The Hamilton Tiger-Cats will have the primary number of the 2021 CFL draft.
Commissioner Randy Ambrosie made the announcement Saturday. The draft order was decided by a random draw relatively than won-lost information as a result of the league did not stage a 2020 season because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders will choose second total, adopted by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, B.C. Lions, the Edmonton Football Club, Ottawa Redblacks, Toronto Argonauts and Calgary Stampeders.
Hamilton will conclude the opening spherical with the ninth choice total, the second of two first-round picks acquired from the Montreal Alouettes within the 2018 commerce involving quarterback Johnny Manziel.
In retaining with the ‘snake’ format of the draft, Montreal will start the second spherical. Hamilton will once more have the ultimate choose. No. 18 total, then start the third spherical.
The ’21 draft will be diminished from eight to 6 rounds. Also eligible gamers will have the appropriate to decide out in favour of the 2022 occasion.
The date for the 2021 draft has but to be decided.