Ken McEachern

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Ken McEachern
Date of birth: (1953-01-14) January 14, 1953 (age 61)
Place of birth: Canada
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: Non-import
Position(s): DB
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
College: Weber State
Organizations
As player:
19741982
1983
1984
Saskatchewan Roughriders
Toronto Argonauts
Saskatchewan Roughriders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1980, 1981
CFL East All-Star: 1983
CFL West All-Star: 1976, 1980, 1981
Awards: Tom Pate Memorial Award (1981)[1]
Honours: 1983 - Grey Cup champion

Ken McEachern (born January 14, 1953) is a former professional Canadian football player who played eleven years in the Canadian Football League. McEachern played defensive back for the Saskatchewan Roughriders and Toronto Argonauts from 1974 to 1984. He was a CFL All-Star in '80 and '81 and helped the Argonauts win the 71st Grey Cup in 1983. He played his college football at Weber State University.

His son, Mike McEachern is a former linebacker at Western Illinois University and was drafted 22nd overall in the 2008 CFL Draft.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tom Pate Memorial Award". Player Awards. CFL.ca. 
  2. ^ "Mike McEachern Bio". Western Illinois University Athletics. 
  3. ^ Draft List for Year 2008 (– Scholar search). Canadian Football League. 2008-02-22. p. 11. [dead link]