Mike Widger

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Mike Widger
Date of birth (1948-08-21)August 21, 1948
Place of birth Pennsville, New Jersey, U.S.
Date of death March 3, 2016(2016-03-03) (aged 67)
Place of death Salem, New Jersey, U.S.
Career information
CFL status International
Position(s) LB
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg)
College Virginia Tech
Career history
As player
19701976 Montreal Alouettes
19771978 Ottawa Rough Riders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977
CFL East All-Star 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977
Honors Virginia Tech Sports Hall of Fame[1]

Michael Jon Widger (August 21, 1948 – March 3, 2016) was a linebacker for the Montreal Alouettes and Ottawa Rough Riders of the Canadian Football League from 1970-1978.

An All-American at Virginia Tech, he was a CFL All-Star four times and was a part of two Grey Cup winning victories for the Alouettes.

He was a nominee for the TSN Top 50 CFL Players list in 2006.[2] He died in 2016, aged 67.[3]