Dave Mann
Personal information
Date of birth: (1932-06-02) June 2, 1932 (age 87)
Place of birth: Berkeley, California
Career information
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Roster status: Retired
Career highlights and awards
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David Carl Mann (born June 2, 1932 in Berkeley, California) is a former professional American football punter. He played college football at Oregon State University and was drafted in the 7th round of the 1954 NFL Draft by the Chicago Cardinals in the National Football League. He played for the Cardinals for three seasons as a punter, running back, and a special teams member. Then he went to the Canadian Football League where he played for the Toronto Argonauts. When released in the start of the 1969 season, he played soccer for the Bramalea Satellites, being called back to the Argos as if the Bramalea team was a taxi squad.[1]


Dave Mann volunteered as Offence Coach with St. Michael's College at the University of Toronto, under head coach Lex Byrd. During Mann's tenure, the team won 4 Mulock Cup s as intra-collegiate football champions; including the final playing of intra-faculty tackle football at U of T in the fall of 1993.[citation needed]

Mann has since moved to Mississauga, Ontario and instructs techniques in golf.


  1. "Argo farm team playing dividends". The Leader-Post. The Canadian Press (Regina SK): p. 29. 24 October 1969.,4443703&dq=bramalea+satellites&hl=en. Retrieved 14 May 2011.

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