Territorial Protections Jan. 25, 1979

Team[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
TOR   Mike McTague (WR) North Dakota State
SSK   Al Johns (DT) Pacific
SSK   Tim Hook (OG) Montana
BC   Nick Hebeler (DT) Simon Fraser
BC   Ron Morehouse (LB) San Diego State
HAM   John Priestner (LB) Western Ontario
HAM   Jim Reid (RB) Wilfrid Laurier
WPG   Rick Chernoff (TE) Manitoba
WPG   Bill Yaworsky (DE) Manitoba
OTT   Malcolm Inglis (OT) Carleton
OTT   Pat Stoqua (DB) Carleton
CGY   Tom Krebs (G) Utah
CGY   Doug Battershill (DB) Weber State
CGY [TOR] Rob Forbes (FB) Drake
MTL   Nick Arakgi (TE) Bishop's
MTL   Phil Colwell (RB) Wilfrid Laurier
EDM   Marco Cyncar (DB) Alberta
EDM   Kerry O'Connor (RB) Alberta

Canadian Amateur Draft Selections

Round–Pos
(Overall)
Team[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1) TOR   Kevin Powell (OT) Utah State
1–2 (2) SSK   Al Chorney (DB) British Columbia (UBC)
1–3 (3) BC   Mark Houghton (RB) California-Berkeley
1–4 (4) SSK [HAM] Gerry Hornett (OT) Simon Fraser
1–5 (5) WPG   Rick House (RB) Simon Fraser
1–6 (6) OTT   Carmen Cartteri (LB) Montana
1–7 (7) CGY   Darrell Moir (WR) Calgary
1–8 (8) CGY [MTL] Darrell Burko (LB) Saskatchewan
1–9 (9) EDM   Dan Brown (LB) Calgary
2–1 (10) TOR   Dan Huculak (RB) Simon Fraser
2–2 (11) SSK   Bernard Crump (DB) British Columbia (UBC)
2–3 (12) BC   Chris Curran (DB) Western Ontario
2–4 (13) HAM   Jim O'Keeffe (DB) Wilfrid Laurier
2–5 (14) WPG   Jim Dziedzina (TE) Simon Fraser
2–6 (15) OTT   Al Dosant (DB) Windsor
2–7 (16) CGY   Ed Thomas (DB) Boise State
2–8 (17) HAM [MTL] Walt Payerl (WR) Western Ontario
2–9 (18) EDM   Chris Davies (TE) British Columbia (UBC)
3–1 (19) MTL [TOR] Ed Szpytma (DE) McMaster
3–2 (20) BC [SSK] Kevin Aver (DB) St. Francis Xavier
3–3 (21) BC   Murray Watson (DE) Western Ontario
3–4 (22) WPG [HAM] Walt Passaglia (WR) Simon Fraser
3–5 (23) WPG   Doug Biggerstaff (DE) British Columbia (UBC)
3–6 (24) MTL [OTT] Adrien Polesel (DT) McMaster
3–7 (25) CGY   Jeff Inglis (OL) Guelph
3–8 (26) MTL   Jim Rutka (WR) Queen's
3–9 (27) EDM   Dave Roberts (LB) Queen's
4–1 (28) TOR   Brent Racette (DE) British Columbia (UBC)
4–2 (29) SSK   Joe Sturby (LB) Saskatchewan
4–3 (30) BC   Torinda Panetta (LB) Carleton
4–4 (31) WPG [HAM] Chris Brewer (DE) Acadia
4–5 (32) WPG   Jim McHugh (LB) McMaster
4–6 (33) OTT   David Green (FB) Carleton
4–7 (34) CGY   Clay Richards (DB) Gavilan JC
4–8 (35) MTL   Roland Mangold (OG) Northeast Missouri State
4–9 (36) EDM   Blair Shier (OT) Bishop's
5–1 (37) TOR   Mark Forsyth (DB) Wilfrid Laurier
5–2 (38) SSK   Lyle Bauer (OG) Weber State
5–3 (39) BC   John MacKay (RB) Simon Fraser
5–4 (40) HAM   Mark Heidebrecht (DT) Springfield College (MA)
5–5 (41) WPG   Bob McEachern (LB) Weber State
5–6 (42) OTT   Blaine Shore (WR) Queen's
5–7 (43) CGY   Dan Hagen (SB) Waterloo
5–8 (44) MTL   Harry Webster (OT) Bishop's
5–9 (45) EDM   Gary Simpson (DB) Carleton
6–1 (46) TOR   Peter Racey (OT) Simon Fraser
6–2 (47) SSK   Paul Krepinski (DT) Utah State
6–3 (48) BC   Barry Muis (WR) British Columbia (UBC)
6–4 (49) HAM   Jack Davis (DT) Wilfrid Laurier
6–5 (50) WPG   Gerry Hatherly (LB) Manitoba
6–6 (51) OTT   Scott Spurgeon (DB) St. Francis Xavier
6–7 (52) CGY   Ossie Wilson (SB) McMaster
6–8 (53) MTL   Richard Payne (LB) Wilfrid Laurier
6–9 (54) EDM   Bob Colak (LB) Windsor
7–1 (55) TOR   John Goodrow (RB) Toronto
7–2 (56) SSK   Lorne Groot (DT) Alberta
7–3 (57) BC   Paul Jaffe (LB) Carleton
7–4 (58) HAM   Peter Hepburn (DT) Wilfrid Laurier
7–5 (59) WPG   Barry Safiniuk (RB) Manitoba
7–6 (60) OTT   David Behm (RB) Ottawa
7–7 (61) CGY   George Fieber (C) Manitoba
7–8 (62) MTL   Keir Cutler (WR) McGill
7–9 (63) EDM   Paul Shugart (TE) Queen's
  • Date: Feb. 14, 1979
  • Location: Toronto, ON
  • Territorial protections: 18
  • Rounds: 7
  • Players selected: 63
Round Played / Picks (%) League GP
League Total 15 / 63 (23.81%) 1,142
1 7 / 9 (77.78%) 645
2 1 / 9 (11.11%) 39
3 3 / 9 (33.33%) 134
4 3 / 9 (33.33%) 163
5 1 / 9 (11.11%) 161
6 0 / 9 (0.00%) 0
7 0 / 9 (0.00%) 0

