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%) 3,047
1 8 / 8 (100.00%) 883
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%) 503

2008 Team Breakdown and Draft Success

Team Played / Picks (%) League GP Team GP
League Total 38 / 48 (79.17%) 3,047 1,819
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 6 / 6 (100.00%) 651 324
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%) 354 294
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

  • No contributors for this draft.

Notices

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