Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Former Toronto Argonauts Defensive Lineman Jim Stillwagon Passes Away at Age 68

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Former Toronto Argonauts Defensive Lineman Jim Stillwagon Passes Away at Age 68

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Argos mourn the death of DL Jim Stillwagon

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TORONTO - Jim Stillwagon, who helped Ohio State win two U.S. college football titles before playing five seasons with the CFL's Toronto Argonauts, has died at the age of 68.

Stillwagon died Sunday, the CFL team announced Monday. The cause of death wasn't divulged. "We are saddened by the passing of All-Time Argo Jim Stillwagon," the Argos said in a statement. "On behalf of the entire organization, and our fans, we extend our deepest sympathies and condolences to Jim's friends and family."

Stillwagon enjoyed a solid career at Ohio State, where he was a member of the Buckeyes' "super sophomores." His class finished its collegiate tenure with a 27-2 record.

Stillwagon was a three-year starter with the Buckeyes, helping them go undefeated in capturing the '68 American college football title. …

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