Don Allard

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Don Allard
Date of birth (1936-04-21)April 21, 1936
Date of death May 4, 2002(2002-05-04) (aged 66)
Place of death Winchester, Massachusetts
Career information
Position(s) Quarterback
Uniform number 27, 12
College Boston College
NFL draft 1959 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4
(by the Washington Redskins)
Career history
As player
19591960 Saskatchewan Roughriders
19611962 Montreal Alouettes
1961 New York Titans
1962 Boston Patriots
1964 Boston Sweepers (ACFL)
1965 New Bedford Sweepers (ACFL)

Donald J. Allard (April 21, 1936 – April 4, 2002) was an American college and professional football quarterback selected by the Washington Redskins in the first round of the 1959 NFL Draft.

He played college football at Boston College, and played professionally in the American Football League for the New York Titans in 1961 and the Boston Patriots in 1962, in the Canadian Football League for the Saskatchewan Roughriders from 1959 to 1960 and the Montreal Alouettes from 1961 to 1962,[1] and in the Atlantic Coast Football League with the Boston Sweepers in 1964 and the New Bedford Sweepers in 1965. He was the highest-drafted Boston College Eagles football player in school history until Matt Ryan in 2008.

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  1. ^ Maher, Tod; Gill, Bob (2013). The Canadian Pro Football Encyclopedia: Every Player, Coach and Game, 1946–2012. Maher Sports Media. p. 143. ISBN 978-0983513667. 

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