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Edmonton Eskimos QB Mike Reilly named Grey Cup MVP

WINNIPEG – Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Mike Reilly has been named the most valuable player of the 103rd Grey Cup.

READ MORE: Edmonton Eskimos add to winning Grey Cup tradition after decade-long drought

Reilly completed 21-of-35 pass attempts for 269 years, two touchdowns and no interceptions in Edmonton’s 26-20 win over the Ottawa Redblacks in Sunday’s CFL championship game.

He also connected with Akeem Shavers for a two-point convert on the game-winning touchdown. Reilly also led the Eskimos in rushing with 66 yards.

READ MORE: Social media reacts to Eskimos first Grey Cup victory in more than a decade

The Eskimos won their 14th Grey Cup, but their first since 2005.

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Edmonton Football Team long-snapper Ryan King is surrounded by photographers as he hoists the Grey Cup trophy after defeating the Ottawa Redblacks to win the 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man., Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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A member of the Edmonton Eskimos hoists the Grey Cup trophy as he celebrates with fans after defeating the Ottawa Redblacks to win the 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man. Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
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Edmonton Eskimos' Otha Foster drinks from the Grey Cup following his teams win over the Ottawa Redblacks at the 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man., Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
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Edmonton Eskimos' Nate Coehoorn hoists the Grey Cup after his teams win over the Ottawa Redblacks during the103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man. Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
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Confetti fills the air as the Edmonton Eskimos celebrate with the Grey Cup trophy after defeating the Ottawa Redblacks to win the 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man. Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Edmonton Eskimos' JC Sherritt hoists the Grey Cup after his teams win over the Ottawa Redblacks during the 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man., Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
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Members of the Edmonton Eskimos celebrate their win over the Ottawa Redblacks following the 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man. Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
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Edmonton Eskimos' Eddie Steele, bottom, hoists the Grey Cup trophy up to fans after defeating the Ottawa Redblacks to win the 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man. Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Edmonton Eskimos' quarterback Mike Reilly pours beer into the Grey Cup following his team win over the Ottawa Redblacks at the103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man. Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015.. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
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Edmonton Eskimos' Deon Lacey celebrates with the Grey Cup trophy after defeating the Ottawa Redblacks to win the 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man. Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Mike Reilly kisses the Grey Cup after his teams win over the Ottawa Redblacks following the 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man., Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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The Edmonton Eskimos celebrate their win over the Ottawa Redblacks following the 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man., Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
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A member of the Edmonton Eskimos brings the Grey Cup to the fans following their teams win over the Ottawa Redblacks following the 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man. Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
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Edmonton Eskimos' John Ojo hoists the Grey Cup trophy up to fans after defeating the Ottawa Redblacks to win the 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man. Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Edmonton Eskimos' Matthew O'Donnell takes the Grey Cup into the stands with the fans following his teams win over the Ottawa Redblacks of the 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man. Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
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Edmonton Eskimos' quarterback Mike Reilly hoists the Grey Cup after his teams win over the Ottawa Redblacks during the 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man. Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
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Members of the Edmonton Eskimos celebrate after defeating Ottawa Redblacks to win the 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man., Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
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Members of the Edmonton Eskimos celebrate after defeating Ottawa Redblacks to win the 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man. Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
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Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Mike Reilly hoists the Grey Cup after his teams win over the Ottawa Redblacks during the 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man., Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
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Edmonton Eskimos' quarterback Mike Reilly holds the MVP award after defeating the Ottawa Redblacks to win the 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man., Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
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Edmonton Eskimos' quarterback Mike Reilly holds the MVP award after defeating the Ottawa Redblacks to win the 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man., Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
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Edmonton Eskimos' quarterback Mike Reilly kisses the Grey Cup following his team's win over the Ottawa Redblacks of the 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man. Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
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Edmonton Eskimos' quarterback Mike Reilly kisses the Grey Cup following his team's win over the Ottawa Redblacks of the 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man. Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
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A member of the Edmonton Eskimos drinks from the Grey Cup following his team's win over the Ottawa Redblacks at the 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man. Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
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Edmonton Eskimos' Mike Dubuisson kisses the Grey Cup following his teams win over the Ottawa Redblacks at the 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man., Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
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Edmonton Eskimos' Kenny Stafford drinks from the Grey Cup following his teams win over the Ottawa Redblacks at the 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man., Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
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Edmonton Eskimos' Justin Sorensen hoists the Grey Cup trophy after defeating the Ottawa Redblacks to win the 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man. Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Edmonton Eskimos' Nate Coehoorn hoists the Grey Cup trophy as head coach Chris Jones, left, watches after defeating the Ottawa Redblacks to win the 103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man., Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Edmonton Eskimos' quarterback Mike Reilly gets beer poured on his head as he enters the team dressing room following his team's win over the Ottawa Redblacks following the103rd Grey Cup in Winnipeg, Man. Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Meanwhile, Esks wide receiver Shamawd Chambers was named the Most Outstanding Canadian of the 103rd Grey Cup. Chambers had 49 receiving yards, including a 32-yard reception to help set up a touchdown.

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Chambers, a Toronto native, was selected sixth overall by Edmonton in the 2012 CFL draft after starring for the Wilfred Laurier Golden Hawks in college.

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