TSN TV Schedule TSN2 TV Schedule

CFL announces team winners for annual player awards

{eot}
The Canadian Press
10/31/2012 7:55:28 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

TORONTO -- The finalists for last year's CFL outstanding player award are up for the honour again in 2012.

Quarterbacks Travis Lulay of the B.C. Lions and Anthony Calvillo of the Montreal Alouettes were named their teams' representatives for the award Wednesday in voting conducted by members of the Football Reporters of Canada and the CFL head coaches.

Lulay captured the award last year with Calvillo named the East Division's top player.

The other West Division nominees, all unanimous selections, include Calgary Stampeders running back Jon Cornish, Edmonton Eskimos linebacker J.C. Sherritt and Saskatchewan Roughriders slotback Weston Dressler.

Calvillo, a three-time award winner who was also a unanimous selection, will be up against Winnipeg Blue Bombers running back Chad Simpson as well as receivers/kick-returners Chad Owens of the Toronto Argonauts and Chris Williams of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

Cornish, Sherritt, Owens and Williams were all double nominees.

Cornish was also named Calgary's top Canadian while Sherritt earned Edmonton's top defensive player nomination.

Owens and Williams were also unanimous picks as their respective team's outstanding special-teams player selections.

Other two-time nominees included Saskatchewan centre Dom Picard (lineman, Canadian) and Montreal linebacker Shea Emry (defensive player, Canadian).

The division finalists will be announced next Wednesday. The CFL will honour its top individual performers Nov. 22 in Toronto.

Travis Lulay Anthony Calvillo (Photo: Canadian Press)

zoom

(Photo: Canadian Press)
Share This

Share This

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


Canadiens on TSN Radio 690

TSN 690 is home to every Canadiens game, with John Bartlett and Jessica Rusnak providing Habs Reports.


Latest on the Habs


 | Free Agency Tracker
 | DraftCentre

Alouettes on TSN Radio 690

TSN 690 is the home to every Alouettes game, with Rick Moffat providing coverage.


Alouettes Hashmarks | Latest on the Als


@
 | Friday at 8:30pm | (TSN 690)
@
 | L 16-11 | Brink: 187y | Durant: 221y

Impact on TSN Radio 690

TSN 690 is home to every Impact game with soccer expert Noel Butler providing coverage.


Latest on the Impact


@
 | Saturday at 7pm | (TSN 690)
@
 | W 1-0 | Di Vaio (84')
TSN TweetBox
© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television