1956 CFC Canadian Amateur Draft

  • Date: Jan. 22, 1956
  • Location: Winnipeg, MB
  • Rounds: 4
  • Players selected: 34
Notes

With the formation of the CFC, all nine teams of the IRFU and WIFU participated in the amateur draft, allowed to select graduating players from five eastern universities — McGill, McMaster, Queen’s, Toronto and Western Ontario — and one western university — British Columbia.

Round Played / Picks (%) League GP
League Total 8 / 34 (23.53%) 346
1 4 / 9 (44.44%) 279
2 1 / 9 (11.11%) 19
3 2 / 9 (22.22%) 43
4 1 / 7 (14.29%) 5

1956 Team Breakdown and Draft Success

Team Played / Picks (%) League GP Team GP
League Total 8 / 34 (23.53%) 346 119
Calgary Stampeders 3 / 4 (75.00%) 46 14
Toronto Argonauts 2 / 4 (50.00%) 97 9
Montreal Alouettes 1 / 3 (33.33%) 106 32
Ottawa Rough Riders 1 / 4 (25.00%) 64 64
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1 / 4 (25.00%) 33 0
BC Lions 0 / 3 (0.00%) 0 0
Saskatchewan Roughriders 0 / 4 (0.00%) 0 0
Edmonton Eskimos 0 / 4 (0.00%) 0 0
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 0 / 4 (0.00%) 0 0

1956 Draft Breakdown

Breakdown by Position
  • 9 — G
  • 9 — HB
  • 5 — E
  • 4 — T
  • 3 — FB
  • 2 — C
  • 2 — QB
Breakdown by College/Program
  • 14 — Toronto
  • 8 — Queen's
  • 5 — Western Ontario
  • 4 — McMaster
  • 2 — McGill
  • 1 — British Columbia (UBC)

Canadian Amateur Draft Selections

Round–Pos
(Overall)
Team[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1) OTT Lou Bruce (E) Queen's
1–2 (2) CGY Phil Muntz (FB) Toronto
1–3 (3) HAM Don Cheeseman (FB) Toronto
1–4 (4) BC Al Koeman (HB) Queen's
1–5 (5) TOR Ted Smale (E) Toronto
1–6 (6) SSK Doug Drew (C) Western Ontario
1–7 (7) MTL Ted Collins (G) Western Ontario
1–8 (8) WPG John Bodrug (C) Toronto
1–9 (9) EDM Bobby Waugh (G) Toronto
2–1 (10) OTT Ralph Simmons (FB) Western Ontario
2–2 (11) CGY Ted Roman (T) Western Ontario
2–3 (12) HAM Clare Sellens (G) Queen's
2–4 (13) BC Don Johnson (G) Toronto
2–5 (14) TOR Dick Risk (HB) Toronto
2–6 (15) SSK Dave Cresswell (HB) Toronto
2–7 (16) MTL Bill Hutchison (HB) Queen's
2–8 (17) WPG Bill Tuchon (G) Western Ontario
2–9 (18) EDM Earl Ford (G) Toronto
3–1 (19) OTT Vic Uzbalis (G) Queen's
3–2 (20) CGY Ted Taporowski (T) McGill
3–3 (21) HAM Don Smith (E) Toronto
3–4 (22) BC John Miliken (E) Queen's
3–5 (23) TOR Jerry O'Flanagan (T) British Columbia (UBC)
3–6 (24) SSK Jim Steward (E) McMaster
3–7 (25) MTL Gene Lansky (HB) Toronto
3–8 (26) WPG Harry Wilson (QB) Toronto
3–9 (27) EDM Frank Geard (HB) Queen's
4–1 (28) OTT Jack Rome (HB) McMaster
4–2 (29) CGY Bill Bell (T) McMaster
4–3 (30) HAM Emil Bosacki (QB) McGill
4–4 BC Pass
4–5 (31) TOR Walt Bulchak (HB) Toronto
4–6 (32) SSK Jim Cruikshank (HB) Queen's
4–7 MTL Pass
4–8 (33) WPG Jim Rowney (G) Toronto
4–9 (34) EDM Peter Martin (G) McMaster

Sources

Contributors

  • No contributors for this draft.

Notices

  • No notices for this draft.