Canadian Football Legends
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Headshot of Austin (Dink) Carroll. To the right of the headshot, you can read his FRC biography.
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Austin (Dink) Carroll

An adept backfielder from McGill University in the early 1920's, he began writing articles on sport in popular magazines both in Canada and the United States.

In 1941, Carroll joined the Montreal Gazette, becoming its sports editor in 1942 and served in that capacity and as a featured columnist until he semi-retired in 1971. Carroll covered the Canadian Football League for over 44 years.

Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame-Media Wing in 1986

Class of 1986

Hector CrightonJohn HeltonDon LuzziRoger NelsonJimmie Simpson

Football Reporters of Canada

Austin CarrollMilt DunnellJack MathesonLloyd Saunders

Carroll, Austin (Dink)
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