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Doyle Orange
Personal information
Date of birth: (1951-08-06) August 6, 1951 (age 68)
Place of birth: Waycross, Georgia
Career information
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Roster status: Retired
Career highlights and awards
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Doyle Orange (born August 6, 1951) is a former all-star running back in the CFL for the Toronto Argonauts.[1]

Having played college football with the Southern Miss Golden Eagles, Orange was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons, but came to Canada in 1974.[2] He rushed for 870 yards in his first season, and was the Argos second 1000-yard rusher in 1975, with 1134 yards (Hall of Famer Bill Symons was first). He was named an all-star, and on August 13, against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, he rushed a league record 37 times (for 175 yards).[3] He was injured in 1976, rushing for only 101 yards in 2 games, and finished his career in Hamilton, where he played 8 games and rushed for 380 yards. He played 31 regular season games for the Boatmen.[4] He rushed for 2406 yards in four seasons.

Orange settled in Toronto and works for the City of Toronto Parks and Recreation Department.[5]

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