Curtis Wester

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Curtis Wester
No. 61
Date of birth (1951-05-07)May 7, 1951
Place of birth Lawton, Oklahoma, U.S.
Date of death May 8, 1995(1995-05-08) (aged 44)
Place of death Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Career information
CFL status International
Position(s) G
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 255 lb (116 kg)
College East Texas State
NFL draft 1973 / Round: 9 / Pick: 228
Drafted by Cleveland Browns
Career history
As player
19731975 BC Lions
1979 Saskatchewan Roughriders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1974
CFL West All-Star 1974
Awards 1974 - DeMarco-Becket Memorial Trophy

Curtis Wester (May 7, 1951 – May 8, 1995) was an award winning and all-star guard in the Canadian Football League.

After playing college football at East Texas State, Wester was drafted by the Cleveland Browns of the NFL.[1] He came to Canada in 1974 and played with the BC Lions for 3 seasons, his best year being 1974, when he was an all-star and won the DeMarco-Becket Memorial Trophy as best lineman in the West Division (and was runner-up for the CFL's Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman Award.) He played 33 regular season games for the Leos.[2] He also played one season, 1979, with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

In 1990, he was elected to the Texas A&M-Commerce (East Texas State) Athletic Hall of Fame.[3]