5 Riders named CFL All-Stars

After winning the biggest team prize in the CFL, five members of the Saskatchewan Roughriders are being honoured for their individual accomplishments.

Sheets, Dressler, LaBatte, Hall, Brackenridge honoured in 2013

Running back Kory Sheets was named a CFL All-Star for the first time.

2013 CFL All-Star team


Ricky Ray, Toronto

Running back
Jon Cornish, Calgary
Kory Sheets, Saskatchewan

S.J. Green, Montreal
Weston Dressler, Saskatchewan
Marquay McDaniel, Calgary
Fred Stamps, Edmonton

Jeff Keeping, Toronto

Brendon LaBatte, Saskatchewan
Chris Van Zeyl, Toronto

Stanley Bryant, Calgary
Jovan Olafioye, B.C.


Defensive end
Charleston Hughes, Calgary
Alex Hall, Saskatchewan

Defensive tackle
Khalif Mitchell, Toronto
Almondo Sewell, Edmonton

Chip Cox, Montreal
Adam Bighill, B.C.
Henoc Muamba, Winnipeg

Geoff Tisdale, Montreal
Patrick Watkins, Toronto

Defensive back
Jerald Brown, Montreal
Ryan Phillips, B.C.

Tyron Brackenridge, Saskatchewan

Special Teams

Rene Paredes, Calgary

Rob Maver, Calgary

Special team player
Larry Taylor, Calgary

After winning the biggest team prize in the CFL, five members of the Saskatchewan Roughriders are being honoured for their individual accomplishments today.

Running back Kory Sheets, receiver Weston Dressler, offensive lineman Brendon LaBatte, defensive end Alex Hall, and safety Tyron Brackenridge were all named CFL All-Stars.

Sheets leads the way for the Riders, two weeks after being named the Grey Cup MVP. While Sheets didn't reach his goal of rushing for two thousand yards, the second-year running back racked up 1,598 rushing yards and tied for the league lead with 12 rushing touchdowns in only 15 games. Sheets also caught the ball 37 times for 264 yards.

Defensive end Alex Hall had virtually secured a CFL All-Star selection even before being traded to the Grey Cup champion Riders in October. Hall played 13 games with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, terrorizing quarterbacks with what was then a league-leading 15 sacks. Hall finished the season with 16 sacks and added 40 tackles and one fumble recovery.

Both Sheets and Hall are expected to attract interest from NFL teams this off-season.

This is the second all-star nod for both Weston Dressler and Brendon LaBatte.

Perhaps no player in the league was more feared by opposing offensive players than Saskatchewan safety Tyron Brackenridge. In just his third CFL season, Brackenridge, who moved from linebacker to safety in 2013, was known around the league as one of the hardest hitting defenders. He backed up that reputation, forcing a league-leading five fumbles. Brackenridge finished the season with 48 tackles and three interceptions.

The Calgary Stampeders led the CFL with seven all-star selections. Toronto and Saskatchewan tied with five selections, while Montreal had four players selected. B.C. added three all-stars, Edmonton two, and Winnipeg had one selection. The CFL runners-up Hamilton Tiger-Cats were the only team without an all-star.


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