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Andre Sadeghian
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-10-25) October 25, 1984 (age 35)
Place of birth: Beamsville, Ontario
Career information
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
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Andre Sadeghian (born October 25, 1984, in Beamsville, Ontario) is a running back for the CFL's Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

Sadeghian was an athlete in high school and won several track and field awards including: Ontario Indoor Track and Field Championship Silver Medal for 60m (2001, 2003), Gold Medal for 60m (2002), Bronze Medal for 60m Hurdles (2001, 2002, 2003), OFSAA Bronze Medal for 110m Hurdles (2002).[1]

Andre attended the University of British Columbia for two years, then transferred to McMaster University. After sitting out one year for eligibility purposes, he had a solid final season with the McMaster Marauders. In his final season, he averaged almost 6 yards per carry (983 rushing yards) and had 10 touchdowns in eight games. Andre also had 12 receptions for 198 yards and 12 punt returns, also for 198 yards.[2]

He was selected in the third round (24th overall) in the 2007 CFL Draft by the British Columbia Lions. He spent the 2007 CFL season with the Lions and participated in all 18 regular season games.[3] He was signed as a free agent by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in 2008, placed on their Developmental Squad, released on August 2, signed by the Saskatchewan Roughriders on August 6 and placed on the Riders' Developmental Squad, only to be re-signed by the Tiger-Cats in October and dressed for three games.[3]

References Edit

  1. "Andre Sadeghian". Roster. BC Lions Football Club. Archived from the original on 8 January 2009. http://web.archive.org/web/20090108032924/http://bclions.com/roster/show/id/1055. Retrieved 2009-02-02.
  2. Little, Lyndon (2007-10-23). "Sadeghian's second chance". Vancouver Sun. http://www2.canada.com/vancouversun/news/sports/story.html?id=e3640dd1-6a58-4b2c-aaae-ec5a01e5d5b9. Retrieved 2009-02-02.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Andre Sadeghian". Rosters. Canadian Football League. http://www.cfl.ca/index.php/roster/show/id/1055. Retrieved 2009-02-02.

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