2011 Amateur Award


Perry Arnold - Football
Born in Sarnia
From 1970 1973 played Defensive Back and Linebacker for the University of Western Ontario Mustangs football team.
In 1970 led the Mustangs in interceptions as a Freshman.

In 1973 was named to the OUAA Allstar Team and to the All Canadian University Football team by the Canadian Football Coaches Association becoming the first Sarnian to receive such an honour.

Also in 1973 won the George McGullagh Trophy as the MVP on the Mustangs.

1974 was drafted by the Ottawa Rough Riders in the CFL Draft and signed a contract becoming one of only three rookies to make the team that year.

In 1975 Arnold was traded to the CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers but his career was sortened by knee injuries.

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