Greg Peterson (Canadian football)

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Greg Peterson
Date of birth (1960-02-18) February 18, 1960 (age 57)
Place of birth Calgary, Alberta
Career information
Status Retired
CFL status National
Position(s) DB
College Brigham Young
Career history
As player
19841992 Calgary Stampeders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1990
CFL West All-Star 1990

Gregory Peterson (born February 18, 1960) is a Canadian former gridiron football player who played in the Canadian Football League (CFL) for nine years. Peterson played defensive back for the Calgary Stampeders from 1984 to 1992.[1] He was part of the Stampeders 1992 Grey Cup winning team. Peterson was an All-Star in 1990.[2] He played college football at Brigham Young University[3] and high school football at Dr. E.P. Scarlett.[4]

Following retirement in 1993, Peterson began a career in law,[5] and is currently a partner at law firm Gowlings, specialising in business law.[1] Peterson is also a Stampeder radio commentator,[1][6] and president of the Greater Calgary Amateur Football Association.[7]

He is the brother of NHL player and coach Brent Peterson.[8]


  1. ^ a b c "Greg Peterson". Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP. Retrieved 2010-04-29. 
  2. ^ "Nine Eskimos selected to Western all-star team" (Pay-per-view). Kitchener-Waterloo Record. 1990-11-15. Retrieved 2010-04-29. 
  3. ^ Mitchell, Kevin (2007-05-05). "Man on a mission". The StarPhoenix. Saskatoon. Retrieved 2010-04-29. 
  4. ^ Sportak, Randy (2004-11-02). "Glory days on the field". Calgary Sun. Retrieved 2010-04-29. 
  5. ^ Dickins, Jeff (1993-02-19). "Tiger-Cats Nurse speedy receiver back into the fold" (Pay-per-view). The Hamilton Spectator. Retrieved 2010-04-29. 
  6. ^ Johnson, Greg (2009-11-21). "At Mosaic, home turf on the line for Stamps". Calgary Herald. Retrieved 2010-04-29. 
  7. ^ Fisher, Scott (2009-10-31). "Final drive on to complete artificial turf football facility". Calgary Sun. Retrieved 2010-04-29. 
  8. ^ Sportak, Randy (2008-12-23). "Does it Getz any better?". Sun Media. Retrieved 2010-04-29.