1977 CFL Canadian Amateur Draft

  • Date: Feb. 16, 1977
  • Location: Toronto, ON
  • Territorial protections: 18
  • Rounds: 10
  • Players selected: 88
Round Played / Picks (%) League GP
League Total 21 / 88 (23.86%) 1,532
1 6 / 9 (66.67%) 718
2 3 / 9 (33.33%) 281
3 4 / 9 (44.44%) 124
4 2 / 9 (22.22%) 175
5 2 / 9 (22.22%) 149
6 2 / 9 (22.22%) 55
7 0 / 9 (0.00%) 0
8 1 / 9 (11.11%) 25
9 1 / 9 (11.11%) 5
10 0 / 7 (0.00%) 0

1977 Team Breakdown and Draft Success

Team Played / Picks (%) League GP Team GP
League Total 21 / 88 (23.86%) 1,532 529
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 4 / 9 (44.44%) 186 76
Montreal Alouettes 3 / 9 (33.33%) 226 6
Edmonton Eskimos 3 / 10 (30.00%) 430 6
Saskatchewan Roughriders 2 / 7 (28.57%) 79 7
Calgary Stampeders 2 / 9 (22.22%) 80 76
BC Lions 2 / 10 (20.00%) 225 203
Toronto Argonauts 2 / 10 (20.00%) 189 69
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 2 / 14 (14.29%) 63 42
Ottawa Rough Riders 1 / 10 (10.00%) 54 44

1977 Draft Breakdown

Breakdown by Position
  • 18 — DB
  • 14 — LB
  • 14 — WR
  • 12 — DT
  • 12 — RB
  • 7 — OT
  • 6 — OG
  • 5 — QB
  • 4 — DE
  • 4 — TE
  • 3 — C
  • 3 — FB
  • 2 — K
  • 1 — G
  • 1 — HB
Breakdown by College/Program
  • 9 — Toronto
  • 8 — Ottawa
  • 7 — Simon Fraser
  • 6 — Calgary
  • 6 — Western Ontario
  • 6 — Wilfrid Laurier
  • 6 — Windsor
  • 4 — Manitoba
  • 4 — Waterloo
  • 3 — Acadia
  • 3 — Alberta
  • 3 — Dalhousie
  • 3 — Guelph
  • 3 — McMaster
  • 3 — Richmond
  • 2 — Bishop's
  • 2 — British Columbia (UBC)
  • 2 — Mount Allison
  • 2 — Queen's
  • 2 — Saint Mary's
  • 2 — Saskatchewan
  • 2 — St. Francis Xavier
  • 1 — Boise State, Brigham Young, Drake, Eastern Illinois, Livingston, Marshall, Michigan State, Minot State, Missouri, New Brunswick, North Dakota, North Dakota State, Notre Dame, Princeton, San Jose State, Western Kentucky, York, Youngstown State

Territorial Protections Jan. 20, 1977

Team[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
CGY Lawrence Harrison (OG) Calgary
CGY Larry Leathem (WR) Calgary
CGY [BC] John Malinosky (OT) Michigan State
TOR Paul Bennett (DB) Wilfrid Laurier
TOR Mark Bragagnolo (RB) Toronto
BC John Blain (OT) San Jose State
WPG Gary Rosolowich (DB) Boise State
WPG Lyall Woznesensky (DE) Simon Fraser
EDM Leon Lysziewicz (DT) Alberta
EDM Dave Salloum (OT) Alberta
HAM John Kinch (RB) Youngstown State
HAM Dan Bovair (DB) Wilfrid Laurier
SSK Lorne Hubick (RB) Eastern Illinois
SSK Preston Young (DB) Simon Fraser
OTT Mike Murphy (RB) Ottawa
OTT Doug McGee (G) Richmond
OTT [MTL] Dan Fournier (WR) Princeton
OTT [MTL] Bryan McLaughlin (OT) Simon Fraser

