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Anthony Calvillo

Anthony Calvillo

#13 QB
  • HT:
    6.01
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  • WT:
    213
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  • Birthdate:
    1972-08-23
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  • Born:
    East Los Angeles, CA
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  • College:
    Utah State
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  • Team:
    16
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  • CFL:
    20
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  • Status:
    International
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Player Biography

2014/01/21: Announced his retirement on Jan. 21.

2012/12/13: Signed a two-year extension with the Alouettes on Dec. 13.

2011/01/28: Signed an extension with the Alouettes on Jan. 28.

2009/02/10: Signed an extension with the Alouettes on Feb. 10.

2007/10/10: Signed an extension with the Alouettes on Oct. 10.

2005/02/10: Signed an extension with the Alouettes on Feb. 10.

2003/02/17: Signed an extension with the Alouettes in Feb. 17.

1999/12/22: Signed an extension with the Alouettes on Dec. 22.

1998/03/00: Signed with the Alouettes in March.

1998/03/00: Released by the Tiger-Cats in March.

1997/03/00: Signed an extension with the Tiger-Cats in March.

1995: Las Vegas Dispersal Draft : RD 1 (1), Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

1994: Signed with the Las Vegas Posse in April.

2012: Montreal Alouettes
Calvillo became the first QB in CFL history reach the 5,000-plus yards mark seven times over his brilliant career. He also threw for over 300 yards in eight-straight games, breaking Doug Flutie's single-season CFL record of seven. The veteran ranked second in the league in passing yards (5,082) and touchdown passes (31) all while throwing only 14 interceptions on 555 pass attempts. He also rushed for a pair of TDs in a single game for the first time in his career from 22 and 14 yards out respectively. Calvillo earned his tenth nomination as the team’s Most Outstanding Player while being named a CFL All-Star for the fifth time.

2011: Montreal Alouettes
The 39-year old quarterback led the league in passing with 5,251 yards thrown, was tied for the lead in touchdown passes with 32, and was second in the league with a 98.2 quarterback rating. He was named the CFL's Offensive Player of the Week four times in 2011. Calvillo also enjoyed a record-breaking season becoming pro football's all-time leading passer on October 10, eclipsing the previous mark set by Damon Allen. He also became the CFL's all-time leader in touchdown passes, pushing the mark to 418 after breaking Allen's record of 394 in July, and completions (5,444). He received his seventh career nomination for the CFL's Most Outstanding Player award.

2010: Montreal Alouettes
He led the CFL for best completion percentage, best quarterback rating and less interceptions and finished third for most touchdown passes and completions and fourth for most passing yards... He surpassing 300 career touchdown passes with the Alouettes on July 1 in Saskatchewan… He surpassed Bryan Chiu for first place in team history for most games played as an Alouette on Sept. 11 at Hamilton… He offered his best performance as an Alouette with 477 passing yards, tied a personal-best with five touchdown passes and set a team record with 54 pass attempts in a game on Sept. 22 at Winnipeg... He became the second player in CFL history to reach 5,000 career completions on Oct. 22 at Hamilton... He missed Game 18 with a body injury.

2009: Montreal Alouettes
He completed 72 per cent of his passes, the second highest single-season completion percentage in CFL history and also led the CFL for most touchdown passes, in quarterback rating and for less interceptions and finished second for most completions and third for most passing yards… On July 23, he recorded his 334th career passing touchdown, surpassing Ron Lancaster for second-most in CFL history… On July 30, in Edmonton, he became just the second quarterback in league history to record 60,000 career passing yards.

2008: Montreal Alouettes
He set a CFL record with 44 completions in a game on Oct. 4 in Hamilton and set a team record with 472 completions in a season, leading the CFL for most touchdown passes and most completions... He also led the league in quarterback rating and finished second in passing yards.

2007: Montreal Alouettes
He became the fourth and youngest quarterback in CFL history to reach the 50,000 career passing yards during Game 3… He missed Games 10 to 12 with a shoulder injury, and the two last games of the season and the playoffs for personal reasons.

2006: Montreal Alouettes
He was second in the CFL for most passing yards.

2005: Montreal Alouettes
He established several Alouette records in 2005, including most career touchdown passes, pass attempts and pass completions.

2004: Montreal Alouettes
He became only the fourth quarterback in CFL history to pass for more than 6,000 yards in a single season. He beat several of his own team records including most passing yards, most passing attempts and most completions, all records he had previously set in 2003.

