Emilio Fraietta

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Emilio Fraietta
No. 37
Born: (1955-10-13) October 13, 1955 (age 65)
Italy
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) DB/KR/PR
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight175 lb (79 kg)
College Siskiyous
CJFL Edmonton Wildcats
High school[ St. Joseph High School
Career history
As player
19791983 Edmonton Eskimos
Career highlights and awards

Emilio Fraietta (born October 23, 1955) is a former Canadian football defensive back who played five seasons with the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League. He played college football at the College of the Siskiyous. He also played junior football for the Edmonton Wildcats of the Canadian Junior Football League.

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Early years

Fraietta was born in Italy on October 23, 1955. His family moved to Edmonton when he was 12 years old. [1] He played high school football at Archbishop O'Leary Catholic High School in Edmonton, Alberta . [2]

Junior football

Fraietta played three years of junior football for the Edmonton Wildcats of the Canadian Junior Football League, winning a national title in 1977. [1]

College career

Fraietta played one year for the College of the Siskiyous Eagles after his junior football career. [3]

Professional career

Fraietta tried out three times for the Edmonton Eskimos before making the team in 1979. He played in 80 games for the team from 1979 to 1983, winning the Grey Cup four times. [4]

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References

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