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Edward Nower

Red Nower
Date of birth: June 21, 1921
Place of birth: Montreal, Quebec
Date of death: September 19, 2006
Career information
Position(s): FB
College: none - Montreal High School
As player:
Montreal Bulldogs
Rockland (QRFU Intermediate)
St. Hyacinthe-Donnacona Navy
Montreal Hornets
Montreal Alouettes
Career highlights and awards
Honors: 1944, 1949 - Grey Cup Champion

Edward "Red" Nower was a Grey Cup champion Canadian Football League player. He played fullback.[1][2]

A native Montrealer, Nower first won the Grey Cup with the champion St. Hyacinthe-Donnacona Navy team.[3] After a season with the Montreal Hornets, he joined the Montreal Alouettes in 1948 and was part of the Larks first Grey Cup championship.[4] He worked with an electrical utility while playing with the Als.


  1. ^ Red Nower to Coach Eastward The Montreal Gazette - June 22, 1956
  2. ^ Playing the Field by Dink Carroll, The Montreal Gazette - February 24, 1944
  3. ^ Montreal Alouettes Pack Power, Passing, Speed Ottawa Citizen, November 23, 1949 Note: Though Nower played with St. Hyacinthe-Donnacona Navy, the Grey Cup game programme indicates he didn't dress for the championship.
  4. ^ CFLAPEDIA entry - Red Nower