Dan Ferrone

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Dan Ferrone
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Born: (1958-04-03) April 3, 1958 (age 62)
Oakville, Ontario
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) G
University Simon Fraser
High school T. A. Blakelock
CFL draft 1981 / Round: Territorial Exemption
Drafted by Toronto Argonauts
Career history
As administrator
19932000 CFLPA (President)
2003 Toronto Argonauts (VP)
2004 Toronto Argonauts (President)
As coach
2002 Toronto Argonauts (OL coach)
As player
19811988 Toronto Argonauts
1989 Calgary Stampeders
19901992 Toronto Argonauts
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1984, 1985, 1987, 1990, 1991
CFL East All-Star 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1991
CFL West All-Star 1989
Awards2 time CFL east division most outstanding offensive lineman 1984, 1985 Leo Dandurand Trophy
Honours
  • Oakville Sports Hall Of Fame 2000, All Time Argo 2006, T.A. Blakelock Wall of Fame 2006
Recordsregular season games played 209, 6 time CFL Offensive Lineman of the week
Career stats

Dan Ferrone (born April 3, 1958) is a former professional Canadian football player. He played with the Toronto Argonauts for 8 seasons, interrupted by one season with the Calgary Stampeders, in the Canadian Football League (CFL). He was an offensive lineman with the teams from 1981 to 1992, part of the Argonaut's Grey Cup championships in 1983 and 1991.

During Ferrone's time in the CFL, he was named to the CFL's All-Star team 5 times, the East Division All-Star team 8 times and one time West Division All-Star.

In 1992, his first year after retiring from the CFL, Ferrone was elected as the seventh president of the Canadian Football League Players' Association (CFLPA). He served as CFLPA president until 2000.

Following his service with the CFLPA, Ferrone coached the Toronto Argonauts offensive line in 2002, becoming the team's Vice-President in 2003 and serving as the team's President for 2004.

The multiple All-Star and Grey Cup champion was inducted to the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in September 2013.

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