Stay here for real-time updates as the latest crop of CFL hopefuls have their names called on CFL Draft Day. The CFL Global Draft kicks things off at 10 a.m. MDT, before Tuesday night’s CFL Draft at 6 p.m. MDT.

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9:38 p.m. Thank you for following along for all 12 (!!!) hours of our live draft coverage. We look forward to seeing you cheering on the newest members of the herd this season at the Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium.

9:37 p.m. The 2022 CFL Draft is in the books, and here’s our haul:

4 โ€“ Enock Makonzo, DB, Coastal Carolina

8 โ€“ Tre Ford, QB, Waterloo

19 โ€“ Jacob Plamondon, DL, Calgary

21 โ€“ Marc-David Bien-Aime, OL, Fresno State

28 โ€“ Peter Adjey, LS, Queenโ€™s

30 โ€“ Gavin Cobb, WR, Manitoba

39 โ€“ Wesly Appolon, LB, Tuskegee

48 โ€“ Jeremie Dominique, DB, Charleston

57 โ€“ Jean-Paul Cimankinda, RB, Ottawa

66 โ€“ Nate Edwards, LB, McMaster

9:30 p.m. With the 66th pick – our last pick of the night – the Elks select Nate Edwards, LB from McMaster

9:19 p.m. With the 57th pick, the Elks select Jean-Paul Cimankinda, running back from the University of Ottawa

9:08 p.m. With the 48th pick, the Elks select Jeremie Dominique, DB from the University of Charleston in West Virginia

8:55 p.m. Some details on Wesly Appolon:

As a junior at Tuskegee University last season, linebacker Wesly Appolon recorded 61 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, and 1.5 sacks in 11 games for the Golden Tigers. He previously spent his sophomore season at Butler Community College in 2019, registering 34 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss, and 2 sacks in 11 games, after starting his National Junior College Athletic Association career at Highland Community College in 2018.

8:53 p.m.ย With the 39th pick, the Elks select Wesly Appolon, LB from Tuskegee

8:46 p.m.ย With the 30th pick, the Elks select Gavin Cobb, WR from Manitoba

8:41 p.m.ย With the 28th pick, the Elks select Peter Adjey, LS from Queen’s

8:31 p.m. With the 21st pick, the Elks select Marc-David Bien-Aime, DL from Fresno State

8:22 p.m. We’ll back up in just two more picks, with the first selection of the third round, 21st overall

8:20 p.m. With the 19th pick, the Elks select Jacob Plamondon, defensive lineman from the University of Calgary

Welcome to the herd!

8:12 p.m. FINALLY … we’re back on the clock!

8:05 p.m. Read all about our new quarterback Tre Ford, the first QB drafted in the first round since 1980

7:57 p.m. Hope you’ve walked the dog, grabbed your popcorn and are settled back in because the picks are about to start coming fast and furious.

7:24 p.m.ย This pick’s got everyone buzzing.

7:13 p.m. First Round is in the books. Take a quick breather. We’re next picking at No. 19

7:12 p.m. Coach Jones live on TSN now!

7:10 p.m.ย The Football version of Dominque Wilkins?

7:07 p.m. The deets on our new QB:

Tre Ford swept university footballโ€™s top honours last season, winning both the U Sports and OUA most outstanding player awards in 2021 while being named an All-Canadian and First-Team OUA All-Star. In six games, the Waterloo quarterback completed 63.4 per cent of his passes for 1465 yards and 10 touchdowns, while adding 629 rushing yards and three scores on the ground. Ford was the only quarterback included on the CFL Scouting Bureauโ€™s final list of the top 20 prospects eligible for the 2022 CFL Draft, ranking fourth.

7:04 p.m. With the eighth pick in the 2022 CFL Draft, your Edmonton Elks select…

Tre Ford, quarterback from the Waterloo Warriors

Welcome to the herd!

6:58 p.m. Saskatchewan has selected Samuel Emilus at No. 7, and now we’re back on the clock

6:53 p.m. We’ll be seeing you in the BoA

6:46 p.m. No time to rest … we’re back up soon at No. 8

6:41 p.m. We work fast

6:39 p.m. With the fourth overall pick in the 2022 CFL Draft, your Edmonton Elks select ….

Enock Makonzo, defensive back from Coastal Carolina

Welcome to the herd!

6:30 p.m. B.C. drafts Nathan Cherry and we’re on the clock!

