Ben Cahoon

Inducted in 2014

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College Team: Brigham Young University
Ben Cahoon played his entire 13-year career with the Montreal Alouettes, where he is considered one of the greatest receivers in CFL history. Throughout his career, Cahoon played a total of 224 games with Montreal.

       Cahoon’s most successful season was during the 2003 season, where he caught 112 passes for 1,561 yards. With that successful season, Cahoon won his second CFL Most Outstanding Canadian award and was the Most Outstanding Canadian in the Grey Cup. During the 2010 season, Cahoon became the Canadian Football League all-time career reception leader, with 1,017 career receptions.

       That record stood until 2013, when Geroy Simon broke the all-time reception record.

       Upon his retirement from the CFL, he totaled nine seasons in which he had 1,000 receiving yards, 30 games in which he had 100 yards receiving, 13,296 career receiving yards which ranks him sixth in CFL history, 47 Grey Cup receptions, which ranks him first in CFL history, and a total of 65 career touchdowns with ranks him third in Alouettes history.


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College Team: Brigham Young University



Playing Career
Montreal Alouettes
1998 - 2010

Awards/Honours

—Eastern All-Star Wide Receiver
1999, 2000, 2002 - 2009

—CFL All-Star Wide Receiver
1999, 2004, 2008

—CFLPA East Division All-Star
1999 - 2005

—CFLPA All-Star
2002

—CFL Most Outstanding Canadian
2002, 2003

—Grey Cup Most Outstanding Canadian
2003, 2009

—Grey Cup Participation
2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008 - 2010

—Grey Cup Winning Teams
2002, 2009, 2010


Class of 2014
—Ben Cahoon
—Neil Lumsden
—Uzooma Okeke
—Moe Racine
—Charles Roberts
—Wally Buono
—Larry Haylor