Canadian Football Legends
Object ID:
2012.279.152
Date:
1990
Description:
Ken Preston bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
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Ken Preston

Executive Career

General Manager of the Saskatchewan Roughriders
1958 - 1978

Awards and Honours

Grey Cup Participation as an Executive
1966, 1967, 1969, 1972, 1976 (5)

Grey Cup Winning Team(s) as an Executive
1966 (1)

Ken Preston was instrumental in laying the foundation for excellent football in Saskatchewan over a 20-year period.
Preston organized a minor football programme in the province and arranged for Canadian players to attend American colleges on football scholarships.

Preston was adept at recruiting good talent on a tight budget and the team's winning record reflected this ability. Under his administration, the Saskatchewan Roughriders played in five Grey Cup games, winning the trophy in 1966.

Ken Preston is also a member of the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame.

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

Class of 1990




Jim CorrigallDave FennellEagle KeysMarv LusterKen Preston

Football Reporters of Canada




Ralph AllenRJ FrewinBob HughesDon Wittman

People:
Preston, Ken
Search Terms:
Canadian Football Hall of Fame
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