2011 CFL Draft

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2011 CFL Draft
General information
Date(s) May 8
Time 12:30 PM EST
Location Toronto
Network(s) TSN
Picks
First selection Henoc Muamba
Most selections Toronto Argonauts (7)
Montreal Alouettes (7)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (7)
Fewest selections Edmonton Eskimos (4)
CIS selections 34
NCAA selections 13
Overall selections 47
CFL Draft
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The 2011 CFL Draft took place on Sunday, May 8, 2011 live at 12:30 PM ET on TSN.[1] 47 players were chosen from among eligible players from Canadian Universities across the country, as well as Canadian players playing in the NCAA. The Toronto Argonauts, Montreal Alouettes and Hamilton Tiger-Cats had the most draft selections with a total of seven apiece. Next came the Calgary Stampeders and Winnipeg Blue Bombers who each had six selections. The BC Lions and Saskatchewan Roughriders both picked five times. The Edmonton Eskimos had the fewest picks, with only four.[2] A total of five trades involving 14 draft picks were made on the draft day itself.[3] Of the 47 draft selections, 34 players were drafted from Canadian Interuniversity Sport institutions.[4]

Top prospects[edit]

Source: CFL Scouting Bureau final rankings.[5]
Final
Ranking[6]
December
Ranking[7]
September
Ranking[8]
Player Position College
1 2 2 Scott Mitchell Offensive lineman Rice
2 3 3 Anthony Parker Wide receiver Calgary
3 10 11 Henoc Muamba Linebacker St. Francis Xavier
4 1 1 Philip Blake Offensive lineman Baylor
5 5 9 Tyler Holmes Offensive lineman Tulsa
6 4 8 Vaughn Martin Defensive lineman Western Ontario
7 7 7 Nathan Coehoorn Wide receiver Calgary
8 11 10 Hugh O'Neill Punter/Kicker Alberta
9 Marco Iannuzzi Wide receiver Harvard
10 6 4 Moe Petrus Offensive lineman Connecticut
11 8 6 Matt O'Donnell Offensive lineman Queen's
12 Junior Turner Defensive lineman Bishop's
13 13 Anthony Barrette Offensive lineman Concordia
14 14 14 Matt Walter Running back Calgary
15 Paul Swiston Offensive lineman Calgary
9 5 Renaldo Sagesse Defensive lineman Michigan
12 15 Pascal Baillargeon Offensive lineman Laval
15 Jade Etienne Wide receiver Saskatchewan
12 Gregory Alexandre Defensive lineman Montréal
13 Michael Carter Defensive back Maryland

Trades[edit]

In the explanations below, (D) denotes trades that took place during the draft, while (PD) indicates trades completed pre-draft.

Round one[edit]

  • BC → Calgary (D). BC traded this selection, the 26th overall pick and the 34th overall pick in this year's draft to Calgary for the sixth overall pick, the 11th overall pick and the 37th overall pick.[9]
  • Toronto → Winnipeg (PD). Toronto traded this selection and a conditional fourth round pick in the 2012 CFL Draft to Winnipeg for Steven Jyles.[10]
  • Hamilton → Edmonton (D). Hamilton traded this selection and the rights to Zipp Duncan to Edmonton for the 10th overall pick and the 13th overall pick in this year's draft.[11]
  • Calgary → BC (D). Calgary traded this selection, the 11th overall pick and the 37th overall pick in this year's draft to BC for the third overall pick, the 26th overall pick and the 34th overall pick.[9]
  • Saskatchewan → Toronto (D). Saskatchewan traded this selection to Toronto for the 12th overall pick and the 27th overall pick in this year's draft.[12]

Round two[edit]

  • Winnipeg → Calgary (PD). Winnipeg traded this selection to Calgary for defensive back Lenny Walls.[13]
  • Edmonton → Hamilton (D). Edmonton traded this selection and the 13th overall pick in this year's draft to Hamilton for the fifth overall pick and the rights to Zipp Duncan.[11]
  • BC → Calgary (PD). BC traded this selection and a conditional fourth-round pick in the 2012 CFL Draft to Calgary for Jesse Newman.[14]
  • Calgary → BC (D). Calgary traded this selection, the sixth overall pick and the 37th overall pick in this year's draft to BC for the third overall pick, the 26th overall pick and the 34th overall pick.[9]
  • Toronto → Saskatchewan (D). Toronto traded this selection and the 27th overall pick in this year's draft to Saskatchewan for the seventh overall pick.[12]
  • Hamilton → Edmonton (PD). Hamilton traded this selection and the rights to Dalin Tollestrup to Edmonton for Justin Medlock, Carlos Thomas, a third round pick in the 2011 draft, and a fifth round pick in the 2011 draft.[15]
  • Edmonton → Hamilton (D). Edmonton traded this selection and the 10th overall pick in this year's draft to Hamilton for the fifth overall pick and the rights to Zipp Duncan.[11]
  • Calgary → Edmonton (D). Calgary traded this selection to Calgary for the rights to Brian Bulcke.[11]

Round three[edit]

Round four[edit]

