Rocco Romano

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Rocco Romano
No. 59
Date of birth (1963-01-23) January 23, 1963 (age 53)
Place of birth Hamilton, Ontario
Career information
Status Retired
CFL status National
Position(s) G/OT
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 265 lb (120 kg)
University Concordia
High school Cathedral
CFL draft 1987 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5
Drafted by Calgary Stampeders
Career history
As player
1987 Calgary Stampeders
1988 Toronto Argonauts
1989 Ottawa Rough Riders
19901991 BC Lions
19922000 Calgary Stampeders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996
CFL West All-Star 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1999
Career stats

Rocco Romano (born January 23, 1963) CFL's DeMarco-Becket Memorial Trophy winner in 1994 & 1996 for the Calgary Stampeders; Awarded originally to the player selected as the outstanding lineman in the West Division. Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 2007. Born January 23, 1963 Hamilton, Ontario.[1]

Played 14-seasons in the CFL, (ten of those with Calgary) and 5-time allstar as an offensive lineman. While in Calgary he won 2-Grey Cups, 1992 and 1998.

An alumnus of St. Ann's Catholic elementary and Cathedral High School and Concordia University in Montreal.

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""Local duo score spot in Hall" (Rocco Romano)" (Press release). The Hamilton Spectator page SP4-SP5. 2007-02-20.