Ben Cahoon

Bio

Full name: Benjamin G. Cahoon

Preferred name: Ben

Born: July 16, 1972 in Provo, UT (48 years old)

Drafted in 1998 as WR by MTL
6th overall (6th position in 1st round) from Brigham Young.

Last Season (2010) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Non-import
  • Height: 5′ 9″
  • Weight: 185 lbs
  • Position: SB
  • Jersey: #86
Amateur Programs
  • Brigham Young
13 Season Career with MTL

Active years: 1998–2010

233 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 224 regular season games (17 games started)
  • 1 playoff game
  • 8 Grey Cup appearances (3 championship wins)
Weekly
2003
  • Offensive Star Week 11 (MTL)
2007
  • Canadian Star Week 7 (MTL)
2008
  • Canadian Star Week 6 (MTL)
  • Canadian Star Week 16 (MTL)
Monthly
2007
  • Canadian Star August
2008
  • Canadian Star September
  • 2002 Winner (MTL) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 2003 Winner (MTL) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 2004 Team Nominee (MTL) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 2005 Team Nominee (MTL) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 2006 Team Nominee (MTL) Most Outstanding Player
  • 2006 Team Nominee (MTL) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 2007 Team Nominee (MTL) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 2007 Team Nominee (MTL) Most Outstanding Player
  • 2008 Division Finalist (MTL) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 2009 Division Finalist (MTL) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 2010 Team Nominee (MTL) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 2003 Winner (MTL) Grey Cup Most Valuable Canadian Player
  • 2009 Winner (MTL) Grey Cup Most Valuable Canadian Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Ben Cahoon was inducted into the Player wing in 2014 (CFHoF profile).

Montreal Alouettes Numéros Retirés (Retired Numbers)

Ben Cahoon's jersey #86 is retired.

Panthéon des Sports du Québec

Ben Cahoon was inducted into the Player wing in 2017.

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
13 seasons
(Rank: T126th,
98th percentile,
13 CFL seasons)
1 team 224
(Rank: T53rd,
99th percentile,
224 CFL games)
1 8
1998 MTL WR 86 18 -- 0
1999 MTL WR 86 18 -- 0
2000 MTL WR 86 18 -- 1
2001 MTL WR 86 18 -- 0
2002 MTL WR 86 18 -- 1
2003 MTL WR 86 18 -- 1
2004 MTL WR 86 16 -- 0
2005 MTL SB 86 14 -- 1
2006 MTL WR 86 17 -- 1
2007 MTL SB 86 17 -- 0
2008 MTL SB 86 17 -- 1
2009 MTL SB 86 18 -- 1
2010 MTL SB 86 17 1 1