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CFL Draft History

This is a list of the 116 Gee-Gees football players who have been drafted in official CFL Drafts. For more information about Gee-Gees alumni CFL careers, visit this page. Scroll to the bottom of this page for year-by-year summaries.

Note: In the 1960s Paul Desjardins, Vince Thompson, Rene Sicotte, and Wayne Powell were each drafted multiple times, with all selections listed below. The second and third selections are marked with an *, and not counted in the player total above. 

First Round Picks (13):

1964 - Paul Desjardins, centre, 8th pick, selected by Hamilton* 

1965 - Paul Desjardins, tackle, 2nd pick, selected by Winnipeg* 

1967 - Al Scanlon, halfback, 3rd pick,  selected by Hamilton

1968 - Pierre Guindon, tackle, 3rd pick, selected by Winnipeg

1971 - Peter Ribbins, defensive back, 5th pick, selected by Winnipeg

1971 - Jean Gauthier, tackle, 9th pick, selected by Winnipeg

1976 - Tim Berryman, linebacker, 1st pick, selected by Edmonton

1976 - Al Moffat, defensive tackle, 3rd pick, selected by Edmonton

1976 - Ian MacPherson, defensive end, 9th pick, selected by Edmonton

1977 - Craig Thomson, linebacker, 5th pick, selected by Montreal

2000 - Ibrahim Tounkara, slotback, 5th pick, selected by Calgary

2004 - David Azzi, wide receiver, 3rd pick, selected by Ottawa

2007 - Adam Nicholson, wide receiver, 8th pick, selected by B.C.

 

Territorial Exemptions (6):

1976 - Neil Lumsden, tailback, selected by Toronto

1976 - Bill Harrison, tailback, selected by Hamilton

1976 - Jeff Avery, wide receiver, selected by Ottawa

1977 - Mike Murhpy, running back, selected by Ottawa

1978 - Miles Gorrell, defensive tackle, selected by Calgary

1978 - Rocky DiPietro, tailback, selcted by Hamilton

 

Second Round Picks (17):

1963 - Ray German, centre, 15th overall, selected by Montreal

1968 - Willie Scanlon, defensive back, 11th overall, selected by Montreal

1970 - Andre Rancourt, defensive end, 17th overall, selected by Saskatchewan

1971 - Michel Leveille, receiver, 12th overall, selected by B.C.

1973 - Dale Potter, linebacker, 15th overall, selected by Winnipeg

1976 - Eric Upton, guard, 18th overall, selected by Edmonton

1981 - Don Burns, wide receiver, 12th overall, selected by Ottawa

1981 - Warner Miles, offensive line, 14th overall, selected by Toronto

1981 - Mike Reid, centre, 18th overall, selected by Edmonton

1990 - Chris Gioskos, tackle, 15th overall, selected by Saskatchewan

1991 - Guy Battaglini, fullback, 16th overall, selected by Winnipeg

1997 - Steve Salter, offensive line, 17th overall, selected by Toronto

1998 - Ousmane Tounkara, wide receiver, 8th overall, selected by Saskatchewan

2000 - Rob Harrod, wide receiver, 9th overall, selected by Edmonton

2002 - Scott Gordon, defensive back, 18th overall, selected by Calgary

2018 - Jackson Bennett, defensive back, 11th overall, selected by Hamilton

2020 - Alain Pae, defensive line, 13th overall, selected by Edmonton

 

3rd Round Picks (15):

1963 - Len Robinson, tackle, 22nd overall, selected by Ottawa

1964 - Vince Thompson, half back, 20th overall, selected by Toronto*

1969 - Jim Silye, half back, 26th overall, selected by Calgary

1970 - Wayne Powell, guard, 19th overall, selected by Winnipeg

1970 - Tom Schultz, defensive end, 24th overall, selected by Calgary

1970 - Bob McCulla, tackle, 26th overall, selected by Saskatchewan

1973 - Bill Sherwood, guard, 22nd overall, selected by Edmonton

1977 - Robin Harber, defensive back, 19th overall, selected by Calgary

1982 - Bernie Jolette, linebacker, 25th overall, selected by B.C.

1985 - Neri Fratin, tailback, 19th overall, selected by Ottawa

1993 - Kevin Hickey, tackle, 15th overall, selected by Saskatchewan

1995 - Sean Ralph, running back, 26th overall, selected by Toronto

2001 - Teddy Neptune, linebacker, 17th overall, selected by Saskatchewan

2001 - Lukas Shaver, safety, 23rd overall, selected by Calgary

2002 - Michael Shaver, fullback, 26th overall, selected by Winnipeg

 

4th Round Picks (19):

1963 - Len Blackadder, half back, 28th overall, selected by Toronto

1963 - Paul Desjardins, centre, 33rd overall, selected by Montreal

1969 - Terry McGovern, centre, 28th overall, selected by Winnipeg

1969 - Wayne Powell, guard, 36th overall, selected by Ottawa

1974 - Peter Quigley, tailback, 35th overall, selected by Edmonton

1974 - Paul Kilger, defensive line, 36th overall, selected by B.C.

