Nick Benjamin Blue
Personal information
Date of birth: (1961-05-29)May 29, 1961
Place of birth: Trinidad and Tobago
Date of death: August 2007
Place of death: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Career information
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Career highlights and awards
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Nick Benjamin (May 29, 1961 – August 2007) was a professional football player. Benjamin was an offensive lineman with the Ottawa Rough Riders and Winnipeg Blue Bombers from 1985 to 1993.

Collegiate careerEdit

Nick Benjamin played for Concordia Stingers of Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec. He was twice named an All-Canadian and conference all-star. After his career he was inducted into the Concordia University Sports Hall of Fame.

CFL careerEdit

Benjamin played with the Ottawa Rough Riders from 1985 to 1989 before joining the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 1989. He retired after completing the 1993 season.

Post CFL CareerEdit

After his Football career he remained active in the Winnipeg community. He was diagnosed with kidney disease. The disease would eventually take his life in 2007 at the age of 46.

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