2008 CFL Canadian Amateur Draft

  • Date: April 30, 2008
  • Location: by conference call
  • Rounds: 6
  • Players selected: 48
Round Played / Picks (%) League GP
League Total 38 / 48 (79.17%) 3,040
1 8 / 8 (100.00%) 877
2 8 / 8 (100.00%) 581
3 8 / 8 (100.00%) 427
4 4 / 8 (50.00%) 224
5 5 / 8 (62.50%) 429
6 5 / 8 (62.50%) 502

2008 Team Breakdown and Draft Success

Team Played / Picks (%) League GP Team GP
League Total 38 / 48 (79.17%) 3,040 1,818
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 6 / 6 (100.00%) 645 324
Edmonton Eskimos 7 / 7 (100.00%) 342 156
BC Lions 6 / 7 (85.71%) 532 381
Toronto Argonauts 5 / 6 (83.33%) 343 290
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 3 / 4 (75.00%) 178 82
Calgary Stampeders 4 / 6 (66.67%) 352 197
Montreal Alouettes 3 / 5 (60.00%) 353 293
Saskatchewan Roughriders 4 / 7 (57.14%) 295 95

2008 Draft Breakdown

Breakdown by Position
  • 14 — OL
  • 8 — DB
  • 6 — DL
  • 6 — LB
  • 6 — WR
  • 3 — RB
  • 1 — DT
  • 1 — FB
  • 1 — QB
  • 1 — S
  • 1 — SB
Breakdown by College/Program
  • 5 — Manitoba
  • 3 — Saint Mary's
  • 3 — Saskatchewan
  • 2 — Boise State
  • 2 — Laval
  • 2 — McMaster
  • 2 — Montana
  • 2 — Regina
  • 2 — Sherbrooke
  • 2 — South Carolina
  • 2 — Western Ontario
  • 1 — British Columbia (UBC), Buffalo, Calgary, Central Florida, Central Michigan, Concordia, Idaho, Illinois State, Louisiana-Lafayette, McGill, Montreal, Ottawa, Queen's, Saginaw Valley State, Simon Fraser, St. Francis Xavier, Weber State, Western Illinois, Western Michigan, Wilfrid Laurier, Windsor

Canadian Amateur Draft Selections

Round–Pos
(Overall)
Team[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1) HAM Dylan Barker (S) Saskatchewan
1–2 (2) CGY [EDM] Dimitri Tsoumpas (OL) Weber State
1–3 (3) CGY Jesse Newman (OL) Louisiana-Lafayette
1–4 (4) SSK [TOR] Keith Shologan (DL) Central Florida
1–5 (5) BC Justin Sorensen (OL) South Carolina
1–6 (6) WPG Brendon LaBatte (OL) Regina
1–7 (7) SSK Shea Emry (LB) British Columbia (UBC)
1–8 (8) HAM [MTL] Samuel GiguĂ©re (WR) Sherbrooke
2–1 (9) BC [HAM] Rolly Lumbala (RB) Idaho
2–2 (10) SSK [EDM] Jonathan St. Pierre (OL) Illinois State
2–3 (11) EDM [CGY] Greg Wojt (OL) Central Michigan
2–4 (12) MTL Andrew Woodruff (OL) Boise State
2–5 (13) TOR Mike Bradwell (SB) McMaster
2–6 (14) SSK [BC] Michael Stadnyk (DL) Montana
2–7 (15) WPG Aaron Hargreaves (WR) Simon Fraser
2–8 (16) CGY [EDM] Fernand Kashama (DL) Western Michigan
3–1 (17) HAM Mike Giffin (FB) Queen's
3–2 (18) BC [EDM] Justin Shaw (DL) Manitoba
3–3 (19) EDM [CGY] Tim St. Pierre (LB) Saint Mary's
3–4 (20) BC [SSK, MTL] Jason Arakgi (LB) McMaster
3–5 (21) TOR Jean-Nicolas Carriere (LB) McGill
3–6 (22) BC Mike McEachern (LB) Western Illinois
3–7 (23) EDM [BC] Justin Cooper (DL) Manitoba
3–8 (24) WPG [EDM] Daryl Stephenson (RB) Windsor
4–1 (25) EDM [HAM] Sammy Okpro (DB) Concordia
4–2 (26) EDM Jonathan Hood (DB) St. Francis Xavier
4–3 (27) CGY Robert Hilaire (DT) Buffalo
4–4 (28) MTL Terrence Firr (WR) Manitoba
4–5 (29) TOR Delroy Clarke (DB) Ottawa
4–6 (30) SSK [BC] J.F. Morin-Roberge (OL) Montana
4–7 (31) WPG Marc Beswick (DB) Saint Mary's
4–8 (32) MTL [SSK] Guminder Thind (OL) South Carolina
5–1 (33) HAM Lauren Lavigne-Massey (WR) Laval
5–2 (34) EDM Dante Luciani (WR) Wilfrid Laurier
5–3 (35) CGY Jon Gott (OL) Boise State
5–4 (36) MTL Paul Woldu (DB) Saskatchewan
5–5 (37) TOR Richard Zulys (OL) Western Ontario
5–6 (38) BC Brady Browne (DB) Manitoba
5–7 (39) WPG Don Oramasionwu (DL) Manitoba
5–8 (40) SSK Jeff Zelinski (DB) Saint Mary's
6–1 (41) SSK [HAM] Teale Orban (QB) Regina
6–2 (42) EDM Mark Dewit (OL) Calgary
6–3 (43) CGY Jonathan Lapointe (RB) Montreal
6–4 (44) TOR [MTL] Tyler Scott (WR) Western Ontario
6–5 (45) TOR Matt Black (DB) Saginaw Valley State
6–6 (46) BC Hubert Buydens (OL) Saskatchewan
6–7 (47) WPG Pierre-Luc Labbe (LB) Sherbrooke
6–8 (48) MTL [SSK] Luc Brodeur-Jourdain (OL) Laval

Sources

  • CFL Facts, Figures and Records 2008 Edition
  • The Canadian Pro Football Encyclopedia 2013 Edition

Contributors

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Notices

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