|Position:||Quarterback / Wide receiver|
|Born:||September 25, 1972|
Buffalo, New York
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||205 lb (93 kg)|
|High school:||West Seneca (NY) East|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Player stats at ArenaFan.com|
Kevin Mason (born September 25, 1972) is a former American football quarterback who played four seasons in the Canadian Football League with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, and Edmonton Eskimos. He played college football at Syracuse University and attended West Seneca East Senior High School in West Seneca, New York.He was also a member of the Oakland Raiders, Montreal Alouettes, Buffalo Destroyers, Philadelphia Soul, Canton Legends and Erie RiverRats.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end. The offense, which is the team controlling the oval-shaped football, attempts to advance down the field by running with or passing the ball, while the defense, which is the team without control of the ball, aims to stop the offense's advance and aims to take control of the ball for themselves. The offense must advance at least ten yards in four downs, or plays, and otherwise they turn over the football to the defense; if the offense succeeds in advancing ten yards or more, they are given a new set of four downs. Points are primarily scored by advancing the ball into the opposing team's end zone for a touchdown or kicking the ball through the opponent's goalposts for a field goal. The team with the most points at the end of a game wins.
A quarterback, colloquially known as the "signal caller", is a position in American and Canadian football. Quarterbacks are members of the offensive team and line up directly behind the offensive line. In modern American football, the quarterback is usually considered the leader of the offensive team, and is often responsible for calling the play in the huddle. The quarterback also touches the ball on almost every offensive play, and is the offensive player that almost always throws forward passes.
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Mason signed with the Oakland Raiders after going undrafted in the 1995 NFL Draft.He was released by the Raiders on August 22, 1995.
The 1995 NFL draft was the procedure by which National Football League teams selected amateur college football players. It is officially known as the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting. The draft was held April 22–23, 1995 at the Paramount Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. At the time of the draft, the Raiders were still based in Los Angeles. They would officially return to Oakland after a 13-year hiatus in July 1995. Additionally, the former Los Angeles Rams had gotten approval to move to St. Louis shortly before the draft on April 13. The league also held a supplemental draft after the regular draft and before the regular season.
Mason signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders in February 1996. He was released by the Roughriders in June 1998.
Mason was signed by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on July 11, 1998 and released by the team on September 8, 1998.
Mason signed with the Montreal Alouettes on October 15, 1998. He spent the rest of the 1998 season on the Alouettes' practice roster. He was released by the Alouettes in April 1999.
Mason was signed by the Edmonton Eskimos on September 2, 1999. He was released by the Eskimos on November 20, 1999.
Mason played five seasons with the Buffalo Destroyers from 1999 to 2003. He played quarterback in addition to wide receiver and linebacker.
Mason signed with the Philadelphia Soul on December 9, 2003. He was released by the Soul on January 24, 2004.
Mason played for the Canton Legends from 2005 to 2008, winning the American Indoor Football League championship in 2006.
Mason signed with the Erie RiverRats in May 2009.
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