Simeon Rottier

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Simeon Rottier
No. 65     Retired
Born: (1984-01-21) January 21, 1984 (age 35)
Westlock, Alberta
Career information
CFL statusNational
Height6 ft 6 in (198 cm)
Weight295 lb (134 kg)
CFL draft2009 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1
Drafted byHamilton Tiger-Cats
Career history
As player
20092011Hamilton Tiger-Cats
20122017Edmonton Eskimos
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star2014
CFL West All-Star2014
Career stats

Simeon Rottier (born January 21, 1984) is a retired professional Canadian football offensive lineman. He was drafted by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats with the first overall pick in the 2009 CFL Draft, becoming the first player from Alberta to be taken first overall. He played CIS football for the Alberta Golden Bears.

Khalif Mitchell was suspended by the CFL on July 23, 2012, for two games without pay after he violently hyperextended the arm of Rottier.[1] He announced his retirement from professional football career on 17 May 2018 after 9 seasons in the Canadian Football League, having spent the previous six seasons prior to his retirement playing for the Edmonton Eskimos.[2]


  1. ^ "B.C. Lions lineman suspended two games for hyperextending opponent's arm". The Globe and Mail.
  2. ^ "Rottier retires after six seasons with Esks -". 2018-05-16. Retrieved 2018-05-17.

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