|Date of birth:||March 29, 1930|
|Place of birth:||St. Catharines, Ontario|
|Date of death:||February 15, 2012(aged 81)|
|Place of death:||Mississauga, Ontario|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|CFL Draft:||1953 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1|
|Drafted by:||Montreal Alouettes|
Bramalea Satellites (ORFU)
|CFL East All-Star:||1953, 1954, 1955, 1958, 1959|
Douglas Stewart McNichol (March 29, 1930, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada – February 15, 2012 in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada) was a professional Canadian football player with the Canadian Football League's Montreal Alouettes and the Toronto Argonauts. After playing college football at the University of Western Ontario, McNichol was drafted first overall by the Alouettes in the first ever Canadian College Draft in 1953 and spent his entire 11-year CFL career as a defensive lineman. McNichol won East All-Star honours in 1953, 1954, 1955, 1958 and 1959.
- ↑ MacDonald, Ian (19 February 2012). "Funeral Monday for first ever CFL draft pick McNichol". Postmedia News. http://www.ottawacitizen.com/sports/Funeral+Monday+first+ever+draft+pick+McNichol/6177759/story.html. Retrieved 20 February 2012.
- ↑ Shank, Ray (13 November 1967). "Bramalea Ousts Ramblers 33-13". The Montreal Gazette (Montreal QC): p. 37. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=zqUtAAAAIBAJ&sjid=vJ8FAAAAIBAJ&pg=6041,2958298&dq=bramalea+satellites&hl=en. Retrieved 14 May 2011.
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