Blake Marshall

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Blake Marshall
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Born: (1965-05-17) May 17, 1965 (age 55)
Guelph, Ontario
Career information
StatusRetired
CFL status National
Position(s) RB
Height6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight230 lb (100 kg)
University Western Ontario
CFL draft 1987 / Round: 1 / Pick: 2
Drafted by Edmonton Eskimos
Career history
As player
19871993 Edmonton Eskimos
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1990, 1991, 1992
CFL West All-Star 1990, 1991, 1992
Awards 1991 CFL Most Outstanding Canadian
1991 Dr. Beattie Martin Trophy
RecordsEskimos Record
  • Most Touchdowns – Season (20) - 1991

Blake Marshall (born May 17, 1965 in Guelph, Ontario) was Canadian football player with the Edmonton Eskimos for 8 seasons. He won the CFL's Most Outstanding Canadian Award in 1991 when he tied a CFL record with 20 total touchdowns and was a CFL All-Star three years in a row.

He resides in London, Ontario and owns a pasta restaurant in North London. [1]

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