|Born:||April 20, 1957|
|Died:||May 16, 2013 56)(aged|
|1990–1991||Ottawa Rough Riders|
|Career highlights and awards|
Bryan Illerbrun (April 20, 1957 - May 16, 2013) was a professional Canadian football offensive lineman [ citation needed ] He was a part of the BC Lions' Grey Cup victory in 1985 and the Saskatchewan Roughriders' Grey Cup victory in 1989.[ citation needed ]who played fourteen seasons in the Canadian Football League for three teams.
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