Lamar McGriggs

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Lamar McGriggs
Born: (1968-05-09) May 9, 1968 (age 50)
Chicago, Illinois
Career information
CFL status International
Position(s) LB
College Western Illinois
NFL draft 1991 / Round: 8 / Pick: 223
Drafted by New York Giants
Career history
As player
1991–1992 New York Giants
1992–1994 Minnesota Vikings
1996 Ottawa Rough Riders
1997 Saskatchewan Roughriders
1997–2000 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
2000–2005 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
CFL East All-Star 1996
Career stats
  • Playing stats at
  • Playing stats at (archive)

Lamar V. McGriggs (born May 9, 1968 in Chicago, Illinois) is a former National Football League[1] and Canadian Football League linebacker, having last played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

On February 22, 2006, McGriggs became a free agent after the Bombers declined their option on him.[2] He won a Grey Cup championship in 1999 with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.[citation needed]

McGriggs attended Thornton Township High School, Ellsworth Community College and Western Illinois University.[3]


  1. ^ "Lamar McGriggs". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved 2010-07-17.
  2. ^ Wyman, Ted (2006-02-23). "Unexpected birth-day gift". Slam! Sports. Retrieved 2010-07-17.
  3. ^ Litsky, Frank (1991-04-23). "Football; Giants Satisfied With Their Choices". The New York Times. Retrieved 2010-07-17.

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