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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