John LaGrone, III

Bio

Full name: John Wesley LaGrone, III

Born: Nov. 4, 1944 in Borger, TX (76 years old)

Last Season (1974) Vitals:
  • Height: 5′ 10″
  • Weight: 235 lbs
  • Position: DT
  • Jersey: #66
Amateur Programs
  • Southern Methodist
  • Borger HS (Borger, TX)
8 Season Career with EDM

Active years: 1967–1974

126 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 125 regular season games
  • 1 Grey Cup appearance (0 championship wins)
  • 1967 Team Nominee (EDM) Most Outstanding Lineman
  • 1968 Team Nominee (EDM) Most Outstanding Lineman
  • 1969 Team Nominee (EDM) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1969 Winner (EDM) Most Outstanding Lineman
  • 1971 Team Nominee (EDM) Most Outstanding Lineman
  • 1974 Team Nominee (EDM) Most Outstanding Defensive Player
Edmonton Elks Wall of Honour

John LaGrone, III was inducted into the Player wing in 1988.

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
8 seasons
(Rank: T936th,
91st percentile,
8 CFL seasons)
1 team 125
(Rank: T699th,
93rd percentile,
125 CFL games)
0 1
1967 EDM DT 40 16 -- 0
1968 EDM DT 66 16 -- 0
1969 EDM DT 66 16 -- 0
1970 EDM DT 66 16 -- 0
1971 EDM DT 66 16 -- 0
1972 EDM DT 66 16 -- 0
1973 EDM DT 66 16 -- 1
1974 EDM DT 66 13 -- 0