Wayne Shaw (safety)

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Wayne Shaw
No. 29
Date of birth (1974-02-14) February 14, 1974 (age 43)
Place of birth Winnipeg, Manitoba
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) S
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 191 lb (87 kg)
College Kent State
CFL draft 1999 / Round: 2 / Pick: 13
Drafted by Toronto Argonauts
Career history
As player
19992001 Toronto Argonauts
20022003 Montreal Alouettes
20042007 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
20072008 Toronto Argonauts
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 2001
CFL East All-Star 2001, 2002

Wayne Shaw (born February 14, 1974) is a Canadian football player who plays safety. Currently, he is a free agent.

Early life[edit]

Shaw played football for River East Collegiate in Winnipeg before attending North Dakota State Junior College. In 1997, he transferred to Kent State University and played two seasons for the Golden Flashes, where he made 95 total tackles (75 solo) and had three interception returns for 58 yards.

Professional career[edit]

He was drafted 13th overall by the Toronto Argonauts in the 1999 CFL Draft. He played in all regular season games for Toronto from 1999 to 2001. He was named a CFL All-Star in 2001, when he led the league with 6 interceptions, two of which were returned for touchdowns.

In March 2002, Shaw signed with the Montreal Alouettes as a free agent. He again played in all Montreal's games including winning the 90th Grey Cup and was named an East Division All Star in 2002.

He signed as a free agent with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in February 2003 and played until released July 11, 2007, and returned to Toronto for week 4 of the 2007 CFL season. On July 18, 2008, Shaw was released by the Argonauts.

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