CFL Draft conference call with TSN’s Duane Forde and Marshall Ferguson to take place today at 1pm ET

TORONTO (May 2, 2017) – The Canadian Football League (CFL) will host a conference call today at 1pm ET with TSN football analyst Duane Forde and columnist, Draft Insider, and TSN Radio host Marshall Ferguson.

Media will have the opportunity to ask questions and gain insight from Forde and Ferguson’s draft predictions, commentary, and analysis.

UPDATE, 2:30pm ET: An mp3 file of the call can be found below.

A 12-year CFL veteran, Duane Forde joined the CFL ON TSN team in 2008 as a game analyst. Forde is TSN's resident CFL draft expert. A former CIS standout, Forde tracks top homegrown talent looking to break into the league. He also delivers regular analysis on SPORTSCENTRE and contributes frequent columns to Forde made five Grey Cup appearances, winning twice with Calgary (1992 and 1998). He was the Stampeders’ team captain for four seasons and played an impressive 150 consecutive regular season and playoff games from 1993-2000.

Marshall Ferguson is the co-host of Tatti & Marsh, the weekday drive show on TSN Radio 1150 in Hamilton and the station’s dedicated play-by-play commentator for Hamilton Tiger-Cats broadcasts. Ferguson draws on his understanding of the game of football from his five-year career as quarterback of the McMaster University Marauders to provide in-depth analysis on the latest news surrounding the Tiger-Cats.

The CFL Draft will take place on Sunday, May 7th. The CFL hosted a conference call with three top prospects from the Scouting Bureau Rankings on April 13th. Media can listen to the call with Johnny Augustine, Dariusz Bladek, and Danny Vandervoort here


What: Conference call with TSN’s Duane Forde and Marshall Ferguson
When:  Tuesday, May 2nd

1:00 pm ET
Call-In Number: 416.406.0743 / 1.800.898.3989
                         Passcode: 4723430

On the Call:  TSN football analyst Duane Forde columnist, Draft Insider, and TSN Radio host Marshall Ferguson


The CFL his hosting a series of season preview conference calls ahead of the 2017 season. All calls will take place at 1:00pm ET unless otherwise stated, and the call-in details (see below) will be the same for each call. Any changes or updates will be sent out in advance of the call.

Tuesday, April 25th – Ottawa REDBLACKS – listen here

Tuesday, May 2nd – CFL Draft call with Duane Forde and Marshall Ferguson

Wednesday, May 3rd – Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Tuesday, May 9th – Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Tuesday, May 9th – 4:00pm ET – Edmonton Eskimos

Wednesday, May 10th – BC Lions

Thursday, May 11th – Calgary Stampeders

Tuesday, May 16th – Toronto Argonauts

Wednesday, May 17th – Saskatchewan Roughriders

Thursday, May 18th – Montreal Alouettes


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CFL Draft call with Duane Forde & Marshall Ferguson - AUDIO

MP3 - 6.8 Mb

Olivier Poulin

Director, Communications & Public Affairs, Canadian Football League

Lucas Barrett

Coordinator, Communications, Canadian Football League

Clare Hutchinson

Communications Assistant, Canadian Football League

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