CFL's CFL Canadian Draft Football Blog (Transcript)

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5/8/2011 3:28:37 PM
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The Winnipeg Blue Bombers chose St. Francis Xavier's Henoc Muamba as the top overall pick of the 2011 CFL Canadian Draft.

Winnipeg also held the fourth pick, which it acquired from Toronto, and used it to select wide receiver Jade Etienne from the Saskatchewan Huskies.

Rice offensive lineman Scott Mitchell went second overall to the Edmonton Eskimos, while University of Calgary wideout Anthony Parker was selected third by the Calgary Stampeders.

The Stamps acquired the third choice in a trade with the B.C. Lions. Six picks were included in the deal, which gave the Lions the sixth overall selection. They used it to take Harvard wide receiver Marco Iannuzzi.

The Eskimos acquired the fifth overall pick from Hamilton and chose University of Calgary receiver Nathan Coehoorn.

The Toronto Argonauts selected Tulsa offensive lineman Tyler Holmes seventh, after acquiring the choice from Saskatchewan.

Montreal, the two-time defending Grey Cup champions, chose Montana kicker Brody McKnight to end the first round.


Muamba tackles George (Photo: The Canadian Press)


(Photo: The Canadian Press)
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