1961 CFL Canadian Amateur Draft

  • Date: Feb. 10, 1961
  • Location: Winnipeg, MB
  • Rounds: 6
  • Players selected: 24
Notes

The 1961 Amateur Draft had only six teams participate — all four eastern teams, the Calgary Stampeders and the BC Lions — selecting graduating players from four eastern universities.

Round Played / Picks (%) League GP
League Total 5 / 24 (20.83%) 130
1 3 / 5 (60.00%) 96
2 1 / 5 (20.00%) 2
3 0 / 5 (0.00%) 0
4 0 / 4 (0.00%) 0
5 1 / 4 (25.00%) 32
6 0 / 1 (0.00%) 0

1961 Team Breakdown and Draft Success

Team Played / Picks (%) League GP Team GP
League Total 5 / 24 (20.83%) 130 69
Calgary Stampeders 2 / 3 (66.67%) 5 5
Toronto Argonauts 2 / 6 (33.33%) 93 64
Ottawa Rough Riders 1 / 5 (20.00%) 32 0
BC Lions 0 / 1 (0.00%) 0 0
Montreal Alouettes 0 / 4 (0.00%) 0 0
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 0 / 5 (0.00%) 0 0

1961 Draft Breakdown

Breakdown by Position
  • 7 — HB
  • 6 — G
  • 3 — E
  • 3 — T
  • 2 — C
  • 1 — DE
  • 1 — FB
  • 1 — LB
Breakdown by College/Program
  • 12 — Toronto
  • 5 — McGill
  • 5 — Queen's
  • 2 — Western Ontario

Canadian Amateur Draft Selections

Round–Pos
(Overall)
Team[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1) TOR [HAM] Casey Wood (T) Toronto
1–2 (2) CGY Glen Harding (C) Toronto
1–3 (3) HAM [MTL] John Ware (C) Queen's
1–4 (4) TOR Mike Wicklum (HB) Toronto
1–5 (5) OTT Paul Burroughs (HB) Toronto
2–1 (6) HAM Wally Barrie (LB) McGill
2–2 (7) CGY Don Robb (E) Queen's
2–3 (8) BC [MTL] Wayne Neal (G) Western Ontario
2–4 (9) TOR Mike Muir (E) Toronto
2–5 (10) OTT John Moore (HB) McGill
3–1 (11) HAM Weldon Thorburn (T) Toronto
3–2 (12) CGY Peter Hoisak (DE) McGill
3–3 (13) MTL Milt Jewell (G) Toronto
3–4 (14) TOR Bob Milligan (FB) McGill
3–5 (15) OTT Dick Pearce (HB) Queen's
4–1 (16) HAM Bob House (E) Toronto
4–2 CGY Pass
4–3 (17) MTL Bob McAleese (HB) Queen's
4–4 (18) TOR Sam Poaps (G) Queen's
4–5 (19) OTT Frank Loftus (HB) Western Ontario
5–1 (20) HAM Bob Godley (G) Toronto
5–2 CGY Pass
5–3 (21) MTL Al Braekvelt (G) McGill
5–4 (22) TOR Mike Chykaliuk (G) Toronto
5–5 (23) OTT Johnny Evans (T) Toronto
6–1 HAM Pass
6–2 CGY Pass
6–3 (24) MTL Ed Rush (HB) Toronto
6–4 TOR Pass
6–5 OTT Pass

Sources

Contributors

  • No contributors for this draft.

Notices

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