Marc Parenteau

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Marc Parenteau
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Born: (1980-12-04) December 4, 1980 (age 40)
Sherbrooke, Quebec
Career information
StatusRetired
CFL status National
Position(s) OL
Height6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
Weight304 lb (138 kg)
College Boston College
CFL draft 2003 / Round: 5 / Pick: 36
Drafted by Ottawa Renegades
Career history
As player
2005 Ottawa Renegades
20052006 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
20072011 Saskatchewan Roughriders
20122013 Toronto Argonauts
2013 Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Marc Parenteau (born December 4, 1980 in Sherbrooke, Quebec) was a professional Canadian football offensive lineman who last played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted 36th overall by the Ottawa Renegades in the 2003 CFL Draft. He was signed by the Saskatchewan Roughriders to a contract on February 12, 2007 where he played in 3 Grey Cup Championships (2007 (win), 2009 (loss), 2010 (loss)) and played for five seasons before being released on February 10, 2012. [1] He was soon after signed by the Toronto Argonauts on February 13, 2012 [2] Parenteau quickly established himself as a starter along the offensive line for the Argos and went on to win the 100th Grey Cup with them. On September 9, 2013, Parenteau was traded to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, along with a 3rd round draft pick in 2014, in exchange for running back Anthony Woodson and a fifth round draft pick in 2014. [3] To focus on his growing real estate business he retired from the CFL after 9 years in January 2014 after winning 2 Grey Cups (2007 & 2012) and playing in over 130 CFL games. To this day he is the only offensive lineman to ever score a touchdown in a Grey Cup game (2010). Before his CFL career, Marc was a 2 time All-Star (All Big East) lineman with the Boston College Eagles from 1999-2003. He has become an award winning real estate agent in Ottawa Ontario where he has been rated as the city's Top Agent since 2018.

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References

  1. "Riders Add Three Running Backs". Archived from the original on 2012-02-13. Retrieved 2012-02-10.
  2. Argos beef up O-line, sign Marc Parenteau Archived 2012-02-16 at the Wayback Machine
  3. Bombers acquire Parenteau in trade with Argos