#68

Alexandre Gauthier

Weight:

326 lbs

Height:

6' 6"

Position:

Offensive Lineman

College:

Laval

Birthdate:

Dec 8th, 1976

Career Years:

10

Team:

Alumni

Highlights

2011

Started in all 18 regular season games.

2010

Alexandre started in all 18 regular season games and East semi-final as left tackle for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

2008

Started all 18 games during his second season with the Blue Bombers…also started Winnipeg’s East Semi-Final loss to Edmonton.

2007

Started all 18 games for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers after being acquired in a February 16 trade with the Calgary Stampeders in exchange for import offensive lineman Garrick Jones…started both of Winnipeg’s playoff games, including their Grey Cup loss to Saskatchewan…was named an East Division All-Star.

2006

Started all 18 games in his second season in Calgary...played in Calgary’s West Semi-Final loss to Saskatchewan.

2005

Played in 16 regular season games with Calgary including the Western Semi-Final...he missed week 2 and 3 of the season however he came back and played very consistent throughout the season.

2004

Started first six games of the season at right guard with Ottawa...injury kept him out of the line-up in week seven against Stamps in Calgary, week eight at B.C. and week 9 against Hamilton...returned in week 10 in Edmonton and was immediately thrown into the fire, starting at left tackle...held his own in the starting role in week 11 at home against Montreal, then week 12 against B.C., got the starting nod at left tackle again.

2003

Appeared in seven games with Ottawa...missed nine games due to back injury...dressed and played in first 2003 game Aug. 12 at Winnipeg...returned to action Sept. 26 vs CAL and obtained substantial playing time after first-quarter injury to Val St. Germain.

2002

Dressed for first CFL game Sept. 14 with the Renegades at Calgary... played in back-to-back games Oct. 26 and Nov. 3 during home-and-home series against Montreal...spent most of the season on the injury list (knee)...recorded one tackle on special teams.

College

Gauthier studied at the University of Laval in Quebec City from 1999 to 2002, where he represented the Rouge et Or in football...member of the Laval Vanier Cup-championship team in 1999...member of the Ontario-Quebec Interuniversity Football Conference-finalist Laval (2000)...member of Quebec Interuniversity Football Conference-champion Laval which qualified for the Atlantic Bowl, one of the two national semi-final games (2001)...graduated from Laval in Physical Education (June 2002).

Personal

Played CEGEP (Quebec junior college) AAA basketball with the Ste. Foy Dynamites, gave up the sport midway through his second season for hockey (1994-95 and 1995-96)...played in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with the Val d'Or Foreurs (1995-96)...in 1997 he played on his first organized football club with the Trois-Rivieres Diablos in the CEGEP system, where he immediately became a starter.