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Marco Cyncar
Date of birth: (1958-04-13) April 13, 1958 (age 62)
Place of birth: Edmonton, Alberta
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: Non-import
Position(s): WR
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
University: Alberta
CFL Draft: 1979 / Round: Territorial exemption
Drafted by: Edmonton Eskimos
Organizations
 As player:
1979
1980
1981-1991
Edmonton Eskimos
Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Edmonton Eskimos
Career highlights and awards
Career stats
Receptions     289
Receiving Yards     4,345 (Avg: 15.0; TDs: 10; Lg: 58)
Fumbles     4
Kickoff Returns     23 (Avg: 7.4; TDs: 0; Lg: 24)
Punt Returns     26 (Avg: 6.1; TDs: 0; Lg: 18)

Marco Cyncar (born April 13, 1958 in Edmonton, Alberta) is a former Canadian Football League receiver who played eleven seasons for the Edmonton Eskimos. He was a member of four Grey Cup Championship teams in Edmonton.

Cyncar played for the Edmonton Wildcats of the Canadian Junior Football League[1][2] and also university football with the Alberta Golden Bears from 1976 to 1978.[3] He was selected by the Eskimos in the 1979 CFL Draft as a territorial exemption and won his first Grey Cup as a member of that year's squad.[4]

An interesting deal in the 1980 CFL season saw the Eskimos "loan" Cyncar to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats for a single season after which he returned for the 1981 CFL season. He completed his career in Edmonton gathering three more Grey Cup victories as part of the Eskimos dynasty of that period.[5]

References Edit

  1. alumni.pdf "CJFL alumni in the CFL". Football Canada. http://www.footballcanada.com/useredits/File/CJFL alumni.pdf. Retrieved 2009-02-16.[dead link]
  2. "Eskimos make $400,000 donation to amateur football". University of Alberta Athletics. 2004-12-16. http://www.bears.ualberta.ca/Football/Men/?pt=news&ID=1208. Retrieved 2009-02-16.
  3. "Alberta Golden Bears in Pro Football". University of Alberta. http://goldenbearsfootball.ca/cfl.php. Retrieved 2009-02-16.
  4. Nohos, Lee. "Emilio Fraietta". Where are they now?. Edmonton Eskimo Alumni Association. http://www.edmontoneskimoalumni.com/watn_fraietta.htm. Retrieved 2009-02-16.
  5. Brunt, Stephen (2005-11-16). "Eskimos, Tiger-Cats rumour built on logic". Globe and Mail. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/TPStory/LAC/20051116/BRUNT16/TPSports/Football. Retrieved 2009-02-16.[dead link]


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