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Hashem in 2009
|Date of birth:||May 15, 1987|
|Place of birth:||Regina, Saskatchewan|
|CFL Draft:||2009 / Round: 3|
|Drafted by:||Calgary Stampeders|
John Hashem (born May 15, 1987) is a former professional Canadian football offensive tackle. He last played for the Montreal Alouettes. In 2010, he was signed by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers  but was eventually released. He was drafted by the Calgary Stampeders in the third round of the 2009 CFL Draft. He played CIS football for the Regina Rams and was briefly on the roaster for the Saskatchewan Roughriders
College career[edit | edit source]
Hashem played his college football for the Regina Rams. He started 16 consecutive games at Right tackle for Regina over the past two seasons. In 2007, the work of Hashem and his stellar offensive line colleagues allowed the Rams to lead Canada West with a 32.1 points-per-game average. In 2008, he blocked for conference-leading passer Teale Orban. In 2009 and 2010, he blocked for the Can-West Superstar quarterback Marc Mueller. During his time on the Rams in 2009-2010, John mentored 2011-2012 CIS First Team All Canadian Brett Jones , often taking most of the credit for his accomplishments.
Professional career[edit | edit source]
Hashem was drafted by the Calgary Stampeders in 2009, he was signed by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 2010. Then, he was on the Montreal Alouettes roster in 2011 and attended the team's training camp in 2012
Hashem was born in Regina, Saskatchewan to Shannon Hashem (a biochemist) and Simon Hashem (an engineer). He studied software engineering at the university of regina while playing on the university’s football team, Regina Rams . He graduated in 2009 and started his professional football career with the Calgary Stampeders.
References[edit | edit source]
- Hamilton, Ian (25 January 2011). "Former Regina Ram John Hashem signs with Montreal Alouettes". Regina Leader-Post. https://leaderpost.com/sports/Former+Regina+John+Hashem+signs+with+Montreal+Alouettes/4159297/story.html. Retrieved 27 February 2011.
- Bender, Jim (11 March 2010). "Bombers scoop up former Lions’ DB". Winnipeg Sun. http://www.winnipegsun.com/sports/football/2010/03/11/13201816.html. Retrieved 27 February 2011.
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