Al Benecick

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Al Benecick
Date of birth: (1937-03-20) March 20, 1937 (age 77)
Place of birth: Bristol, Connecticut
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: Import
Position(s): OL
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 240 lb (110 kg)
College: Syracuse
NFL Draft: 1959 / Round: 6 / Pick: 62
Drafted by: Philadelphia Eagles
Organizations
As coach:
1970-1971 Edmonton Eskimos (Line Coach)
As player:
1959-1968
1969
Saskatchewan Roughriders
Edmonton Eskimos
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1964, 1965, 1966
CFL West All-Star: 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966
Career stats
Fumble Recoveries 1

Al Benecick (born March 20, 1937) is a former Canadian Football League offensive lineman who played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders from 1959 through 1968.[1] He was part of the Grey Cup championship-winning Saskatchewan Roughriders in 1966. Benecick retired as a member of the Edmonton Eskimos in 1969.

During Benecick's time as a member of the Saskatchewan Roughriders, he was named to the CFL's Western All-Star team 4 times.

Benecick was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1996.

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