Tom Burgess (Canadian football)

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Tom Burgess
No. 13
Date of birth: (1964-03-06) March 6, 1964 (age 50)
Place of birth: Newark, New York, U.S.
Career information
Position(s): Quarterback
Height: 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight: 195 lb (88 kg)
College: Colgate University
As player:
Ottawa Rough Riders
Saskatchewan Roughriders
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Ottawa Rough Riders
Saskatchewan Roughriders
Career highlights and awards
Awards: 1990 Grey Cup MVP (Offence)

Tom Burgess (born March 6, 1964 in Newark, New York) is a former all-star quarterback in the Canadian Football League.

Burgess was a graduate of Colgate University, playing from 1982 to 1985, and was inducted into the Colgate University Athletic Hall of Honor in 1986. He moved to Canada in 1986, and played for the Ottawa Rough Riders, the Saskatchewan Roughriders and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He was instrumental in the Roughriders playoff run for their 1989 Grey Cup victory and quarterbacked the Blue Bombers to a Grey Cup win in 1990. Burgess was named the Grey Cup's Most Valuable Player on Offence of the 78th Grey Cup.

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