Edward Nower

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Red Nower
Born: June 21, 1921
Montreal, Quebec
Died: September 19, 2006
Career information
Position(s) FB
College none - Montreal High School
Career history
As player
1941 Montreal Bulldogs
1942 Rockland (QRFU Intermediate)
1944 St. Hyacinthe-Donnacona Navy
1945 Montreal Hornets
1948–49 Montreal Alouettes
Honors 1944, 1949 - Grey Cup Champion

Edward "Red" Nower was a Grey Cup champion Canadian Football League player. He played fullback.[1][2]

A native Montrealer, Nower first won the Grey Cup with the champion St. Hyacinthe-Donnacona Navy team.[3] After a season with the Montreal Hornets, he joined the Montreal Alouettes in 1948 and was part of the Larks first Grey Cup championship.[4] He worked with an electrical utility while playing with the Als.


  1. ^ Red Nower to Coach Eastward The Montreal Gazette - June 22, 1956
  2. ^ Playing the Field by Dink Carroll, The Montreal Gazette - February 24, 1944
  3. ^ Montreal Alouettes Pack Power, Passing, Speed Ottawa Citizen, November 23, 1949 Note: Though Nower played with St. Hyacinthe-Donnacona Navy, the Grey Cup game programme indicates he didn't dress for the championship.
  4. ^ CFLAPEDIA entry - Red Nower