Canadian Amateur Draft Selections

Round–Pos
(Overall)
Team[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1) SSK   Les Sigurdson (T) McGill
1–2 (2) TOR   Paul Fedor (E) Queen's
1–3 (3) BC   Bill Britton (HB) Western Ontario
1–4 (4) MTL   Ron Murphy (E) McGill
1–5 (5) CGY   Willie Casanova (HB) Western Ontario
1–6 (6) OTT   Russ Jackson (QB) McMaster
1–7 (7) WPG   John Saundzelius (HB) McGill
1–8 (8) HAM   John Cronin (HB) McGill
1–9 (9) EDM   John Tattle (HB) Toronto
Position unconfirmed SSK   Leo Konyk (G) McGill
Position unconfirmed TOR   John Casey (T) Toronto
Position unconfirmed BC   George Cummings (T) McMaster
Position unconfirmed MTL   Sam Yuska (E) McGill
2–5 (14) CGY   Graydon Harrison (G) Queen's
Position unconfirmed OTT   John Bennett (E) McGill
2–7 (16) WPG   Tom White (T) Western Ontario
2–8 (17) HAM   Ray Brown (T) McGill
Position unconfirmed EDM   Bill Miller (T) Toronto
Position unconfirmed SSK   Merv Shaw (G) McGill
Position unconfirmed TOR   George Stulac (E) Toronto
Position unconfirmed BC   Art Jokanovitch (T) British Columbia (UBC)
Position unconfirmed MTL   Frank Loftus (HB) Western Ontario
Position unconfirmed CGY   Pass  
Position unconfirmed OTT   Brian Aston (QB) Toronto
Position unconfirmed WPG   Pass  
Position unconfirmed HAM   Pass  
Position unconfirmed EDM   Ray Johnston (T) Western Ontario
Position unconfirmed SSK   Garnett Bertrand (C) McGill
Position unconfirmed TOR   Neil Desborough (HB) Western Ontario
Position unconfirmed BC   Pass  
Position unconfirmed MTL   Bruce Ward (G) Western Ontario
Position unconfirmed CGY   Pass  
Position unconfirmed OTT   John Chisholm (C) Toronto
Position unconfirmed WPG   Pass  
Position unconfirmed HAM   Pass  
Position unconfirmed EDM   Bill Halverson (G) Queen's
Position unconfirmed SSK   Peter Zarry (E) Western Ontario
Position unconfirmed TOR   Butch Rogers (HB) McMaster
Position unconfirmed BC   Pass  
Position unconfirmed MTL   Pass  
Position unconfirmed CGY   Pass  
Position unconfirmed OTT   Dan Nelson (E) Toronto
Position unconfirmed WPG   Pass  
Position unconfirmed HAM   Pass  
Position unconfirmed EDM   Pass  
  • Date: Jan. 19, 1958
  • Location: Winnipeg, MB
  • Rounds: 5
  • Players selected: 32
Notes

Held on the formation day of the league, the first CFL draft allowed teams to select graduating players from six universities.

Round Played / Picks (%) League GP
League Total 9 / 32 (28.12%) 466
1 5 / 9 (55.56%) 359
2 3 / 9 (33.33%) 73
3 1 / 6 (16.67%) 34
4 0 / 5 (0.00%) 0
5 0 / 3 (0.00%) 0

1958 Team Breakdown and Draft Success

Team Played / Picks (%) League GP Team GP
League Total 9 / 32 (28.12%) 466 344
Ottawa RedBlacks 3 / 5 (60.00%) 209 166
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1 / 2 (50.00%) 11 0
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1 / 2 (50.00%) 10 0
Toronto Argonauts 2 / 5 (40.00%) 86 75
BC Lions 1 / 3 (33.33%) 103 56
Montreal Alouettes 1 / 4 (25.00%) 47 47
Calgary Stampeders 0 / 2 (0.00%) 0 0
Edmonton Elks 0 / 4 (0.00%) 0 0
Saskatchewan Roughriders 0 / 5 (0.00%) 0 0

1958 Draft Breakdown

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

Sources

Contributors

  • No contributors for this draft.

Notices

  • Data is unverified (Unconfirmed selections or order)
  • Data needs investigation (Draft order)