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Bob Cameron (Canadian football)

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Place of birth  Ancaster, Ontario
Name  Bob Cameron
Education  Acadia University
Position(s)  P
Weight  84 kg

CFL status  National
Height  1.83 m
Status  Retired
Role  American football player
Drafted by  Edmonton Eskimos
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Date of birth  (1954-07-18) July 18, 1954 (age 61)
CFL draft  1977 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6

Robert "Bob" Cameron (born July 18, 1954, in Ancaster, Ontario) is a former Canadian football player who played 23 seasons (1980-2002) with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League.

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Cameron was a quarterback at Acadia University. He won the Hec Crighton Trophy (most outstanding college football player in Canada). Cameron was drafted by the Edmonton Eskimos in the first round of the 1977 College Draft. He was converted to a punter with the Blue Bombers.

Bob Cameron remains the CFL's all-time leading punter with 134,301 regular season punting yards. He was a CFL all-star 4 times, a divisional all-star 6 times, and helped the Bombers to three Grey Cup victories. In the 1988 Grey Cup Cameron was named the game's Most Valuable Canadian for his effective punting in windy conditions. Cameron is also considered the CFL's "iron man" by setting the record for consecutive games played with 353 in a row. In 2005, he was named one of the Blue Bombers 20 All-Time Greats. He was elected into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 2010 and the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame in 2011.

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