Elected as a
September 15, 2007
Edmonton Eskimos: 1988-1992
Toronto Argonauts: 1993-1997
Montreal Alouettes: 1998-2001
AWARDS AND HONOURS:
Eastern Division All-Star – 1994, 1997-2000
Western Division All-Star – 1992
North Division All-Star – 1995
CFL All-Star – 1992, 1994, 1997-2000
Leo Dandurand Trophy (Most Outstanding Offensive
Lineman In The Eastern Division) – 2000
CFL Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman Award – 2000
Grey Cup Participation – 1990, 1996, 1997, 2000
Grey Cup Winning Team – 1996, 1997
Pierre Vercheval attended the University Of Western
Ontario where he won the J.P. Metras trophy as the
top lineman in Canadian university football and participated in the 1988
east-west shrine game. He was chosen in the second round of the 1987 CFL
draft by the Edmonton Eskimos.
Vercheval joined the Eskimos midway through the
1988 season, where he remained for five seasons (1988-1992), playing on Edmonton’s 1990 grey
cup team. In 1993 he signed with the Toronto Argonauts where he played for
five seasons (1993-1997) and was a member of Toronto’s 1996 and 1997 grey cup
In 1998 Vercheval signed with the Montreal Alouettes.
During his tenure in Montreal, he was named an Eastern Division All-Star
three times (1998, 1999, 2000) and a CFL All-Star three times (1998, 1999,
2000). He was named the CFL's most outstanding
offensive lineman for the 2000 season and played on Montreal’s 2000 grey cup team.
Vercheval retired from the CFL following the 2001
season and currently works as TV analyst for CFL games on RDS and is involved
with the Alouettes' Alumni Association.