In his rookie season, Phaneuf intercepted 4 passes and in his final one 3 more.
Activities outside football
In October 1971, Phaneuf founded a Christian-based Youth Ranch for high school students on Montreal's West Island. On July 1972, Phaneuf surprised the Canadian football world by announcing his retirement after only three years of play without any injury, to devote more time to the Youth Ranch.
↑ 1.01.11.21.3Bob Morrissey (July 14, 1972). "The Montral Gazette". p. 19.
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