Honoured: CFL unveils 2021 team award winners

The Canadian Football League (CFL) has announced six team award winners from each CFL club who will advance to the next stage of voting in the lead up to the 2021 CFL Awards.

The winners were selected by their respective CFL city’s voting members of the Football Reporters of Canada (FRC), as well as their team’s head coach.

Voters were tasked with selecting players whose on-field performances best represent the team’s Most Outstanding Player, Most Outstanding Canadian, Most Outstanding Defensive Player, Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman, Most Outstanding Rookie, and Most Outstanding Special Teams Player.

The East and West Division finalists for the 2021 CFL Awards will be announced on Thursday, November 25, while the 2021 CFL Awards will take place on Friday, December 10 at the Hamilton Convention Centre.

Photo courtesy: Jeff Vinnick/B.C. Lions

B.C. LIONS

  • Player: Lucky Whitehead
  • Defensive: Bo Lokombo
  • Canadian: Bo Lokombo
  • Offensive Lineman: Kent Perkins
  • Special Teams: Stefan Flintoft
  • Rookie: Jordan Williams*

CALGARY STAMPEDERS

  • Player: Ka’Deem Carey
  • Defensive: Mike Rose
  • Canadian: Derek Wiggan
  • Offensive Lineman: Sean McEwen*
  • Special Teams: Rene Paredes*
  • Rookie: Isaac Adeyemi-Berglund

EDMONTON ELKS

  • Player: James Wilder Jr.*
  • Defensive: Derrick Moncrief
  • Canadian: Sean Whyte
  • Offensive Lineman: Matt O’Donnell
  • Special Teams: Sean Whyte*
  • Rookie: Nyles Morgan*

Photo courtesy: Liam Richards/Saskatchewan Roughriders

SASKATCHEWAN ROUGHRIDERS

  • Player: Cody Fajardo
  • Defensive: Loucheiz Purifoy
  • Canadian: Micah Teitz*
  • Offensive Lineman: Dan Clark
  • Special Teams: Brett Lauther*
  • Rookie: Kian Schaffer-Baker

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS

  • Player: Zach Collaros
  • Defensive: Adam Bighill
  • Canadian: Nic Demski*
  • Offensive Lineman: Stanley Bryant*
  • Special Teams: Mike Miller*
  • Rookie: DeAundre Alford*

HAMILTON TIGER-CATS

  • Player: Simoni Lawrence*
  • Defensive: Simoni Lawrence
  • Canadian: Tunde Adeleke
  • Offensive Lineman: Brandon Revenberg*
  • Special Teams: Nic Cross
  • Rookie: Desmond Lawrence

TORONTO ARGONAUTS

  • Player: McLeod Bethel-Thompson
  • Defensive: Dexter McCoil Sr.
  • Canadian: Kurleigh Gittens Jr.
  • Offensive Lineman: Peter Nicastro
  • Special Teams: Boris Bede*
  • Rookie: Peter Nicastro

Photo courtesy: Scott Grant/CFLPhotoArchive.com

OTTAWA REDBLACKS

  • Player: DeVonte Dedmon
  • Defensive: Avery Williams
  • Canadian: Lewis Ward
  • Offensive Lineman: Mark Korte*
  • Special Teams: DeVonte Dedmon*
  • Rookie: Ryan Davis

MONTREAL ALOUETTES

  • Player: William Stanback*
  • Defensive: David Ménard
  • Canadian: David Ménard
  • Offensive Lineman: Landon Rice
  • Special Teams: David Côté
  • Rookie: David Côté

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