Anthony Calvillo

and Canadian Football Quarterback
Born Aug 23, 1972

Anthony Calvillo is an American born Canadian Football League quarterback, currently playing for the Montreal Alouettes. He is the all-time professional football passing yards leader and first in all-time CFL passing yards. In his career, he has passed for over 70,000 yards and is one of five professional quarterbacks to have completed over 400 touchdown passes.… Read More

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1972 Birth Born in 1972.


1994 22 Years Old After not being drafted by an NFL team, Calvillo started his Canadian Football League career in 1994 with the US expansion Las Vegas Posse. … Read More
1998 26 Years Old In 1998, Calvillo signed as a free agent with the Montreal Alouettes, where he became one of the most outstanding CFL quarterbacks in history.


2002 30 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Calvillo won three Grey Cup championships in 2002, 2009, and 2010, and named Grey Cup Most Valuable Player in 2002. … Read More
2003 31 Years Old During the 2003 CFL season, Calvillo broke numerous Montreal Alouette passing records, completing 408 of 675 passing attempts for 5,891 yards and 37 touchdowns.
2004 32 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2004, with 6,041 passing yards, Calvillo became the fourth quarterback in CFL history to pass for more than 6,000 yards in a single season (Doug Flutie, David Archer, and Kent Austin being the other three), earning him the East Division nomination for Most Outstanding Player for the third consecutive year.
2005 33 Years Old During the 2005 CFL season, Calvillo and the 2005 Montreal Alouettes would again accomplish the feat of four receivers on one team all going over 1000 yards receiving in the same season (which had never been accomplished before the 2004 Alouettes precedent-setting team). … Read More
The 2008 CFL season saw Calvillo hit a number of career milestones. … Read More
2009 37 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2009, Calvillo added to his club records while reaching more CFL milestones.
Calvillo won his third Grey Cup on November 28, 2010 at 98th Grey Cup in Edmonton, Alberta where he defeated the Saskatchewan Roughriders 21-18 for the second year in a row. … Read More
2011 39 Years Old 1 More Event
On July 15, 2011, in a game against the Toronto Argonauts, Calvillo completed his CFL record 395th career touchdown pass to Éric Deslauriers. … Read More


2012 40 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2012, Calvillo became the only player in football history to pass 5,000 yards seven times in his career. … Read More
In Week 8 of the 2013 CFL season Calvillo left the game after taking a hit from Saskatchewan's Ricky Foley. … Read More
Calvillo announced his retirement on January 21, 2014.
On January 29, 2015, the Montreal Alouettes announced he was hired as their receivers coach. … Read More
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