1978 CFL Canadian Amateur Draft

  • Date: Feb. 15, 1978
  • Location: Toronto, ON
  • Territorial protections: 18
  • Rounds: 8
  • Players selected: 72
Round Played / Picks (%) League GP
League Total 17 / 72 (23.61%) 970
1 7 / 9 (77.78%) 520
2 4 / 9 (44.44%) 218
3 1 / 9 (11.11%) 16
4 1 / 9 (11.11%) 8
5 2 / 9 (22.22%) 155
6 1 / 9 (11.11%) 39
7 1 / 9 (11.11%) 14
8 0 / 9 (0.00%) 0

1978 Team Breakdown and Draft Success

Team Played / Picks (%) League GP Team GP
League Total 17 / 72 (23.61%) 970 380
Edmonton Eskimos 4 / 9 (44.44%) 75 20
Calgary Stampeders 3 / 9 (33.33%) 309 221
Ottawa Rough Riders 2 / 6 (33.33%) 125 0
BC Lions 2 / 7 (28.57%) 184 69
Montreal Alouettes 3 / 12 (25.00%) 230 62
Saskatchewan Roughriders 1 / 6 (16.67%) 8 8
Toronto Argonauts 1 / 7 (14.29%) 1 0
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1 / 8 (12.50%) 38 0
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 0 / 8 (0.00%) 0 0

1978 Draft Breakdown

Breakdown by Position
  • 12 — DT
  • 12 — LB
  • 12 — WR
  • 11 — DB
  • 8 — RB
  • 6 — OG
  • 6 — TE
  • 5 — OT
  • 4 — G
  • 3 — C
  • 3 — DE
  • 3 — K
  • 2 — QB
  • 2 — T
  • 1 — SB
Breakdown by College/Program
  • 9 — Alberta
  • 8 — Ottawa
  • 6 — Saskatchewan
  • 6 — Simon Fraser
  • 5 — McGill
  • 5 — Waterloo
  • 5 — Wilfrid Laurier
  • 4 — British Columbia (UBC)
  • 4 — Toronto
  • 4 — Western Ontario
  • 3 — Calgary
  • 3 — Guelph
  • 3 — Manitoba
  • 3 — McMaster
  • 3 — Queen's
  • 2 — Acadia
  • 2 — Bishop's
  • 2 — Concordia
  • 2 — Whitworth
  • 1 — Carleton, Central (Iowa), Montana State, New Brunswick, Oregon State, Prince Edward Island, Puget Sound, San Jose State, Utah, Washington State, Windsor

Territorial Protections Jan. 25, 1978

Team[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
CGY Miles Gorrell (DT) Ottawa
CGY Bob Lubig (G) Montana State
HAM Rocky DiPietro (RB) Ottawa
HAM Bruce Holland (DT) Wilfrid Laurier
HAM [TOR] Ken Kogler (LB) Waterloo
SSK Rodney Besler (T) Utah
SSK Doug Redl (G) Saskatchewan
WPG Leo Ezerins (TE) Whitworth
WPG Bernie Morrison (LB) Manitoba
WPG [TOR] Tim Allan (G) Toronto
BC John Blake (G) San Jose State
BC Phil Luke (DE) Simon Fraser
OTT Phil Bakker (T) Queen's
OTT Bruce Walker (WR) Windsor
EDM Joe Poplawski (WR) Alberta
EDM Dave Wilcox (DE) Alberta
MTL Rene Deschamps (DT) Calgary
MTL Craig Labbett (TE) Western Ontario

