|Born:||December 4, 1929|
|Died:||July 2, 1999 69) (aged|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||195 lb (88 kg)|
|1953 – 1963||Winnipeg Blue Bombers|
|Career highlights and awards|
George Druxman (December 4, 1929 – July 2, 1999) was a Canadian football player who played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He won the Grey Cup with Winnipeg in 1958, 1959, 1961 and 1962. He played college football at the University of Portland. After his football career he was a hotelier. Druxman died in 1999.
The Edmonton Eskimos faced the Montreal Alouettes in the Grey Cup game for the third consecutive year. And for the third consecutive year, the Edmonton Eskimos were Grey Cup champions. It was the first time in a Grey Cup that a touchdown was worth six points instead of five.
"Indian" Jack Jacobs was an American and Canadian football player in the National Football League and Western Interprovincial Football Union. He was a charter member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1963.
Jordan Younger is a former professional cornerback in the Canadian Football League. Younger majored in political science at the University of Connecticut where he also played college football and holds the school record for career kick return touchdowns with 4.
Sandro DeAngelis is a former professional gridiron football placekicker. He last played during the 2013 season for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. He had also played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders, Montreal Alouettes, Calgary Stampeders and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. DeAngelis is among the most accurate kickers in CFL history and he won his first Grey Cup championship with the Calgary Stampeders in 2008.
Ryan Dinwiddie is an American former professional Canadian football quarterback who is currently the head coach of the Toronto Argonauts. After playing college football, he went undrafted and signed with the Chicago Bears, however he was cut from their training camp. Dinwiddie later went on to play professionally for the Hamburg Sea Devils of NFL Europe, and also played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League.
Val St. Germain is a former professional Canadian football offensive lineman who played fourteen seasons in the Canadian Football League for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Edmonton Eskimos, Ottawa Renegades, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, and Saskatchewan Roughriders. St. Germain was named Division All-Star in 1998, 1999 and 2003. He won one Grey Cup championship, coming in his final year in 2007. He played college football at McGill University.
Leo Ezerins was a linebacker who played ten seasons in the Canadian Football League for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
Ernie Pitts was a Canadian Football League wide receiver and defensive back for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the BC Lions in a 14-year career in the CFL from 1957 to 1970. He won four Grey Cups with Winnipeg. In August, 2019 he was inducted into the Canadian Football League Hall of Fame.
The Ottawa Junior Riders are a Canadian football team based in the Nepean area of Ottawa. The team began operations in 1995 as the Gloucester Redskins, and operated as such until the conclusion of the 1996 QJFL season. With the folding of the CFL's Ottawa Rough Riders, the Gloucester Redskins changed their name to the current Ottawa Junior Riders and changed their colors from burgundy, yellow and white, to the current red, black and white. The organization began competing in the Quebec Junior Football League in 1995, and did so until the end of the 2000 season. In 2001 the Ottawa Junior Riders began play in the Ontario Football Conference of the Canadian Junior Football League. The Ottawa Junior Riders played in the CJFL until the end of the 2005 season, when they returned to the QJFL for the beginning of the 2006 season. Although the team did not garner much success in the OFC/CJFL, they have won 6 Manson Cup QJFL Championships in their 9 years of competition in that league. Since their entry into the QJFL, the Ottawa Junior Riders have developed a great rivalry with the Ottawa Sooners. Both teams welcome a third team to the Ottawa area, the Cumberland Panthers.
Paul Brule is a former football player who starred at St. Francis Xavier University in the 1960s before playing professionally in the Canadian Football League. In March 2018, it was announced that Brule would be inducted in to the Canadian Football Hall of Fame class of 2018.
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Glenn Simpson "Keeper" McWhinney was a Canadian football player who played for the Edmonton Eskimos and Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He won the Grey Cup with the Eskimos in 1954. McWhinney's football career was ended in 1956 when he sustained a broken neck. He later joined the Blue Bombers as a scout from 1956 to 1958. McWhinney also played basketball in the Winnipeg Men's Senior League. He died in 2012; a park in Winnipeg is named after him.
Bert Louis Iannone was a Canadian football player who played for the Calgary Stampeders, Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Saskatchewan Roughriders. He played from 1939 to 1952. He won the Grey Cup with the Winnipeg Bluebombers in 1939 and with the Calgary Stampeders in 1948 and played in seven grey cup games. He previously played junior football in Winnipeg. He fought in the war for the Royal Canadian Navy from 1940 to 1944. He coached football for Campion College in Regina, the Regina Rams and for Saint Thomas Moore Secondary in Burnaby BC. He married Fay Iannone and had 9 children. He died in Langley, British Columbia in 1996. He was 79 years old.
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Raymond Bernard Ash was a Canadian football player who played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders, Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Edmonton Eskimos. He won the Grey Cup with Winnipeg in 1961 and 1962. He is a member of the Winnipeg High School Football Hall of Fame, inducted in 2008. Ash died in 2016 at the age of 79.
Johnny Showalter was a Canadian football quarterback who played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 1946. He played college football at the University of Oregon and Gonzaga University. He was from Eugene, Oregon.
T. L. (Ted) Lozanski was a Canadian football player who played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He was also an ice hockey player, coach and executive. He is a recipient of the Manitoba Centennial Medal for his contributions to amateur hockey in Manitoba.
Joe Critchlow is a former Canadian football player who played for the Montreal Alouettes and Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. He was one of 11 All Division players on the 1972 Blue Bombers and was on the 1974 Grey Cup champion Alouettes team. He played college football at Southeast Missouri State University.
Khalil Bass is a former gridiron football linebacker. He was previously a player in the Canadian Football League, where he made his debut with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 2015, and also played for the Ottawa Redblacks and Toronto Argonauts where he won the 105th Grey Cup. He also played for the Atlanta Legends of the Alliance of American Football (AAF).
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