2005 Syl Apps Award - Damon Allen

As quarterback for the Toronto Argonauts, Damon reached the 5,000-yard passing plateau for the first time in his 21-year CFL career by posting a 34-11 victory against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. The win guaranteed Toronto a first-place finish in the CFL East plus home field advantage in the playoffs. In 2005, Allen won his first CFL's Outstanding Player Award.