6:26 p.m.ย The B.C. Lions are on the clock…

6:22 p.m. Ottawa has selected Zack Pelehos second overall.

Two more picks ’til it’s our turn!

6:12 p.m. The Montreal Alouettes have selected Tyrell Richards from Syracuse. Ottawa is on the clock.

6:11 p.m. The first pick is in…

6:10 p.m.ย Tune into 630 CHED now for live coverage from inside Commonwealth Stadium

6:07 p.m. Let’s do this.

6:06 p.m. Tune in live to TSN now to catch the 2022 CFL Draft. The Montreal Alouettes are on the clock…

6:00 p.m. It’s GO TIME!

5:50 p.m.ย a quick refresher where we’re picking tonight:











5:37 p.m. The pizza has arrived in the media room. Now the draft can start.

5:26 p.m. Fun Fact: The EE have drafted 73 players from the University of Alberta, the most of any school. Will there be another tonight?

5:15 p.m. We can’t wait.

5:05 p.m. Tune into 630 CHED starting at 6 p.m. for live coverage from inside Commonwealth Stadium

5:00 p.m.ย One hour until the 2022 CFL Draft gets started. Follow along for updates, and watch the first two rounds live on TSN.

1:44 p.m. This is the second time in the last three years the Elks will be picking at No. 4. In 2020, we drafted offensive lineman Tomas Jack-Kurdyla fourth overall. He made his CFL debut in 2021, playing 13 games.

1:38 p.m. It’s going to be a busy night in the Elks War Room. We’re making 10 picks: 4, 8,19, 21, 28, 30, 39, 48, 57, and 66.

1:20 p.m.ย Four hours and 40 minutes until the draft, but who’s counting?

While you’re patiently waiting, read up on the top prospects.

1:13 p.m. Did you know? Our third round pick in the Global Draft, Corliss Waitman, was born in Ghent, the third largest city in Belgium, just 50 km from Bruges.

12:39 p.m. We’re a little more than five hours away from the 2022 CFL Draft. In the meantime, learn more about our three selections in this morning’s Global Draft: Elks add trio of legs in 2022 CFL Global Draft

11:30 a.m.ย Hang on to your hats, the trade winds are swirling!

10:36 a.m. We’ve got legs…

1st round, pick #9 – punter Ben Griffiths (Australia)

2nd round, pick #17 – place kicker Rafael Gaglianone (Brazil)

3rd round, pick #20 – punter Corliss Waitman (Belgium)

10:35 a.m.ย Here’s a bit more on our Global Draft first round pick courtesy our pal Dave Campbell from 630 Ched

10:32 a.m. With the 20th pick in the 2022 CFL Global Draft the Edmonton Elks select punter Corliss Waitman from Belgium.

10:28 a.m. Rafael Gaglianone played at the University of Wisconsin from 2014 to 2018, where he was named All-Big Team Second Team in 2017 and Freshman All-Big Ten in 2014.

10:26 a.m. With the 17th pick in the 2022 CFL Draft, the Edmonton Elks have selected place kicker Rafael Gaglianone from Brazil.

10:25 a.m. Meet the newest (and one of the tallest) Elk:

10:21 a.m. Ben Griffiths was a prospect for last week’s NFL Draft.

10:18 a.m. In his junior year at USC last season, Griffiths averaged 45.0 yards on his 44 punts in 2021, of which 17 pinned opponents within the 20, 11 traveled 50-plus yards (with a 71-yarder) and only 5 were touchbacks. He was 22nd nationally in punting (45.0, fourth in Pac-12). He made 2021 All-Pac-12 honorable mention, Pro Football Focus All-Pac-12 first team and Phil Steele All-Pac-12 fourth team. He wonย USCโ€™s 2021 Special Teams Player of the Year Award and was a team co-captain.

10:16 a.m. With the ninth pick in the 2022 CFL Global Draft, the Edmonton Elks select punter Ben Griffiths (Australia) from USC.

Welcome to the Green and Gold, Ben!

10:07 a.m.๐Ÿค”

10:06 a.m. The 2022 CFL Global Draft is underway!

9:52 a.m. The Elks own picks #9 (first round), #17 (second round) and #19 (third round) in the Global Draft./

9:47 a.m. Good morning Elks fans! We’re less than 15 minutes away from the 2022 CFL Global Draft, but the Elks already got a jump start on Draft Day last night with a big trade with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.