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Pierre Vercheval bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
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Pierre Vercheval

Playing Career

Edmonton Eskimos
1988 - 1992

Toronto Argonauts
1993 - 1997

Montreal Alouettes
1998 - 2001

Awards and Honours

All-Western Offensive Guard
1992 (1)

All-Canadian Offensive Guard
1992, 1994, 1997 - 2000 (6)

All-Eastern Offensive Guard
1994, 1997 - 2000 (5)

North Division Offensive Gurad
1995 (1)

Leo Dandurand Trophy
2000 (1)

Canadian Football League (CFL) Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman
2000 (1)

Grey Cup Participation
1990, 1996, 1997, 2000 (4)

Grey Cup Winning Team(s)
1996, 1997 (2)

Career Highlights

  • Played 212 games in his career.

Pierre Vercheval attended the University of Western where he won the J.P. Meteras trophy as the top lineman in Canadian university football and participated in the 1988 East-West Shrine game. In 1987, Vercheval was drafted by the Edmonton Eskimos.

Vercheval joined the Eskimos midway through the 1988 season, where he remained for five seasons. In 1993, he signed with the Toronto Argonauts where he played for five seasons and won two Grey Cups.

Vercheval's next team was the Montreal Alouettes when he signed with them in 1998. During his tenure, he was an All-Eastern and All-Canadian three times. Also in Montreal, he was named the CFL Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman in 2000.

Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum in 2007 as a player.

Class of 2007

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Football Reporters of Canada

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