Shawn Gore

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Shawn Gore
No. 85     BC Lions
File:Shawn Gore.jpg
Shawn Gore in 2012.
Date of birth (1987-04-12) April 12, 1987 (age 32)
Place of birth Toronto, Ontario
Career information
Status Active
Position(s) WR
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg)
University Bishop's
CFL draft 2010 / Round: 2 / Pick: 10
Drafted by BC Lions
Career history
As player
2010* Green Bay Packers
2010–present BC Lions
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Honours Gibson's Finest CFL Canadian Player of the Week against Edmonton Eskimos week 12 (2012)
Career stats

Shawn Vere Gore (born April 12, 1987 in Toronto, Ontario) is a professional Canadian football wide receiver for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted tenth overall by the Lions in the 2010 CFL Draft, but signed with the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League on the day after the draft as a free agent.[1] He played college football for the Bishop's Gaiters, and high school football for the Newtonbrook North Stars.

Professional career

Green Bay Packers

Gore was released from the Packers on August 28, 2010 without ever playing an NFL regular season game.[2]

BC Lions

Soon after, on September 5, 2010, it was announced that Gore had signed with the BC Lions.[3] After a strong performance in the Lions' 2011 training camp, Gore earned a starting position on offence as a receiver. [4] Gore had strong seasons in both 2011 and 2012. Following the release of veteran Arland Bruce III and the trade of long time Lion Geroy Simon, Gore re-signed with the Lions.


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