2019 CFL Canadian Amateur Draft

  • Date: May 2, 2019
  • Location: Toronto, ON
  • Territorial protections: 2
  • Rounds: 8
  • Players selected: 71
Notes

Territorial protections were introduced in 2019 for the two teams with the lowest priority order. Each would be able to protect from the draft one player from their territory after the second round.

Round Played / Picks (%) League GP (GS)
League Total 39 / 71 (54.93%) 395 (37)
1 7 / 8 (87.50%) 92 (21)
2 9 / 9 (100.00%) 98 (10)
3 6 / 9 (66.67%) 53 (5)
4 5 / 9 (55.56%) 36 (0)
5 5 / 9 (55.56%) 26 (1)
6 3 / 9 (33.33%) 33 (0)
7 1 / 9 (11.11%) 18 (0)
8 3 / 9 (33.33%) 39 (0)

2019 Team Breakdown and Draft Success

Team Played / Picks (%) League GP (GS) Team GP (GS)
League Total 39 / 71 (54.93%) 395 (37) 394 (37)
Toronto Argonauts 7 / 9 (77.78%) 53 (6) 52 (6)
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 6 / 9 (66.67%) 73 (10) 73 (10)
Edmonton Eskimos 5 / 8 (62.50%) 41 (6) 41 (6)
BC Lions 4 / 7 (57.14%) 49 (0) 49 (0)
Calgary Stampeders 5 / 9 (55.56%) 61 (6) 61 (6)
Saskatchewan Roughriders 3 / 6 (50.00%) 36 (4) 36 (4)
Montreal Alouettes 4 / 8 (50.00%) 21 (1) 21 (1)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 3 / 8 (37.50%) 37 (4) 37 (4)
Ottawa RedBlacks 2 / 7 (28.57%) 24 (0) 24 (0)

2019 Draft Breakdown

Breakdown by Position
  • 17 — DL
  • 14 — OL
  • 14 — WR
  • 10 — DB
  • 6 — LB
  • 5 — RB
  • 2 — DE
  • 2 — FB
  • 1 — DT
  • 1 — LS
  • 1 — QB
Breakdown by College/Program
  • 7 — Manitoba
  • 5 — British Columbia (UBC)
  • 4 — Laval
  • 4 — Wilfrid Laurier
  • 3 — Calgary
  • 3 — Guelph
  • 3 — York
  • 2 — Concordia
  • 2 — Missouri
  • 2 — Ottawa
  • 2 — Saskatchewan
  • 2 — Sherbrooke
  • 2 — St. Francis Xavier
  • 2 — Toronto
  • 2 — Western Ontario
  • 1 — Acadia, Alberta, Arkansas State, California Poly-Pomona, Carleton, Connecticut, Fresno State, Grand Valley State, Hawaii, Houston Baptist, Idaho, Kansas, McMaster, Montreal, Mount Allison, Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV), New Mexico, North Dakota, Northern Colorado, Ohio, Oklahoma State, Queen's, Simon Fraser, Tennessee, Virginia, Wagner College, Waterloo, Windsor

Territorial Protections May 2, 2019

Team[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
TOR   Matthew Boateng (DB) Fresno State
MTL   Samuel Thomassin (OL) Laval

