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Marv Luster bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
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Marv Luster

Playing Career

Montreal Alouettes
1961 - 1964, 1973, 1974

Toronto Argonauts
1964 - 1972

Awards and Honours

All-Eastern Offensive End
1961, 1962 (2)

All-Eastern Defensive Back
1966 - 1972 (7)

All-Canadian Defensive Back
1966, 1968 - 1972 (6)

Grey Cup Participation
1971, 1974 (2)

Grey Cup Winning Team(s)
1974 (1)

Career Highlights
  • Played 182 games in his 14-year career.

  • Had 28 career interceptions.

  • Marvin Luster played his collegiate football at UCLA, and was the outstanding player of the game in the 1961 All-American Graduation Bowl.
    Luster was an excellent player on offence and defensive, winning all-star honours at both positions.

    During his first five seasons in the Canadian Football League (CFL), Luster caught 113 passes for 1,963 yards and 11 touchdowns. Toronto Argonauts coach Leo Cahill said, "…Experts don't always notice what Luster does for us…He calls our defensive signals and has a great attitude…He's absolutely one of the finest players in the country."

    Luster finished his career with a Grey Cup win over the Edmonton Eskimos in 1974.

    Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum in 1990 as a player.

    Class of 1990

    Jim CorrigallDave FennellEagle KeysMarv LusterKen Preston

    Football Reporters of Canada

    Ralph AllenRJ FrewinBob HughesDon Wittman

    Luster, Marv
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