2003: Montreal Alouettes
He set numerous Alouettes’ passing records, including most passing yards, most passing attemps, most completions and most touchdown passes.

2002: Montreal Alouettes
He was second in the CFL for most passing yards, most completions and most touchdowns passes.

2001: Montreal Alouettes
He missed Games 14 to 16 due to a left shoulder injury sustained in Game 13.

2000: Montreal Alouettes
He led the East Division for most passing yards and most completions. He missed Game 11 with a hamstring injury.

1999: Montreal Alouettes
He had the CFL's top quarterback rating.

1998: Montreal Alouettes
He served as the Alouettes’ backup quarterback, relieving Tracy Ham 11 times.

1997: Hamilton Tiger-Cats
He missed six games due to injuries.

1996: Hamilton Tiger-Cats
He led the Tiger-Cats for most passing yards and rushing yards. He shared the starting duties with Matt Dunigan.

1995: Hamilton Tiger-Cats
He set a team record for most pass attemps in a game in Game 3 against Birmingham.

1994: Las Vegas Posse
He was the starting quarterback for the Las Vegas Posse.

1992-1993: Utah State Aggies (NCAA)
He totalled 5,624 career passing yards while setting a school record in 1993 with 3,260 yards total offence.

He was a football and basketball star at La Puente High School in California ... He majored in physical education ... He lives in Montreal year-round and is one of the most active players in the community, particularly with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Montreal ... He is married to Montreal-native Alexia Kontolemos ... They have two daughters, Athena Sonia, born in 2005 and Olivia Christina, born in 2007.

Grey Cup Champion: 2002, 2009, 2010

Honours
• Grey Cup Most Outstanding Player: 2002
• CFL Most Outstanding Player: 2003, 2008, 2009
• Fans' Choice Award: 2004
• East Division Most Outstanding Player: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2010
• Alouettes' Most Outstanding Player: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
• CFL All-Star: 2002, 2003, 2008, 2009, 2012
• East Division All-Star: 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
• CFLPA All-Star: 2000, 2002, 2003, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
• *CFLPA East Division All-Star: 2004

Milestones
• 1st game: 08-07-1994 @ SAC
1st TD Pass: 08-07-1994 @ SAC (21 yards to Prince Wimbley)
• 100th CFL game: 28-07-2000 @ WPG
• 200th CFL game: 08-10-2005 @ SSK
• 100th Alouettes game: 21-08-2003 vs TOR
• 100th Alouettes start: 22-06-2005 vs HAM
• 50,000 yards passing: 26-06-2008 @ HAM
• 60,000 yards passing: 30-07-2009 @ EDM
72,382 yards passing (pro football record): 10-10-2011 vs TOR
• 334th TD pass (2nd place all-time, CFL): 23-07-2009 vs HAM
395th TD pass (CFL record): 15-07-2011 vs TOR
• 400th TD pass: 11-08-2011 vs EDM
• 200th Alouettes game: 21-08-2009 vs SSK
• 219th Alouettes game (team record): 11-09-2010 @ HAM
• 5000th completion: 22-10-2010 @ HAM
5159th completion (CFL record): 04-08-2011 @ TOR

In One Game
• TD passes: 5             (three times)
• Rushing TDs: 2          (20-10-2012 @ SSK) WATCH: #1 #2
• Passing yards: 542     (25-10-1996 @ MTL)
• Completions: 44*       (04-10-2008 @ HAM)
• Passing attempts: 64  (15-07-1995 @ BIR)
• Rushing yards: 79      (02-08-1996 @ BC)
• Longest rush: 53        (02-08-1996 @ BC)

*CFL record

 

