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Rod Connop
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1959-06-04) June 4, 1959 (age 60)
Place of birth: North Vancouver, British Columbia
Career information
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Roster status: Retired
Career highlights and awards
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Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Rod Connop (born June 4, 1959, in North Vancouver, British Columbia) is a former professional Canadian football player with the Canadian Football League Edmonton Eskimos.[1] Connop spent his entire 16-year career with the Eskimos as an offensive lineman.[2] Connop played CIS football at Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks.[3] He was named CFL All-Star six times and won the CFL's Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman Award in the 1989 CFL season.[2] Connop played 210 consecutive games with the Eskimos from 1983 until his retirement following the 1997 season. As of 2011, he continued to be the all-time Eskimo leader in games played (274).[4] He is a member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame, where he was inducted in 2005.[2][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Edmonton Eskimos - Wall of Honour". esks.com. 2011 [last update]. http://www.esks.com/page/history-woh. Retrieved 11 June 2011.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Rod Connop". Canadian Football Hall of Fame. 2011 [last update]. http://www.cfhof.ca/page/connoprod. Retrieved 11 June 2011.
  3. "Rod Connop". Golden Hawk Athletics. 2011 [last update]. http://www.laurierathletics.com/peopleprofile.php?PeopleID=1051. Retrieved 11 June 2011.
  4. "Edmonton Eskimos - Wall of Honour". esks.com. 2011 [last update]. http://www.esks.com/page/history-woh. Retrieved 11 June 2011.
  5. "Edmonton Eskimos - Hall of Famers". esks.com. 2011 [last update]. http://www.esks.com/page/history-hofers. Retrieved 11 June 2011.


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