Edmonton, AB (Nov 22, 2018)
The CFL Players’ Association is pleased to announce its 2018 CFLPA All-Star Team:
|Quarterback||Jeremiah Masoli||Hamilton Tiger-Cats|
|Offensive Tackle||Joel Figueroa||BC Lions|
|Offensive Tackle||Derek Dennis||Calgary Stampeders|
|Offensive Guard||Brendon LaBatte||Saskatchewan Roughriders|
|Offensive Guard||Sukh Chungh||Winnipeg Blue Bombers|
|Centre||Ucambre Williams||Calgary Stampeders|
|Running Back||William Powell||Ottawa REDBLACKS|
|Fullback||Declan Cross||Toronto Argonauts|
|Slot Back||S.J. Green||Toronto Argonauts|
|Slot Back||Bryan Burnham||BC Lions|
|Wide Receiver||D’haquille Williams||Edmonton Eskimos|
|Wide Receiver||Brandon Banks||Hamilton Tiger-Cats|
|Long Snapper||Chad Rempel||Winnipeg Blue Bombers|
|Defensive End||Willie Jefferson||Saskatchewan Roughriders|
|Defensive End||Charleston Hughes||Saskatchewan Roughriders|
|Defensive Tackle||Almondo Sewell||Edmonton Eskimos|
|Defensive Tackle||Micah Johnson||Calgary Stampeders|
|Middle Linebacker||Alex Singleton||Calgary Stampeders|
|Weakside Linebacker||Simoni Lawrence||Hamilton Tiger-Cats|
|Strongside Linebacker||Don Unamba||Hamilton Tiger-Cats|
|Cornerback||Delvin Breaux||Hamilton Tiger-Cats|
|Cornerback||Nick Marshall||Saskatchewan Roughriders|
|Halfback||Aaron Grymes||Edmonton Eskimos|
|Halfback||Ed Gainey||Saskatchewan Roughriders|
|Safety||Taylor Loffler||Winnipeg Blue Bombers|
|Punter||Richie Leone||Ottawa REDBLACKS|
|Place Kicker||Brett Lauther||Saskatchewan Roughriders|
|Special Teams||Lewis Ward||Ottawa REDBLACKS|
|Head Coach:||June Jones||Hamilton Tiger-Cats|
These All-Star Nominations are regarded as one of the most prestigious awards as they are voted on by peers.
This team was voted on by current members on the 9 CFL Member Clubs. This year we received over 400 ballots that determined the 2018 winners.
Only players who have PLAYED 12 or more games during the season are eligible. Players MAY NOT VOTE for any player or coach who is a member of their own team.
This vote is unique in that the players only vote for the All-Stars in the positions they go head to head with since they can best judge the abilities and skills of these players. For example, Wide Receivers and Slot Backs are voted for by Defensive Backs & Secondary Coaches. All Players and Coaches may vote for the Head Coach and Special Teams Player.
The voting is conducted as follows: Each player selects 3 players at the specified positions on their ballot and ranks them 1st through 3rd. First place votes receive 3 points, second place votes receive two points and third place votes receive one point. After all votes are weighted, the players with the highest point totals for each position are named as C.F.L.P.A. All-Stars.
We wish to congratulate all the All-Star’s on a well-deserved acknowledgement as well as an outstanding season both on and off the field.
About the CFLPA
The Canadian Football League Players’ Association (CFLPA) is the union for professional football players in the Canadian Football League (CFL). Since 1965, the Association has worked to establish fair and reasonable working conditions while protecting the rights of all CFL players. In addition to negotiating and enforcing the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), the CFLPA provides a variety of member services, builds corporate and community partnerships and works diligently for the betterment of its membership. The current CBA will be in place through 2019. Find us online at cflpa.com
For more information: Jason Langvee, CFLPA Office, firstname.lastname@example.org, 1-800-616-6865
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