CFL AWARD WINNERS:

MOST OUTSTANDING CANADIAN

Regular season Canadian of the Year as selected by The Football Reporters of Canada since 1954.

 

 

 

 

YEAR

PLAYER

POSITION

TEAM

1954

Gerry James

RB

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

1955

Normie Kwong

RB

Edmonton Eskimos

1956

Normie Kwong

RB

Edmonton Eskimos

1957

Gerry James

RB

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

1958

Ron Howell

FL

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

1959

Russ Jackson

QB

Ottawa Rough Riders

 

 

 

 

1960

Ron Stewart

RB

Ottawa Rough Riders

1961

Tony Pajaczkowski

DE

Calgary Stampeders

1962

Harvey Wylie

DB

Calgary Stampeders

1963

Russ Jackson

QB

Ottawa Rough Riders

1964

Tommy Grant

FL

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

1965

Zeno Karcz

LB

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

1966

Russ Jackson

QB

Ottawa Rough Riders

1967

Terry Evanshen

WR

Calgary Stampeders

1968

Ken Nielsen

FL

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

1969

Russ Jackson

QB

Ottawa Rough Riders

 

 

 

 

1970

Jim Young

WR

BC Lions

1971

Terry Evanshen

WR

Montreal Alouettes

1972

Jim Young

WR

BC Lions

1973

Gerry Organ

K

Ottawa Rough Riders

1974

Tony Gabriel

TE

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

1975

Jim Foley

WR

Ottawa Rough Riders

1976

Tony Gabriel

TE

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

1977

Tony Gabriel

TE

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

1978

Tony Gabriel

TE

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

1979

Dave Fennell

DT

Edmonton Eskimos

 

 

 

 

1980

Gerry Dattillio

QB

Montreal Alouettes

1981

Joe Poplawski

SB

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

1982

Rocky DiPietro

SB

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

1983

Paul Bennett

DB

Montreal Concordes

1984

Nick Arakgi

TE

Montreal Concordes

1985

Paul Bennett

DB

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

1986

Joe Poplawski

SB

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

1987

Scott Flagel

S

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

1988

Ray Elgaard

SB

Saskatchewan Roughriders

1989

Rocky DiPietro

SB

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

 

 

 

 

1990

Ray Elgaard

SB

Saskatchewan Roughriders

1991

Blake Marshall

FB

Edmonton Eskimos

1992

Ray Elgaard

SB

Saskatchewan Roughriders

1993

David Sapunjis

SB

Calgary Stampeders

1994

Gerald Wilcox

SB

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

1995

David Sapunjis

SB

Calgary Stampeders

1996

Leroy Blugh

DE

Edmonton Eskimos

1997

Sean Millington

FB

BC Lions

1998

Mike Morreale

WR

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

1999

Mike O'Shea

LB

Toronto Argonauts

 

 

 

 

2000

Sean Millington

FB

BC Lions

2001

Doug Brown

DT

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

2002

Ben Cahoon

SB

Montreal Alouettes

2003

Ben Cahoon

SB

Montreal Alouettes

2004

Jason Clermont

SB

BC Lions

2005

Brent Johnson

DE

BC Lions

2006

Brent Johnson

DE

BC Lions

2007

Jason Clermont

SB

BC Lions

2008

Kamau Peterson

WR

Edmonton Eskimos

2009

Ricky Foley

DE

BC Lions

 

 

 

 

2010

Andy Fantuz

SB

Saskatchewan Roughriders

2011

Jerome Messam

RB

Edmonton Eskimos

2012

Jon Cornish

RB

Calgary Stampeders

 

 

MULTIPLE WINNERS:

CONSECUTIVE WINNERS:

4

Russ Jackson

Normie Kwong

1955, 1956

4

Tony Gabriel

Tony Gabriel

1976, 1977, 1978

3

Ray Elgaard

Ben Cahoon

2002, 2003

2

Normie Kwong

Brent Johnson

2005, 2006

2

Gerry James

 

 

2

Terry Evanshen

 

 

2

Jim Young

 

 

2

Paul Bennett

 

 

2

Joe Poplawski

 

 

2

Rocky DiPietro

 

 

2

David Sapunjis

 

 

2

Sean Millington

 

 

2

Ben Cahoon

 

 

2

Brent Johnson

 

 

2

Jason Clermont

 

 

 

 

WINNERS BY TEAM:

WINNERS BY POSITION:

11

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

OFFENCE:

DEFENCE:

9

BC Lions

SB - 15

DE - 4

8

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

WR - 7

DT - 2

7

Ottawa Rough Riders

RB - 7

DB - 2

7

Edmonton Eskimos

QB - 5

LB - 1

6

Montreal Alouettes (4) Concordes (2)

TE - 5

S - 1

6

Calgary Stampeders

FL - 3

 

4

Saskatchewan Roughriders

FB - 3

 

1

Toronto Argonauts

K - 1