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The 2009 CFL Draft took place on Saturday, May 2, 2009 live at 11:00 AM ET on TSN.[1][2] 48 players were chosen from among 774 eligible players from Canadian Universities across the country, as well as Canadian players playing in the NCAA.[3] Of the 48 draft selections, 38 players were drafted from Canadian Interuniversity Sport institutions, including the first seven.[4]

The first two rounds were broadcast live on TSN with CFL Commissioner Mark Cohon announcing each selection. The production was hosted by Rod Black and featured the CFL on TSN panel which included Duane Forde, Steve Sumarah, Stefan Ptaszek, Farhan Lalji, Glen Suitor, Matt Dunigan, and Chris Schultz who analyzed the teams' needs and picks.[5]

Round one

Pick # CFL Team Player Position College
1 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Simeon Rottier OT Alberta
2 Toronto Argonauts Étienne Légaré DT Laval
3 BC Lions (via Hamilton via Winnipeg) Jamall Lee RB Bishop's
4 BC Lions (via Toronto via Edmonton) James Yurichuk LB Bishop's
5 BC Lions Matt Carter WR Acadia
6 Hamilton Tiger-Cats (via BC via Saskatchewan) Darcy Brown WR St. Mary's
7 Montreal Alouettes Dylan Steenbergen OL Calgary
8 Calgary Stampeders Eric Fraser S Central Michigan

Round two

Pick # CFL Team Player Position College
9 Saskatchewan Roughriders (via Hamilton) Tamon George DB Regina
10 Toronto Argonauts Matt Lambros WR Liberty
11 Edmonton Eskimos (via Winnipeg) Gordon Hinse OT Alberta
12 Edmonton Eskimos Dee Stirling DL Queen's
13 Hamilton Tiger-Cats (via BC) Ryan Hinds DB New Hampshire
14 Montreal Alouettes (via Saskatchewan) Martin Bédard TE UConn
15 Montreal Alouettes Matt Singer OL Manitoba
16 Calgary Stampeders Tristan Black LB Wayne State

Round three

Pick # CFL Team Player Position College
17 Saskatchewan Roughriders (via Hamilton) Nick Hutchins OL Regina
18 Toronto Argonauts James Green LB Calgary
19 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Mike Morris OL UBC
20 Edmonton Eskimos Andrea Bonaventura LB Calgary
21 BC Lions Matt Morencie OL Windsor
22 Hamilton Tiger-Cats (via Saskatchewan) Scott McCuaig LB UBC
23 Montreal Alouettes Nickolas Morin-Soucy DL Montreal
24 Calgary Stampeders John Hashem OT Regina

Round four

Pick # CFL Team Player Position College
25 Montreal Alouettes (via Hamilton) Stan Van Sichem DL Regina
26 Toronto Argonauts Zachary Pollari OT Western Ontario
27 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Adam Bestard OL Wilfrid Laurier
28 Calgary Stampeders (via Edmonton) Spencer Armstrong WR Air Force
29 BC Lions Tang Bacheyie S Kansas
30 Calgary Stampeders (via Saskatchewan) Steve Myddelton DE St. Francis Xavier
31 Montreal Alouettes Ivan Brown DL Saskatchewan
32 Calgary Stampeders Scott McHenry SB Saskatchewan

Round five

Pick # CFL Team Player Position College
33 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Guillarme Allard-Cameus RB Laval
34 Toronto Argonauts Gordon Sawler DL St. Francis Xavier
35 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Peter Quinney FB Wilfrid Laurier
36 Edmonton Eskimos Eric Lee RB Weber State
37 BC Lions Jonathan Pierre-Etienne DE Montreal
38 Hamilton Tiger-Cats (via Saskatchewan) Raymond Wladichuk DB Simon Fraser
39 Montreal Alouettes Benoît Boulanger RB Sherbrooke
40 Calgary Stampeders Osie Ukwuoma DL Queen's

Round six

Pick # CFL Team Player Position College
41 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Cassidy Doneff WR Washburn
42 Toronto Argonauts Anthony DesLauriers DB Simon Fraser
43 Toronto Argonauts (via Winnipeg) Brad Crawford DB Guelph
44 Edmonton Eskimos Jason Kosec LB Western Ontario
45 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (via BC) Thaine Carter LB Queen's
46 Hamilton Tiger-Cats (via Saskatchewan) Bill McGrath OL Indiana State
47 Montreal Alouettes Ryan Mousseau OL Ottawa
48 Calgary Stampeders John Kanaroski WR Regina

Further reading


Preceded by
2008 CFL Draft
Canadian College Draft
Succeeded by
2010 CFL Draft