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Lewis Cook
Date of birth: December 5, 1946
Place of birth: Tucson, Arizona
Career information
Position(s): DB
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
College: University of Idaho
Organizations
 As player:
1970
1972-73
1974
1975
1976
1977
1977
1977
Montreal Alouettes
Saskatchewan Roughriders
Detroit Wheels
Montreal Alouettes
Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Saskatchewan Roughriders
Montreal Alouettes
Toronto Argonauts
Career highlights and awards
Awards: 1975 - Grey Cup Most Valuable Player
Honours: 1970 - Grey Cup Champion

Lewis Cook is a former award winning defensive back in the Canadian Football League.

A graduate of University of Idaho, Cook came to Canada to play professional football, having a well traveled career. He began with the Montreal Alouettes, playing 3 games in 1970 (and 21 total regular season games for the Larks)[1] He then moved to the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 1972 for 2 seasons, his best being his first when he intercepted 6 passes and returned one for a touchdown.[2] He then played one season in the short lived World Football League with the Detroit Wheels.[3] He again played for the Montreal Alouettes in 1975, returning a punt 98 yards for a TD and winning the Grey Cup Most Valuable Player award in a losing cause against the Edmonton Eskimos. He played 1976 with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, rejoined the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 1977, but was traded to the Als yet again, and finished his career with 2 games for the Toronto Argonauts.[4] He had 14 interceptions during his career.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Montreal Alouettes All-Time Roster
  2. 1972 CFL Record Book
  3. 1974 Detroit Wheels Roster
  4. 2009 Toronto Argonauts Media Guide
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