Rocco Romano

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Rocco Romano
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Born: (1963-01-23) January 23, 1963 (age 58)
Hamilton, Ontario
Career information
StatusRetired
CFL status National
Position(s) G/OT
Height6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight265 lb (120 kg)
University Concordia
High school Cathedral
CFL draft 1987 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5
Drafted by Calgary Stampeders
Career history
As player
1987 Calgary Stampeders
1988 Toronto Argonauts
1989 Ottawa Rough Riders
19901991 BC Lions
19922000 Calgary Stampeders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996
CFL West All-Star 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1999
Career stats

Rocco Romano (born January 23, 1963 [1] ) is a former Canadian football player. He played 14 seasons in the CFL, ten of those with Calgary Stampeders and was a five-time All-Star as an offensive lineman. While in Calgary, he won two Grey Cups in 1992 and 1998.

He was the winner of CFL's DeMarco-Becket Memorial Trophy in 1994 & 1996 for the Calgary Stampeders, which is awarded to the player selected as the outstanding lineman in the West Division. Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 2007. He was born in Hamilton, Ontario.

He is an alumnus of St. Ann's Catholic elementary and Cathedral High School and Concordia University in Montreal.

He married Shauna Sky, and they raised 2 children together before getting divorced.

He was once hit by a flying beverage container during a live tv interview. Whoever threw that must have one hell of an arm.

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References

  1. ""Local duo score spot in Hall" (Rocco Romano)" (Press release). The Hamilton Spectator page SP4-SP5. 2007-02-20.