Brian Ramsay


298 lbs


6' 7"




New Mexico State


Feb 24th, 1980

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In 13 games (10 starts), Ramsay has played centre. In the Western Semi-Final against Saskatchewan and the Western Final against Calgary Ramsay dressed as the backup centre.


(Edmonton) In 16 games (fivestarts), Ramsay has played centre and right guard. In Weeks 8-17 Ramsay dressed as a backup at right guard. In Week's 18-19, Ramsay started at centre.


 (Edmonton) Ramsay played 17 games (six starts) at guard. He was on the reserve list for Week 8. He also played in the Eastern Division semifinal.


Signed as a free agent on February 16, 2011. Ramsay began the season on the 1-game injured list. He was activated for Game 3 and played 16 games (14 starts) at left guard. Brian also started the Western Semi-Final and Western Final.


Ramsay played in 13 games and the East Semi-Final


Started 18 games at right tackle…First non-import tackle to start for the Argos since Dan Payne in 1997.


Signed with Toronto on February 21, 2007…Dressed in all 18 games for Toronto, dressing primarily as a backup OL and TE…Started 2 games at RT…Week 1, made his regular season professional debut versus B.C. (28/06/07) as a backup OG and TE…Week 6, saw significant time at RT when an injury sidelined Dave Costa… Week 7, made first career start (10/08/07) at RT in place of Dave Costa versus Saskatchewan… Week 11, moved into the LG position in place of an injured Jude St. John and saw limited time on DL in goal line situations…Week 18, moved to RT after an injury forced Mike Pearson out of the game in win at Saskatchewan…2007 Playoffs Made his CFL playoff debut (18/11/07), dressing as backup OL and playing TE in East Final versus Winnipeg.


Drafted in the fifth round (39th overall) by the Toronto Argonauts in the CFL Canadian Draft…Returned to New Mexico for final year of eligibility.


2006 Drafted in the fifth round (39th overall) by the Toronto Argonauts in the CFL Canadian Draft…Returned to New Mexico to play Left Tackle and dressed in six games…2005 Transferred to New Mexico in the fall…Redshirted and remained on New Mexico’s travel squad for the majority of the season…2004 Helped lead Butte College to a 9-2 record…Played in the Tri-Countries Bank Bowl versus Delta College…2003 Played his freshman year at Rocky Mountain College…Transferred to Butte College following the season.


Brian was recently selected as the Executive Director of the CFL Players' Association, where he is responsible in all matters pertaining to all players. Brian is the son of Bruce and Susan Ramsay. The Victoria, B.C. native spent the off-season articling as an accountant with KPMG in Victoria where he purchased a home and married his long-time love Sheri.  He enjoys spending time with family and friends and playing rugby and golf.  The former member of the Jr. Canadian National Rugby Team is also an ambassador for the Sick Kids Foundation, part of the Argos’ Big Men, Big Hearts program.  He lists his dad and older brother Dave as his role models.  Dave plays rugby for James Bay and has been a captain of the Sr. Canadian Men’s National Rugby Team, and his younger sister Kimberly trains on the pro beach circuit as a volleyball player. Brian attended Reynolds H.S. in B.C. and likes listening to The Tragically Hip.