1998 CFL Canadian Amateur Draft

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-Daniel 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 Minnesota 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
  • Date: April 7, 1998
  • Location: by conference call
  • Rounds: 6
  • Players selected: 43
Round Played / Picks (%) League GP
League Total 23 / 43 (53.49%) 2,002
1 7 / 7 (100.00%) 655
2 5 / 5 (100.00%) 534
3 4 / 8 (50.00%) 619
4 5 / 8 (62.50%) 156
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 23 / 43 (53.49%) 2,002 1,335
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
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2 / 5 (40.00%) 17 17
Toronto Argonauts 2 / 6 (33.33%) 157 81

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 Minnesota State, St. Francis Xavier, Syracuse, Toronto, Utah, Western Ontario, Winona State

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.