Johnny Forzani

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Johnny Forzani
No. 80
Date of birth (1988-11-03) November 3, 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Calgary, Alberta
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) WR
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 202 lb (92 kg)
College Washington State
CFL draft 2010 / Round: Supplemental 3
Drafted by Calgary Stampeders
Career history
As player
20102012 Calgary Stampeders

Johnny Forzani (born November 3, 1988)[1] is a former professional football player for the Calgary Stampeders in the CFL. Forzani played college football at Washington State University, where he tied a NCAA record for the longest touchdown reception, 99 yards against Arizona State in 2009.[2]

Forzani was selected by the Calgary Stampeders in the 2010 CFL supplemental draft.[1][2] He had previously played for their junior team, the Calgary Colts, in 2007, where he was named rookie of the year and most outstanding receiver after leading the league in yardage per catch.[2][3] He was also on the Stampeders' practice squad in 2007.[3]

Forzani's father, Tom, played for the Stampeders for 11 years.


  1. ^ a b "Johnny Forzani". Calgary Stampeders - Team - Player Roster - Career. Retrieved April 28, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c "Stamps get Forzani in Supplemental Draft". May 21, 2010. Retrieved April 28, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "80 Johnny Forzani". Washington State Cougars Official Athletic Site. Retrieved April 28, 2011.