|No. 76, 66|
|Born:||September 23, 1961|
Vancouver, British Columbia
|CFL draft||1983 / Round: Territorial exemption|
|Drafted by||BC Lions|
|NFL draft||1983 / Round: 9 / Pick: 225|
|Drafted by||Indianapolis Colts|
|1994||Ottawa Rough Riders|
|Career highlights and awards|
|CFL All-Star||1988, 1990, 1991|
|CFL West All-Star||1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993|
|Awards|| 1990 - CFL's Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman Award |
1991 - CFL's Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman Award
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