1976 - Terry West, defensive back, 34th overall, selected by Saskatchewan

1977 - Cam Thompson, linebacker, 28th overall, selected by Calgary

1978 - Julian Hanlon, guard, 31st overall, selected by Winnipeg

1978 - Sandy Gray, defensive back, 36th overall, selected by Montreal

1983 - Boyd Young, defensive line, 35th overall, selected by Toronto

1995 - Pierre-Paul Dorelien, defensive back, 34th overall, selected by Ottawa

1997 - Mark Raphael, corner back, 26th overall, selected by Saskatchewan

1998 - Jean Daniel Roy, defensive line, 23rd overall, selected by Winnipeg

1998 - Chris Evraire, slotback, 25th overall, selected by Edmonton

2008 - Delroy Clarke, defensive back, 29th overall, selected by Toronto

2011 - Brad Sinopoli, quarterback, 29th overall, selected by Calgary

2013 - Taylor Servais, offensive line, 34th overall, selected by Edmonton

2013 - Simon Le Marquand, wide receiver, 35th overall, selected by Hamilton

 

5th Round Picks (11):

1966 - Vince Thompson, half back, 43rd overall, selected by Winnipeg*

1972 - Barry St. George, wide receiver, 38th overall, selected by Edmonton

1972 - Dan Smith, quarterback, 42nd overall, selected by Hamilton

1978 - Lindon Davidson, tackle, 43rd overall, selected by Ottawa

1991 - Tony Clarke, linebacker, 34th overall, selected by Toronto

1996 - George Savard, offensive line, 38th overall, selected by Ottawa

2001 - Mike Di Battista, wide receiver, 33rd overall, selected by Saskwatchewan

2005 - Adrian Baird, defensive end, 37th overall, selected by Ottawa

2007 - Kyle Kirkwood, offensive line, 40th overall, selected by B.C.

2015 - Ettore Lattanzio, defensive line, 38th overall, selected by Winnipeg

2019 - Jamie Harry, defensive back, 38th overall, selected by Toronto

 

6th Round Picks (17):

1964 - Rene Sicotte, half back, 43rd overall, selected by Edmonton

1967 - Bob Law, lineman, 41st pick overall, selected by Hamilton

1971 - Paul Paddon, quarterback, 46th overall, selected by Winnipeg

1972 - Jean Gouin, tackle, 47th overall, selected by B.C.

1976 - Doug Falconer, defensive back, 46th overall, selected by Toronto

1977 - Hugh Fraser, wide receiver, 47th overall, selected by Toronto

1977 - Andre Morin, defensive tackle, 52nd overall, selected by Hamilton

1977 - Dan Sartor, centre, 54th overall, selected by Ottawa

1978 - Yves Leclerc, quarterback, 47th overall, selected by Hamilton

1990 - Brett Wilson, wide receiver, 48th overall, selected by Ottawa

1999 - Pierre Landry, defensive back, 44th overall, selected by Montreal

2001 - Jocelyn Frenette, guard, 41st overall, selected by Saskatchewan

2001 - Phill Coté, quarterback, 47th overall, selected by Montreal

2002 - Darryl Ray, wide receiver, 54th overall, selected by Toronto

2003 - Todd Seely, linebacker, 45th overall, selected by Ottawa

2009 - Ryan Mousseau, offensive line, 47th overall, selected by Montreal

2020 - Kyle Rodger, linebacker, 55th overall, selected by Winnipeg

 

7th Round Picks (12):

1972 - Wayne Terry, defensive back, 56th overall, selected by B.C.

1978 - Clarence Coleman, tailback, 63rd overall, selected by Montreal

1979 - Dave Behm, tailback, 60th overall, selected by Ottawa

1980 - Mike Topolovec, defensive end, 57th overall, selected by Winnipeg

1980 - Mike Giftopoulos, halfback, 58th overall, selected by Hamilton

1983 - Alain Groleau, defensive back, 57th overall, selected by Saskatchewan

1989 - Gord Weber, linebacker, 49th overall, selected by Ottawa

1992 - Mike Doucette, corner back, 51st overall, selected by Ottawa

1996 - Mike Hendricks, linebacker, 54th overall, selected by Ottawa 

2017 - Ty Cranston, defensive back, 56th overall, selected by Montreal

2018 - Khadim Mbaye, linebacker, 52nd overall, selected by Montreal

2020 - Réshaan Davis, defensive line, 56th overall, selected by Ottawa

 

8th Round Picks (9):

1965 - Rene Sicotte, running back, 56th overall, selected by Montreal*

1968 - Neil Wyatt, defensive line, 65th overall, selected by Ottawa

1973 - Peter de Montigny, centre, 68th overall, selected by Hamilton

1977 - Dennis Shaw, guard, 66th overall, selected by B.C.