1979 Team Breakdown and Draft Success

Team Played / Picks (%) League GP Team GP
League Total 15 / 63 (23.81%) 1,142 578
Saskatchewan Roughriders 3 / 7 (42.86%) 293 93
Calgary Stampeders 3 / 8 (37.50%) 197 149
Toronto Argonauts 2 / 6 (33.33%) 262 56
Ottawa RedBlacks 2 / 6 (33.33%) 41 7
Montreal Alouettes 2 / 7 (28.57%) 106 81
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2 / 9 (22.22%) 211 160
BC Lions 1 / 8 (12.50%) 32 32
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 0 / 5 (0.00%) 0 0
Edmonton Elks 0 / 7 (0.00%) 0 0

1979 Draft Breakdown

Breakdown by Position
  • 14 — DB
  • 14 — LB
  • 10 — RB
  • 8 — DT
  • 8 — WR
  • 6 — DE
  • 6 — OT
  • 5 — TE
  • 3 — OG
  • 2 — FB
  • 2 — SB
  • 1 — C
  • 1 — G
  • 1 — OL
Breakdown by College/Program
  • 8 — Simon Fraser
  • 7 — Wilfrid Laurier
  • 6 — British Columbia (UBC)
  • 6 — Carleton
  • 5 — Manitoba
  • 4 — McMaster
  • 4 — Queen's
  • 4 — Western Ontario
  • 3 — Alberta
  • 3 — Bishop's
  • 3 — Weber State
  • 2 — Calgary
  • 2 — Montana
  • 2 — Saskatchewan
  • 2 — St. Francis Xavier
  • 2 — Utah State
  • 2 — Windsor
  • 1 — Acadia, Boise State, California-Berkeley, Drake, Gavilan JC, Guelph, McGill, North Dakota State, Northeast Missouri State, Ottawa, Pacific, San Diego State, Springfield College (MA), Toronto, Utah, Waterloo

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