American Football Database
Sherwyn Thorson
Personal information
Date of birth: May 10, 1940
Place of birth: Fort Dodge, Iowa
Date of death: April 6, 2016(2016-04-06) (aged 75)
Place of death: Fort Dodge, Iowa
Career information
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Career highlights and awards
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Sherwyn Arthur Thorson (May 10, 1940 – April 6, 2016) was a Canadian football player who played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He won the Grey Cup with them in 1962.[1] He played college football and wrestled at heavyweight with the University of Iowa, placing 2nd in 1960 and 1st in 1962. Thorson is a member of the Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame (2007) and University of Iowa Athletics Hall of Fame (2011).[2][3] He died of cancer in 2016.[4]