Dave Dickenson named CFL's coach of the year

He was honoured Thursday night at the league's awards banquet.

Dave Dickenson of the Calgary Stampeders is the CFL's coach of the year.

On Sunday, both will chase their first Grey Cup title as a head coach when Ottawa faces Calgary at BMO Field. "No matter what we have done it seems like nobody just gives us respect". "But I'm going to go home and put this trophy and suit in the closet and pull out my gameplan and get ready for Sunday".

Ottawa RedBlacks receiver Ernest Jackson was the other finalist.

Voting for the honour was conducted by the Football Reporters of Canada and nine CFL head coaches.

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The West Division was dominated this season, with four of its five teams making the playoffs.

The Ottawa REDBLACKS quarterback responded to questions that revolved around his up-and-down season and the task of taking on a 15-2-1 team this weekend.

DaVaris Daniels received 58 of 73 votes winning the Rookie of the Year award.

Mitchell guided Calgary to a 20-16 victory over Hamilton in 2014.

The six-foot-three, 254-pound Messam led the CFL in rushing with 1,198 yards.

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Running back Jerome Messam of the Stampeders is CFL's top Canadian player. "To get this award late in my career shows how far I've come".

Derek Dennis won Offensive Lineman of the Year award, a key member throughout the year on a line that was banged up all season. He averaged a solid 5.8 yards per attempt and also ran for 11 TDs. His selection was nearly unanimous receiving 72 of 73 first place votes. "He prepared me for this moment". He received 72 votes. He picked up a fourth while on the Stampeders' coaching staff in 2014. "I trust in my staff and believe they've done an outstanding job".

The 2016 campaign was a comeback for the six-foot, 227-pound Elimimian.

Twenty years after Hamilton Grey Cup organizers slashed ticket prices dramatically in an effort to fill Ivor Wynne Stadium a week before the game, Steeltown was the site for another deep discount on CFL championship tickets.

Medlock hit a CFL-record 60 field goals this season, his first with the Blue Bombers.

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