Nelson Martin

Nelson Martin (born August 24, 1958 in Toronto, Ontario) is a former Canadian Football League defensive back and currently a mortgage agent for Trillium Mortgage Services in Toronto. He played for seven seasons with the BC Lions where he won the 73rd Grey Cup in 1985 and won the Dr. Beattie Martin Trophy as the West Division's most outstanding Canadian. He played College football for the Simon Fraser Clan.[1]

Nelson Martin
Born: (1958-08-24) August 24, 1958 (age 63)
Toronto, Ontario
Career information
CFL statusNational
Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight185 lb (84 kg)
UniversitySimon Fraser
CFL draft1981 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5
Drafted byBC Lions
Career history
As coach
20032004Ottawa Renegades (STC)
2007Toronto Varsity Blues (DBC)
20092010Saskatchewan Roughriders (DBC)
2011Ottawa Gee-Gees (DBC)
2012Hamilton Tiger-Cats (DBC)
2014Winnipeg Blue Bombers (DBC)
As player
19811987BC Lions
Career highlights and awards
CFL West All-Star1987
AwardsDr. Beattie Martin Trophy (1987)


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