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Vern Graham
Date of birth: 1925
Date of death: March 22, 2010(2010-03-22)
Place of death: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Career information
Position(s): HB/K
College: Crescent Heights High School
Organizations
 As player:
1947, 1949-51 Calgary Stampeders
Career highlights and awards
CFL West All-Star: 1949
Awards: 1949 - Dave Dryburgh Memorial Trophy

Vern Graham was an award winning and all-star Canadian football player with the Calgary Stampeders.

A native of Calgary, Graham joined his hometown Stamps in 1947.[1] He made the unfortunate mistake of sitting out the 1948 season, missing a Grey Cup championship.[2] He returned in 1949 and made a trip to the Grey Cup final (a defeat to the Montreal Alouettes,) and was an also an all-star and won the Dave Dryburgh Memorial Trophy as scoring leader (with 58 points on 2 touchdowns, 27 converts and 7 field goals.)[3] He finished football in 1951. He died on March 22, 2010, age 85.

NotesEdit

  1. Glory days on the field - Greats came through local system By RANDY SPORTAK Calgary Sun, November 2, 2004
  2. GRAHAM WAS A STAR OF '49 STAMPS By Daryl Slade Calgary Herald, April 13, 2010
  3. 2009 CFL Record Book
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