Tom Forzani

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Tom Forzani
Date of birth: (1951-06-15) June 15, 1951 (age 63)
Place of birth: Calgary, Alberta
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: National
Position(s): WR
Height: 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight: 180 lb (82 kg)
College: Utah State
Organizations
As player:
19731983 Calgary Stampeders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1977
CFL West All-Star: 1973, 1974, 1977

Tom Forzani (born June 15, 1951 in Calgary, Alberta) is a former Canadian football wide receiver for the CFL Calgary Stampeders. He played from 1973 to 1983 for the Stampeders.

He is one of three Forzani brothers to play for their hometown Stampeders, along with Joe and John.[1] Tom was an all-star selection at wide receiver in 1973, '74 and '77.[citation needed] Tom lead the Stampeders in receiving in 5 season and had 50 or more catches in 7 seasons. He had at least one reception in 11 consecutive season, tied for the club lead with Allen Pitts.[2]

His No. 22 was retired by the Stampeders[3] in 1984.

He played college football at Utah State University, as did brothers Joe and John.[4]

Forzani's son, Johnny Forzani, was selected in the third round of the 2010 CFL Supplemental Draft by the Calgary Stampeders.

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