Warren Stevens
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HS: Central High Syracuse, NY
Born: Syracuse, NY
Season Stats
Season Cl Pos G GS FG FGA % FT FTA % Fls DQ Pts PPG
1928-29 So F
7
0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
0
0.0
1929-30 Jr G
+12
+0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
+5
 
1930-31 Sr F
12
3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
14
1.2
Career    
+31
+3
0
0
0.0
0
0
0.0
0
0
+19
0.0

Warren Stevens played three seasons as a reserve on the varsity basketball team at Syracuse, behind the fabled Reindeer Five. He lettered three times in football, in the 1928, 1929, and 1930 seasons, and was the starting quarterback in 1929 and 1930, captain of the football team his senior year. He had a 90 yard touchdown run against Rutgers his senior season

Stevens was born and raised in Syracuse, NY. In 1932 he joined the Montreal Flying Wings (later the Alouettes) of the Canadian Football League. He played one season at quarterback, a memorable one, as he led the Montreal team to the Grey Cup Title. Warren Stevens has the distinction of being the first player to ever throw a touchdown pass in the Grey Cup game.

Stevens then moved on to coaching and sports administration. He started out in the capacity of Athletic Director for the University of Toronto in 1932, and remained in that capacity (or similar administrative capacity) until his retirement in 1970. He helped build all the athletic programs at the university along with the intramural programs. Stevens also served in capacity as the basketball, football, and hockey coaches.

From 1933 to 1935, he coached the hockey team the Toronto Blues. From 1932 to 1945, he was the head coach of the Toronto Argonauts of the CFL.

In 1989, Stevens was inducted into the University of Toronto Hall of Fame.

[Missing individual statistics for four games in 1929-1930 noted by the +]

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