  • Toronto → Montreal (PD). Toronto traded this selection to Montreal for Chad Owens.[21]
  • BC → Calgary (D). BC traded this selection, the third overall pick and the 34th overall pick in this year's draft to Calgary for the sixth overall pick, the 11th overall pick and the 37th overall pick.[9]
  • Toronto → Saskatchewan (D). Toronto traded this selection and the 12th overall pick in this year's draft to Saskatchewan for the seventh overall pick.[12]
  • Hamilton → Toronto (PD). Hamilton traded this selection and a conditional 2013 draft selection to Toronto for Brian Ramsay.[22]

Round five[edit]

  • Winnipeg → Edmonton (PD). Winnipeg traded this selection to Edmonton for the rights to Kelly Butler.[23]
  • Edmonton → Winnipeg (PD). Edmonton traded this selection and a 6th round pick in the 2011 draft to Winnipeg for Taylor Inglis.[24]
  • Edmonton → Hamilton (PD). Edmonton traded this selection, a 2011 third round selection, Justin Medlock and Carlos Thomas to Hamilton for a 2011 second round pick and the rights to Dalin Tollestrup.[15]
  • BC → Calgary (D). BC traded this selection, the third overall pick and the 26th overall pick in this year's draft to Calgary for the sixth overall pick, the 11th overall pick and the 37th overall pick.[9]
  • Calgary → BC (D). Calgary traded this selection, the sixth overall pick and the 11th overall pick in this year's draft to BC for the third overall pick, the 26th overall pick and the 34th overall pick.[9]
  • Saskatchewan → Toronto (PD). Saskatchewan traded this selection and Ronald Flemons to Toronto for T. J. Acree, the rights to Brian Smith, and a 3rd round pick in the 2011 draft.[17]

Round six[edit]

  • Winnipeg → Saskatchewan (PD). Winnipeg traded this selection to Saskatchewan for James Johnson.[25][26]
  • Edmonton → Winnipeg (PD). Edmonton traded this selection and a 5th round pick in the 2011 draft to Winnipeg for Taylor Inglis.[24]
  • Saskatchewan → Edmonton (D). Saskatchewan traded this selection to Edmonton for Graeme Bell.[27]

Forfeitures[edit]

  • Calgary forfeited their third round selection after selecting Johnny Forzani in the 2010 Supplemental Draft.[28]

Round one[edit]

= CFL Division All-Star = CFL All-Star = Hall of Famer
Pick # CFL Team Player Position College
1 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Henoc Muamba LB St. Francis Xavier
2 Edmonton Eskimos Scott Mitchell OL Rice
3 Calgary Stampeders (via BC[9]) Anthony Parker WR Calgary
4 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (via Toronto[10]) Jade Etienne WR Saskatchewan
5 Edmonton Eskimos (via Hamilton[11]) Nathan Coehoorn WR Calgary
6 BC Lions (via Calgary[9]) Marco Iannuzzi WR Harvard
7 Toronto Argonauts (via Saskatchewan[12]) Tyler Holmes OL Tulsa
8 Montreal Alouettes Brody McKnight K/P Montana

Round two[edit]

Pick # CFL Team Player Position College
9 Calgary Stampeders (via Winnipeg[13]) Junior Turner DL Bishop's
10 Hamilton Tiger-Cats (via Edmonton[11]) Moe Petrus OL Connecticut
11 BC Lions (via Calgary[9] via BC[14]) Hugh O'Neill K/P Alberta
12 Saskatchewan Roughriders (via Toronto[12]) Craig Butler DB Western Ontario
13 Hamilton Tiger-Cats (via Edmonton[11] via Hamilton[15]) Maurice Forbes DL Concordia
14 Edmonton Eskimos (via Calgary[11]) Hugo Lopez DB Toronto
15 Saskatchewan Roughriders Matt O'Donnell OL Queen's
16 Montreal Alouettes Anthony Barrette OL Concordia

Round three[edit]

Pick # CFL Team Player Position College
17 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Brendan Dunn DL/OL Western Ontario
18 Toronto Argonauts (via Hamilton[16] via Edmonton[15]) Djems Kouame WR Montréal
19 BC Lions Michael Carter DB Maryland
20 Hamilton Tiger-Cats (via Saskatchewan[18] via Toronto[17]) Marc-Antoine Fortin DL Laval
21 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Pascal Baillargeon OL Laval
Calgary Stampeders Forfeit Pick[28]
22 Toronto Argonauts (via Saskatchewan[19]) Zander Robinson DL Western Ontario
23 Montreal Alouettes Philip Blake OL Baylor

Round four[edit]

Pick # CFL Team Player Position College
24 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Paul Swiston OL Calgary
25 Montreal Alouettes (via Toronto[21] via Edmonton) Renaldo Sagesse DL Michigan
26 Calgary Stampeders (via BC[9]) Akwasi Antwi DL Mount Allison
27 Saskatchewan Roughriders (via Toronto[12]) Alexander Krausnick-Groh OL Calgary
28 Toronto Argonauts (via Hamilton[22]) Jedd Gardner WR Guelph
29 Calgary Stampeders Brad Sinopoli QB Ottawa
30 Saskatchewan Roughriders Christopher Milo K/P Laval
31 Montreal Alouettes Reed Alexander OL Calgary

