Joe Poirier

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Joe Poirier
Born: (1937-07-30) July 30, 1937 (age 82)
Verdun, Montreal
Career information
StatusRetired
CFL statusNational
Position(s)DB
Height6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight190 lb (86 kg)
UniversityMcGill
Career history
As player
19591970Ottawa Rough Riders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star1966
CFL East All-Star1960, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1966
Awards1959 - Gruen Trophy (best rookie in East)
HonorsGrey Cup champion - 1960, 1968, 1969

John Joseph Poirier (born July 30, 1937)[1] was an all-star and Grey Cup champion football player in the CFL for twelve years with the Ottawa Rough Riders.[2][3]

He starred as a defensive back for the Riders and was a part of three Grey Cup winning teams and was a 5 time Eastern all-star.[4] He never missed a game in the 12 years he played.

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