2017 CFL TEAM AWARDS ANNOUNCED

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 — TORONTO (November 1, 2017) — The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today the team winners for the 2017 Shaw CFL Awards.

The award recipients were selected by voting members of the Football Reporters of Canada (FRC) and CFL head coaches.

In this first ballot, FRC representatives from each CFL city as well as the respective head coach submitted votes for six categories. Voters were asked to select players from their local CFL club who, through the excellence of their on-field performances, best represent the awards’ titles – Most Outstanding Player, Most Outstanding Canadian Player, Most Outstanding Defensive Player, Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman, Most Outstanding Rookie, and Most Outstanding Special Teams Player.

The East and West Division winners for the 2017 Shaw CFL Awards will be announced on Thursday, November 9.

The 2017 Shaw CFL Awards will take place on Thursday, November 23 in Ottawa, Ontario at the Shaw Centre. To purchase tickets to the Shaw CFL Awards and Rev-Up Party please visit www.greycupfestival105.ca.

Below are the first ballot results:

*Indicates a unanimous selection

BC Lions

Player: Solomon Elimimian
Defensive: Solomon Elimimian*
Canadian: Shaquille Johnson
Offensive Lineman: Cody Husband
Special Teams: Ty Long
Rookie: Ty Long

Edmonton Eskimos

Player: Mike Reilly
Defensive: Kenny Ladler
Canadian: Matt O’Donnell
Offensive Lineman: Matt O’Donnell
Special Teams: Christophe Mulumba-Tshimanga
Rookie: Kwaku Boateng

Calgary Stampeders

Player: Alex Singleton
Defensive: Alex Singleton*
Canadian: Alex Singleton*
Offensive Lineman: Ucambre Williams
Special Teams: Roy Finch*
Rookie: Marken Michel

Saskatchewan Roughriders

Player: Duron Carter
Defensive: Ed Gainey
Canadian: Henoc Muamba*
Offensive Lineman: Brendon LaBatte*
Special Teams: Christion Jones
Rookie: Tobi Antigha

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Player: Matt Nichols
Defensive: Chris Randle
Canadian: Andrew Harris*
Offensive Lineman: Stanley Bryant
Special Teams: Justin Medlock
Rookie: Brandon Alexander

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Player: Larry Dean
Defensive: Larry Dean
Canadian: Ryan Bomben
Offensive Lineman: Ryan Bomben
Special Teams: Sergio Castillo*
Rookie: Richard Leonard*

Toronto Argonauts

Player: Ricky Ray*
Defensive: Bear Woods
Canadian: Sean McEwen
Offensive Lineman: Sean McEwen
Special Teams: Martese Jackson
Rookie: James Wilder Jr.

Ottawa REDBLACKS

Player: Greg Ellingson
Defensive: Antoine Pruneau
Canadian: Brad Sinopoli
Offensive Lineman: Alex Mateas
Special Teams: Diontae Spencer
Rookie: Sherrod Baltimore

Montreal Alouettes

Player: Kyries Hebert
Defensive: Kyries Hebert
Canadian: Kristian Matte
Offensive Lineman: Kristian Matte
Special Teams: Martin Bédard
Rookie: Branden Dozier

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