CFL Draft

Eskimos Select Eight

May 7, 2017 | Esks Staff
The Edmonton Eskimos made the following eight selections in tonight’s CFL Draft.   Round 1 (5th overall): Wide Receiver Nate Behar In four seasons with the Carleton University Ravens, ...

Eskimos Pick Fifth In Cfl Draft

May 6, 2017 | Esks Staff
For the fourth straight year, the CFL Scouting Bureau’s top prospect is likely to fall to at least the third round, maybe lower, in the 2017 CFL Draft, which starts Sunday at 5 p.m. Mississippi ...

‘Being a No. 1 Pick Was Cool’

May 4, 2017 | Esks Staff
Edmonton Eskimos offensive lineman Simeon Rottier was so busy in the spring of 2009 that he almost didn’t have time for the CFL Draft. “I was trying to finish up school and we got married on ...

Chambers Expected Esks To Pick Him

May 2, 2017 | Esks Staff
Wide receiver Shamawd Chambers wasn’t surprised when he was drafted sixth overall by the Edmonton Eskimos in 2012. Chambers, who had been ranked anywhere from second to fourth by the CFL Scouting ...

Groulx: “I was training all winter for that moment”

May 10, 2016 | Con Griwkowsky
Draft day can be somewhat of a happening. When a group of Laval players and their families gathered in a Quebec City restaurant for the 2015 event, they knew one thing for sure. One year earlier, ...

2016 Draft Recap

May 10, 2016 | Esks Staff
The Edmonton Eskimos added six to the roster during Tuesday’s 2016 CFL Draft: 1st Round, 8th Overall: WR Tevaun Smith Over a four-year career at the University of Iowa, Tevaun Smith ...

Draft Day Journey

May 5, 2016 | Con Griwkowsky
Draft day can be plenty of fun. The earlier you’re picked, the quicker the high fives start flyin’. As a linebacker in his senior year at Angelo State in Texas, Blair Smith registered 100 tackles ...

What Are the Odds?

May 5, 2016 | Con Griwkowsky
There’s never guarantees where a football player will end up on CFL draft day. From Vancouver to Montreal and anywhere in between can be as predictable as a roll of the dice. So, when David Beard ...

2016 CFL Draft to be held May 10 at 7 p.m. on TSN2 and RDS2

May 4, 2016 | Staff
The CFL has revealed time and broadcast details for the 2016 CFL Draft, which will be televised on TSN2 and RDS2 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. ET on May 10.