1954 IRFU Canadian Amateur Draft

  • Date: Jan. 15, 1954
  • Location: Toronto, ON
  • Rounds: 8
  • Players selected: 32
Notes

Teams were allowed to select graduating players from five eastern universities — McGill, McMaster, Queen’s, Toronto and Western Ontario.

Round Played / Picks (%) League GP
League Total 6 / 32 (18.75%) 181
1 3 / 4 (75.00%) 117
2 3 / 4 (75.00%) 64
3 0 / 4 (0.00%) 0
4 0 / 4 (0.00%) 0
5 0 / 4 (0.00%) 0
6 0 / 4 (0.00%) 0
7 0 / 4 (0.00%) 0
8 0 / 4 (0.00%) 0

1954 Team Breakdown and Draft Success

Team Played / Picks (%) League GP Team GP
League Total 6 / 32 (18.75%) 181 143
Ottawa Rough Riders 2 / 8 (25.00%) 48 22
Montreal Alouettes 2 / 8 (25.00%) 42 30
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1 / 8 (12.50%) 60 60
Toronto Argonauts 1 / 8 (12.50%) 31 31

1954 Draft Breakdown

Breakdown by Position
  • 10 — HB
  • 8 — G
  • 4 — QB
  • 3 — FB
  • 3 — T
  • 2 — C
  • 1 — E
  • 1 — FW
Breakdown by College/Program
  • 10 — Toronto
  • 9 — McGill
  • 5 — McMaster
  • 4 — Queen's
  • 4 — Western Ontario

Canadian Amateur Draft Selections

Round–Pos
(Overall)
Team[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1) TOR Bill McFarlane (HB) Toronto
1–2 (2) OTT George Klein (HB) McGill
1–3 (3) TOR [MTL] Don Mattason (G) Toronto
1–4 (4) HAM Steve Oneschuk (HB) Toronto
2–1 (5) MTL [TOR] Jacques Belec (FB) Western Ontario
2–2 (6) OTT Len Shaw (FB) McGill
2–3 (7) MTL Fred Wilmot (FW) Toronto
2–4 (8) HAM Jim Dodds (FB) McMaster
3–1 (9) TOR Wilmer Crawford (HB) McMaster
3–2 (10) OTT Vince Capogreco (G) McGill
3–3 (11) MTL Ray McMurtry (T) Toronto
3–4 (12) HAM Jack Thompson (HB) Western Ontario
4–1 (13) TOR Dennis Higgins (T) Western Ontario
4–2 (14) OTT Jack Wyatt (HB) Western Ontario
4–3 (15) MTL John McGill (C) McGill
4–4 (16) HAM Bill Moulton (G) McGill
5–1 (17) TOR Bill Koski (G) Queen's
5–2 (18) OTT John McCombe (G) Queen's
5–3 (19) MTL Bob Leeming (HB) Toronto
5–4 (20) HAM George Bertrand (G) McGill
6–1 (21) TOR Bob Fitzhenry (G) McMaster
6–2 (22) OTT Murray Hadlow (HB) Toronto
6–3 (23) MTL Ollie Mandryk (QB) Toronto
6–4 (24) HAM Dan Pughese (T) McMaster
7–1 (25) TOR Bob Dale (HB) Toronto
7–2 (26) OTT Mark Hatt (G) McGill
7–3 (27) MTL Doug Geckie (QB) Toronto
7–4 (28) HAM Don Sterling (E) McGill
8–1 (29) TOR Joe Bernoit (C) McGill
8–2 (30) OTT Jack Roberts (QB) Queen's
8–3 (31) MTL Dave Fraser (HB) McMaster
8–4 (32) HAM Pete Cranston (QB) Queen's

Sources

Contributors

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Notices

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