TORONTO — The Canadian Football League announced the team winners for the 2018 Shaw CFL Awards on Wednesday.
The award recipients were selected by voting members of the Football Reporters of Canada (FRC) and CFL head coaches.
On this first ballot, FRC representatives from each CFL city as well as the respective head coach submitted votes for six categories. Voters were asked to select players from their local CFL club who, through the excellence of their on-field performances, best represent the awards’ titles – 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 2018 Shaw CFL Awards will be announced on Thursday, November 8.
The 2018 Shaw CFL Awards will take place on Thursday, November 22 in Edmonton, Alberta at Winspear. Tickets to the Shaw CFL Awards are sold out.
Below are the first ballot results:
*Indicates a unanimous selection
BC LIONS Player: Ty Long Defensive: Davon Coleman Canadian: Bo Lokombo* Offensive Lineman: Joel Figueroa* Special Teams: Ty Long* Rookie: Claudell Louis*
EDMONTON ESKIMOS Player: Mike Reilly* Defensive: J.C. Sherritt Canadian: Kwaku Boateng Offensive Lineman: Matt O’Donnell Special Teams: Sean Whyte Rookie: Monshadrik Hunter
CALGARY STAMPEDERS Player: Bo Levi Mitchell* Defensive: Micah Johnson* Canadian: Alex Singleton* Offensive Lineman: Derek Dennis* Special Teams: Jameer Thurman Rookie: Tre Roberson*
Player: Willie Jefferson Defensive: Willie Jefferson Canadian: Brett Lauther Offensive Lineman: Brendon LaBatte* Special Teams: Brett Lauther* Rookie: Jordan Williams-Lambert*
WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS
Player: Adam Bighill Defensive: Adam Bighill* Canadian: Andrew Harris* Offensive Lineman: Stanley Bryant Special Teams: Justin Medlock Rookie: Marcus Sayles
Player: Jeremiah Masoli Defensive: Larry Dean* Canadian: Ted Laurent Offensive Lineman: Brandon Revenberg Special Teams: Courtney Stephen* Rookie: Darius Ciraco*
Player: S.J. Green Defensive: Cleyon Laing Canadian: Sean McEwen Offensive Lineman: Sean McEwen Special Teams: Justin Herdman Rookie: Trumaine Washington*
Player: Trevor Harris Defensive: Derico Murray Canadian: Brad Sinopoli Offensive Lineman: Alex Mateas Special Teams: Lewis Ward* Rookie: Lewis Ward*
Player: Henoc Muamba* Defensive: Henoc Muamba* Canadian: Henoc Muamba* Offensive Lineman: Kristian Matte* Special Teams: William Stanback Rookie: William Stanback
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