The CFL's supplemental draft doesn't receive anywhere near the attention of the regular Canadian college draft, and that's understandable. Instead of being live on television, the supplemental draft was conducted entirely offline, and it was conducted Monday instead of the original schedule of last Friday. Only four players were declared eligible for this draft, as it focuses on players who didn't get their non-import status approved in time for the regular draft, and only three of them were taken; Central Michigan wide receiver Kito Poblah went to Winnipeg, Ole Miss defensive tackle Ted Laurent was chosen by Edmonton and Wilfrid Laurier defensive lineman Alex Ellis was picked up by B.C., while Tabor College linebacker Stephen Inman was left undrafted. Despite its limited scope, though, this draft may wind up being just as important as the regular one.
The supplemental draft operates on quite a notable premise, combining a traditional draft order with elements of an auction and aRead More »from Bombers, Eskimos and Lions supplement their drafts