Canadian Amateur Draft Selections

Round–Pos
(Overall)
Team[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1) TOR   Shane Richards (OL) Oklahoma State
1–2 MTL   Forfeited pick for 2018 Supplemental Draft Pick Tyler Johnstone  
1–3 (2) HAM   Jesse Gibson (OL) Waterloo
1–4 (3) EDM   Mathieu Betts (DL) Laval
1–5 (4) WPG [BC] Drew Desjarlais (OL) Windsor
1–6 (5) WPG   Jonathan Kongbo (DE) Tennessee
1–7 (6) SSK   Justin McInnis (WR) Arkansas State
1–8 (7) OTT   Alex Fontana (OL) Kansas
1–9 (8) CGY   Hergy Mayala (WR) Connecticut
2–1 (9) TOR   Robbie Smith (DL) Wilfrid Laurier
2–2 (10) HAM [MTL] Nikola Kalinic (WR) York
2–3 (11) HAM   David Ungerer (WR) Idaho
2–4 (12) EDM   Kyle Saxelid (OL) Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV)
2–5 (13) MTL [BC] Kaion Julien-Grant (WR) St. Francis Xavier
2–6 (14) WPG   Brady Oliveira (RB) North Dakota
2–7 (15) SSK   Brayden Lenius (WR) New Mexico
2–8 (16) MTL [OTT] Nathan Anderson (DL) Missouri
2–9 (17) CGY   Vincent Desjardins (DL) Laval
3–1 (18) TOR   Michael O'Connor (QB) British Columbia (UBC)
3–2 (19) MTL   Zach Wilkinson (OL) Northern Colorado
3–3 (20) HAM   Maleek Irons (RB) Ohio
3–4 (21) TOR [EDM] Kurleigh Gittens, Jr. (WR) Wilfrid Laurier
3–5 (22) HAM [BC] Sheridan Lawley (DL) British Columbia (UBC)
3–6 (23) WPG   Connor Griffiths (DL) British Columbia (UBC)
3–7 (24) BC [SSK] Noah Robinson (LB) Missouri
3–8 (25) OTT   Gabriel Polan (RB) Sherbrooke
3–9 (26) CGY   Zack Williams (OL) Manitoba
4–1 (27) TOR   Maurice Simba (OL) Concordia
4–2 (28) MTL   Chris Osei-Kusi (WR) Queen's
4–3 (29) CGY [HAM] Fraser Sopik (LB) Western Ontario
4–4 (30) EDM   Peter Cender (FB) Grand Valley State
4–5 (31) BC   Hakeem Johnson (DB) Western Ontario
4–6 (32) WPG   Tavita Eli (OL) Hawaii
4–7 (33) SSK   Jacob Janke (LB) York
4–8 (34) OTT   Thomas Grant (DL) Acadia
4–9 (35) CGY   Jaylan Guthrie (OL) Guelph
5–1 (36) TOR   Jamie Harry (DB) Ottawa
5–2 (37) MTL   Michael Sanelli (DT) Concordia
5–3 (38) EDM [HAM] Shai Ross (WR) Manitoba
5–4 (39) EDM   Evan Machibroda (DL) Saskatchewan
5–5 (40) BC   Jonathan Harke (OL) Alberta
5–6 (41) WPG   Malik Richards (WR) Mount Allison
5–7 (42) SSK   Charbel Dabire (DL) Wagner College
5–8 (43) OTT   Wesley Lewis (WR) Houston Baptist
5–9 (44) CGY   Malcom Lee (DB) British Columbia (UBC)
6–1 (45) TOR   Joe Spaziani (LS) Virginia
6–2 (46) MTL   Jeshrun Antwi (RB) Calgary
6–3 (47) BC [HAM] Charles Nwoye (DE) British Columbia (UBC)
6–4 (48) EDM   Scott Hutter (DB) Wilfrid Laurier
6–5 (49) BC   Mario Villamizar (FB) Wilfrid Laurier
6–6 (50) WPG   Tariq Lachance (DL) Manitoba
6–7 (51) SSK   Vincent Roy (OL) Sherbrooke
6–8 (52) OTT   Chris Larsen (DL) Manitoba
6–9 (53) CGY   Nicholas Statz (DB) Calgary
7–1 (54) TOR   Phil Iloki (WR) Carleton
7–2 (55) MTL   Benjamin Whiting (LB) Saskatchewan
7–3 (56) HAM   Derek Dufault (DL) Manitoba
7–4 (57) EDM   Hunter Karl (WR) Calgary
7–5 (58) BC   Brad Lyons (DL) Simon Fraser
7–6 (59) WPG   Nick Hallett (DB) Toronto
7–7 (60) TOR [SSK] Eric Starczala (OL) Guelph
7–8 (61) OTT   Samson Abbott (DL) Manitoba
7–9 (62) CGY   Job Reinhart (LB) Guelph
8–1 (63) HAM [TOR] Malcolm Campbell (DL) Toronto
8–2 (64) MTL   Cody Cranston (DB) Ottawa
8–3 (65) HAM   Gordon Whyte (LB) St. Francis Xavier
8–4 (66) EDM   Eric Blake (DB) McMaster
8–5 (67) BC   Jamel Lyles (RB) Manitoba
8–6 (68) WPG   Kerfalla-Emmanuel Exume (DB) Montreal
8–7 (69) SSK   Christopher Judge (DL) California Poly-Pomona
8–8 (70) OTT   Clement Lebreux (DL) Laval
8–9 (71) CGY   Colton Hunchak (WR) York

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