American Football Database
Dale Potter
Date of birth: (1949-11-09) November 9, 1949 (age 72)
Place of birth: Ottawa, Ontario
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: Non-import
Position(s): LB
University: Ottawa
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1980
CFL West All-Star: 1980
Military service
Awards: 1980 Grey Cup MVP (Defence)
1980 Dick Suderman Trophy

Dale William Potter[1] (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.[2] He began a 12-year career with the Eskimos in 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.


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