Dan Kearns (born November 23, 1956) is a former Canadian football defensive lineman who played ten seasons in the Canadian Football League with the Edmonton Eskimos and Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He was drafted by the Edmonton Eskimos in the second round of the 1980 CFL Draft. He played  CIS football at Simon Fraser University and attended Wexford High school in Scarborough, Ontario. Dan's twin brother Steve also played in the CFL.
Early years Edit
Kearns was born in
São Luís, Maranhão, Brazil and played soccer as a youth. His family moved back to Canada so Dan and his brother Steve could attend Wexford High school. They first played Canadian football in Grade 11.
College career Edit
Kearns played CIS football for the
Simon Fraser Clan.
Professional career Edit
Edmonton Eskimos Edit
Kearns was selected by the Edmonton Eskimos with the 18th pick in the 1980 CFL Draft. He played for the Eskimos from 1980 to 1988, winning the
Grey Cup four times.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers Edit
Kearns played in four games for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 1989.
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