Dale West

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Dale West
Born:1941 (age 7980)
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Career information
StatusRetired
CFL status National
Position(s) DB
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight195 lb (88 kg)
College Arizona
University Regina
Career history
As player
19621968 Saskatchewan Roughriders
Career highlights and awards
Y
CFL West All-Star 1963, 1964, 1965
Awards1963 - Outstanding Canadian : West Division
HonorsGrey Cup champion - 1966

Dale West (born 1941) is a former award winning and Grey Cup champion defensive back who played in the Canadian Football League for the Saskatchewan Roughriders from 1962 to 1968.

A graduate of the University of Regina (after attending the University of Arizona and the University of Saskatchewan on a football scholarship) West joined his hometown Green Riders for a 7 season career. [1] Primarily a defensive back, he could punt, kick, return punts and kicks, rush and catch; 6 of his 18 pass receptions went for TDs. [2] As a defender he won 3 all-star selections, intercepting 17 passes. 10 of those came in 1963, when he was selected as runner up for the CFL's Most Outstanding Canadian Award. Finally, West was a member of the Riders famed 1966 squad, which won Saskatchewan's first Grey Cup championship (he made a key interception to set up their first TD.)

After his playing days West became a Roughriders Plaza of Honor inductee (1997) and lives in Regina, where he was program co-coordinator with the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame and Museum and then served three terms as a trustee for the Regina School Division #4. [3]

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References

  1. "FANBASE entry: Dale West". Archived from the original on 2012-07-31. Retrieved 2012-04-15.
  2. CFLAPEDIA entry: Dale West
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-11-10. Retrieved 2012-04-15.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)The 1966 Roughriders Leader-Post, June 27, 2006