Andre Talbot

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Andre Talbot
Andre Talbot.jpg
Date of birth: (1978-05-03) May 3, 1978 (age 35)
Place of birth: Toronto, Ontario
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: Non-import
Position(s): WR/SB
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 186 lb (84 kg)
College: Wilfrid Laurier
High school: Monsignor Paul Dwyer
CFL Draft: 2001 / Round: 5 / Pick: 34
Drafted by: Toronto Argonauts
Organizations
As player:
2001-2009
2010
Toronto Argonauts
Edmonton Eskimos
Career stats
Playing stats at CFL.ca

Andre Talbot (born May 3, 1978 in Toronto, Ontario) is a retired professional wide receiver and slotback who played gridiron football in the Canadian Football League. Talbot played his first nine seasons in the CFL with the Toronto Argonauts and his tenth season with the Edmonton Eskimos.

Football career[edit]

Talbot played high school football at Monsignor Paul Dwyer Catholic High School in Oshawa.[1] He later played university football at Wilfrid Laurier University [2] where he was a two time All-Canadian and was drafted by the Toronto Argonauts in 2001. On February 10, 2010, Talbot was traded from the Argonauts to the Eskimos along with receiver Brad Smith in exchange for defensive tackle Eric Taylor.

On March 31, 2011, Talbot announced his retirement from the CFL.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Talbot was born in Toronto, Ontario. At five years old, his family moved to Woodstock, Ontario. Seven years later, Talbot's family moved to Oshawa, Ontario.[4] Talbot also performs as a lead singer for a rock band called "The Street Fever".[5]

After his retirement from football, Talbot became a yoga instructor and is currently a co-owner of a yoga studio in Toronto called "Spirit Loft".[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paul Dwyer welcomes home one of their own". The Oshawa Express. 28 May 2008. Retrieved 1 September 2009. 
  2. ^ Kates, Kathryn (2 June 2007). "Receiver goes deep in reno". Toronto Star. Retrieved 1 September 2009. 
  3. ^ http://www.cfl.ca/article/andre-talbot-hangs-up-his-cleats
  4. ^ http://www.andretalbot.ca/biography.php
  5. ^ http://www.andretalbot.ca/thestreetfever/
  6. ^ http://www.spiritloft.com/trainers/andre-talbot/

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