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Gibson's Finest CFL Player Awards


The 2013 Most Outstanding  Awards winners were selected by a panel of voters that includes representation from the Football Reporters of Canada from all CFL markets, plus a national chapter of FRC voters and the CFL head coaches.

In total, 50 voters completed their ballots. No player selections were unanimous.

Outstanding Player and Canadian
Outstanding Defensive Player

Jon Cornish
RB - Calgary Stampeders

Cornish led the league in touchdowns (14), rushing yards (1,813) and yards from scrimmage (2,157), and along the way set the record for most rushing yards in a season by a Canadian.
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Chip Cox
LB - Montreal Alouettes
Cox finished the season with 115 tackles, the most in the CFL, 12 quarterbacks sacks, 12 tackles for a loss, nine special teams tackles, four interceptions and two pass knockdowns.
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Outstanding Lineman
Outstanding Rookie

Brendon LaBatte
OL - Saskatchewan Roughriders
LaBatte anchored an offensive line that had the league’s second leading rusher, the second most rushing yards by a team and gave up the third fewest number of  sacks.
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Brett Jones
C  - Calgary Stampeders
Jones contributed to an offensive line on a team that led the league in rushing, had the CFL’s top rusher (Cornish) and allowed the fewest quarterback sacks.
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Outstanding Special Teams Player
Tom Pate Award

Rene Paredes
K - Calgary Stampeders
Paredes had a historic year in 2013. In late July, Paredes broke the record for consecutive field goals made in the regular season, and also set the record for highest FGl percentage with a success rate of 94.7%.
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Kyries Hebert
LB - Montreal Alouettes
In 2008, Hebert founded Ky Cares, a non-profit organization that facilitates the relentless pursuit of success in the face of adversity, so that youth may know that circumstances do not dictate the outcome of our destination.
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