David Black (Canadian football)

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David Black
Born: (1962-04-13) April 13, 1962 (age 58)
Oshawa, Ontario
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) OL
College Wilfrid Laurier
CFL draft 1984 / Round: 3 / Pick: 20
Drafted by Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Career history
As player
19851996 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1995 Ottawa Rough Riders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1993
CFL East All-Star 1989, 1993, 1994

David Black (born April 13, 1962 in Oshawa, Ontario) is a former offensive lineman in the Canadian Football League.

He played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers from 1985 to 1996 and spent a portion of the 1995 season with the Ottawa Rough Riders. Black was a CFL all-star in 1993 and a CFL Eastern all-star in 1989,1993 and 1994. His most notable performance was in the game where Matt Dunigan threw for 713 yards against the Edmonton Eskimos in which Black was recognized by the CFL as 'Offensive Lineman of the Week'. He attended Wilfrid Laurier University from 1983 to 1985. [1] Black also attended Michigan State University for a brief period of time.[ citation needed ] In 2004, Black was inducted into the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Hall of Fame. [2]

He was traded in 1995 from the Winnipeg Blue Bombers to the Ottawa Rough Riders where he spent three months of the season and was soon traded back to Winnipeg. Then soon after coming back Black retired.

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