Shine Bright: 2018 CFL All-Stars Named.

The Canadian Football league has named the players who have been selected as the 2018 CFL All-Stars.  The CFL season may be over but in the run up to the festive season the CFL reveals its own pre-Christmas stars.

An early Christmas present from the league to fans who can start arguing over many of the choices straight away! The All-Stars were selected by the Football Reporters of Canada (FRC) and the league’s head coaches.

The Numbers

In total 5 players from the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, BC Lions and Hamilton Tiger-Cats were chosen. 4 from the Saskatchewan Roughriders, and Ottawa REDBLACKS. 3 from the Calgary Stampeders and 1 from the Edmonton Eskimos.

No players were selected from the league cellar dwellers. There is no room for anybody from the 5-13 Alouettes or the 4-14 Argonauts. Not only are half of the East Division teams not represented but the West took two thirds of the All-Star spots.

Western based players outnumber the East 18-9. However that is a distinct improvement in balance on last year when the West dominated 23 to 4.

One of the great things about this years selection is that there are 11 first time All-Stars. That can only be seen as a positive in terms of seeing new talent and having good depth.

Listed below are the 2018 CFL all-stars:


QBi Bo Levi Mitchell CGY
RB  Andrew Harris WPG
REC  Duke Williams EDM
REC Brandon Banks HAM
REC Brad Sinopoli OTT
REC  Bryan Burnham BC
REC  Luke Tasker HAM
C Matthias Goossen WPG
OG  Brendon LaBatte SSK
OG Brandon Revenberg HAM
OT  Stanley Bryant WPG
OT  SirVincent Rogers OTT



DE  Charleston Hughes CGY
DE  Willie Jefferson SSK
DT  Micah Johnson CGY
DT  Davon Coleman BC
LB  Alex Singleton CGY
LB Adam Bighill WPG
CLB Don Unamba HAM
CB Delvin Breaux HAM
CB  Anthony Orange BC
HB  Ed Gainey SSK
T.J. Lee
S  Taylor Loffler WPG


Special Teams

K  Lewis Ward OTT
P  Ty Long BC
Diontae Spencer


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Chris Lawton joined the team in 2017 and has been writing about the CFL ever since. He originally started following the NFL with the 'first wave' of fans when it was shown on Channel 4 in the 1980's. He has been a keen supporter of the Miami Dolphins since 1983. Chris first encountered the CFL in 2016 and instantly fell in love with the Canadian game. He has been writing about the CFL from the inception of Ninety-Nine Yards. You can find him on twitter as @CFLfanUK

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