CFL's Most Outstanding Lineman Award

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The Most Outstanding Lineman Award was an award annually given to the best defensive player or offensive lineman in the Canadian Football League from the year 1955 to 1973. By the 1974 season, the league decided to make two separate awards for both defensive players and offensive linemen.

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CFL's Most Outstanding Lineman Award winners (1955-1973)

CFL's Most Outstanding Lineman Award - Runners Up (1955-1973)

Note: Prior to 1973 the runner up for this award was not the DeMarco–Becket Memorial Trophy or Leo Dandurand Trophy winners. Finalists were first announced in 1957.

The DeMarco–Becket Memorial Trophy is a Canadian Football League trophy. It is awarded originally to the player selected as the outstanding lineman in the West Division.

The Leo Dandurand Trophy is a Canadian Football League trophy awarded to the Most Outstanding Lineman in the East Division. The winner of this trophy is chosen from a group of nominees, one from each team in the East Division. Either the winner of this trophy or the winner of the DeMarco-Becket Memorial Trophy will also receive the Canadian Football League Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman Award.

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CFL Publications: 2011 Facts, Figures & Records