Steve Rodehutskors

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Steve Rodehutskors
No. 57
Born:(1963-11-27)November 27, 1963
Calgary, Alberta
Died:October 25, 2007(2007-10-25) (aged 43)
Career information
CFL statusNational
Position(s)OL
Height6 ft 6 in (198 cm)
Weight265 lb (120 kg)
UniversityCalgary
CFL draft1987 / Round: 3 / Pick: 22
Drafted byWinnipeg Blue Bombers
Career history
As player
19871991Winnipeg Blue Bombers
19921993BC Lions
19931994Toronto Argonauts
1994Saskatchewan Roughriders*
*Offseason or practice roster only
Career highlights and awards

Steve Rodehutskors (November 27, 1963 – October 25, 2007) was a Canadian football offensive lineman who played seven seasons in the Canadian Football League (CFL) with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, BC Lions and Toronto Argonauts. He was drafted by the Blue Bombers in the third round of the 1987 CFL Draft. He played CIS football at the University of Calgary. Rodehutskors was also a member of the Saskatchewan Roughriders

College career[edit]

Rodehutskors played CIS football for the Calgary Dinos, winning the 21st Vanier Cup in 1985. He had not played football before his time with the Dinos, previously having participated in high school basketball.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Rodehutskors was selected by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the CFL with the 22nd pick in the 1987 CFL Draft. He played for the Blue Bombers from 1987 to 1991, winning the 76th Grey Cup in 1988 and the 78th Grey Cup in 1990.[2] He signed with the CFL's BC Lions in 1992 and played for them from 1992 to 1993.[2] Rodehutskors was traded to the Toronto Argonauts early in the 1993 season for a first round pick in the 1994 CFL Draft. He was released by the Argonauts before the start of the 1994 season.[2] He signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the CFL during the 1994 off-season and was released by the team prior to the 1994 season.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Rodehutskors worked briefly as a stockbroker after his football career before becoming a veterinarian. He died of cancer on October 25, 2007.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maki, Allan (October 27, 2007). "Rodehutskors, 44, was Grey Cup champ". theglobeandmail.com. Archived from the original on May 13, 2015. Retrieved May 13, 2015.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  2. ^ a b c d "Steve Rodehutskors". cflapedia.com. Archived from the original on May 13, 2015. Retrieved May 13, 2015.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  3. ^ "Steve Rodehutskors dies". cfl.ca. October 26, 2007. Archived from the original on May 13, 2015. Retrieved May 13, 2015.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  4. ^ Hall, Vicki (November 22, 2012). "Rodehutskors family on a Grey Cup pilgrimage". calgaryherald.com. Archived from the original on May 13, 2015. Retrieved May 13, 2015.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)

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