Canadian Amateur Draft Selections

Round–Pos
(Overall)
Team[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1) OTT [CGY] Mike Riley (DT) Dalhousie
1–2 (2) TOR Rick Sowieta (LB) Richmond
1–3 (3) SSK [BC] Emil Neilson (DB) Simon Fraser
1–4 (4) WPG Ray Honey (OT) Drake
1–5 (5) MTL Craig Thomson (LB) Ottawa
1–6 (6) EDM Bob Cameron (QB) Acadia
1–7 (7) EDM [HAM] Tom Chad (DB) Saskatchewan
1–8 (8) HAM [SSK] John Martini (LB) Toronto
1–9 (9) OTT Kirk Defazie (DB) Waterloo
2–1 (10) BC [CGY] Robin Adair (WR) Saskatchewan
2–2 (11) TOR Cliff Pelham (DB) Dalhousie
2–3 (12) BC Doug Seymour (DT) Missouri
2–4 (13) SSK [WPG] John Nelson (FB) Manitoba
2–5 (14) MTL Hector Pothier (DT) Saint Mary's
2–6 (15) EDM J.P. Brescacin (TE) North Dakota State
2–7 (16) HAM John Rothwell (DB) Waterloo
2–8 (17) SSK Roger Adams (TE) Windsor
2–9 (18) OTT Jim Lynn (OT) Windsor
3–1 (19) CGY Robin Harber (DB) Ottawa
3–2 (20) TOR Alan MacLean (OG) Bishop's
3–3 (21) BC Mike Moore (DT) British Columbia (UBC)
3–4 (22) WPG Duncan MacKinlay (LB) Western Ontario
3–5 (23) CGY [MTL] Jim Cotta (WR) Guelph
3–6 (24) EDM Dave Beaton (DT) Simon Fraser
3–7 (25) HAM Paul Sheridan (DE) York
3–8 (26) SSK Mike Murphy (LB) Wilfrid Laurier
3–9 (27) OTT Jim McCaffrey (DB) Richmond
4–1 (28) CGY Cam Thompson (LB) Ottawa
4–2 (29) TOR Brian Anderson (C) Guelph
4–3 (30) BC Glenn Leonhard (DT) Manitoba
4–4 (31) WPG Jamie Bone (QB) Western Ontario
4–5 (32) MTL Chris Kotsopoulos (WR) Toronto
4–6 (33) EDM Ray Clark (DB) Simon Fraser
4–7 (34) HAM Julio Giordani (LB) Toronto
4–8 (35) SSK Gary Gaska (DB) Manitoba
4–9 (36) OTT Rod Bell (TE) New Brunswick
5–1 (37) CGY Colin Ogilvy (DB) Simon Fraser
5–2 (38) TOR David Bossey (LB) Notre Dame
5–3 (39) BC Bob Hogan (HB) Windsor
5–4 (40) WPG John McCorquindale (FB) Brigham Young
5–5 (41) MTL Rocky Treleaven (K) Minot State
5–6 (42) EDM Larry Sandre (WR) Windsor
5–7 (43) HAM Glen Dawson (K) Marshall
5–8 (44) SSK Harry Kruger (DB) Calgary
5–9 (45) OTT Roger Wheller (WR) Acadia
6–1 (46) CGY Tom Reimer (WR) British Columbia (UBC)
6–2 (47) TOR Hugh Fraser (WR) Ottawa
6–3 (48) BC Nigel Wilson (WR) Western Ontario
6–4 (49) WPG Al Bowness (RB) Manitoba
6–5 (50) MTL Grant Hagerty (OG) Wilfrid Laurier
6–6 (51) EDM Jim Duncan (RB) Queen's
6–7 (52) HAM Andre Morin (DT) Ottawa
6–8 (53) SSK Mike Steele (OG) Toronto
6–9 (54) OTT Dan Sartor (C) Ottawa
7–1 (55) CGY Rick Stinton (LB) Calgary
7–2 (56) TOR Greg Mosher (DB) Dalhousie
7–3 (57) BC Terry Davis (OG) Western Ontario
7–4 (58) WPG Doyle Matheson (DB) Calgary
7–5 (59) MTL Brian Johnston (DT) Mount Allison
7–6 (60) EDM Mike Warbick (WR) Wilfrid Laurier
7–7 (61) HAM Bill Rozalowsky (RB) Western Ontario
7–8 (62) HAM [SSK] Terry Tapak (DE) Acadia
7–9 (63) OTT Ross Tripp (RB) McMaster
8–1 (64) CGY Dave Langley (QB) Toronto
8–2 (65) TOR Tom Arnott (DT) Guelph
8–3 (66) BC Dennis Shaw (OG) Ottawa
8–4 (67) WPG Peter Capobianco (LB) Livingston
8–5 (68) MTL Bruce Wilkins (RB) Bishop's
8–6 (69) EDM Dale Gullekson (RB) Alberta
8–7 (70) HAM Mark Dumont (LB) St. Francis Xavier
8–8 (71) HAM [SSK] Pat Chemeris (OT) Waterloo
8–9 (72) OTT John Harrison (QB) McMaster
9–1 (73) CGY Vince Zvonkin (RB) Waterloo
9–2 (74) TOR Sam Sinopoli (TE) Toronto
9–3 (75) BC Paul Sheehan (WR) Western Kentucky
9–4 (76) WPG Gary Krahn (LB) North Dakota
9–5 (77) MTL Dave Brescacin (C) Windsor
9–6 (78) EDM Lubomir Alexov (DE) Toronto
9–7 (79) HAM James D'Andrea (DB) Queen's
9–8 (80) HAM [SSK] Dean Lees (LB) Saint Mary's
9–9 (81) OTT Phil Ridley (FB) St. Francis Xavier
10–1 (82) CGY Roger Pedersen (DT) Calgary
10–2 (83) TOR John Vernon (LB) Toronto
10–3 (84) BC Dan Dupuis (RB) Windsor
10–4 (85) WPG Wayne Parizeau (QB) Wilfrid Laurier
10–5 (86) MTL Mark Bohan (WR) Mount Allison
10–6 EDM Pass
10–7 (87) HAM Peter Logan (WR) Western Ontario
10–8 (88) HAM [SSK] Jim Howard (DT) McMaster
10–9 OTT Pass

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