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Saturday, May 28, 2005

Argos release QB before Canadian Football League Camp

The Toronto Argonauts Football Club is pleased to announce that QB Charlie Peterson has signed with the club.
Peterson boasts a plethora of experience from the Arena Football League and Arena Football 2 League. During his time with the Peoria Pirates of AFL2, the Utah native set a team record for passing touchdowns with 46. A product of Brigham Young University, Peterson last played for the Carolina Cobras of the AFL.
The Toronto Argonauts also announced today that backup QB Scott Krause has been released.
Charlie Peterson
6’3”, 200 lbs
Brigham Young University
Born: May 16, 1977
South Jordan, Utah
1st Year Argo / 1st Year CFL
Acquired: Signed as a free agent with Toronto on May 20, 2005
2004: Appeared in one game for the Carolina Cobras of the AFL…completed one of five passes for 26 yards.
2003: Appeared in 15 games for the Peoria Pirates of Arena Football 2…Completed 249 of 438 passes for 3,387 yards and 74 TD…set a team single season record, connecting with Jack Walker for 46 TD…added 30 yards on the ground and five rushing TD…ranked 10th in the league with a 107.9 passer rating…threw for a season high seven TDs on two occasions…signed as an unrestricted free agent with the Carolina Cobras of the AFL on December 2, 2003.
2002: Appeared in 12 games for the Pensacola Barracudas of the Arena Football 2…threw for 64 touchdowns.
College: 2001 Appeared in 9 games as a senior at QB…completed 48 passes of 67 attempts for 632 yards and five TDs…threw for a season high 284 yards against Hawaii…2000 Earned first career start against Mississippi State…competed 27 passes for 268 yards and two touchdowns…started four more games going 2-2 before being sidelined with an ankle injury… finished season 149 for 260 passing for 1,617 yards and six TDs…1999 Saw action in two regular season games…appeared in the Motor City Bowl…complete 4 of 7 passes for 50 yards.
Personal: Attended Bingham High School…also played baseball and basketball…three time letterman in football and basketball…two-time letterman in baseball…has six brothers and three sisters…brother Paul currently plays QB for Boston College…served a Ladder Day Saints mission to Fiji (1996-1998)…Son of Thomas and Catherine…majored in Physical Education in college.
The 2004 Grey Cup Champion Toronto Argonauts are North America's oldest professional football club, having celebrated their 130th anniversary in 2003. The Toronto Argonauts have 15 Grey Cup championships to their credit. To purchase 2005 season tickets and mini-paks or to get more information about ticket packages, please contact the sales team at (416) 341-ARGO. For individual game tickets, please call (416) 872-5000. Full roster details are available at


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