Sam "The Rifle" Etcheverry (May 20, 1930 – August 29, 2009) was a professional American and Canadian football player and head coach. Etcheverry played the quarterback position, most famously with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League, and was named Canadian football's Most Outstanding Player in 1954. Etcheverry's jersey #92 is one of seven retired by the Alouettes.
Etcheverry is a member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame, and in 2006, was voted one of the CFL's Top 50 players (#26) of the league's modern era by Canadian sports network TSN.
- ^ "Pringle's No. 27 retired by Als". CBC.ca. 2005-07-02. Retrieved 2007-08-02.
- ^ "TSN Top 50 CFL Players". TSN.ca. 2006-11-28. Retrieved 2007-08-02.
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