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|Born:||September 6, 1936|
West Lafayette, Indiana
|NFL draft||1958 / Round: 27|
|Drafted by||Green Bay Packers|
|Career highlights and awards|
|CFL West All-Star||1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964,|
Neil Habig (born September 6, 1936) was an offensive lineman and linebacker for the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the Canadian Football League (CFL) from 1958 to 1964 and was a dominant player at his position of center.
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