Dale Potter (born November 9, 1949) was a star linebacker for the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League. Potter played his university football with the University of Ottawa Gee Gees, of whom he was made captain in 1972 and for whom he was named 1971 most valuable player. He began a 12 year career with the Eskimos on 1974. During this time, he was paired with Danny Kepley and Tom Towns for eight years, forming a linebacking unit that would lead Edmonton to 7 Grey Cups and 6 Grey Cup victories. Potter won Defensive Player of the Game and all star in 1980. He would finish his career in 1984 with the Toronto Argonauts, playing 5 games. Awards and achievements Preceded by, Don Sweet Grey Cup Most Valuable Canadian, 1980 Succeeded by, Neil Lumsden v, t, e, Edmonton Eskimos 63rd Grey Cup Champions 7 Pete Lavorato, 8 Wayne Matherne, 10 Bruce Lemmerman, 11 Garry Lefebvre, 12 Tom Wilkinson, 13 Larry Highbaugh, 14 Roy Bell, 15 Stuart Lang, 17 Dick Dupuis, 18 John Farlinger, 19 Calvin Harrell, 20 Tom Towns, 21 Don Warrington, 22 Mike Fink, 23 Bayne Norrie, 24 Leroy Moss, 25 Dave Campbell, 26 Dave Cutler, 27 Don Layton, 28 Charles Miller, 30 Dale Potter, 32 Mike Lambros, 42 Danny Kepley, 44 Rob McLaren, 45 Sam Britts, 50 Willie Martin, 51 Roger Scales, 53 Bob Howes, 54 Joe Worobec, 55 Ron Estay, 56 Ernie Kirk, 57 Brian Jones, 59 Solomon Freelon, 60 Charlie Turner, 61 Tom Laputka, 62 Bill Stevenson, 65 Dave Fennell, 67 Larry Waltkins, 68 Willie Postler, 70 Don Muse, 71 John Beaton, 72 John Konihowski, 73 Leroy Jones, 74 Fred James, 75 Tryone Walls, 76 George McGowan, Head Coach: Ray Jauch, Assistant coaches: I. J. Caccia, Leo McKillip, Vic Rapp, v, t, e, Edmonton Eskimos 66th Grey Cup Champions 1 Warren Moon, 7 Pete Lavorato, 8 Hank Ilesic, 10 Bruce Lemmerman, 12 Tom Wilkinson, 13 Larry Highbaugh, 15 Stuart Lang, 18 John Farlinger, 20 Tom Towns, 21 Don Warrington, 22 Tom Scott, 23 Angelo Santucci, 24 Ed Jones, 25 Jim Germany, 26 Dave Cutler, 28 Greg Butler, 29 Joe Hollimon, 30 Dale Potter, 31 Pat McNeil, 32 Larry Washington, 34 Ian Bryans, 40 Barry Kowalski, 42 Danny Kepley, 50 Willie Martin, 53 Bob Howes, 55 Ron Estay, 56 Ted Milian, 57 Eric Upton, 60 Charlie Turner, 62 Bill Stevenson, 63 Hector Pothier, 64 David Boone, 65 Dave Fennell, 69 York Hentschel, 71 Waddell Smith, 72 John Konihowski, 75 Derrick Glanton, 76 George McGowan, 77 Brian Fryer, Head Coach: Hugh Campbell, Assistant coaches: Dan Daniel, Joe Faragalli, Don Matthews, Cal Murphy, President: Matt Baldwin, v, t, e, Edmonton Eskimos 67th Grey Cup Champions 1 Warren Moon, 7 Pete Lavorato, 8 Hank Ilesic, 10 Bruce Lemmerman, 12 Tom Wilkinson, 13 Larry Highbaugh, 15 Stuart Lang, 20 Tom Towns, 21 Don Warrington, 22 Tom Scott, 23 Angelo Santucci, 24 Ed Jones, 25 Jim Germany, 26 Dave Cutler, 27 Marco Cyncar, 28 Greg Butler, 29 Joe Hollimon, 30 Dale Potter, 34 Ian Bryans, 37 Emilio Fraietta, 42 Danny Kepley, 45 Dave Zacharko, 53 Bob Howes, 55 Ron Estay, 56 Ted Milian, 