Benoit Marion

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Benoit Marion
No. 93     Toronto Argonauts
2022, 93, Benoît Marion.jpg
Marion with the Argonauts in 2022
Born: (1995-12-11) December 11, 1995 (age 27)
Montreal, Quebec
Career information
StatusActive
CFL statusNational
Position(s)Defensive lineman
Height6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
Weight250 lb (110 kg)
UniversityMontreal
High schoolAndré Grasset (QC)
CFL Draft2020 / Round: 3 / Pick: 25
Drafted byMontreal Alouettes
Career history
As player
20202021Montreal Alouettes
2021–presentToronto Argonauts
Career highlights and awards
Career stats
Games played12
Defensive tackles6

Benoit Marion (born December 11, 1995) is a Canadian football defensive lineman for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL).

Early life and education[edit]

Marion was born on December 11, 1995, in Montreal, Quebec. He attended André Grasset High School. Marion played U Sports football at Montreal from 2016 to 2019, appearing in 25 total games. In his college career he recorded 66.5 tackles, 19.5 tackles for loss, and 11 sacks, six of which came in his senior season. He also played junior ice hockey for the Quebec Remparts.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Montreal Alouettes[edit]

Marion was selected in the 3rd round (25th overall) of the 2020 CFL Draft by the Montreal Alouettes. The 2020 CFL season was canceled and he was released before the 2021 began on July 26, 2021.[2]

Toronto Argonauts[edit]

Marion was signed by the Toronto Argonauts on October 25, 2021.[3] He appeared in two games with the Argonauts, making one tackle and one pass deflection.[4] In 2022, Marion played in 12 regular season games where he had five defensive tackles and three special teams tackles.[5] He also scored his first career touchdown when he recovered a block kick and returned it 24 yards for a score against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on August 6, 2022.[5] Marion also played in the 109th Grey Cup victory over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, which secured his first Grey Cup championship.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Benoit Marion". Toronto Argonauts.
  2. ^ "Alouettes release former third-round pick Benoit Marion, 14 others". 3DownNation. July 26, 2021.
  3. ^ "Toronto Argonauts sign DB Dondre Wright and DL Benoit Marion". BGMSportsTrax.
  4. ^ "Benoit Marion Stats". Pro Football Archives.
  5. ^ a b c "Benoit Marion". Toronto Argonauts. Retrieved November 22, 2022.

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