Ken Preston (Canadian football)

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Ken Preston
Born:(1917-10-19)October 19, 1917
Died:August 2, 1991(1991-08-02) (aged 73)
Career information
Position(s) QB, HB
Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight185 lb (84 kg)
College Queen's University
Career history
As coach
1940, 1943, 1946–1948 Saskatchewan Rough Riders
As player
1940 Saskatchewan Rough Riders
1941–1942 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1943 Saskatchewan Rough Riders
1945 Ottawa Rough Riders
1946–1948 Saskatchewan Rough Riders
As General Manager
1958–1978 Saskatchewan Rough Riders
Career highlights and awards
Career stats

Kenneth Joseph Preston (October 19, 1917 – August 2, 1991) was a Canadian football player, coach and executive. He played for the Saskatchewan Rough Riders (3 stints), Winnipeg Blue Bombers, and Ottawa Rough Riders. [1] [2] [3] [4] He was the Head Coach of the Saskatchewan Rough Riders from 1946 to 1947. [3] From 1958 to 1978, he was the Rough Riders' General Manager. [1] He was inducted into the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame in 1980 [5] and the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1990. [1] He also was inducted into the Rough Riders' plaza of honor in 1987. [6] From 1962 until his retirement in 1979, they made the playoffs every year. [6]

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References

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  4. "Ken Preston Statistics on StatsCrew.com". www.statscrew.com.
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