|Born:||June 13, 1976|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||238 lb (108 kg)|
|2001||San Francisco Demons|
|Career highlights and awards|
|CFL All-Star||2006 CFL EastAllStar = 2009 CFL|
|CFL West All-Star||2005, 2006, 2007|
Otis Floyd (born June 13, 1976) is a former gridiron football linebacker. He most recently played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League.
Floyd played five seasons for the University of Louisville.
Floyd won a Grey Cup championship in 2001 with the Calgary Stampeders, and then in 2006 with the BC Lions.
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a professional Canadian football team based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. They are currently members of the East Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL). The Tiger-Cats play their home games at Tim Hortons Field. They were founded in 1869 as the Hamilton Football Club. In 1950, the Tigers merged with cross-town upstart Hamilton Wildcats and adopted the nickname "Tiger-Cats".
Ivor Wynne Stadium was a Canadian football stadium located at the corner of Balsam and Beechwood Avenues, two blocks west of Gage Avenue North in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The stadium was the home of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the CFL from 1950 until it closed on October 27, 2012. The club's previous home was the Hamilton Amateur Athletic Association Grounds. The stadium was replaced by Tim Hortons Field, with a fixed capacity of 24,000, on the same property.
The Labour Day Classic is a particular week of the Canadian Football League (CFL) schedule that is played over the Labour Day weekend. Labour Day weekend, roughly 12 or 13 weeks into the CFL season, is known for its matchups that do not change from year to year, unlike other "rivalry" weeks of the CFL schedule. Labour Day weekend is also one of typically two weeks in the CFL schedule that the league plays on a Monday. Mark's is the presenting sponsor of the event as of 2014.
The 1986 Canadian Football League season is considered to be the 33rd season in modern-day Canadian football, although it is officially the 29th Canadian Football League season.
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The Edmonton Eskimos defeat the Montreal Alouettes in the first Grey Cup held in the west.
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeat the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the Grey Cup.
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Jerome Floyd Gantt is an American former gridiron football player. He played college football at North Carolina Central University. Gantt play for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL), the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Saskatchewan Roughriders, and Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League (CFL) and the Charlotte Hornets of the World Football League (WFL). He won the Grey Cup with Hamilton in 1972. Gantt played college football at North Carolina Central University.
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