TORONTO — Below is a list of players who are eligible for the 2011 Most Outstanding Rookie award.
In order to be eligible as a candidate for the League award for the “Most Outstanding First Year Player” (Rookie Award), a player must meet the following criteria:
1. He had, in the current season, been named to the active roster of a member Club of the Canadian Football League at the time it played in a regular season game; and
2. He had not:
a) In any prior season dressed for a member Club of the Canadian Football League at the time it played in a regular season or playoff or championship game;
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b) In the current season or in any prior season, dressed for a member Club in the National Football League, at the time it played in a regular season or post-season or championship game.
The Rookie of the Year is selected by voting members of the Football Reporters of Canada (FRC) and CFL head coaches. The winner will be announced at the Gibson’s Finest CFL Player Awards on Thursday, November 24 in Vancouver, B.C.
The following players meet the above requirements this for this year’s voting:
Dublanko, Curtis LB North Dakota Floyd, Perry KR Wingate Hect, Jeffery DB St. Mary’s Laybourn, Greg CB Oregon State McCuller, Jeraill T North Carolina State Ridgeway, Brian LB Simon Fraiser Surla, John LB Western Ontario Williams, Seth DB Richmond
Boldin, Demir SB Wake Forest Clement, Nicholas DS North Carolina A&T Coughman, Edawn OL Shaw Hall, Bakial QB Troy State Kackert, Charles RB New Hampshire Kouame, Djems WR Montréal Mapp, Durell LB North Carolina Murillo, Armando DC Nebraska Robinson, Alexander DL Western Ontario Tranks, Samuel SB Seton Hill
Boltus, Jason QB Hartwick College Carter, Michael DB Maryland Denson, Brandon LB Michigan State Forbes, Maurice DT Concordia Grant, Bakari WR UC-Davis Grant, Terry RB Alabama Kanya, Nathan LB UBC Kelly, Aaron WR Clemson Mahoney, Liam WR Concordia Means, Loyce DB Houston Powell, Darius DE Fayetteville State Rwabukamba, Chris DB Duke Simmons, Brian OL Oklahoma Thomas, Carlos DB South Carolina Williams, Chris WR New Mexico State Young, Marcell DB Jackson State
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Brown, Tim SB Rutgers Denmark, Clarence SB Arkansas-Monticello Etienne, Jade WR Saskatchewan Fritz, Rodney DL Tennessee State Mainor, Kenny DE/LB Troy Muamba, Henoc LB St. Francis Xavier Poblah, Kito WR Central Michigan Pontbriand, Michel-Pierre FB Laval Summers, Brandon QB Youngstown State Turner, Bryant DT Alabama at Birmingham Vega, Jason DE/LB Northeastern Volny, Carl RB Central Michigan SASKATCHEWAN ROUGHRIDERS
Boulay, Mathieu DL Bishop’s Brown, Patrick WR Bethune-Cookman Butler, Craig DB Western Ontario Graham, Chris LB Michigan Krausnick-Groh, Alex OL Calgary Milo, Christopher K Laval Neufeuld, Patrick OL Saskatchewan Roberts, Roosevelt DE Troy Russ, Eddie &nb
sp; CB Harding Sisco, Jordan WR Regina West, Brandon RB Western Michigan Rowe, Kenny DE Oregon
Antwi, Akwasi LB Mount Allsion Bulcke, Brian DL Stanford Coker, LaMarcus RB Hampton Conn, Justin LB Bishop’s Davis, Torrey DL Jacksonville State Deane, J’Michael OL Michigan State Dixon, Kevin DL Troy Morley, Demetrice DB Tennessee Paredes, Rene K Concordia Parker, Anthony R Calgary Sinopoli, Brad QB Ottawa Turner, Junior DL Bishop’s Washington, Tony OL Albilene Christian
Coehoorn, Nathan WR Calgary Henry, Marcus WR Kansas Laurent, Ted DT Mississippi Lopez, Hugo DB Toronto Miller, Michael DB Acadia Mitchell, Scott OL Rice Munoz, Damaso LB Rutgers Osaisai, Wopamo DB Stanford Pierre, Youssy WR Montreal Sherritt, JC LB Eastern Washington
Bighill, Adam LB Central Washington Brown, Tim RB Temple Cronk, Tim FB Bishop’s Iannuzzi, Marco WR Harvard Johnson, Kierrie WR Houston