CFL AWARD WINNERS:

MOST OUTSTANDING ROOKIE

Regular season Rookie of the Year as selected by The Football Reporters of Canada since 1972.

 

YEAR

PLAYER

POSITION

TEAM

1972

Chuck Ealey

QB

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

1973

Johnny Rodgers

WR

Montreal Alouettes

1974

Sam Cvijanovich

LB

Toronto Argonauts

1975

Tom Clements

QB

Ottawa Rough Riders

1976

John Sciarra

QB

BC Lions

1977

Leon Bright

WR

BC Lions

1978

Joe Poplawski

WR

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

1979

Brian Kelly

WR

Edmonton Eskimos

 

 

 

 

1980

William Miller

RB

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

1981

Vince Goldsmith

LB

Saskatchewan Roughriders

1982

Chris Issac

QB

Ottawa Rough Riders

1983

Johnny Shepherd

RB

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

1984

Dwaine Wilson

RB

Montreal Concordes

1985

Mike Gray

DT

BC Lions

1986

Harold Hallman

DT

Calgary Stampeders

1987

Gill Fenerty

RB

Toronto Argonauts

1988

Orville Lee

RB

Ottawa Rough Riders

1989

Stephen Jordan

DB

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

 

 

 

 

1990

Reggie Barnes

RB

Ottawa Rough Riders

1991

Jon Volpe

RB

BC Lions

1992

Mike Richardson

RB

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

1993

Michael O'Shea

DT

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

1994

Matt Goodwin

DB

Baltimore CFL

1995

Shalon Baker

WR

Edmonton Eskimos

1996

Kelvin Anderson

RB

Calgary Stampeders

1997

Darrell Mitchell

SB

Toronto Argonauts

1998

Steve Muhammad

DB

BC Lions

1999

Paul Lacoste

LB

BC Lions

 

 

 

 

2000

Albert Johnson III

WR/KR

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

2001

Barrin Simpson

LB

BC Lions

2002

Jason Clermont

SB

BC Lions

2003

Frank Cutolo

WR

BC Lions

2004

Nik Lewis

WR

Calgary Stampeders

2005

Gavin Walls

DE

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

2006

Aaron Hunt

DT

BC Lions

2007

Cameron Wake

DE

BC Lions

2008

Weston Dressler

SB

Saskatchewan Roughriders

2009

Martell Mallett

RB

BC Lions

 

 

 

 

2010

Solomon Elimimian

LB

BC Lions

2011

Chris Williams

WR

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

2012

Chris Matthews

WR

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

 

 

WINNERS BY TEAM:

WINNERS BY POSITION:

13

BC Lions

RB - 10

6

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

WR - 10

5

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

QB - 4

4

Ottawa Rough Riders

LB - 5

3

Toronto Argonauts

DT - 4

3

Calgary Stampeders

DB - 3

2

Montreal Alouettes/Concordes

SB - 3

2

Edmonton Eskimos

DE - 2

2

Saskatchewan Roughriders

 

1

Baltimore CFL/Stallions