ELIGIBLE PLAYERS FOR CFL MOST OUTSTANDING ROOKIE AWARD

ELIGIBLE PLAYERS FOR CFL MOST OUTSTANDING ROOKIE AWARD

Monday, October 24, 2016 — TORONTO (October 24, 2016) -- Below is a list of players who are eligible for the 2016 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, 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 24 in Toronto, Ontario.

Past Most Outstanding Rookie Winners:

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

Darius Allen (DL)
Dyshawn Davis (LB)
Jaskaran Dhillon (OL)
Maxx Forde (DL)
Andrew Hudson (DL)
Antonio Johnson (OL)
Shaquille Johnson (WR)
Anthony Thompson (DB)
Charles Vaillancourt (OL)

Edmonton Eskimos

Donnie Baggs (LB)
Kenzel Doe (WR)
Jabari Hunt (DE)
Alex Ogbongbemiga (LB)
Doug Parrish (LB)
Garry Peters (CB)
Josh Woodman (DB)
Brandon Zylstra (WR)

Calgary Stampeders

Juwan Brescacin (WR)
Andrew Buckley (QB)
Pierre-Luc Caron (LS)
DaVaris Daniels (WR)
Joshua Francis (DL)
Roman Grozman (OL)
Osagie Odiase (DB)
Shaquille Richardson (DB)
Alex Singleton (LB)
Ucambre Williams (OL)

Saskatchewan Roughriders

Ricky Collins (WR)
Justin Cox (DB)
Joe Craig (WR)
Samuel Eguavoen (LB)
Kennedy Estelle (OL)
Kevin Francis (LB)
Marvin Golding (LB)
Dillon Grondin (LB)
Marcus Hall (OL)
Makenna Henry (DL)
Caleb Holley (WR)
Tyler Hunter (DB)
GJ Kinne (QB)
Daniel MacDonald (LS)
Jordan Reaves (DB)
Kacy Rodgers (DB)
Quinn Van Gylswyk (K)
Josiah St. John (OL)
Jake Waters (QB)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Trent Corney (DL)
Michael Couture (OL)
Kevin Fogg (DB)
Manase Foketi (OL)
Shayne Gauthier (LB)
Shayon Green (LB)
Taylor Loffler (DB)
Thomas Mayo (WR)
CJ Roberts (DB)
Gerrard Sheppard (WR)
Justin Warden (LB)

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Mitch Barnett (LB)
Terrence Campbell (OL)
Chris Davis (DB)
Terrell Davis (LB)
Elroy Douglas (DB)
Evan Gill (DL)
Everett Golson (QB)
Geoff Hughes (LB)
D.J. Hunter (LB)
Mike Jones (WR)
Travis Lee (DB)
Brandon Revenberg (OL)
Ross Scheuerman (RB)
Will Smith (LB)
Mercer Timmis (RB)
Matt Uren (WR)

Toronto Argonauts

Marcus Alford (DB)
Jamal Campbell (OL)
Declan Cross (RB)
Cody Fajardo (QB)
Thomas Gordon (LB)
Brian Jones (WR)
Logan Kilgore (QB)
Ben Malena (RB)
Sean McEwen (OL)
Joshua Mitchell (DB)
Curtis Newton (LB)
Llevi Noel (WR)
Joe Rankin (DB)
D.J. Sackey (OL)

Ottawa REDBLACKS

Matt Acree (DL)
Jean-Philippe Bolduc (DB)
Serderius Bryant (LB)
Imoan Claiborne (DB)
Tanner Doll (LB)
Olivier Goulet-Veilleux (LB)
Kevin Jackson (LB)
Brock Jensen (QB)
Jeremiah Kose (LB)
Jason Lauzon-Séguin (OL)
Mike Moore (DL)
Jonathan Rose (DB)
Jake Silas (OL)
Nicholas Taylor (DB)

Montreal Alouettes

Vernon Adams Jr. (QB)
Shane Carden (QB)
Ethan Davis (DB)
Philippe Gagnon (OL)
Greg Henderson (DB)
Jared Koster (LB)
Corbin Louks (WR)
Jonathon Mincy (DB)
Raymon Taylor (DB)
Dominique Termansen (DB)

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