Keith English

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For the Missouri politician with the same name, see Keith English (politician).
Keith English
Date of birth: (1927-02-13)February 13, 1927
Place of birth: Montreal, Quebec
Date of death: January 21, 1989(1989-01-21) (aged 61)
Career information
Position(s): Offensive End
College: Loyola College
Organizations
As player:
1948-1951 Montreal Alouettes
Career highlights and awards
Awards: 1948 - Gruen Trophy
Honors: 1949 - Grey Cup Champion

Keith English was a Grey Cup champion and award winning Canadian Football League player. He was primarily an offensive end but also played on defence.

A graduate of both Loyola High School and Loyola College, English joined his hometown Montreal Alouettes in 1948. Playing 12 regular season games he scored 2 touchdowns and a safety, good enough to win the Gruen Trophy for best rookie in the eastern Big Four (at a time when only Canadians could win the award.) In 1949 he was an integral part of the Larks first Grey Cup championship. He retired after only 4 seasons with Montreal, playing 39 games.[1]

He later became an avid curler and golfer, and was a Vice-President with McFarlane Son and Hodgson Ltd. In 1972 he was elected into the Loyola College Sports Hall of Fame (now Concordia University). He died on January 21, 1989.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] CFLAPEDIA entry: Keith English