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April 26, 2018

Damon Allen named to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

The Canadian Press

TORONTO — Damon Allen has been named to the Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame as part of its 2018 class, it was announced on Thursday.

Allen, a four-time Grey Cup Champion, was one of the best quarterbacks to ever play the Canadian game. He is currently second in all-time professional football passing yards and second in all-time CFL passing yards. He is also pro football’s combined passing and rushing leader with a total of 84,301 yards.

The 54-year-old spend time with the Edmonton Eskimos, Ottawa Rough Riders, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, BC Lions and Toronto Argonauts over his illustrious career. He finished his career with a total of 72,831 passing yards and 394 passing touchdowns.