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2012 CFL Player Awards Finalists

The 2012 Gibson's Finest CFL Player Awards winners were honoured on November 22.
The East and West Division finalists were announced on November 7 and the nominees for each team were announced on October 31.
The players were selected by voting members of the Football Reporters of Canada and the CFL head coaches.
Winners are listed in bold

Division Nominees


EAST DIVISION  
Most Outstanding Player WR Chad Owens (TOR)
Most Outstanding Defensive Player LB Shea Emry (MTL)
Most Outstanding Canadian LB Shea Emry (MTL)
Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman OT Josh Bourke (MTL)
Most Oustanding Special Teams Player WR Chris Williams (HAM)
Most Outstanding Rookie WR Chris Matthews (WPG)

WEST DIVISION  
Most Outstanding Player RB Jon Cornish (CGY)
Most Outstanding Defensive Player LB J.C. Sherritt (EDM)
Most Outstanding Canadian RB Jon Cornish (CGY)
Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman OL Jovan Olafioye (B.C.)
Most Oustanding Special Teams Player RB Tim Brown (B.C.)
Most Outstanding Rookie DE Jabar Westerman (B.C.)



Team Nominees - East Division


HAMILTON TIGER-CATS  
Most Outstanding Player WR/KR Chris Williams
Most Outstanding Defensive Player LB Renauld Williams
Most Outstanding Canadian K Luca Congi
Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman OG/C Tim O'Neill
Most Oustanding Special Teams Player WR/KR Chris Williams*
Most Outstanding Rookie P Josh Bartel

MONTREAL ALOUETTES  
Most Outstanding Player QB Anthony Calvillo*
Most Outstanding Defensive Player LB Shea Emry
Most Outstanding Canadian LB Shea Emry
Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman OT Josh Bourke
Most Oustanding Special Teams Player S Kyries Hebert
Most Outstanding Rookie FB Patrick Lavoie

TORONTO ARGONAUTS  
Most Outstanding Player SB/KR Chad Owens
Most Outstanding Defensive Player LB Marcus Ball
Most Outstanding Canadian SB Andre Durie*
Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman OT Chris Van Zeyl
Most Oustanding Special Teams Player SB/KR Chad Owens*
Most Outstanding Rookie DT Armond Armstead

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS  
Most Outstanding Player RB Chad Simpson
Most Outstanding Defensive Player DE Alex Hall
Most Outstanding Canadian LB Henoc Muamba
Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman OT Glenn January*
Most Oustanding Special Teams Player K Justin Palardy
Most Outstanding Rookie WR Chris Matthews*
* unanimous selection


Team Nominees - West Division


B.C. LIONS  
Most Outstanding Player QB Travis Lulay
Most Outstanding Defensive Player LB Adam Bighill*
Most Outstanding Canadian RB Andrew Harris*
Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman OT Jovan Olafioye
Most Oustanding Special Teams Player RB/KR Tim Brown
Most Outstanding Rookie DE Jabar Westerman*

CALGARY STAMPEDERS  
Most Outstanding Player RB Jon Cornish*
Most Outstanding Defensive Player DE Charleston Hughes*
Most Outstanding Canadian RB Jon Cornish*
Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman OL Dimitri Tsoumpas
Most Oustanding Special Teams Player K Rene Paredes*
Most Outstanding Rookie LB Chris Randle

EDMONTON ESKIMOS  
Most Outstanding Player LB JC Sherritt*
Most Outstanding Defensive Player LB JC Sherritt*
Most Outstanding Canadian DT Ted Laurent
Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman OT Orrin Thompson
Most Oustanding Special Teams Player K/P Grant Shaw
Most Outstanding Rookie WR Shamawd Chambers

SASKATCHEWAN ROUGHRIDERS  
Most Outstanding Player SB Weston Dressler*
Most Outstanding Defensive Player LB Tyron Brackenridge
Most Outstanding Canadian C Dominic Picard
Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman C Dominic Picard
Most Oustanding Special Teams Player LB Sam Hurl
Most Outstanding Rookie OT Xavier Fulton
* unanimous selection



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