TEN PLAYERS UNVEILED FROM EACH CFL TEAMS’ NEGOTIATION LISTS

TEN PLAYERS UNVEILED FROM EACH CFL TEAMS’ NEGOTIATION LISTS

Teams reveal players for the first of two times this year

TORONTO (September 9, 2021) – For the first time this year, the nine Canadian Football League (CFL) teams have unveiled ten players from each of their negotiation lists. Clubs are required to do so on two occasions throughout the year following a measure approved at the 2018 CFL winter meetings.

CFL by-laws state that teams can claim exclusive CFL rights for up to 45 players by placing them on their negotiation lists. Players can be added, removed or traded from the lists at any time.

The following players were previously unveiled from their respective clubs' negotiation lists:

  • OL Dejon Allen (TOR)
  • DL Woody Baron (MTL)
  • OL Juwann Bushell-Beatty (OTT)
  • DL Malik Carney (HAM)
  • DB Treston Decoud (TOR)
  • WR Steven Dunbar (HAM)
  • DB Randall Evans (OTT)
  • OL Donald Hawkins (MTL)
  • DL Julian Howsare (HAM)
  • WR/KR Janarion Grant (WPG)
  • DL Anthony Johnson (CGY)
  • DL Anthony Lanier (SSK)
  • OL Andrew Lauderdale (SSK)
  • DB Will Likely (HAM)
  • QB Jake Maier (CGY)
  • DL Cassanova McKinzy (CGY)
  • DB Najee Murray (MTL)
  • DB Deatrick Nichols (WPG)
  • DL Jarell Owens (CGY)
  • QB Shea Patterson (BC)
  • DB Jumal Rolle (HAM)
  • DB Marcus Sayles (WPG)
  • WR Rodney Smith (EDM)
  • WR Lucky Whitehead (WPG)
  • DL Jonathan Woodard (SSK)

The ten players announced on each CFL team’s negotiation list are as follows:

BC LIONS

Name

Position

College

Matt Corral

QB

Mississippi

Ben DiNucci

QB

James Madison

Max Duggan

QB

Texas Christian

Feleipe Franks

QB

Arkansas

Grayson McCall

QB

Coastal Carolina

EJ Perry

QB

Brown

Jaxon Player

DL

Tulsa

Carson Strong

QB

Nevada

Cameron Ward

QB

Incarnate Word

Bryce Young

QB

Alabama

 

EDMONTON ELKS

Name

Position

College

Matt Barkley

QB

USC

Peter Guerriero

RB

Monmouth

De’Quan Hampton

WR

USC

Brett Hundley

QB

UCLA

Bryce Perkins

QB

Virginia

Spencer Sanders

QB

Oklahoma St.

Taylor Upshaw

DL

Michigan

Binjimen Victor

WR

Ohio St.

Nsimba Webster

WR

Eastern Washington

Shane Zylstra

WR

Minnesota State

 

CALGARY STAMPEDERS

Name

Position

College

Rashod Berry

DL

Ohio St.

Jake Browning

QB

Washington

Reggie Davis

WR

Georgia

Keelan Doss

WR

California Davis

Jacob Haener

QB

Fresno St.

Jeff Holland

DL

Auburn

Pita Taumoepenu

DL

Utah

Skylar Thompson

QB

Kansas St.

Kerrith Whyte

RB

Florida Atlantic

T.J Yeldon

RB

Alabama

 

SASKATCHEWAN ROUGHRIDERS

Name

Position

College

Jacob Dolegala

QB

Central Connecticut St.

Reggie Gilbert

DL

Arizona

Darius Jackson

RB

Eastern Michigan

Martinas Rankin

OL

Mississippi St.

Tegray Scales

LB

Indiana

Darrius Shepherd

WR

North Dakota St.

Tuzar Skipper

DL

Toledo

Alex Taylor

OL

South Carolina St.

Mike Weber

RB

Ohio St.

Eddie Yarbrough

DL

Wyoming

 

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS

Name

Position

College

Aviante Collins

OL

Texas Christian

Kendall Donnerson

DL

Southeast Missouri St.

Sharif Finch

DL

Temple

Tae Hayes

DB

Appalachian St.

Alex McGough

QB

Florida International

Manny Patterson

DB

Maine

Donald Payne

LB

Stetson

RJ Prince

OL

North Carolina

Desmond Ridder

QB

Cincinnati

JoJo Wicker

DL

Arizona State

 

HAMILTON TIGER-CATS

Name

Position

College

Anthony Brown

QB

Oregon

Tavien Feaster

RB

South Carolina

Vosean Joseph

LB

Florida

McKenzie Milton

QB

Florida St.

Jalen Morton

QB

Prairie View

Jamie Newman

QB

Wake Forest

Shawn Poindexter

WR

Arizona

Delontae Scott

DL

South Methodist

Jordan Ta'amu

QB

Ole Miss

JoJo Ward

WR

Hawaii

 

TORONTO ARGONAUTS

Name

Position

College

Javon Leake

RB

Marshall

Ledarius Mack

DL

Buffalo

Cole McDonald

QB

Hawaii

Jachai Polite

DL

Florida

Michael Pratt

QB

Tulane

Shedeur Sanders

QB

Jackson St.

Bo Scarbrough

RB

Alabama

Zach Smith

QB

Tulsa

Grant Wells

QB

Marshall

Bailey Zappe

QB

Western Kentucky

 

OTTAWA REDBLACKS

Name

Position

College

Eric Dungey

QB

Syracuse

Justin Hardy

WR

East Carolina

Devlin Hodges

QB

Samford

DeShone Kizer

QB

Notre Dame

Eric Schmid

QB

Sam Houston

Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi

WR

Phoenix  JC

Jaelen Strong

WR

Arizona St.

Dorian Thompson-Robinson

QB

UCLA

De’Lance Turner

RB

Alcorn St.

Terrance Williams

WR

Baylor

 

MONTREAL ALOUETTES

Name

Position

College

Jack Abraham

QB

Mississippi St.

Manasseh Bailey 

WR

Morgan St.

Sean Clifford

QB

Penn St.

Christian DiLauro 

OL

Illinois

Lance Lenoir 

WR

Western Illinois

Chris Miller 

DB

Baylor

Damion Ratley 

WR

Texas A&M

Daniel Smith 

QB

Villanova

Tommy Stevens 

QB

Mississippi St.

Elijah Sullivan

LB

Kansas St.

 

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Lucas Barrett
Lucas Barrett Director, Communications & Public Affairs, Canadian Football League
Lucas Barrett
Lucas Barrett Director, Communications & Public Affairs, Canadian Football League
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