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Dale Potter

Dale Potter
No. 30
Date of birth: (1949-11-09) November 9, 1949 (age 70)
Place of birth: Ottawa, Ontario
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: National
Position(s): LB
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University: Ottawa
As player:
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Edmonton Eskimos
Toronto Argonauts
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1980
CFL West All-Star: 1980
Awards: 1980 Grey Cup MVP (Defence)
1980 Dick Suderman Trophy

Dale Potter (born November 9, 1949) was a star linebacker for the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League.

Potter played his university football with the University of Ottawa Gee Gees, of whom he was made captain in 1972 and for whom he was named 1971 most valuable player.[1] He began a 12 year career with the Eskimos on 1974. During this time, he was paired with Danny Kepley and Tom Towns for eight years, forming a linebacking unit that would lead Edmonton to 7 Grey Cups and 6 Grey Cup victories. Potter won Defensive Player of the Game and all star in 1980. He would finish his career in 1984 with the Toronto Argonauts, playing 5 games.


  1. ^ Ferguson, Bob (7 December 1971). "Dale Potter wins double honor". Ottawa Citizen. 
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Don Sweet
Grey Cup Most Valuable Canadian
Succeeded by
Neil Lumsden

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