1998 CFL Canadian Amateur Draft

  • Date: April 7, 1998
  • Location: by conference call
  • Rounds: 6
  • Players selected: 43
Round Played / Picks (%) League GP
League Total 22 / 43 (51.16%) 1,993
1 7 / 7 (100.00%) 655
2 5 / 5 (100.00%) 534
3 4 / 8 (50.00%) 619
4 4 / 8 (50.00%) 147
5 2 / 7 (28.57%) 38
6 0 / 8 (0.00%) 0

1998 Team Breakdown and Draft Success

Team Played / Picks (%) League GP Team GP
League Total 22 / 43 (51.16%) 1,993 1,326
Edmonton Eskimos 4 / 6 (66.67%) 311 137
Montreal Alouettes 3 / 5 (60.00%) 617 575
BC Lions 3 / 5 (60.00%) 327 217
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 3 / 5 (60.00%) 145 35
Saskatchewan Roughriders 3 / 5 (60.00%) 83 60
Calgary Stampeders 3 / 6 (50.00%) 345 213
Toronto Argonauts 2 / 6 (33.33%) 157 81
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1 / 5 (20.00%) 8 8

1998 Draft Breakdown

Breakdown by Position
  • 9 — LB
  • 6 — OL
  • 6 — WR
  • 4 — DB
  • 4 — DL
  • 4 — K
  • 4 — RB
  • 3 — SB
  • 1 — CB
  • 1 — OG
  • 1 — OT
Breakdown by College/Program
  • 4 — Calgary
  • 3 — British Columbia (UBC)
  • 3 — Manitoba
  • 3 — Ottawa
  • 3 — Saskatchewan
  • 2 — Acadia
  • 2 — Brigham Young
  • 2 — Laval
  • 2 — McGill
  • 2 — Waterloo
  • 1 — Concordia, Harvard, Hastings, Minnesota, Minot State, Mount Allison, Northern Illinois, Notre Dame, Oregon, Saint Mary's, Southwest State, St. Francis Xavier, Syracuse, Toronto, Utah, Western Ontario, Winona State

Canadian Amateur Draft Selections

Round–Pos
(Overall)
Team[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1) HAM Tim Fleiszer (DL) Harvard
1–2 (2) TOR [WPG] Dave Miller-Johnston (K) Concordia
1–3 (3) BC Steve Hardin (OT) Oregon
1–4 (4) CGY Marc Pilon (LB) Syracuse
1–5 (5) EDM Philippe Girard (DB) Mount Allison
1–6 (6) MTL Ben Cahoon (WR) Brigham Young
1–7 (7) SSK Curtis Galick (DB) British Columbia (UBC)
1–8 TOR Forfeited pick for 1997 Supplemental Draft Pick Andre Kirwan
2–1 (8) SSK [HAM] Ousmane Tounkara (WR) Ottawa
2–2 TOR [WPG] Forfeited pick for 1997 Supplemental Draft Pick Jeremy O'Day
2–3 (9) BC Ryan Thelwell (SB) Minnesota
2–4 (10) CGY Andre Arlain (SB) St. Francis Xavier
2–5 (11) EDM Samir Chahine (OG) McGill
2–6 MTL Forfeited pick for Tracy Ham signing
2–7 (12) TOR [SSK] Roger Dunbrack (RB) Western Ontario
2–8 TOR Forfeited pick for 1997 Supplemental Draft Pick
3–1 (13) HAM Devin Grant (OL) Utah
3–2 (14) BC [WPG] Matt Kellett (K) Saskatchewan
3–3 (15) MTL [WPG, BC] Scott Flory (OL) Saskatchewan
3–4 (16) CGY Harland You (DL) Brigham Young
3–5 (17) EDM Scott Deibert (RB) Minot State
3–6 (18) MTL Will Loftus (DB) Manitoba
3–7 (19) SSK Kevin Pressburger (LB) Waterloo
3–8 (20) TOR Jermaine Brown (RB) Winona State
4–1 (21) HAM Tarek Jayoussi (WR) Calgary
4–2 (22) WPG Garrett Sutherland (LB) Northern Illinois
4–3 (23) WPG [BC] Jean Roy (DL) Ottawa
4–4 (24) CGY Aubrey Cummings (WR) Acadia
4–5 (25) EDM Chris Evraire (SB) Ottawa
4–6 (26) WPG [MTL] Eddie Williams (WR) Southwest State
4–7 (27) SSK Jason Van Geel (LB) Waterloo
4–8 (28) TOR Brian Mlachak (K) Calgary
5–1 (29) HAM Jeff Brown (CB) Acadia
5–2 (30) BC [WPG] Bernard Gravel (DB) Laval
5–3 (31) BC Francesco Pepe-Esposito (LB) Laval
5–4 (32) CGY Gene Stahl (RB) Calgary
5–5 (33) EDM Jim Cooper (OL) British Columbia (UBC)
5–6 (34) MTL Daniel Lafontaine (OL) McGill
5–7 (35) TOR [SSK] Eric Shilts (WR) Toronto
5–8 TOR Forfeited pick for 1997 Supplemental Draft Pick Stephan LeClerc
6–1 (36) HAM Benjie Hutchison (DL) British Columbia (UBC)
6–2 (37) WPG John Baunemann (K) Manitoba
6–3 (38) WPG [BC] Chad Vath (LB) Manitoba
6–4 (39) CGY Jodi Bednarek (LB) Calgary
6–5 (40) EDM Adam Kossack (OL) Hastings
6–6 (41) MTL Kelly Ireland (OL) Saint Mary's
6–7 (42) SSK James Rapesse (LB) Saskatchewan
6–8 (43) TOR Bill Mitoulas (LB) Notre Dame

Sources

  • CFL Facts, Figures and Records 1998 Edition
  • The Canadian Pro Football Encyclopedia 2013 Edition

Contributors

  • No contributors for this draft.

Notices

  • No notices for this draft.