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TORONTO -- The Canadian Football League announced today the team winners for the 2012 Gibson’s Finest CFL Player Awards.

The players were selected by voting members of the Football Reporters of Canada (FRC) and the CFL head coaches.

In this first ballot, FRC representatives from each CFL city plus the respective head coach submitted votes for the six categories. Voters were asked to select players from their local CFL club who through on-field performance excellence, best represent the awards’ title – Most Outstanding Player, Most Outstanding Canadian Player, Most Outstanding Defensive Player, Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman, Most Outstanding Rookie, and Most Outstanding Special Teams Player.

The East and West Division winners for the 2012 Gibson’s Finest CFL Player Awards will be announced on Wednesday, November 7 at noon ET.

The 2012 Gibson’s Finest CFL Player Awards will be handed out on Thursday, November 22 at Koerner Hall in downtown Toronto.  Tickets for the show are available by calling (416) 341-ARGO. You can also email events@100thgreycupfestival.ca.  Awards show tickets also provide access to the TELUS Players Party at the MTCC which features performances by some of the hottest names in Canadian music including K’naan, Kardinal Offishall, Mia Martina and Kreesha Turner.

Below are the first ballot results:

* - Indicates a unanimous selection


Player - Travis Lulay
Defensive - Adam Bighill *
Canadian - Andrew Harris *
Offensive Lineman - Jovan Olafioye
Special Teams - Tim Brown
Rookie - Jabar Westerman



Player
- Jon Cornish *
Defensive - Charleston Hughes *
Canadian - Jon Cornish *
Offensive Lineman - Dimitri Tsoumpas
Special Teams - Rene Paredes *
Rookie - Chris Randle



Player
- JC Sherritt *
Defensive - JC Sherritt *
Canadian - Ted Laurent
Offensive Lineman - Orrin Thompson
Special Teams - Grant Shaw
Rookie - Shamawd Chambers



Player - Weston Dressler *
Defensive - Tyron Brackenridge
Canadian - Dominic Picard
Offensive Lineman - Dominic Picard
Special Teams - Sam Hurl
Rookie - Xavier Fulton

 

Player - Chad Simpson
Defensive - Alex Hall
Canadian - Henoc Muamba
Offensive Lineman - Glenn January *
Special Teams - Justin Palardy
Rookie - Chris Matthews *




Player
- Chris Williams
Defensive - Rey Williams
Canadian - Luca Congi
Offensive Lineman - Tim O'Neil
Special Teams - Chris Williams *
Rookie - Josh Bartel


Player - Chad Owens
Defensive - Marcus Ball
Canadian - Andre Durie *
Offensive Lineman - Chris Van Zeyl
Special Teams - Chad Owens *
Rookie - Armond Armstead




Player
- Anthony Calvillo *
Defensive - Shea Emry
Canadian - Shea Emry
Offensive Lineman - Josh Bourke
Special Teams - Kyries Hebert
Rookie - Patrick Lavoie

Fan Comments
als rule
congrats and good luck to all!!
November 01, 2012 - 1:17am
 
ddn2003
MOP: Calvillo
Defensive: Emry
Canadian: Cornish
Lineman: Bourke
Special Teams: Owens
Rookie: Matthews
October 31, 2012 - 10:43pm
 
FenderGuy69
Nik Lewis shunned again in Calgary. Brutal.
October 31, 2012 - 1:11pm
the cfl fan
The man is a monster... I mean, sure, his offensive numbers are solid, but I'm as impressed with his blocking capabilities as anything else in his arsenal...
November 01, 2012 - 12:14am
 
sadargofan
JON CORNISH = MOP
ANDREW HARRIS = TOP CANADIAN
J.C. SHERRITT = DEFENSE
CHRIS WILLIAMS = SPECIAL TEAMS
GLENN JANUARY = OFFENSIVE LINE
CHRIS MATTHEWS = ROOKIE
October 31, 2012 - 1:05pm