Calvillo among CFL's Gibson's Finest monthly winners

The Canadian Press
8/30/2012 12:21:31 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- Quarterback Anthony Calvillo, who guided the Montreal Alouettes to three straight wins, was named the CFL's offensive player for August on Thursday.

Calvillo completed 64-of-97 passes for 1,024 yards and seven TDs over that span, throwing for at least 300 yards in each contest.

Edmonton linebacker J.C. Sherritt was named the league's top defensive player of the month for the second straight time. He had 29 tackles, three interceptions and forced one fumble in leading the Eskimos to wins in two of their three games.

Hamilton's Chris Williams captured special-teams honours for the second straight month. The Tiger-Cats' speedy receiver returned 15 punts for 246 yards and two touchdowns in three games.

Williams has registered five kick-return TDs this season, tying him with Henry (Gizmo) Williams, Bashir Levingston and Keith Stokes for the single-season league record.

Calgary Stampeders tailback Jon Cornish was named the top Canadian. The native of New Westminster, B.C., ran for 372 yards on 56 carries and added eight catches for 75 yards in three games.

The awards are sponsored by Gibson's Finest.

Anthony Calvillo (Photo: The Canadian Press)


(Photo: The Canadian Press)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story

CFL Feature

CFL on TSN analyst Paul LaPolice opens his playbook and breaks down key plays from each week's games. More...

Ask the Panel!

The CFL on TSN panel is all set to answer your football questions!

Send your question on Twitter to @CFLonTSN using the hashtag #AskThePanel.

TSN TweetBox
© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television