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TORONTO -- The Canadian Football League announced today the 2011 East and West Division All-Stars.

The B.C. Lions led the way in All-Stars with 12 selections, led by Most Outstanding Player nominee Travis Lulay who threw for a league-high 32 touchdowns this season. The Calgary Stampeders registered six selections, including Canadian running back Jon Cornish, who ran for a league-high nine touchdowns. The Edmonton Eskimos also had six selections, including another Canadian tailback in Jerome Messam, who became the first Canadian-born player to rush for at least 1,000 yards in over a decade. Rounding out the Western selections are the Saskatchewan Roughriders, who were led by Most Outstanding Defensive Player nominee Jerrell Freeman.

Out East, seven-time Division All-Star Anthony Calvillo leads the pack as one of seven Alouettes to be selected. The Toronto Argonauts also had seven selections, including  a pair of defensive backs in Byron Parker and Lin-J Shell. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers lead all Eastern teams with eight selections, including Doug Brown and Jovon Johnson on defence and Terrence Edwards and Brendon LaBatte on offence. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats finish up the East with five selections. Rookie sensation Chris Williams and Justin Hickman highlight the group.

The Division All-Stars were selected by 70 voters, including members of the Football Reporters of Canada (FRC), CFL head coaches, and CFL fans from across the country.

The FRC voting panel consists of representation from each CFL market and a national chapter.

The CFL.ca All-Star Balloting program reopens today for fans to make their selections for the 2011 CFL All-Stars. The final round of voting for fans closes on Sunday, November 13, prior to kickoff (1:00pm ET) of the Eastern Final in Montreal where the Alouettes host the Hamilton Tiger-Cats at Olympic Stadium.

The Western Final kicks off at 4:30pm ET in Edmonton where the Eskimos take on the Calgary Stampeders.

The CFL All-Stars will be announced on Wednesday, November 16 at Noon ET.

The All-Star Ballot will re-open later today at www.cflallstars.com.

EAST WEST
OFFENCE OFFENCE
QB Anthony Calvillo MTL
QB Travis Lulay BC
RB Cory Boyd TOR
RB Jon Cornish CGY
RB Brandon Whitaker
MTL
RB Jerome Messam
EDM
R Terrence Edwards WPG
R Weston Dressler SSK
R S.J. Green
MTL
R Nik Lewis CGY
R Jamel Richardson   
MTL
R Geroy Simon BC
R Chris Williams HAM
R Fred Stamps EDM
T Josh Bourke MTL
T Ben Archibald BC
T Glenn January
WPG
T Jovan Olafioye
BC
G Scott Flory MTL
G Dimitri Tsoumpas
CGY
G Brendon LaBatte WPG
G Greg Wojt
EDM
C Dominic Picard TOR
C Angus Reid
BC
DEFENCE DEFENCE
DT Doug Brown WPG
DT Aaron Hunt
BC
DT Kevin Huntley TOR
DT Khalif Mitchell
BC
DE Justin Hickman
HAM
DE Marcus Howard
EDM
DE Odell Willis
WPG
DE Keron Williams
BC
LB Chip Cox MTL
LB Rod Davis EDM
LB Jamall Johnson
HAM
LB Solomon Elimimian
BC
LB Rey Williams
HAM
LB Jerrell Freeman
SSK
CB Byron Parker TOR
CB Dante Marsh
BC
CB Jovon Johnson WPG
CB Rod Williams
EDM
DB Johnathan Hefney WPG
DB Korey Banks
BC
DB Lin-J Shell TOR
DB Keon Raymond
CGY
S Ian Logan WPG
S Craig Butler
SSK
SPECIAL TEAMS SPECIAL TEAMS
K Justin Medlock HAM
K Paul McCallum BC
P Noel Prefontaine
TOR
P Burke Dales CGY
ST Chad Owens TOR
ST Larry Taylor
CGY