Al Ecuyer

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Al Ecuyer
Date of birth (1937-10-15)October 15, 1937
Place of birth New Orleans, Louisiana
Date of death April 28, 2012(2012-04-28) (aged 74)
Place of death New Orleans, Louisiana
Career information
Status Retired
CFL status International
Position(s) G/LB
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg)
College Notre Dame
NFL draft 1959 / Round: 18 / Pick: 214
Drafted by New York Giants
Career history
As player
19591965 Edmonton Eskimos
1966 Toronto Argonauts
1967 Montreal Alouettes
CFL West All-Star 1959

Allen Joseph Ecuyer (October 15, 1937 – April 28, 2012) was an American football player who played at the guard position for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish from 1956–1958.[1] A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Ecuyer was a three-year starter for Notre Dame. He was a consensus first team All-American in 1957 and co-captain of the 1958 Notre Dame football team. Ecuyer played in the Canadian Football League at guard and linebacker for the Edmonton Eskimos from 1959 to 1965, the Toronto Argonauts in 1966, and the Montreal Alouettes in 1967. [2] None of these teams played in a Grey Cup game. Ecuyer was a Western conference All-Star at linebacker in his rookie season. He intercepted 13 passes for 161 yards in his career. After his football career, he became a vice-president of investments with Prudential Securities.

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