Five Esks named to HOF

TERRY JONES, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 9:18 PM ET

EDMONTON - Once An Eskimo Always An Eskimo?

Don Matthews, Gino Fracas, Terry Vaughn, Danny McManus and Joe Montford are headed to the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.

Matthews began his coaching career with the five-in-a-row team under Hugh Campbell and returned as an assistant and a head coach at later dates.

Fracas played on the Eskimos Grey Cup winning teams in 1955 and 1956 and went on to coach the University of Alberta Golden Bears football team to a national championship.

Vaughn enjoyed the best six years of his three-stop CFL career in Edmonton.

McManus quarterbacked the Eskimos for two seasons. Montford finished his career in Edmonton where he won the Grey Cup in 2005.

Ken Lehmann, an Ottawa Rough Rider in the '60s, and St. Mary's Huskies college star Chris Flynn were also named.

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