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Eric Blount

Eric Blount

Canadian football player
Eric Blount
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Intro Canadian football player
Is Football player Athlete Canadian football player
From United States of America Canada
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 22 September 1970, Ayden, USA
Age 50 years
Star sign Virgo
Sports Teams
Arizona Cardinals
Edmonton Eskimos
Toronto Argonauts
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Peoplepill ID eric-blount
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Eric Blount (born September 22, 1970) is a former all-star running back in the Canadian Football League and National Football League.

A North Carolina Tar Heel in college, Blount was drafted by and played two seasons with the Phoenix Cardinals. He primarily returned kicks in the NFL. In 1994, he signed with the Edmonton Eskimos and rushed for 1091 yards that season. After two more years with the Esks he starred with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 1998, being named an all-star; he led the league in total yards (3816, 2nd best in CFL history), punt return yards (1051), kickoff return yards (1695, a CFL record at the time), rushed for 599 yards, and added 339 more yards on 45 caught passes. He also played 4 regular season games with the Toronto Argonauts and 3 regular season games with the Montreal Alouettes, both in 1999.

On September 15, 1995, against Winnipeg at Edmonton, Blount scored 5 touchdowns, a team record and one short of the CFL record.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 21 May 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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