1985 All-Canadian All-Star Team
Selected by the Football Reporters of Canada

QB Matt Dunigan EDM
RB Keyvan Jenkins BC
RB Willard Reaves WPG
IR Ray Elgaard SSK
IR Joe Poplawski WPG
WR Jeff Boyd WPG
WR Mervyn Fernandez BC
C John Bonk WPG
G Nick Bastaja WPG
G Dan Ferrone TOR
T John Blain BC
T Chris Walby WPG
DT James Curry TOR
DT Mike Gray BC
DE Grover Covington HAM
DE James “Quick” Parker BC
MLB Ben Zambiasi HAM
OLB Tyrone Jones WPG
OLB Kevin Konar BC
DB Paul Bennett HAM
DB Less Browne HAM
DB Darnell Clash BC
DB Howard Fields HAM
DB Ken Hailey WPG
Special Teams
P Ken Clark OTT
K Trevor Kennerd WPG
Division Breakdown
Division Player Count
East Division 8 (30.77%)
West Division 18 (69.23%)

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Career to 1985 Player All-Star Selections

Player Season All-Canadian Selection Division Selection
Bastaja, Nick 11th 2nd 5th
Bennett, Paul 10th 3rd 4th
Blain, John 9th 3rd 3rd
Bonk, John 15th 4th 4th
Boyd, Jeff 3rd 1st 1st
Browne, Less 2nd 1st 1st
Clark, Ken 12th 3rd 4th
Clash, Darnell 2nd 1st 1st
Covington, Grover 5th 1st 2nd
Curry, James 4th 2nd 2nd
Dunigan, Matt 3rd 1st 1st
Elgaard, Ray 3rd 1st 1st
Fernandez, Mervyn 4th 2nd 4th
Ferrone, Dan 5th 2nd 3rd
Fields, Howard 5th 1st 3rd
Gray, Mike 1st 1st 1st
Hailey, Ken 3rd 2nd 2nd
Jenkins, Keyvan 2nd 1st 1st
Jones, Tyrone 3rd 2nd 2nd
Kennerd, Trevor 6th 2nd 3rd
Konar, Kevin 6th 1st 1st
Parker, James “Quick” 6th 4th 5th
Poplawski, Joe 8th 4th 4th
Reaves, Willard 3rd 2nd 3rd
Walby, Chris 6th 2nd 2nd
Zambiasi, Ben 8th 6th 7th

Number of times player, through 1985, has been selected to First Team All-Canadian and Division All-Star teams. Named to divisional team on offense and defense counts as two selections.

Note: All-Canadian selections began in 1962, division selections began in 1932 (IRFU) and 1937 (WIFU).

1985 Team All-Star Selections

Team All-Canadian Selections Division Selections
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 9 13
BC Lions 7 10
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 5 9
Toronto Argonauts 2 6
Ottawa Rough Riders 1 8
Edmonton Eskimos 1 4
Saskatchewan Roughriders 1 1


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