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BRADY, Bob

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Full Name:

 

Nickname:

 

Bob
Birthday:

 

November 21, 1931
Position(s) Played :

 

Offensive Guard
Years & Teams Played:

 

BC Lions 1956 – 1960

Toronto Argonauts 1961

Jersey Number:

 

55
Started My Football Career:

 

McGillUniversity 1950 and

UBC 1952 – 1954

HomeTown:

 

Sault Saint Marie, Ontario
Grey Cups:

 

None
Career Accomplishments:

 

Captain of the UBC team for three years

First UBC player to be picked to the first All-Star of Evergreen Conference

Nominee for Rookie of the Year for the BC Lions in 1956

Best Moment in Career:

 

Being a member of the BC Lions
Favourite Football Story:

 

In 1961 we were the first CFL team to  play an exhibition game against the St Louis NFL team –  rules were split!
Toughest Opponent Player:

 

They were all tough!
Favourite CFL Player:

 

Norm Fieldgate and Cookie Gilchrist – two terrific players and terrific individuals
Favourite Coach:

 

Clem Crowe
Career after Football:

 

International Sales & Marketing
Life After Football:

 

Married the lovely Kathleen and had 3 children and 8 grandchildren

Many years enjoying golf and travel

Special Message to the Fans:

 

My heart and support is still with the BC Lions!

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