Al Benecick

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Al Benecick
Born:(1937-03-20)March 20, 1937
Bristol, Connecticut
Died:September 29, 2015(2015-09-29) (aged 78)
Tallahassee, Florida
Career information
CFL statusAmerican
Height6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight240 lb (110 kg)
NFL draft1959 / Round: 6 / Pick: 62
Drafted byPhiladelphia Eagles
Career history
As coach
19701971Edmonton Eskimos (Line Coach)
As player
19591968Saskatchewan Roughriders
1969Edmonton Eskimos
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star1964, 1965, 1966
CFL West All-Star19631966
Career stats
Fumble Recoveries1

Al Benecick (March 20, 1937 – September 29, 2015) was a Canadian Football League offensive lineman who played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders from 1959 through 1968.[1] He was part of the Grey Cup championship-winning Saskatchewan Roughriders in 1966. Benecick retired as a member of the Edmonton Eskimos in 1969.

During Benecick's time as a member of the Saskatchewan Roughriders, he was named to the CFL's Western All-Star team four times.

Benecick was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1996. He died on September 29, 2015.[2]


  1. ^ Canadian Football Hall of Fame - Al Benecick
  2. ^ "Your online newspaper for Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge and area". Archived from the original on 2015-10-02. Retrieved 2015-10-01.