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Ben Cahoon

Ben Cahoon

#86 SB
  • HT:
    5.09
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  • WT:
    184
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  • Birthdate:
    1972-07-16
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  • Born:
    Orem, UT
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  • College:
    Brigham Young
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  • Team:
    13
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  • CFL:
    13
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  • Status:
    National
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Player Biography

2011/01/26: Announced his retirement on January 26.

2008/12/15: Signed an extension with the Alouettes on December 15.

2006/11/00: Signed an extension with the Alouettes in November.

2004/02/00: Signed an extension with the Alouettes in February.

2002/02/00: Signed an extension with the Alouettes in February.

1999/12/00: Signed an extension with the Alouettes in December.

1998 CFL Draft: RD 1 (6) Montreal Alouettes

Streak
He caught at least one pass in 202 of his last 203 games… He caught at least one pass in each of his last 144 games, sitting in second place in CFL history.

2010: Montreal Alouettes
He became the CFL’s all-time receptions leader with 1,007 career catches, also becoming the second player in league history to reach 1,000 career catches… He became only the ninth player in professional football to reach this mark and joined Marvin Harrison of the Indianapolis Colts as the only two do it with one team… He surpassed Ray Elgaard in sixth place in CFL history for most career receiving yards, becoming the all-time leader for most receiving yards by a Canadian… He also surpassed Tony Gabriel in second place for most consecutive games catching passes… He missed the last game of the season due to injury.

2009: Montreal Alouettes
He became the first Alouette receiver with eight-consecutive 1,000-yard seasons… He set a Grey Cup record for most career receiving yards… On July 15 in Winnipeg, he became the fifth player in CFL history to reach 900 career receptions… He led the CFL for most receptions and finished third on the Alouettes for most receiving yards.

2008: Montreal Alouettes
He became the first Alouette receiver with seven-consecutive 1,000-yard seasons… On July 4 vs Winnipeg, he set a new team record with his 55th career receiving touchdown… On Oct. 4 at Hamilton, he surpassed Ray Elgaard for most receptions by a Canadian in CFL history with 831… He led the CFL for most receptions and finished fifth for most receiving yards… He missed the first game of the season with a quad injury.

2007: Montreal Alouettes
He became the first Alouette receiver with six consecutive 1,000 yard seasons… He reached the Top 10 for all-time best CFL receivers for yards… He was first in the CFL for most receptions and fifth for most receiving yards.

2006: Montreal Alouettes
He became the first Alouette receiver with five consecutive 1,000 yard seasons… He reached the Top 10 for all-time best CFL receivers for receptions… He was second in the CFL for most receptions and fifth for most receiving yards.

2005: Montreal Alouettes
He finished third among Alouette receivers despite missing four games with a broken wrist and elbow.

2004: Montreal Alouettes
In only 16 games, he finished first among Alouettes’ receivers... He missed the first two games of his career, including his high school and college years, with a severe shoulder contusion.

2003: Montreal Alouettes
His 112 catches were the most ever by a Canadian receiver in CFL history.

2002: Montreal Alouettes
He led the Alouettes for most receptions and most receiving yards.

2001: Montreal Alouettes
He tied for the team lead for most receptions with Tyree Davis.

2000: Montreal Alouettes 
He led the Alouettes for most receiving yards and surpassed the 1,000-yard plateau for the first time.

1999: Montreal Alouettes
He led the Alouettes for most receiving yards.

1998: Montreal Alouettes 
He finished third on the Alouettes for most receptions, and fourth for most receiving yards.

1994-1997: Brigham Young Cougars (NCAA) 
In his senior year at BYU, he caught 57 passes for 931 yards and four touchdowns… He averaged 84.6 yards per game in his senior season.

He majored in physical therapy ... He was recruited by Utah State, Yale, New Mexico and Idaho ... He is married to Kimberli and they have four daughters ... He owns Power Pad Insoles, a performance enhancing insoles company.

Grey Cup Champion: 2002, 2009, 2010

Honours
• Grey Cup Most Outstanding Canadian: 2003, 2009
• CFL Most Outstanding Canadian: 2002, 2003
• East Division Most Outstanding Canadian: 2002, 2003, 2008, 2009
• Alouettes' Most Outstanding Player: 2006, 2007
• Alouettes' Most Outstanding Canadian: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
• CFL All-Star: 1999, 2004, 2008
• East Division All-Star: 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
• CFLPA All-Star: 2002
• *CFLPA East Division All-Star: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

