Canadian Football Legends
Object ID:
2012.279.177
Date:
1997
Description:
Junior Ah You bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
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Junior Ah You

Playing Career

Montreal Alouettes
1972 - 1982

Awards and Honours

All-Canadian Defensive End
1976, 1979 (2)

All-Eastern Defensive End
1974 - 1976, 1979, 1980 (5)

Grey Cup Defensive Player of the Game
1974 (1)

Grey Cup Participation
1974, 1975, 1977 - 1979 (5)

Grey Cup Winning Team(s)
1974, 1977 (2)

Career Highlights

  • Played a total of 130 career games.

  • Six career blocked kicks.

  • Has his number 77 retired by the Montreal Alouettes.


An exceptional all-around athlete at Arizona State University (ASU), Junior Ah You stood out as their lineman. With his college career at ASU behind him, Junior turned down a National Football League contract and signed with the Montreal Alouettes in 1972.

He played Defensive End and was the cornerstone of some hefty Alouette front fours during his career.

His ability to penetrate the line and chase down halfbacks was legendary. His tenacity was rewarded with two career defensive touchdowns in 1978 and 1979.

Upon his retirement in 1981, Junior Ah You had participated in five Grey Cups and won numerous awards for his contributions to Canadian football.

Class of 1997




Junior Ah YouBruce CoulterRocky DiPietroBill SymonsAl WIlson

Football Reporters of Canada




Jim CoxBob Irving

People:
Ah You, Junior
Search Terms:
Canadian Football Hall of Fame
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