Stewart Hill

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Stewart Hill
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Born: (1962-03-16) March 16, 1962 (age 58)
Seattle, Washington
Career information
CFL status American
Position(s) DE
Height6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight230 lb (100 kg)
College Washington
Career history
As player
19841990 Edmonton Eskimos
19911992 BC Lions
1993 Saskatchewan Roughriders
Career highlights and awards
  • Grey Cup champion (1987)
CFL All-Star 1984, 1989, 1990
CFL West All-Star 1984, 1986, 1989, 1990, 1991
Awards
RecordsEskimos Record
  • Most Sacks – Career (102)

Stewart Hill (born March 16, 1962) is a former award-winning linebacker in the Canadian Football League.

After playing college football with the University of Washington, Hill went to Canada and signed with the Edmonton Eskimos. [1]

He would play in Edmonton for seven seasons, and in his first season (1984) he was an all-star and Jackie Parker Trophy winner (western division rookie and CFL runner up.) He was also an all star in 1989 and 1990, and in 1990 he won the Norm Fieldgate Trophy. He moved to the B.C. Lions in 1991 and 1992, where he was a western all star in 1991. He finished his career with the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 1993. His 126 career quarterback sacks is 6th best in CFL history. [2]

Notes

  1. Locker Player History Archived 2011-01-14 at the Wayback Machine .RetrievedDecember 29, 2010.
  2. 2011 CFL Record book


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