CFL Draft

Hervey Recaps Draft | “It’s All Coming Together.”

May 4, 2018 | Matt Baker
GM Ed Hervey is satisfied with the work done on draft day and was happy to see some season members show up to our draft event.

Draft Recap | The Trenches Makeover Continues

May 4, 2018 | Matt Baker
He has yet to set foot in his new football home, yet Peter Godber was long ago exposed to BC Lions orange. The Leos’ first selection on Thursday night, you see, recalls attending Grey Cup ...

BC Lions Wrap Up Successful CFL Draft with 7 Selections

May 3, 2018 | Jamie Cartmell
A very successful night at the draft table has yielded seven new BC Lions as GM Ed Hervey and his staff draw months of work to a close. After selecting offensive lineman Peter Godber (6’3”, 300) ...

2018 Draft: Lions select OL Peter Godber

May 3, 2018 | Matt Baker
At 3rd overall, the BC Lions add some offensive line depth with Rice product Peter Godber.

Following Draft Eve Deal, Hervey Feels Lions In Good Spot

May 2, 2018 | Matt Baker
Very early in his tenure as BC Lions General Manager, Ed Hervey made it clear he wasn’t going to be afraid to do a little old fashioned wheeling and dealing. Whether it has been beefing up the ...

Lions hold 3rd overall pick As CFL Reveals 2018 Draft Order

December 15, 2017 | Staff
Kavis Reed and the Montreal Alouettes hold the first overall selection in May’s Draft as the CFL unveiled the full selection order for 2018 today/

All in the Family: Draft signals emotional evening for the Vandervoort’s

May 9, 2017 |
Everyone marvels at Danny Vandervoort’s hands. So much so that his mom, Liane, likes to claim that their strength, and his athletic ability to catch anything thrown remotely in his vicinity, are ...

“We hit our plateau early.”- Lions select 9 in CFL Draft

May 7, 2017 | Matt Baker
Neil McEvoy sits down in his office. Tie loosened, satisfied look on his face. Reality then quickly sets in for the Lions Director of Football Operations: he and the brass had accomplished their ...

Emotion Hits Vandervoort On Day He Joins Den

May 7, 2017 | Matt Baker
Although he has yet to set foot in his new home province, we get the sense Danny Vandervoort will not have trouble fitting in. Not only has the third overall pick in Sunday’s CFL Draft drawn ...

Vandervoort: “I’m Excited to Join the BC Lions”

May 7, 2017 | Matt Baker
CFL Host Brodie Lawson catches up with 3rd overall selection WR Danny Vandervoort as the newest BC Lions receiver celebrates with friends and family.

Buono: “There are some good quality receivers.”

May 5, 2017 | Matt Baker
Wally Buono says the news of Shawn Gore’s retirement didn’t catch them by surprise and it won’t change their plans heading into Sunday’s draft. Buono also talks about his ...

Buono Previews CFL Draft | “Nationals Make Quality Of Your Team.”

May 5, 2017 | Matt Baker
The BC Lions hold picks three and seven in Sunday’s CFL Draft. Wally Buono talks about the goals for adding top Canadian prospects to their roster,

Prospect Profile: Nate Behar

May 5, 2017 | Matt Baker
Carleton receiver Nate Behar talks about his life in football and his road to the 2017 CFL Draft.

The Draft | Where Decisions and Dreams Are Made

May 4, 2017 | Matt Baker
It has long been said that the key to long-term success in the CFL is the quality of Canadian content you have on your roster. Sunday’s Canadian Draft presents the latest opportunity for Wally ...

O’Leary: An inside look into how the Scouting Bureau is assembled

April 14, 2017 |
Compiling an ongoing list of the top-20 draft eligible players isn’t an easy task. Keeping tabs on players from across U Sports and the NCAA is the biggest challenge that the CFL’s Scouting ...

Bold moves, twists and turns highlight 2016 CFL Draft

May 10, 2016 |
They may have had the fewest picks in the draft, but it didn’t stop the Saskatchewan Roughriders from making the biggest splash.

2016 CFL Mock Draft 4.0: A new No. 1 overall?

May 10, 2016 | Justin Dunk
Josiah St. John’s reign at the top comes to an end, but who’s number one in Justin Dunk’s final 2016 CFL Mock Draft?

Preview: Top talent takes centre stage at the CFL Draft

May 10, 2016 |
The CFL Draft kicks off Tuesday night at 7 p.m. on TSN 1, 3, 4 and 5 and RDS2 as all nine CFL teams zero in on the country’s top amateur talent.

Primer: What you need to know about Tuesday’s CFL Draft

May 9, 2016 |
From Laval’s chance to make history to the trades that have affected the order, here’s what you need to know going into Tuesday night.

Draft Rewind: 5 years of 1st round picks

May 9, 2016 |
TORONTO — Two major indicators of success in the CFL are the quarterback position and Canadian content. The quarterback has the ball in his hands every offensive play of the game and has ...