Blaine Schmidt

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Blaine Schmidt
Date of birth (1963-08-23) August 23, 1963 (age 53)
Place of birth Sudbury, Ontario
Career information
Status Retired
CFL status National
Position(s) G
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 285 lb (129 kg)
University Guelph Gryphons
CFL draft 1986 / Round: 2 / Pick: 17
Drafted by Edmonton Eskimos
Career history
As player
1986 Edmonton Eskimos
19871994 Toronto Argonauts
19951997 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Career highlights and awards
CFL East All-Star 1996

Blaine Schmidt (born August 23, 1963 in Sudbury, Ontario) is a former professional Canadian football guard who played twelve seasons in the Canadian Football League.

Schmidt played CIS football for the Guelph Gryphons.

He played professional football first for the Edmonton Eskimos in 1986, then played the bulk of his career with the Toronto Argonauts from 1987 to 1994, including winning the 79th Grey Cup in 1991. He finished his career playing for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats from 1995 to 1997, when he was named to the 1996 East Division All-Star team.[1]

He retired from football in 1998 and now owns an automotive restoration shop in Erin, Ontario.[2]


  1. ^ Canadian Football League 2007 Facts, Figures & Records. Canadian Football League. p. 227. ISBN 978-0-9739425-2-1. 
  2. ^ Woodcock, Glen (2009-07-10). "Car life after football for ex CFL'er". Red River Valley Echo. Retrieved 2009-07-10.