John Forzani

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John Forzani
Born(1947-04-05)April 5, 1947
DiedOctober 30, 2014(2014-10-30) (aged 67)
NationalityCanadian
Alma materUtah State University
Occupationfootball player, owner, businessman
Football career
No. 54     Calgary Stampeders
Career information
Position(s)Owner/OL
Career history
As administrator
2005–2012Calgary Stampeders (co-owner)
As player
1971–1976Calgary Stampeders
As business owner
1974–2014FGL Sports

John Forzani (April 5, 1947 – October 31, 2014) was a Canadian businessman, former Canadian Football League (CFL) player, and CFL team owner. He was the Chairman and co-founder of the Forzani Group. He was born in Calgary, Alberta. In 1971, he joined the Calgary Stampeders as an offensive lineman and was part of the winning team of the 59th Grey Cup. He played football until 1976.[1]

Forzani died of a heart attack in Palm Springs, California, aged 67.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Live And Learn: John Forzani". Canadian Business Online. Retrieved 2010-11-24.