2003 CFL Canadian Amateur Draft

  • Date: April 30, 2003
  • Location: by conference call
  • Rounds: 6
  • Players selected: 53
Round Played / Picks (%) League GP
League Total 35 / 53 (66.04%) 2,789
1 8 / 9 (88.89%) 858
2 6 / 9 (66.67%) 515
3 7 / 9 (77.78%) 440
4 5 / 8 (62.50%) 304
5 5 / 9 (55.56%) 278
6 4 / 9 (44.44%) 394

2003 Team Breakdown and Draft Success

Team Played / Picks (%) League GP Team GP
League Total 35 / 53 (66.04%) 2,789 1,574
Calgary Stampeders 11 / 11 (100.00%) 752 388
Montreal Alouettes 7 / 9 (77.78%) 608 291
BC Lions 3 / 4 (75.00%) 360 326
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 3 / 4 (75.00%) 32 30
Toronto Argonauts 2 / 3 (66.67%) 232 119
Edmonton Eskimos 4 / 7 (57.14%) 139 53
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 2 / 5 (40.00%) 204 181
Ottawa Renegades 2 / 6 (33.33%) 277 1
Saskatchewan Roughriders 1 / 4 (25.00%) 185 185

2003 Draft Breakdown

Breakdown by Position
  • 12 — LB
  • 8 — OL
  • 7 — WR
  • 4 — DL
  • 3 — FB
  • 3 — K
  • 3 — OT
  • 2 — CB
  • 2 — DT
  • 2 — OG
  • 2 — RB
  • 1 — DB
  • 1 — DE
  • 1 — QB
  • 1 — SB
  • 1 — TE
Breakdown by College/Program
  • 5 — Saint Mary's
  • 4 — Manitoba
  • 3 — British Columbia (UBC)
  • 3 — McMaster
  • 3 — Regina
  • 2 — Boston College
  • 2 — Calgary
  • 2 — Laval
  • 2 — McGill
  • 2 — Mount Allison
  • 2 — Stanford
  • 2 — St. Francis Xavier
  • 1 — Acadia, California (PA), Central Florida, Charleston Southern, Florida A&M, Guelph, Holy Cross, Miami, Miami (OH), Michigan, Michigan State, Nebraska, New Mexico State, Ottawa, Portland State, Saskatchewan, Tennessee-Martin, Toledo, Utah, Weber State, Wilfrid Laurier

Canadian Amateur Draft Selections

Round–Pos
(Overall)
Team[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1) CGY [EDM, OTT] Steven Morley (OL) Saint Mary's
1–2 (2) CGY   Joe McGrath, Jr. (OT) Miami
1–3 (3) HAM   Julian Radlein (RB) British Columbia (UBC)
1–4 (4) EDM [CGY, TOR] Emmanuel Casseus (LB) Michigan
1–5 (5) CGY [SSK] Wes Lysack (DB) Manitoba
1–6 (6) BC   Paris Jackson (WR) Utah
1–7 (7) CGY [WPG] Marc Calixte (LB) Tennessee-Martin
1–8 (8) EDM   Randy Spencer (DT) Weber State
1–9 (9) MTL   Andrew Noel (WR) Acadia
2–1 (10) EDM [OTT] Kojo Aidoo (FB) McMaster
2–2 (11) CGY   Taylor Robertson (OL) Central Florida
2–3 (12) CGY [HAM] Sandro Sciortino (K) Boston College
2–4 (13) OTT [TOR] Trevor Kine (OT) New Mexico State
2–5 (14) MTL [SSK] Richard Karikari (CB) St. Francis Xavier
2–6 (15) BC   Javier Glatt (LB) British Columbia (UBC)
2–7 (16) OTT [WPG] Louis Hobson (DL) Manitoba
2–8 (17) OTT [EDM] Israel Idonije (DE) Manitoba
2–9 (18) MTL   Kerry Carter (RB) Stanford
3–1 (19) OTT   Patrick Kabongo (DT) Nebraska
3–2 (20) EDM [CGY] Dounia Whitehouse (CB) Charleston Southern
3–3 (21) HAM   Kevin Scott (LB) California (PA)
3–4 (22) WPG [TOR] Todd Krenbrink (OL) Regina
3–5 (23) SSK   Mike McCullough (LB) St. Francis Xavier
3–6 (24) BC   Carl Gourgues (OL) Laval
3–7 (25) CGY [WPG] Mike Labinjo (DL) Michigan State
3–8 (26) EDM   Joseph Bonaventura (LB) Saint Mary's
3–9 (27) MTL   Mat Brandt (TE) Miami (OH)
4–1 (28) TOR [OTT] Ray Mariuz (LB) McMaster
4–2 (29) CGY   Hassan Probherbs (WR) Portland State
4–3 (30) HAM   Agustin Barrenechea (LB) Calgary
4–4 TOR   Forfeited pick for 2002 Supplemental Draft Pick  
4–5 (31) SSK   Jim Merrick (OG) McGill
4–6 (32) WPG [OTT, BC] Sebastien Roy (LB) Mount Allison
4–7 (33) WPG   Ian Shelswell (DL) Stanford
4–8 (34) EDM   Larry Ram (OL) Florida A&M
4–9 (35) MTL   Paul Archer (OL) Saint Mary's
5–1 (36) OTT   Marc Parenteau (OG) Boston College
5–2 (37) CGY   Blake Machan (SB) Calgary
5–3 (38) HAM   David Kasouf (WR) Holy Cross
5–4 (39) TOR   Derik Fury (LB) Mount Allison
5–5 (40) SSK   Mike Thomas (WR) Regina
5–6 (41) BC   Nicholas Hoffman (FB) McGill
5–7 (42) WPG   Cory Olynick (WR) Regina
5–8 (43) CGY [EDM] Travis Arnold (OL) Manitoba
5–9 (44) MTL   Mathieu Bertrand (QB) Laval
6–1 (45) OTT   Todd Seely (LB) Ottawa
6–2 (46) CGY   Greg Schaefer (OT) British Columbia (UBC)
6–3 (47) HAM   Erico-Olivier Hakim (FB) Saint Mary's
6–4 (48) TOR   Michael Palmer (WR) Guelph
6–5 (49) SSK   Adrian Olenick (OL) Saskatchewan
6–6 (50) MTL [BC] Dave Stala (K) Saint Mary's
6–7 (51) MTL [BC, WPG] Mike Botterill (LB) McMaster
6–8 (52) EDM   Didier Ormejuste (DL) Toledo
6–9 (53) MTL   Ed Becker (K) Wilfrid Laurier

Sources

  • CFL Facts, Figures and Records 2003 Edition
  • The Canadian Pro Football Encyclopedia 2013 Edition

Contributors

  • No contributors for this draft.

Notices

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