1963 CFL Canadian Amateur Draft

  • Date: Feb. 16, 1963
  • Location: Hamilton, ON
  • Rounds: 20
  • Players selected: 69
Notes

The 1963 Amateur Draft was the first full amateur draft, all nine teams participated and were allowed to select players from any Canadian college or university.

Round Played / Picks (%) League GP
League Total 11 / 69 (15.94%) 525
1 6 / 9 (66.67%) 256
2 1 / 9 (11.11%) 19
3 2 / 9 (22.22%) 110
4 1 / 9 (11.11%) 138
5 0 / 6 (0.00%) 0
6 0 / 6 (0.00%) 0
7 0 / 4 (0.00%) 0
8 0 / 4 (0.00%) 0
9 0 / 2 (0.00%) 0
10 0 / 1 (0.00%) 0
11 0 / 1 (0.00%) 0
12 0 / 1 (0.00%) 0
13 0 / 1 (0.00%) 0
14 0 / 1 (0.00%) 0
15 0 / 1 (0.00%) 0
16 0 / 1 (0.00%) 0
17 0 / 1 (0.00%) 0
18 0 / 1 (0.00%) 0
19 1 / 1 (100.00%) 2
20 0 / 1 (0.00%) 0

1963 Team Breakdown and Draft Success

Team Played / Picks (%) League GP Team GP
League Total 11 / 69 (15.94%) 525 167
BC Lions 1 / 2 (50.00%) 94 48
Edmonton Eskimos 2 / 7 (28.57%) 56 16
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1 / 4 (25.00%) 9 9
Saskatchewan Roughriders 1 / 4 (25.00%) 1 0
Ottawa Rough Riders 2 / 10 (20.00%) 94 94
Calgary Stampeders 1 / 8 (12.50%) 112 0
Toronto Argonauts 1 / 8 (12.50%) 19 0
Montreal Alouettes 2 / 19 (10.53%) 140 0
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 0 / 7 (0.00%) 0 0

1963 Draft Breakdown

Breakdown by Position
  • 29 — HB
  • 8 — C
  • 8 — T
  • 7 — E
  • 7 — G
  • 6 — QB
  • 3 — FB
  • 1 — LB
Breakdown by College/Program
  • 8 — Alberta
  • 8 — Queen's
  • 8 — Western Ontario
  • 7 — McGill
  • 6 — British Columbia (UBC)
  • 5 — Loyola
  • 5 — Ottawa
  • 4 — Carleton
  • 4 — McMaster
  • 4 — Toronto
  • 2 — Mount Allison
  • 2 — St. Francis Xavier
  • 1 — Bishop's, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Royal Military College, Saint Mary's, Saskatchewan

