EDMONTON ESKIMOS
IN THE HALL OF FAME

 

PIERRE VERCHEVAL

 

Elected as a Player,

September 15, 2007

 

 

 

PLAYING CAREER:
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 Edmontons 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 Torontos 1996 and 1997 grey cup championship teams.

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 Montreals 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.

 

 


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Updated and edited June 1, 2008.