WINNIPEG, MB. – Five Winnipeg Blue Bombers have been named to the Canadian Football League All-Star team.
Winnipeg native Andrew Harris was named a CFL All-Star for the fourth time in his career and for the second consecutive season, after a record-setting season in 2017. The CFL’s Most Outstanding Canadian finished the season leading the league in rushing (1,035 yards) and set a CFL record for receptions by a running back, leading the entire CFL in passes caught at 105. Harris finished the season with six rushing touchdowns and one receiving score.
Stanley Bryant, left tackle, enjoys his third nod as an All-Star, while also being named the CFL’s Most Outstanding Lineman last month.
This is Taylor Loffler second time being named the CFL’s All-Star safety. Drafted 19th overall by in the 2016 draft, Loffler took over starting duties in Week 6 of 2016 and morphed into the club’s Most Outstanding Rookie last season. He finished this season with a team-high 75 defensive tackles while making one interception and three forced fumbles in 17 games.
Halfback TJ Heath was named All-Star for the second straight season. Heath played in all 18 games this season, recording 64 defensive tackles, one sack, and five interceptions – returning one for a touchdown.
Finally, Cornerback Chris Randle becomes an All-Star for the first time in his career. Randle played in all 18 games, accumulating five interceptions, 60 defensive tackles, one sack, one fumble recovery and two defensive touchdowns.
The CFL All-Star teams look like this:
The Manitoba Post