1978 - Dan Medwin, tight end, 65th overall, selected by Hamilton

1984 - Barry Armstrong, defensive back, 66th overall, selected by Ottawa

1987 - David Waterhouse, tailback, 64th overall, selected by Ottawa

1990 - Marco Arbour, linebacker, 60th overall, selected by Toronto

2019 - Cody Cranston, defensive back, 66th overall, selected by Montreal

 

9th Round Picks (2)

1963 - Jim Allen, defensive end, 58th overall, selected by Montreal

1973 - Bill Bunting, linebacker, 74th overall, selected by Hamilton

 

YEAR-BY-YEAR:

2020: 3 - Pae (DL), Rodger (LB), Davis (DL)

2019: 2 - Harry (DB), C. Cranston (DB)

2018: 2 - Bennett (LB/DB/RB), Mbaye (LB)

2017: 1 - T. Cranston (DB)

2015: 1 - Lattanzio (DL)

2013: 2 - Servais (OL), Le Marquand (REC)

2011: 1- Sinopoli (QB/REC)

2009: 1- Mousseau (OL)

2008: 1- D. Clarke (DB)

2007: 2 - Nicholson (REC), Kirkwood (OL)

2005: 1 - Baird (DL)

2004: 1 - Azzi (REC)

2003: 1 - Seely (LB)

2002: 3 - Gordon (DB), M. Shaver (FB), Ray (REC)

2001: 5 - Neptune (LB), L. Shaver (DB), Di Battista (REC), Frenette (OL), Coté (QB)

2000: 2 - I. Tounkara (REC), Harrod (REC)

1999: 1 - Landry (DB)

1998: 3 - O. Tounkara (REC), Roy (DL), Evraire (REC)

1997: 2 - Raphael (DB), Salter (OL)

1996: 2 - Savard (OL), Hendricks (LB)

1995: 2 - Ralph (RB), Dorelien (OL)

1993: 1 - Hickey (OL)

1992: 1 - Doucette (DB)

1991: 2 - Battaglini (FB), T. Clarke (LB)

1990: 3 - Gioskos (OL), Wilson (REC), Arbour (LB)

1989: 1 - Weber (LB)

1987: 1 - Waterhouse (RB)

1985: 1 - Fratin (RB)

1984: 1 - Armstrong (DB)

1983: 2 - Young (DL), Groleau (DB)

1982: 1 - Jolette (LB)

1981: 3 - Burns (REC), Miles (OL), Reid (OL)

1980: 2- Topolovec (DL), Giftopoulos (RB)

1979: 1 - Behm (RB)

1978: 8 - Gorrell (DL), DiPietro (RB), Hanlon (OL), Gray (DB), Davidson (OL), Leclerc (QB), Coleman (RB), Medwin (TE)

1977: 8 - Murphy (RB), Thomson (LB), Harber (DB), Thompson (LB), Fraser (REC), Morin (DL), Sartor (OL), Shaw (OL)

1976: 9 - Lumsden (RB), Harrison (RB), Avery (REC), Berryman (LB), Moffat (DL), MacPherson (DL), Upton (OL), West (DB), Falconer (DB)

1974: 2 - Quigley (RB), Kilger (LB)

1973: 4 - Potter (LB), Sherwood (OL), de Montigny (OL), Bunting (LB)

1972: 4 - St. George (REC), Smith (QB), Gouin (OL), Terry (DB)

1971: 4 - Ribbins (DB), Gauthier (OL), Leveille (REC/RB), Paddon (QB)

1970: 4 - Rancourt (DL), Powell (DL), Schultz (DB), McCulla (OL)

1969: 4 - Silye (HB), McGovern (OL), Powell (OL)

1968: 3 - Guindon (OL), W. Scanlon (DB), Wyatt (DL)

1967: 2 - A. Scanlon (RB), Law (line)

1966: 1 - V. Thompson (RB)

1965: 2 - Desjardins (OL), Sicotte (RB)

1964: 3 - Desjardins (OL), V. Thompson (RB), Sicotte (RB)

1963: 5 - German (OL), Robinson (OL), Blackadder (HB), Desjardins (OL), Allen (DL)

 

SELECTIONS BY CFL TEAM:

Ottawa - 22

Winnipeg - 16

Montreal - 14

Toronto - 14

Hamilton - 14

Edmonton - 13

Saskatchewan - 11

Calgary - 9

BC - 8