Passing

  Completions   Touchdowns Interceptions  
Name
Yearsort
Team Comp Att % Yards Long TD % Ints % Rating
CALVILLO, A 1994 LV 154 348 44.3 2,582 81 13 3.7 15 4.3 64.4
CALVILLO, A 1995 HAM 211 385 54.8 2,831 82 19 4.9 21 5.5 72.1
CALVILLO, A 1996 HAM 157 265 59.2 2,571 74 13 4.9 13 4.9 87.8
CALVILLO, A 1997 HAM 160 278 57.6 2,177 69 12 4.3 11 4.0 80.6
CALVILLO, A 1998 MTL 98 172 57.0 1,526 97 6 3.5 10 5.8 74.0
CALVILLO, A 1999 MTL 166 249 66.7 2,592 76 13 5.2 6 2.4 108.4
CALVILLO, A 2000 MTL 272 435 62.5 4,277 80 27 6.2 5 1.1 111.1
CALVILLO, A 2001 MTL 250 412 60.7 3,671 68 16 3.9 9 2.2 93.6
CALVILLO, A 2002 MTL 338 569 59.4 5,013 95 27 4.7 10 1.8 96.8
CALVILLO, A 2003 MTL 408 675 60.4 5,891 66 37 5.5 14 2.1 98.4
CALVILLO, A 2004 MTL 431 690 62.5 6,041 81 31 4.5 15 2.2 96.6
CALVILLO, A 2005 MTL 437 661 66.1 5,556 75 34 5.1 19 2.9 97.4
CALVILLO, A 2006 MTL 402 640 62.8 4,714 68 20 3.1 15 2.3 85.8
CALVILLO, A 2007 MTL 308 459 67.1 3,608 97 17 3.7 8 1.7 95.8
CALVILLO, A 2008 MTL 472 682 69.2 5,633 81 43 6.3 13 1.9 107.2
CALVILLO, A 2009 MTL 396 550 72.0 4,639 71 26 4.7 6 1.1 108.4
CALVILLO, A 2010 MTL 380 562 67.6 4,839 67 32 5.7 7 1.2 108.1
CALVILLO, A 2011 MTL 404 654 61.8 5,251 59 32 4.9 8 1.2 98.2
CALVILLO, A 2012 MTL 333 555 60.0 5,082 75 31 5.6 14 2.5 98.3
CALVILLO, A 2013 MTL 115 196 58.7 1,322 74 6 3.1 5 2.55 78.7
Career Total 5,892 9,437 62.4 79,816 97 455 4.8 224 2.4 95.5
 

Rushing

Name
Yearsort
Team Att Yards Avg Long TD
CALVILLO, A 1994 LV 42 195 4.6 21 2
CALVILLO, A 1995 HAM 24 51 2.1 13 2
CALVILLO, A 1996 HAM 40 311 7.8 53 1
CALVILLO, A 1997 HAM 53 242 4.6 29 2
CALVILLO, A 1998 MTL 31 121 3.9 11 1
CALVILLO, A 1999 MTL 56 211 3.8 27 3
CALVILLO, A 2000 MTL 58 230 4.0 26 2
CALVILLO, A 2001 MTL 40 253 6.3 29 1
CALVILLO, A 2002 MTL 45 327 7.3 24 3
CALVILLO, A 2003 MTL 45 169 3.8 46 1
CALVILLO, A 2004 MTL 44 237 5.4 18 1
CALVILLO, A 2005 MTL 35 189 5.4 15 6
CALVILLO, A 2006 MTL 28 185 6.6 0 2
CALVILLO, A 2007 MTL 21 137 6.5 0 0
CALVILLO, A 2008 MTL 26 189 7.3 0 2
CALVILLO, A 2009 MTL 32 198 6.2 30 2
CALVILLO, A 2010 MTL 16 107 6.7 16 0
CALVILLO, A 2011 MTL 21 155 7.4 20 1
CALVILLO, A 2012 MTL 19 155 8.2 22 2
CALVILLO, A 2013 MTL 6 26 4.3 9 0
Career Total 682 3,688 5.4 53 34
 
 
 

Defence

  Tackles Interceptions Fumble Recoveries
Name
Yearsort
Team TKL STT Sacks Ints YDS LG TD Fumb YDS LG TD
CALVILLO, A 1994 LV 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 1995 HAM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 1996 HAM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 1997 HAM 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 1998 MTL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 1999 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 2000 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 2001 MTL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 2002 MTL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 2003 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 2004 MTL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 2005 MTL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 2006 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 2007 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 2008 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 2009 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 2010 MTL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 2011 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 2012 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career Total 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 

Punting

Name
Yearsort
Team No Yrds Avg Long Single Net Net Avg
CALVILLO, A 1994 LV 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 1995 HAM 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 1996 HAM 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 1997 HAM 1 17 17.0 17 0 17 17.0
CALVILLO, A 1998 MTL 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 1999 MTL 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 2000 MTL 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 2001 MTL 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 2002 MTL 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 2003 MTL 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 2004 MTL 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 2005 MTL 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 2006 MTL 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 2007 MTL 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 2008 MTL 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 2009 MTL 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 2010 MTL 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 2011 MTL 0 0 0 0 0
CALVILLO, A 2012 MTL 0 0 0 0 0
Career Total 1 17 17 17 0 17 17
 
 
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