Leo Blanchard
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1955-03-12) March 12, 1955 (age 65)
Place of birth: Edmonton, Alberta
Career information
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Roster status: Retired
Career highlights and awards
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Fumble Recoveries     2

Leo Blanchard (born March 12, 1955, in Edmonton, Alberta) is a former professional Canadian football offensive lineman who played between 1979 and 1991 in the Canadian Football League, mainly for the Edmonton Eskimos, but also for the Calgary Stampeders.[1] Blanchard grew up in Edmonton, and did not play football in high school.[2] Blanchard played Canadian university football for the Alberta Golden Bears between 1977-78.[3] He played for the Eskimos from 1979-87.[4] He was named CFL All-Star every year from 1982 to 1986[5][6][7] and was a part of five Grey Cup championship teams with the Eskimos.[2] He later worked as offensive line coach for the junior Victoria Rebels.[2]


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