Sam Scoccia

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Sam Scoccia
Born:(1928-07-28)July 28, 1928
Died:May 12, 1996(1996-05-12) (aged 65)
Career information
Position(s)Defensive Tackle
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight240 lb (110 kg)
Career history
As player
1950, 1951Hamilton Tiger-Cats
1952–1954Saskatchewan Roughriders
1954–1964Ottawa Rough Riders
Honors1960 - Grey Cup champion

Sam Scoccia (1930 – May 12, 1996) was a Canadian Football League defensive lineman who played 14 seasons in the CFL, mainly for the Ottawa Rough Riders, and was a member of their 1960 Grey Cup winning team.</ref><ref>He played his first season for the Hamilton Tiger Cats in 1951, then the Saskatchewan Roughriders for 3 years, and ended his career with Ottawa. From 1952 to 1965, Scoccia played no fewer than 12 games, missing only 2 games from 1956 to 1965. He intercepted 2 passes in his career, in 1960 and 1961.