Canadian Amateur Draft Selections

Round–Pos
(Overall)
Team[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1) CGY Dave Kirzinger (OT) British Columbia (UBC)
1–2 (2) HAM Bob O'Doherty (WR) Queen's
1–3 (3) BC [SSK] Rick Goltz (DT) Simon Fraser
1–4 (4) WPG Evan Jones (TE) British Columbia (UBC)
1–5 (5) TOR Mark Brown (RB) Guelph
1–6 (6) MTL [BC] Neil Quilter (OT) British Columbia (UBC)
1–7 (7) OTT Don Taylor (RB) Central (Iowa)
1–8 (8) EDM Rick Dundas (LB) Whitworth
1–9 (9) MTL Phil Noble (LB) Western Ontario
2–1 (10) CGY Rob Kochel (DB) Western Ontario
2–2 (11) HAM Larry Colbey (OT) Simon Fraser
2–3 (12) MTL [SSK] Gary Boochler (OG) Saskatchewan
2–4 (13) WPG Bob Stracina (WR) Acadia
2–5 (14) MTL [TOR] Jerry Friesen (LB) Saskatchewan
2–6 (15) BC Tom Schultz (LB) Simon Fraser
2–7 (16) MTL [OTT] Bob Hultgren (WR) McMaster
2–8 (17) EDM Richard Bellamy (OG) Wilfrid Laurier
2–9 (18) MTL Ty Morris (WR) Puget Sound
3–1 (19) CGY Dave Allen (LB) Bishop's
3–2 (20) HAM Angelo Castellan (DT) Toronto
3–3 (21) SSK Les McFarlane (DB) Saskatchewan
3–4 (22) WPG Vaughan Wright (RB) Guelph
3–5 (23) TOR Jerry Gulyes (K) Wilfrid Laurier
3–6 (24) EDM [BC] Gerald Palmer (DB) Carleton
3–7 (25) MTL [OTT] Bill O'Bryan (C) Oregon State
3–8 (26) EDM Paul Watson (K) Washington State
3–9 (27) CGY [MTL] Gary Tom (WR) McMaster
4–1 (28) CGY Mike Karpow (K) Waterloo
4–2 (29) HAM Dave Stumpf (WR) Waterloo
4–3 (30) SSK Maurice Butler (WR) Simon Fraser
4–4 (31) WPG Julian Hanlon (OG) Ottawa
4–5 (32) TOR Ian Magowan (DT) McMaster
4–6 (33) BC Phil Roberts (LB) McGill
4–7 (34) OTT Phil Battaglia (LB) New Brunswick
4–8 (35) EDM Jim Hole (OT) Alberta
4–9 (36) MTL Sandy Gray (DB) Ottawa
5–1 (37) CGY Mark Moors (OG) Acadia
5–2 (38) HAM Bill Levine (DT) Toronto
5–3 (39) SSK Mike Hume (SB) Concordia
5–4 (40) WPG Dave Neber (DE) British Columbia (UBC)
5–5 (41) TOR John Greenough (WR) Waterloo
5–6 (42) BC Barry Dobson (TE) McGill
5–7 (43) OTT Linden Davidson (OT) Ottawa
5–8 (44) EDM Richard Foggo (DB) Calgary
5–9 (45) MTL Kerry Powell (RB) Queen's
6–1 (46) CGY Bob Dear (OG) Calgary
6–2 (47) HAM Yves Leclerc (QB) Ottawa
6–3 (48) SSK Mike Lamborn (DB) Saskatchewan
6–4 (49) WPG Steve Davis (DT) Bishop's
6–5 (50) TOR Tim Jones (C) Simon Fraser
6–6 (51) BC John Tietzen (WR) Alberta
6–7 (52) OTT Dave Yurincich (DT) Wilfrid Laurier
6–8 (53) EDM Mark Coflin (OG) Alberta
6–9 (54) MTL Henry Svec (DT) Western Ontario
7–1 (55) CGY Jim Mossop (DB) Toronto
7–2 (56) HAM Mike Katarincic (DB) Wilfrid Laurier
7–3 (57) SSK Dan Graham (LB) McGill
7–4 (58) WPG Gord Bone (TE) Manitoba
7–5 (59) TOR Clark Johnson (WR) Concordia
7–6 (60) BC Bill Hole (DT) Alberta
7–7 (61) OTT Tom Barbeau (RB) McGill
7–8 (62) EDM Dave Zacharko (LB) Alberta
7–9 (63) MTL Clarence Coleman (RB) Ottawa
8–1 (64) CGY Cam Prange (C) Waterloo
8–2 (65) HAM Dan Medwin (TE) Ottawa
8–3 (66) SSK Tim Molnar (LB) Saskatchewan
8–4 (67) WPG Duane Hysop (QB) Manitoba
8–5 (68) TOR Stan Strecker (DB) Guelph
8–6 (69) BC Don Guy (DB) Alberta
8–7 (70) OTT Mike Lyriotokis (DT) Prince Edward Island
8–8 (71) EDM Wes McHarg (DB) Alberta
8–9 (72) MTL Eric Salvatori (RB) McGill

Sources

Contributors

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