Milestones
• 1st game: 01-07-1998 @ WPG
• 1st reception: 31-07-1998 @ EDM
• 1st touchdown: 20-09-1998 @ HAM (Anthony Calvillo 36-yard pass)
• 100th game: 21-08-2003 vs TOR
• 150th game: 16-09-2006 @ BC
• 200th game: 20-09-2009 vs WPG
• 200th start: 11-07-2010 @ EDM 
• 1000th reception: 24-09-2010 @ WPG
• 1007th reception: 11-10-2010 vs CGY
• 65th touchdown: 29-10-2010 @ TOR

In One Game
• Receptions: 13 (13-10-2008 @ HAM)
• Receiving yards: 187 (03-07-2004 @ TOR)
• Touchdowns: 3 (23-10-2004 vs OTT)

 

Receiving

Name
Yearsort
Team No. Yards Avg Long TD
CAHOON, B 1998 MTL 33 471 14.3 36 3
CAHOON, B 1999 MTL 52 846 16.3 48 2
CAHOON, B 2000 MTL 71 1,022 14.4 73 5
CAHOON, B 2001 MTL 56 809 14.4 68 1
CAHOON, B 2002 MTL 75 1,060 14.1 52 6
CAHOON, B 2003 MTL 112 1,561 13.9 66 13
CAHOON, B 2004 MTL 93 1,183 12.7 60 6
CAHOON, B 2005 MTL 73 1,067 14.6 73 9
CAHOON, B 2006 MTL 99 1,190 12.0 51 4
CAHOON, B 2007 MTL 90 1,127 12.5 97 5
CAHOON, B 2008 MTL 107 1,231 11.5 29 7
CAHOON, B 2009 MTL 89 1,031 11.6 30 2
CAHOON, B 2010 MTL 67 703 10.5 29 2
Career Total 1,017 13,301 13.1 97 65
 

Rushing

Name
Yearsort
Team Att Yards Avg Long TD
CAHOON, B 1998 MTL 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 1999 MTL 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2000 MTL 1 -5 -5.0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2001 MTL 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2002 MTL 2 49 24.5 28 0
CAHOON, B 2003 MTL 4 18 4.5 17 1
CAHOON, B 2004 MTL 1 4 4.0 4 0
CAHOON, B 2005 MTL 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2006 MTL 1 1 1.0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2007 MTL 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2008 MTL 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2009 MTL 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2010 MTL 0 0 0 0
Career Total 9 67 7.4 28 1
 

Passing

  Completions   Touchdowns Interceptions  
Name
Yearsort
Team Comp Att % Yards Long TD % Ints % Rating
CAHOON, B 1998 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 1999 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2000 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2001 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2002 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2003 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2004 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2005 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2006 MTL 1 1 100.0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0.0 89.6
CAHOON, B 2007 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2008 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2009 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2010 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career Total 1 1 100 1 1 0 0 0 0 89.6
 

Kick Returns

Name
Yearsort
Team No. Yards Avg Long TD
CAHOON, B 1998 MTL 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 1999 MTL 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2000 MTL 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2001 MTL 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2002 MTL 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2003 MTL 1 0 0.0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2004 MTL 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2005 MTL 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2006 MTL 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2007 MTL 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2008 MTL 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2009 MTL 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2010 MTL 0 0 0 0
Career Total 1 0 0.0 0 0

Punt Returns

Name
Yearsort
Team No. Yards Avg Long TD
CAHOON, B 1998 MTL 1 6 6.0 6 0
CAHOON, B 1999 MTL 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2000 MTL 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2001 MTL 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2002 MTL 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2003 MTL 1 0 0.0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2004 MTL 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2005 MTL 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2006 MTL 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2007 MTL 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2008 MTL 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2009 MTL 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2010 MTL 0 0 0 0
Career Total 2 6 3.0 6 0
 

Defence

  Tackles Interceptions Fumble Recoveries
Name
Yearsort
Team TKL STT Sacks Ints YDS LG TD Fumb YDS LG TD
CAHOON, B 1998 MTL 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 1999 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2000 MTL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2001 MTL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2002 MTL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2003 MTL 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
CAHOON, B 2004 MTL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2005 MTL 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2006 MTL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2007 MTL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2008 MTL 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2009 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2010 MTL 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career Total 30 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
 

Kicking

  PAT Field Goals  
Name
Yearsort
Team Att Md. Att Md. YDS Pct. Avg LG Single PTS
CAHOON, B 1998 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 1999 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2000 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2001 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2002 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2003 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2004 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2005 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2006 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2007 MTL 1 0 2 1 22 50.0 22.0 22 1 4
CAHOON, B 2008 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2009 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAHOON, B 2010 MTL 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Career Total 3 2 2 1 22 50 22 22 1 6
 
 
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Mon 13/10/14 T vs. Saskatchewan 1:00 pm EDT
Sat 18/10/14 @ Toronto 4:00 pm EDT
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