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Chad Owens – SB/KR – Toronto Argonauts


Toronto Argonauts receiver and kick returner Chad Owens was named the CFL’s Most Outstanding Player at the 2012 Gibson’s Finest Player Awards.

Owens earns his first MOP Award after becoming the first player in league history to lead the CFL in both receiving yards, as well as combined return yards.

Owens  also broke Michael 'Pinball' Clemons' record for most combined yards in a single season and became the first player in professional football to register at least 3,000 combined yards in three-straight seasons.

The 30-year-old native of Honolulu racked up 1,328 yards and six touchdowns on 94 receptions and added 2,510 combined return yards, helping the Argos to a second place finish in the East Division.

This is the third straight season Owens was nominated for a major CFL award. He was named the East Division Most Outstanding Special Teams Player in 2010 and 2011, and was awarded CFL Most Outstanding Special Teams Player in 2010.

Owens will aim to become the third player in four years to win both the Most Outstanding Player award and the Grey Cup in the same season.

BC Lions quarterback Travis Lulay accomplished the feat last season, while Alouettes pivot Anthony Calvillo did the same in 2009.

 

Previous CFL Most Outstanding Players
2012 -- Chad Owens, Toronto
2011 -- Travis Lulay, B.C.
2010 -- Henry Burris, Calgary
2009 -- Anthony Calvillo, Montreal
2008 -- Anthony Calvillo, Montreal
2007 -- Kerry Joseph, Saskatchewan
2006 -- Geroy Simon, B.C.
2005 -- Damon Allen, Toronto
2004 -- Casey Printers, B.C.
2003 -- Anthony Calvillo, Montreal
2002 -- Milt Stegall, Winnipeg
2001 -- Khari Jones, Winnipeg
2000 -- Dave Dickenson, Calgary
1999 -- Danny McManus, Hamilton
1998 -- Mike Pringle, Montreal
1997 -- Doug Flutie, Toronto
1996 -- Doug Flutie, Toronto
1995 -- Mike Pringle, Baltimore
1994 -- Doug Flutie, Calgary
1993 -- Doug Flutie, Calgary
1992 -- Doug Flutie, Calgary
1991 -- Doug Flutie, B.C.
1990 -- Mike Clemons, Toronto
1989 -- Tracy Ham, Edmonton
1988 -- David Williams, B.C.
1987 -- Tom Clements, Winnipeg
1986 -- James Murphy, Winnipeg
1985 -- Merv Fernandez, B.C.
1984 -- Willard Reaves, Winnipeg
1983 -- Warren Moon, Edmonton
1982 -- Condredge Holloway, Toronto
1981 -- Dieter Brock, Winnipeg
1980 -- Dieter Brock, Winnipeg
1979 -- David Green, Montreal
1978 -- Tony Gabriel, Ottawa
1977 -- Jimmy Edwards, Hamilton
1976 -- Ron Lancaster, Saskatchewan
1975 -- Willie Burden, Calgary
1974 -- Tom Wilkinson, Edmonton
1973 -- George McGowan, Edmonton
1972 -- Garney Henley, Hamilton
1971 -- Don Jonas, Winnipeg
1970 -- Ron Lancaster, Saskatchewan
1969 -- Russ Jackson, Ottawa
1968 -- Bill Symons, Toronto
1967 -- Peter Liske, Calgary
1966 -- Russ Jackson, Ottawa
1965 -- George Reed, Saskatchewan
1964 -- Lovell Coleman, Calgary
1963 -- Russ Jackson, Ottawa
1962 -- George Dixon, Montreal
1961 -- Bernie Faloney, Hamilton
1960 -- Jackie Parker, Edmonton
1959 -- Johnny Bright, Edmonton
1958 -- Jackie Parker, Edmonton
1957 -- Jackie Parker, Edmonton
1956 -- Hal Patterson, Montreal
1955 -- Pat Abbruzzi, Montreal
1954 -- Sam Etcheverry, Montreal
1953 -- Billy Vessels, Edmonton

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