2008 EAST & WEST DIVISION ALL-STARS Three Quarters of a Million Votes Cast in the Future Shop CFL All-Star Ballot
Toronto, ON (November 3, 2008) – The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today the 2008 East and West Division All-Stars. The Division All-Stars were selected by 41 voting members of the Football Reporters of Canada (FRC), the eight CFL head coaches and CFL fans from across the country.
Through the Future Shop CFL All-Star Balloting program nearly three quarters of a million player selections were cast by fans across the country.
The FRC voting panel consists of representation from each CFL market and a national chapter.
The Future Shop CFL All-Star Balloting program reopens today for fans to make their selections for the 2008 CFL All-Stars. The final round of voting for fans closes on Saturday, November 8, prior to first game of the 2008 Grey Cup Playoffs.
The CFL’s defensive all-stars will be unveiled in a highlight video on CFL.ca on Wednesday, November 12 followed by the CFL’s offensive all-stars, on Thursday, November 13.