Dave Mann (American football)
|Date of birth:||June 2, 1932|
|Place of birth:||Berkeley, California|
|Date of death:||May 22, 2012(aged 79)|
|Place of death:||Toronto, Ontario|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||190 lb (86 kg)|
|NFL Draft:||1954 / Round: 7 / Pick: 74|
|Offence Coach - St. Michael's College intramural football (University of Toronto)|
Career highlights and awards
|CFL East All-Star:||1960, 1961|
|Honors:||All-Time Argo (2005)|
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Career – College to NFL to CFL
Born in Berkeley, California, Mann played college football at Oregon State University and was drafted in the 7th round of the 1954 NFL Draft by the Chicago Cardinals in the National Football League. He played for the Cardinals for three seasons as a punter, running back, and a special teams member. Then he went to the Canadian Football League where he played for the Toronto Argonauts. When released in the start of the 1969 season, he played for the Bramalea Satellites, being called back to the Argos as if the Bramalea team was a taxi squad.
Dave Mann volunteered as Offence Coach with St. Michael's College at the University of Toronto, under head coach Lex Byrd. During Mann's tenure, the team won four Mulock Cups as intra-collegiate football champions; including the final playing of intra-faculty tackle football at U of T in the fall of 1993.
Personal, Post Football and Death
- "Toronto Argonauts kicking great Dave Mann dies at age 80". thestar.com. Retrieved 2012-05-24.