Joe Poirier

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Joe Poirier
Date of birth: 1937 (age 77–78)
Place of birth: Verdun, Montreal
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: National
Position(s): DB
Height: 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
University: McGill
As player:
1959-1970 Ottawa Rough Riders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1966
CFL East All-Star: 1960, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1966
Awards: 1959 - Gruen Trophy (best rookie in East)
Honors: Grey Cup champion - 1960, 1968, 1969

Joe Poirier (born 1937) was an all-star and Grey Cup champion football player in the CFL for twelve years with the Ottawa Rough Riders.[1][2]

He starred as a defensive back for the Riders and was a part of three Grey Cup winning teams and was a 5 time Eastern all-star.[3] He never missed a game in the 12 years he played.