Michael Fletcher

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Michael Fletcher
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Born: (1977-02-17) February 17, 1977 (age 44)
Compton, California
Career information
CFL status American
Position(s) LB
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight209 lb (95 kg)
College Oregon
Career history
As player
20002001 BC Lions
20022008 Toronto Argonauts
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 2005
CFL East All-Star 2005

Michael Edward Fletcher (born February 17, 1977) is a former professional Canadian football linebacker. On February 16, 2009, he became a free agent.

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As of May 9, 2011, Fletcher is a defensive co-ordinator for Paramount High School's football team. [1]

In 2007 Fletcher was named to the All-time Argonauts team as an OLB. The same year, a set of Michael Fletcher ball caps was released by New Era.

College career

Fletcher attended the University of Oregon and was a four-year starter at cornerback and strong safety. He finished his college football career with six interceptions and 225 tackles.

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References

  1. http://phs-pusd-ca.schoolloop.com/varsitycoaches Archived 2016-08-08 at the Wayback Machine "Varsity Football Coaching Staff"

https://web.archive.org/web/20120919110403/http://argonauts.ca/page/all-time-argos-depth-chart-2007