Denny Chronopoulos

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Denny Chronopoulos
No. 53
Born:(1968-06-12)June 12, 1968
Montreal, Quebec
Died:August 27, 2000(2000-08-27) (aged 32)
Montreal, Quebec
Career information
CFL statusNational
Position(s)OG
Height6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight289 lb (131 kg)
CollegePurdue
CFL draft1992 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3
Drafted byOttawa Rough Riders
Career history
As player
19921993Ottawa Rough Riders
1994BC Lions
19951996Calgary Stampeders
Career highlights and awards
CFL East All-Star1993

Dennis "Denny" Chronopoulos (June 12, 1968 – August 27, 2000) was a Canadian football offensive guard who played four seasons in the Canadian Football League (CFL) with the Ottawa Rough Riders, BC Lions and Calgary Stampeders. He was drafted by the Ottawa Rough Riders with the third overall pick of the 1992 CFL Draft. He played college football at Purdue University.

Professional career[edit]

Chronopoulos was selected by the Ottawa Rough Riders of the CFL with the third pick in the 1992 CFL Draft. He played in all 36 games during his tenure with the Rough Riders and was named a CFL East All-Star in 1993.[1] He was traded to the BC Lions in June 1994 with Andrew Stewart and Angelo Snipes for Kent Warnock and BC's second round pick in the 1995 CFL Draft.[2] Chronopoulos signed with the CFL's Calgary Stampeders in March 1995.[1] He was released by the Stampeders in 1996 after failing a physical due to a heart murmur.[3]

Death[edit]

Chronopoulos died of a heart attack on August 27, 2000 in Montreal, Quebec.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Dennis Chronopoulos". cflapedia.com. Archived from the original on May 10, 2015. Retrieved May 10, 2015.
  2. ^ "Andrew Stewart". cflapedia.com. Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved May 10, 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Chronopoulos dies of heart attack". canoe.ca. August 31, 2000. Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved May 10, 2015.

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