Matt Pearce

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Matt Pearce
Born: (1967-04-22)22 April 1967
Prince George, British Columbia
Died: 23 January 2016(2016-01-23) (aged 48)
Prince George, British Columbia
Career information
CFL status National
Position(s) FB
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 202 lb (92 kg)
University British Columbia
CFL draft 1989 / Round: 3 / Pick: 23
Drafted by BC Lions
Career history
As player
19891995 Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Matthew Pearce (22 April 1967 – 23 January 2016) was a Canadian football player who played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Montreal Concordes.[1] Prior to his career in the Canadian Football League, he played at the University of British Columbia. After his career, he was a teacher in his hometown of Prince George, British Columbia, also serving with the Prince George District Teachers' Association at one point. He died of an apparent heart attack in 2016.[2]


  1. ^ "Matt Pearce". Just Sports Stats. Retrieved 18 August 2016.
  2. ^ Clarke, Ted (23 January 2016). "City Mourns Loss of Matt Pearce". The Prince George Citizen. Prince George, British Columbia. Retrieved 18 August 2016.

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