Jeremy O'Day

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Jeremy O'Day
Saskatchewan Roughriders
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O'Day as a player in 2010.
Born: (1974-08-31) August 31, 1974 (age 46)
Buffalo, New York
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) General Manager
Height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight300 lb (140 kg)
College Edinboro
Career history
As administrator
20112015 Saskatchewan Roughriders (Assistant GM)
2015 Saskatchewan Roughriders (Interim GM)
20162018 Saskatchewan Roughriders (Assistant VP)
2019–presentSaskatchewan Roughriders (General Manager)
As player
19971998 Toronto Argonauts
19992010 Saskatchewan Roughriders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 20052007, 2009
CFL West All-Star 2003, 20052007, 2009, 2010
Awards Tom Pate Memorial Award (2008)
Career stats
  • Playing stats at CFL.ca (archive)

Jeremy O'Day (born August 31, 1974 in Buffalo, New York) is the current general manager and vice president of football operations for the Saskatchewan Roughriders and a former Canadian Football League offensive lineman. He grew up in Lockport, New York, playing high school football at Lockport High School. [1] O'Day played in college at Edinboro University in Pennsylvania. [2]

He was a CFL All-Star in 2006, 2007, and 2009 [3] and winner of the 2008 CFL season Tom Pate Memorial Award for community service. [4]

O'Day announced his retirement on February 8, 2011. [5] On November 9, 2011, O'Day was named Assistant General Manager of the Saskatchewan Roughriders. On August 31, 2015, O'Day took over as interim general manager and Vice President of Football Operations duties for the Saskatchewan Roughriders after Brendan Taman was fired. [6] The team went 3-6 during his interim tenure.

On January 18, 2019, the Saskatchewan Roughriders named O'Day the team's General Manager, replacing Coach Chris Jones, who left for the NFL.

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References

  1. "PRO FOOTBALL: Lockport's O'Day honored by Edinboro University". Niagara Gazette. Retrieved 2019-08-24.
  2. "Jeremy O'Day announces retirement and joins Football Operations Staff". Riderville. February 2011. Archived from the original on 13 February 2011. Retrieved 23 August 2019.
  3. "Jeremy O'Day #54". Rosters. CFL.ca.
  4. "Als' Calvillo, Argonauts' Dorsey take CFL honours". Toronto Star. 2008-11-20. Retrieved 2008-11-21.
  5. "O'Day announces retirement and new job". Regina Leader-Post. 2011-02-08.
  6. "Riders fire head coach Corey Chamblin and GM Brendan Taman after 0-9 start". News Talk 610 CKTB. Bell Media. The Canadian Press. August 31, 2015. Retrieved September 1, 2015.