Ed Learn

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Ed Learn
Born: (1937-09-30) September 30, 1937 (age 81)
Welland, Ontario
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) DB
Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight170 lb (77 kg)
Career history
As player
19581966 Montreal Alouettes
19671969 Toronto Argonauts
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1968
CFL East All-Star 1964, 1966, 1968, 1969

Ed Learn (born September 30, 1937) was a football player in the Canadian Football League for twelve years. He starred as a defensive back for the Montreal Alouettes, where he played from 1959 to 1966 before finishing his career during the last three years as a member of the Toronto Argonauts. [1] [2] He had 34 interceptions with Montreal, his top total being 6 during both 1959 and 1966 seasons. In Toronto, he closed his career with 7 interceptions in 1968 and 8 in 1969. For his efforts, he was named CFL east all-star in 1964, 1966, 1968, and 1969. In addition, he was often used as a punt returner, returning 496 punts for a lifetime average of 6.0 yards per return.

Canadian Football League Professional Canadian football league

The Canadian Football League is a professional sports league in Canada. The CFL is the highest level of competition in Canadian football. The league consists of nine teams, each located in a city in Canada. They are divided into two divisions: four teams in the East Division and five teams in the West Division.

Defensive back position in American football and Canadian football

In American football and Canadian football, defensive backs (DBs) are the players on the defensive team who take positions somewhat back from the line of scrimmage; they are distinguished from the defensive line players and linebackers, who take positions directly behind or close to the line of scrimmage.

Montreal Alouettes

The Montreal Alouettes are a professional Canadian football team based in Montreal, Quebec. Founded in 1946, the team has folded and been revived twice. The Alouettes compete in the East Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL) and last won the Grey Cup championship in 2010. Their home field is Percival Molson Memorial Stadium for the regular season and as of 2014 also home of their playoff games.

After his CFL career, he became owner of a car dealership in St Catharines, Ontario. [3]

  1. http://www.justsportsstats.com/footballstatsindex.php?player_id=learned001
  2. Carroll, Dink (November 7, 1966). "Playing the Field". The Montreal Gazette . p. 30. Retrieved 29 May 2011.
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-05-23. Retrieved 2014-06-10.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)


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