57 Eric Upton, 59 Leo Blanchard, 61 Jimmy Walker, 62 Bill Stevenson, 63 Hector Pothier, 64 David Boone, 65 Dave Fennell, 67 Michael Wilson, 69 York Hentschel, 70 Brian Kelly, 71 Waddell Smith, 72 John Konihowski, 77 Brian Fryer, Head Coach: Hugh Campbell, Assistant coaches: Dan Daniel, Joe Faragalli, Don Matthews, Cal Murphy, v, t, e, Edmonton Eskimos 68th Grey Cup Champions 1 Warren Moon, 7 Pete Lavorato, 8 Hank Ilesic, 9 Brian Broomell, 12 Tom Wilkinson, 13 Larry Highbaugh, 14 Maurice Burton, 15 Stuart Lang, 18 Mike McLeod, 20 Tom Towns, 21 Don Warrington, 22 Tom Scott, 23 Angelo Santucci, 24 Ed Jones, 25 Jim Germany, 26 Dave Cutler, 28 Greg Butler, 29 Joe Hollimon, 30 Dale Potter, 32 Neil Lumsden, 37 Emilio Fraietta, 38 Harry Walters, 40 James Parker, 42 Danny Kepley, 44 Mark Wald, 53 Bob Howes, 55 Ron Estay, 56 Ted Milian, 57 Eric Upton, 59 Leo Blanchard, 62 Bill Stevenson, 63 Hector Pothier, 64 David Boone, 65 Dave Fennell, 67 Michael Wilson, 69 York Hentschel, 70 Brian Kelly, 72 John Konihowski, 73 Randy Simmrin, 74 Ernest Pough, 75 Danny Buggs, 77 Brian Fryer, 83 Waddell Smith, 95 Dan Kearns, Head Coach: Hugh Campbell, Assistant coaches: Dan Daniel, Joe Faragalli, Don Matthews, Cal Murphy, v, t, e, Edmonton Eskimos 69th Grey Cup Champions 1 Warren Moon, 7 Pete Lavorato, 8 Hank Ilesic, 9 Brian Broomell, 12 Tom Wilkinson, 13 Larry Highbaugh, 15 Stuart Lang, 18 Mike McLeod, 20 Tom Towns, 22 Tom Scott, 23 Angelo Santucci, 24 Ed Jones, 25 Jim Germany, 26 Dave Cutler, 27 Marco Cyncar, 28 Gary Hayes, 29 Joe Hollimon, 30 Dale Potter, 31 Sean Kehoe, 32 Neil Lumsden, 34 John Pointer, 37 Emilio Fraietta, 40 James Parker, 42 Danny Kepley, 44 Mark Wald, 53 Bob Howes, 54 Ken Walter, 55 Ron Estay, 56 Ted Milian, 57 Eric Upton, 59 Leo Blanchard, 62 Bill Stevenson, 63 Hector Pothier, 64 David Boone, 65 Dave Fennell, 70 Brian Kelly, 71 Waddell Smith, 75 Bill Manchuk, 77 Brian Fryer, 95 Dan Kearns, Head Coach: Hugh Campbell, Assistant coaches: Dan Daniel, Bruce Lemmerman, Don Matthews, Cal Murphy, v, t, e, Edmonton Eskimos 70th Grey Cup Champions 1 Warren Moon, 4 Wendell Williams, 8 Hank Ilesic, 10 Michael Williams, 11 Cliff Olander, 13 Larry Highbaugh, 18 Mike McLeod, 20 Tom Towns, 22 Tom Scott, 23 Angelo Santucci, 24 Ed Jones, 25 Jim Germany, 26 Dave Cutler, 27 Marco Cyncar, 28 Gary Hayes, 29 Joe Hollimon, 30 Dale Potter, 31 Sean Kehoe, 32 Neil Lumsden, 36 Nereo Bolzon, 37 Emilio Fraietta, 38 Greg Marshall, 40 James Parker, 42 Danny Kepley, 53 Dan Butcher, 54 Ken Walter, 55 Ron Estay, 56 Ted Milian, 57 Eric Upton, 59 Leo Blanchard, 62 Bill Stevenson, 63 Hector Pothier, 64 David Boone, 65 Dave Fennell, 67 Rod Connop, 68 Harry Doering, 70 Brian Kelly, 71 Waddell Smith, 73 Mike Levenseller, 75 Bill Manchuk, 77 Brian Fryer, 78 Ralph Dixon, 79 Mark de Brueys, 88 Tom Tuinei, 95 Dan Kearns, Head Coach: Hugh Campbell, Assistant coaches: Gene Gaines, Bruce Lemmerman, Don Matthews, Cal Murphy

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