Round five[edit]

Pick # CFL Team Player Position College
32 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (via Edmonton[24] via Winnipeg[23]) Carl Volny RB Central Michigan
33 Hamilton Tiger-Cats (via Edmonton[15]) Patrick Jean-Mary LB Howard
34 Calgary Stampeders (via BC[9]) Matt Walter RB Calgary
35 Toronto Argonauts Gregory Alexandre DL Montréal
36 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Tyrell Francisco TE Weber State
37 BC Lions (via Calgary[9]) Yannick Sage OL Sherbrooke
38 Toronto Argonauts (via Saskatchewan[17]) Julian Feoli Gudino WR Laval
39 Montreal Alouettes Vaughn Martin DL Western Ontario

Round six[edit]

Pick # CFL Team Player Position College
40 Saskatchewan Roughriders (via Winnipeg[25]) Kyle Exume RB Bishop's
41 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (via Edmonton[24]) Liam Mahoney WR Concordia
42 BC Lions Chris Hodgson DL Saint Mary's
43 Toronto Argonauts Michael Knill OL Wilfrid Laurier
44 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Jadon Wagner LB BYU
45 Calgary Stampeders Jared Manchulenko TE Concordia
46 Edmonton Eskimos (via Saskatchewan[27]) Youssy Pierre WR Montréal
47 Montreal Alouettes Blaine Ruttan LB Carson-Newman

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=188882771141305
  2. ^ 2011 Draft Tracker
  3. ^ Blue Bombers select LB Muamba first overall at CFL draft
  4. ^ CIS well represented: 34 players selected
  5. ^ CFL Prospects: April 2011 Rankings, Canadian Football League, 5 April 2011, archived from the original on 1 May 2011, retrieved 9 April 2011 .
  6. ^ http://www.cfl.ca/page/ecamp-scouting-bureau_april_2011
  7. ^ http://www.cfl.ca/page/ecamp-scouting-bureau_december_2010
  8. ^ http://www.cfl.ca/page/ecamp-scouting-bureau_september_2010
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l http://www.cfl.ca/article/stamps-swap-picks-with-lions Stamps swap picks with Lions
  10. ^ a b http://www.tsn.ca/cfl/story/?id=360142 Bombers Trade QB Jyles to Toronto for Fourth Overall Draft Pick
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h http://www.cfl.ca/article/mitchell-selected-second-overall-by-esks Mitchell selected second overall by Esks
  12. ^ a b c d e f http://www.cfl.ca/article/saskatchewan-selects-craig-butler-12th-overall Saskatchewan selects Craig Butler 12th overall
  13. ^ a b http://www.winnipegsun.com/sports/football/2009/05/15/9473426.html
  14. ^ a b http://www.cfl.ca/article/lions-deal-for-stamps-newman Lions deal for Stamps Newman
  15. ^ a b c d e f http://www.cfl.ca/article/ticats-pick-up-thomas-medlock-from-eskimos Ticats pick up Thomas, Medlock from Eskimos
  16. ^ a b http://network.nationalpost.com/np/blogs/postedsports/archive/2009/07/29/arland-bruce-iii-shipped-to-hamilton-for-draft-pick-prospect.aspx Arland Bruce III shipped to Hamilton for picks, prospect – Posted Sports
  17. ^ a b c d http://www.cfl.ca/article/ronald-flemons-returns-to-argos Ronald Flemons returns to Argos
  18. ^ a b http://www.tsn.ca/cfl/story/?id=311332 Roughriders acquire Prechae Rodriguez from Ticats
  19. ^ a b "Argonauts Trade Bishop to Roughriders". Tsn.ca. Retrieved 2008-11-04. 
  20. ^ http://www.argonauts.ca/roster/show/id/3793 Alexander Robinson bio
  21. ^ a b http://www.cfl.ca/article/argos-make-a-deal-with-the-alouettes Argos make a deal with the Alouettes
  22. ^ a b http://www.cfl.ca/article/argos-deal-ol-ramsay-to-tiger-cats Argos deal OL Ramsay to Tiger-Cats
  23. ^ a b http://www.bluebombers.com/article/blue-acquire-two-draft-picks-in-trade-with-edmonton Blue Acquire Two Draft Picks in Trade with Edmonton
  24. ^ a b c d http://www.cfl.ca/article/esks-acquire-ls-taylor-inglis-from-bombers Esks Acquire LS Taylor Inglis from Bombers
  25. ^ a b http://www.cfl.ca/article/bombers-acquire-former-grey-cup-mvp Bombers acquire former Grey Cup MVP
  26. ^ http://www.bclions.com/uploads/assets/BC/pages/CFL_Draft/2011/2011_Canadian_Draft_Guide.pdf
  27. ^ a b http://www.cfl.ca/article/riders-acquire-bell-from-eskimos-for-pick Riders acquire Bell from Eskimos for pick
  28. ^ a b Stamps get Forzani in Supplemental Draft


Preceded by
2010 CFL Draft
Canadian College Draft
2011
Succeeded by
2012 CFL Draft