Canadian Amateur Draft Selections

Round–Pos
(Overall)
Team[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1) TOR John Wydraney (HB) Western Ontario
1–2 (2) HAM [EDM] Keb Rysdale (HB) Western Ontario
1–3 (3) OTT [BC] Rick Black (HB) Mount Allison
1–4 (4) OTT Bill Miklas (G) Queen's
1–5 (5) SSK Jim Hogan (T) Western Ontario
1–6 (6) EDM [MTL] Pete Howlett (FB) Loyola
1–7 (7) CGY Roy Shatzko (G) British Columbia (UBC)
1–8 (8) OTT [HAM] Peter Quinn (HB) Queen's
1–9 (9) WPG Ian Monteith (FB) McGill
2–1 (10) TOR John Metras, Jr. (C) Western Ontario
2–2 (11) EDM Fred Endley (LB) Queen's
2–3 (12) BC Noal Bates (G) Toronto
2–4 (13) OTT Paul Benoit (HB) Carleton
2–5 (14) SSK Gary Cranmer (HB) Western Ontario
2–6 (15) MTL Ray German (C) Ottawa
2–7 (16) CGY Ken Neilsen (HB) Alberta
2–8 (17) HAM George Chris (HB) McMaster
2–9 (18) WPG John Shanksi (HB) Manitoba
3–1 (19) TOR Wayne Reeder (HB) Royal Military College
3–2 (20) EDM Mike Kostin (QB) Loyola
3–3 (21) BC Peter Kempf (C) British Columbia (UBC)
3–4 (22) OTT Len Robinson (T) Ottawa
3–5 (23) SSK Bill Siman (HB) Queen's
3–6 (24) MTL Gary Boug (QB) Western Ontario
3–7 (25) CGY Bert Carron (HB) Alberta
3–8 (26) HAM Al Brereton (HB) Toronto
3–9 (27) WPG Ray Wickland (FB) British Columbia (UBC)
4–1 (28) TOR Len Blackladder (HB) Ottawa
4–2 (29) EDM Gary Smith (QB) Alberta
4–3 (30) OTT [BC] Bob Bourgalt (G) Loyola
4–4 (31) OTT Ted Moore (C) Saint Mary's
4–5 (32) SSK Don Williams (G) Saskatchewan
4–6 (33) MTL Paul Desjardins (C) Ottawa
4–7 (34) CGY John Vergne (E) Queen's
4–8 (35) HAM Jack Dever (HB) Carleton
4–9 (36) WPG Ron Near (E) Toronto
5–1 (37) TOR Neil Weber (HB) St. Francis Xavier
5–2 (38) EDM John Miliken (QB) Bishop's
5–3 BC Pass
5–4 (39) OTT John Sevigny (HB) Carleton
5–5 SSK Pass
5–6 (40) MTL Peter Trudell (HB) Loyola
5–7 (41) CGY John Quinn (HB) Queen's
5–8 (42) HAM Dave Cottrell (HB) New Brunswick
5–9 WPG Pass
6–1 (43) TOR Ted Farrow (T) Western Ontario
6–2 (44) EDM Ed Martinux (G) Alberta
6–3 BC Pass
6–4 (45) OTT John Nash (HB) Western Ontario
6–5 SSK Pass
6–6 (46) MTL John Futa (E) Queen's
6–7 (47) CGY Gary West (HB) Queen's
6–8 (48) HAM Bill Duncan (T) Alberta
6–9 WPG Pass
7–1 (49) TOR Tom Kristenbrun (T) Toronto
7–2 (50) EDM Maynard Boilan (C) Alberta
7–3 BC Pass
7–4 (51) OTT John Greben (T) McMaster
7–5 SSK Pass
7–6 (52) MTL Len St. John (HB) Carleton
7–7 CGY Pass
7–8 HAM Pass
7–9 WPG Pass
8–1 (53) TOR Barry Corkmer (QB) British Columbia (UBC)
8–2 EDM Pass
8–3 BC Pass
8–4 OTT Pass
8–5 SSK Pass
8–6 (54) MTL Larry Cullen (HB) McMaster
8–7 (55) CGY Graeme Strathdee (HB) McGill
8–8 (56) HAM Tom Skypeck (QB) McGill
8–9 WPG Pass
9–1 TOR Pass
9–2 EDM Pass
9–3 BC Pass
9–4 OTT Pass
9–5 SSK Pass
9–6 (57) MTL Jim Allen (E) Ottawa
9–7 (58) CGY Ewart Budgell (HB) McGill
9–8 HAM Pass
9–9 WPG Pass
10–1 TOR Pass
10–2 EDM Pass
10–3 BC Pass
10–4 OTT Pass
10–5 SSK Pass
10–6 (59) MTL Jake Dineen (E) St. Francis Xavier
10–7 CGY Pass
10–8 HAM Pass
10–9 WPG Pass
11–1 TOR Pass
11–2 EDM Pass
11–3 BC Pass
11–4 OTT Pass
11–5 SSK Pass
11–6 (60) MTL Fred Jazbac (C) McMaster
11–7 CGY Pass
11–8 HAM Pass
11–9 WPG Pass
12–1 TOR Pass
12–2 EDM Pass
12–3 BC Pass
12–4 OTT Pass
12–5 SSK Pass
12–6 (61) MTL Irv Narvey (E) Loyola
12–7 CGY Pass
12–8 HAM Pass
12–9 WPG Pass
13–1 TOR Pass
13–2 EDM Pass
13–3 BC Pass
13–4 OTT Pass
13–5 SSK Pass
13–6 (62) MTL Murray Thomas (HB) McGill
13–7 CGY Pass
13–8 HAM Pass
13–9 WPG Pass
14–1 TOR Pass
14–2 EDM Pass
14–3 BC Pass
14–4 OTT Pass
14–5 SSK Pass
14–6 (63) MTL Fraser Allen (HB) McGill
14–7 CGY Pass
14–8 HAM Pass
14–9 WPG Pass
15–1 TOR Pass
15–2 EDM Pass
15–3 BC Pass
15–4 OTT Pass
15–5 SSK Pass
15–6 (64) MTL Pete Halmay (T) McGill
15–7 CGY Pass
15–8 HAM Pass
15–9 WPG Pass
16–1 TOR Pass
16–2 EDM Pass
16–3 BC Pass
16–4 OTT Pass
16–5 SSK Pass
16–6 (65) MTL Wayne Osborne (T) British Columbia (UBC)
16–7 CGY Pass
16–8 HAM Pass
16–9 WPG Pass
17–1 TOR Pass
17–2 EDM Pass
17–3 BC Pass
17–4 OTT Pass
17–5 SSK Pass
17–6 (66) MTL Arnie Smith (C) British Columbia (UBC)
17–7 CGY Pass
17–8 HAM Pass
17–9 WPG Pass
18–1 TOR Pass
18–2 EDM Pass
18–3 BC Pass
18–4 OTT Pass
18–5 SSK Pass
18–6 (67) MTL Rich Sheffer (E) Mount Allison
18–7 CGY Pass
18–8 HAM Pass
18–9 WPG Pass
19–1 TOR Pass
19–2 EDM Pass
19–3 BC Pass
19–4 OTT Pass
19–5 SSK Pass
19–6 (68) MTL Jim Christoff (G) Alberta
19–7 CGY Pass
19–8 HAM Pass
19–9 WPG Pass
20–1 TOR Pass
20–2 EDM Pass
20–3 BC Pass
20–4 OTT Pass
20–5 SSK Pass
20–6 (69) MTL Vic Messier (HB) Alberta
20–7 CGY Pass
20–8 HAM Pass
20–9 WPG Pass

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