|Born:||June 4, 1940|
|Died:||January 19, 2008 67) (aged|
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||235 lb (107 kg)|
|1960 – 1964||Hamilton Tiger-Cats|
|Career highlights and awards|
Kenneth Hector Kilrea (June 4, 1940 – January 19, 2008) was a Canadian football player who played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Saskatchewan Roughriders. He won the Grey Cup with the Tiger-Cats in 1963.He played college football at the University of South Carolina. He died of cancer 2008.
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a professional Canadian football team based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. They are currently members of the East Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL). The Tiger-Cats play their home games at Tim Hortons Field. They were founded in 1869 as the Hamilton Football Club. In 1950, the Tigers merged with cross-town upstart Hamilton Wildcats and adopted the nickname "Tiger-Cats".
Orlondo Steinauer is the head coach for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL). As a player, he played professional Canadian football as a safety for 13 seasons with the Ottawa Rough Riders, Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Toronto Argonauts from 1996 to 2008. He finished his career second all-time in CFL history for interception return yards with 1178 yards. Steinauer was a two-time Grey Cup champion as a player after winning in 1999 with the Tiger-Cats and in 2004 with the Argonauts. He has also won a championship as a coach, winning the 100th Grey Cup as the defensive backs coach for the Toronto Argonauts in 2012.
Quinton George Porter is a former American professional gridiron football quarterback. He was on the practice squad for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League. He was originally signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at Boston College. Porter has also been a player with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the CFL.
Tommy Joe Coffey was an American-born Canadian Football League (CFL) player who was a wide receiver and place kicker for the Edmonton Eskimos, Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Toronto Argonauts.
Rocky DiPietro is a former Canadian Football League receiver for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. During his 14-year career as a slotback and wide receiver, DiPietro became the CFL's all-time pass reception leader in 1989 and had a career total of 706 receptions for 9,762 yards and 45 touchdowns. Rocky retired in 1991 after starring in four Grey Cup games, winning it in 1986. He was named to the Tiger-Cats Wall of Honour in 1994, and inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1997. His cousin Paul DiPietro was a member of the 1993 Montreal Canadiens Stanley Cup championship team and is now an established star in Switzerland. Dipietro's nephew-in-law, Riley Sheahan, is an NHL player for the Edmonton Oilers.
Richard Wade was a member of the Canadian Football League, working for the British Columbia Lions, the Calgary Stampeders, the Ottawa Renegades and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Wade entered the league as a guest coach in 2004 and subsequently held various player personnel, scouting and front office roles in the league through 2011.
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.
Jeremy Ito is a former placekicker and punter for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights NCAA Division I-A football team. He was most recently a kicker for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. Ito is half Japanese. During his career at Rutgers, he was given the nickname "The Judge" - after Lance Ito, by fans for his clutch, game kicking performances.
Leo Ezerins was a linebacker who played ten seasons in the Canadian Football League for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
The 2008 CFL Draft took place on Wednesday, April 30, 2008, live at 12:00 PM ET on TSN.ca. A total of 48 players were chosen from among 752 eligible players from Canadian Universities across the country, as well as Canadian players playing in the NCAA. Of the 48 draft selections, 33 players were drafted from Canadian Interuniversity Sport institutions.
The 2008 Hamilton Tiger-Cats season was the 51st season for the team in the Canadian Football League and their 59th overall. The Tiger-Cats attempted to win their 9th Grey Cup championship, but they failed to make the playoffs for the fourth consecutive season, which is the longest playoff drought in franchise history.
Jeremiah Taeatafa Masoli is a Canadian football quarterback for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He was signed by the San Francisco 49ers of the NFL as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at the City College of San Francisco, University of Oregon, and the University of Mississippi. Masoli has also been a member of the Edmonton Eskimos (CFL).
Jerome Dennis is a former American football defensive back. He most recently played for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Indianapolis Colts in 2005. He played college football at Utah State.
William Thornton is a former professional Canadian football wide receiver. He played college football at Texas A&M-Commerce, and played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL) in 2010.
Ryan Hinds is a retired professional Canadian football defensive back. He played college football for the New Hampshire Wildcats. A Biology major, In the 31 games he played, Hinds made 60 tackles, 5 interceptions, and 20 pass break ups. Ryan Hinds sits on the Board of Directors for GTA Youth Athletics, a not-for-profit organization he began to teach children leadership through the sport of football.
Paul Hazel is a Canadian football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He was most recently a member of the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at Western Michigan where he played 49 games with 19 starts and posted 104 tackles, 24 tackles for loss, 17.5 sacks, seven forced fumbles, and one fumble recovery.
Eddie Bevan was a Canadian football player who played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He won the Grey Cup with them in 1953. He previously served in World War II with the Royal Canadian Navy. After his football career, he was a firefighter and worked at a truck dealership. In 2012, he was named to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats All-Time Team. He died after an illness during the week of June 4, 1988.
Arthur Clifford Darch was a Canadian football player who played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Toronto Argonauts. He won the Grey Cup with Hamilton in 1953. He previously played football at Stamford Collegiate in his hometown of Niagara. After his football career he worked in the insurance industry and with CBC Television. He is a member of the Niagara Falls Sports Wall of Fame. Darch died in 2013 in Hamilton.
Willie Bethea was a Canadian football player who played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He won the Grey Cup with them in 1963, 1965 and 1967. Prior to his CFL career he played football in Paterson, New Jersey and attended Rider University. He was inducted into the Hamilton Tiger-Cats Wall of Honour in 2012.
Curtis Newton is a professional Canadian football linebacker for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. He was a member of the 105th Grey Cup champion Toronto Argonauts. He played CIS football for the Guelph Gryphons.
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