Greg Peterson (Canadian football)

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Greg Peterson
Date of birth: (1960-02-18) February 18, 1960 (age 54)
Place of birth: Calgary, Alberta
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: National
Position(s): DB
College: Brigham Young
Organizations
As player:
1984-1992 Calgary Stampeders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1990
CFL West All-Star: 1990

Gregory Peterson (born February 18, 1960 in Calgary, Alberta) was a football player in the CFL for nine years years. Peterson played defensive back for the Calgary Stampeders from 1984-1992.[1] He was part of the Stampeders 1992 Grey Cup winning team. Peterson was an All-Star in 1990.[2] He played college football at Brigham Young University[3] and high school football at Dr. E.P. Scarlett.[4]

Following retirement in 1993, Peterson began a career in law,[5] and is currently a partner at law firm Gowlings, specialising in business law.[1] Peterson is also a Stampeder radio commentator,[1][6] and president of the Greater Calgary Amateur Football Association.[7]

He is the brother of NHL player and coach Brent Peterson.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Greg Peterson". Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP. Retrieved 2010-04-29. 
  2. ^ "Nine Eskimos selected to Western all-star team" (Pay-per-view). Kitchener-Waterloo Record. 1990-11-15. Retrieved 2010-04-29. 
  3. ^ Mitchell, Kevin (2007-05-05). "Man on a mission". The StarPhoenix (Saskatoon). Retrieved 2010-04-29. 
  4. ^ Sportak, Randy (2004-11-02). "Glory days on the field". Calgary Sun. Retrieved 2010-04-29. 
  5. ^ Dickins, Jeff (1993-02-19). "Tiger-Cats Nurse speedy receiver back into the fold" (Pay-per-view). The Hamilton Spectator. Retrieved 2010-04-29. 
  6. ^ Johnson, Greg (2009-11-21). "At Mosaic, home turf on the line for Stamps". Calgary Herald. Retrieved 2010-04-29. 
  7. ^ Fisher, Scott (2009-10-31). "Final drive on to complete artificial turf football facility". Calgary Sun. Retrieved 2010-04-29. 
  8. ^ Sportak, Randy (2008-12-23). "Does it Getz any better?". Sun Media. Retrieved 2010-04-29.