John Metras

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John Metras
Born:(1940-08-29)August 29, 1940
Detroit, Michigan, US
Died:June 30, 2020(2020-06-30) (aged 79)
Ontario, Canada
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) C
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight235 lb (107 kg)
Career history
As player
1964 1965 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Career highlights and awards
  • Grey Cup champion (1965)

John George Metras QC (August 29, 1940 – June 30, 2020) was a Canadian football player who played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He won the Grey Cup with them in 1965. [1] He previously played football at the University of Western Ontario, where his father Johnny Metras coached. John G. Metras graduated from Western Ontario in 1964 with a LL.B. degree and was called to the bar in 1966. His father was later inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1980 as a builder. [2] John Metras, Jr. was inducted into the Western Ontario Wall of Champions in 2013. [3] He later worked as a lawyer. [4] Metras died on June 30, 2020. [5]

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References

  1. http://www.justsportsstats.com/footballstatsindex.php?player_id=metrajoh001
  2. https://www.lib.uwo.ca/archives/virtualexhibits/metrasmuseum/exhibits/show/football/profiles/john-pius-metras/
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-09-15. Retrieved 2014-09-15.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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