Nick Benjamin

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Nick Benjamin Blue
Date of birth: (1961-05-29)May 29, 1961
Place of birth: Trinidad and Tobago
Date of death: August 2007
Place of death: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Career information
Position(s): G
College: Concordia University
CFL Draft: 1985 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1
As player:
1985-1989, 1994
Ottawa Rough Riders
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Career highlights and awards
Awards: 1985 - Frank M. Gibson Trophy

Nick Benjamin (Born May 29, 1961 in Trinidad - Died in 2007 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) was an offensive lineman with the Ottawa Rough Riders and Winnipeg Blue Bombers from 1985 to 1993.

Collegiate career[edit]

Nick Benjamin played for Concordia Stingers of Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec. He was twice named an All-Canadian and conference all-star. After his career he was inducted into the Concordia University Sports Hall of Fame.

CFL career[edit]

Benjamin played with the Ottawa Rough Riders from 1985 to 1989 before joining the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 1989. He retired after completing the 1993 season.

Post CFL Career[edit]

After his Football career he remained active in the Winnipeg community. He was diagnosed with kidney disease. The disease would eventually take his life in 2007 at the age of 46.

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