John LaGrone, III

Bio

Full name: John Wesley LaGrone, III

Born: Nov. 4, 1944 in Borger, TX

Died: March 27, 2022 (Obituary)

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

Active years: 1967–1974
Active teams (1):

  • EDM 1967–1974

126 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 125 regular season games
  • 1 Grey Cup appearance (0 championship wins)
1 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
8 seasons
(Rank: T937th,
91st percentile,
8 CFL seasons)
1 team 125
(Rank: T703rd,
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
  • 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.