|Born:||April 21, 1931|
Washington, D.C., U.S.
|Died:||November 2, 2000 (aged 69)|
Fairfax, Virginia, U.S.
|NFL draft||1953 / Round: 9 / Pick 100|
(By the Chicago Cardinals)
|1953–1956||Ottawa Rough Riders|
|Awards||Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy (1955)|
|Honors||2× CFL All-Star : 1953, 1955|
Avatus Harry Stone (April 21, 1931 – November 2, 2000) was an American gridiron football player. After playing his college football at Syracuse University, Stone was drafted by the Chicago Cardinals in the 1953 NFL Draft, but played professionally in Canada with the Ottawa Rough Riders from 1953 to 1956. His best year was playing tailback in 1955 when he won the Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy as best player in the East. He played seven games for the Montreal Alouettes in 1957, and finished his career in 1958 with the Baltimore Colts of the NFL, playing one game, and punting once for 28 yards.
Stone died of cancer on November 2, 2000.
- 2000 deaths
- 1931 births
- American football halfbacks
- American football quarterbacks
- American players of Canadian football
- Canadian football running backs
- Baltimore Colts players
- Montreal Alouettes players
- Ottawa Rough Riders players
- Syracuse Orange football players
- Players of American football from Washington, D.C.
- Deaths from cancer in Virginia
- Canadian football running back stubs