Justin Canale

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Justin Canale
No. 63
Position: Offensive Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1943-04-11)April 11, 1943
Place of birth: Memphis, Tennessee
Date of death: October 11, 2011(2011-10-11) (aged 68)
Place of death: Memphis, Tennessee
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
College: Mississippi State
NFL Draft: 1965 / Round: 12 / Pick: 167
AFL draft: 1965 / Round: 6 / Pick: 47
(by the Boston Patriots)[1]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • 1970 Grey Cup Champion
Player stats at PFR

Justin Canale (April 11, 1943 – October 11, 2011) was an American collegiate and professional football player who played offensive lineman for five seasons in the American Football League (AFL), for the Boston Patriots and Cincinnati Bengals. He also played with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League, winning a Grey Cup championship in 1970. Canale came back to play two seasons for the Memphis Southmen of the World Football League.

Justin Canale died on October 11, 2011 in Memphis, TN. He was one of six brothers who played college football at Mississippi State or at the University of Tennessee. His brother Whit Canale, also a former AFL player.

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  1. ^ "1965 AFL Draft". Retrieved March 23, 2017. 

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