellis

RB

Anthony

Gosselin

REC

Austen

Hartley

OL

Zachary

Intzandt

DB

Adrian

James

OL

Evan

Johnson

OL

Eric

Lofton

REC

Dominque

Rhymes

DB

Winston

Rose

DL

Teidrick

Smith

REC

Joshua

Stangby

DB

Corey

Tindal

DL

Michael

Wakefield

MONTREAL ALOUETTES

DB

Branden

Dozier

DT

Fabion

Foote

OL

Sean

Jamieson

REC

George

Johnson

FB

DJ

Lalama

REC

Eugene

Lewis

DE

Ivan

McLennan

LB

Reggie

Northrup

LB

Anthony

Sarao

QB

Matt

Shiltz

FB

Oumar

Toure

LB

Dominque

Tovell

DB

Dondre

Wright