1989 CFL Canadian Amateur Draft

  • Date: Feb. 25, 1989
  • Location: Hamilton, ON
  • Rounds: 8
  • Players selected: 64
Round Played / Picks (%) League GP
League Total 36 / 64 (56.25%) 2,384
1 8 / 8 (100.00%) 912
2 7 / 8 (87.50%) 536
3 4 / 8 (50.00%) 303
4 6 / 8 (75.00%) 231
5 1 / 8 (12.50%) 35
6 5 / 8 (62.50%) 248
7 4 / 8 (50.00%) 108
8 1 / 8 (12.50%) 11

1989 Team Breakdown and Draft Success

Team Played / Picks (%) League GP Team GP
League Total 36 / 64 (56.25%) 2,384 1,246
Ottawa Rough Riders 6 / 7 (85.71%) 367 166
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 6 / 8 (75.00%) 264 98
Edmonton Eskimos 6 / 9 (66.67%) 517 376
Saskatchewan Roughriders 5 / 8 (62.50%) 484 84
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 4 / 8 (50.00%) 185 163
Calgary Stampeders 4 / 8 (50.00%) 170 119
BC Lions 3 / 8 (37.50%) 230 134
Toronto Argonauts 2 / 8 (25.00%) 167 106

1989 Draft Breakdown

Breakdown by Position
  • 15 — LB
  • 8 — OT
  • 7 — DT
  • 4 — CB
  • 4 — DE
  • 4 — RB
  • 3 — DB
  • 3 — FB
  • 3 — S
  • 3 — SB
  • 2 — HB
  • 2 — P
  • 2 — TE
  • 1 — C
  • 1 — OG
  • 1 — QB
  • 1 — WR
Breakdown by College/Program
  • 4 — Bishop's
  • 4 — British Columbia (UBC)
  • 4 — Calgary
  • 3 — Carleton
  • 3 — Saskatchewan
  • 3 — Simon Fraser
  • 3 — Western Ontario
  • 3 — Wilfrid Laurier
  • 2 — Acadia
  • 2 — Alberta
  • 2 — Guelph
  • 2 — Massachusetts
  • 2 — Ohio State
  • 2 — Saint Mary's
  • 2 — Slippery Rock
  • 2 — Washington
  • 2 — York
  • 1 — Boise State, Bowling Green, Colgate, Concordia, Dickinson State, Fresno State, Hawaii, Manitoba, McGill, McMaster, Nebraska, Ottawa, Purdue, San Diego State, Thunder Bay Giants Jr., Toronto, Tulsa, Waterloo, Weber State

Canadian Amateur Draft Selections

Round–Pos
(Overall)
Team[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1) OTT Gerald Wilcox (TE) Weber State
1–2 (2) SSK [CGY] Kevin Smellie (RB) Massachusetts
1–3 (3) SSK [HAM] Andrew Thomas (CB) Massachusetts
1–4 (4) SSK Donovan Wright (CB) Slippery Rock
1–5 (5) EDM Michael Soles (RB) McGill
1–6 (6) BC [TOR] Derek MacCready (DE) Ohio State
1–7 (7) EDM [BC] Leroy Blugh (LB) Bishop's
1–8 (8) WPG John O'Brien (LB) York
2–1 (9) SSK [OTT] Dan Payne (DT) Simon Fraser
2–2 (10) TOR [CGY] Mike Campbell (DT) Slippery Rock
2–3 (11) HAM Curtis Bell (WR) Washington
2–4 (12) HAM [SSK] Ernie Schramayr (FB) Purdue
2–5 (13) EDM Randy Bec (SB) Calgary
2–6 (14) TOR Craig Keller (SB) British Columbia (UBC)
2–7 (15) BC Paul Wetmore (LB) Acadia
2–8 (16) WPG Moustafa Ali (CB) Carleton
3–1 (17) OTT Sean Foudy (HB) York
3–2 (18) CGY Lou Cafazzo (DE) Western Ontario
3–3 (19) HAM Wayne Drinkwalter (LB) Thunder Bay Giants Jr.
3–4 (20) CGY [SSK] Richard McCrory (OT) Concordia
3–5 (21) EDM Derek Schumann (S) Bishop's
3–6 (22) TOR Dave Kinzie (DE) Bowling Green
3–7 (23) BC Mike Choma (OT) Wilfrid Laurier
3–8 (24) WPG Bertrand Joyal (TE) Bishop's
4–1 (25) OTT Tom Schimmer (P) Boise State
4–2 (26) CGY Srecko Zizakovic (LB) Ohio State
4–3 (27) HAM Mark Brus (RB) Tulsa
4–4 (28) CGY [SSK] Brent Pollock (OT) Fresno State
4–5 (29) EDM Lou Olsacher (OG) Saint Mary's
4–6 (30) TOR Mike Cote (OT) Colgate
4–7 (31) BC Rohan Dove (CB) Wilfrid Laurier
4–8 (32) WPG Matt Pearce (FB) British Columbia (UBC)
5–1 (33) OTT Nenad Radulovich (OT) Western Ontario
5–2 (34) CGY Harold Hasselback (DT) Washington
5–3 (35) HAM Steve Blyth (DT) San Diego State
5–4 (36) SSK Rob Zimmerman (FB) Calgary
5–5 (37) EDM Brent Korte (DE) Alberta
5–6 (38) TOR Derrick Joseph (DT) Bishop's
5–7 (39) BC Pat Nield (LB) Guelph
5–8 (40) WPG Jeff Croonen (LB) Western Ontario
6–1 (41) OTT Trent Brown (DB) Alberta
6–2 (42) CGY Dave Mossman (S) Hawaii
6–3 (43) HAM Sam Loucks (RB) McMaster
6–4 (44) SSK Shaun Gardiner (LB) Saskatchewan
6–5 (45) EDM Rob Davidson (DT) Toronto
6–6 (46) TOR Roger Dietrich (DT) Simon Fraser
6–7 (47) BC Wayne England (LB) Guelph
6–8 (48) WPG Lance Scranton (OT) Dickinson State
7–1 (49) OTT Gord Weber (LB) Ottawa
7–2 (50) CGY Travis Dunkle (DB) Calgary
7–3 (51) HAM Pete Buchanan (LB) Nebraska
7–4 (52) SSK Kelly Trithart (LB) Saskatchewan
7–5 (53) EDM Mike Hildebrand (DB) Calgary
7–6 (54) TOR Brian Beckles (C) Wilfrid Laurier
7–7 (55) BC Dave Shaw (LB) Waterloo
7–8 (56) WPG Paul Hitchcock (SB) Acadia
8–1 (57) OTT Bob Forest (LB) Carleton
8–2 (58) CGY Brian Steidle (OT) Simon Fraser
8–3 (59) HAM Bill Scollard (P) Saint Mary's
8–4 (60) SSK Greg Galan (QB) Saskatchewan
8–5 (61) EDM Bruce McDonald (S) British Columbia (UBC)
8–6 (62) TOR Dave Harr (LB) Carleton
8–7 (63) BC Mark Nykolaichuk (HB) British Columbia (UBC)
8–8 (64) WPG Ron Bresch (OT) Manitoba

Sources

  • CFL Facts, Figures and Records 1989 Edition
  • The Canadian Pro Football Encyclopedia 2013 Edition

Contributors

  • No contributors for this draft.

Notices

  • No notices for this draft.