Nolan MacMillan
MacMillan before a Redblacks game in 2021.
Born: (1990-12-21) December 21, 1990 (age 33)
Arnprior, Ontario
Career information
CFL statusNational
Position(s)Offensive lineman
Height6 ft 6 in (198 cm)
Weight294 lb (133 kg)
CFL draft2013, Round: 1, Pick: 9
Drafted byOttawa Redblacks
Career history
As player
20142021Ottawa Redblacks
Career highlights and awards
CFL East All-Star2019
Career stats

Nolan MacMillan (born December 21, 1990) is a former professional Canadian football offensive lineman who played in seven seasons for the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He is a Grey Cup champion after winning with the Redblacks in 2016 and was named a CFL East Division All-Star in 2019.

High school

MacMillan attended St. Michael's College School in Toronto. He attended the Hun School of Princeton in New Jersey as a senior.[1]

College career

MacMillan played college football for the Iowa Hawkeyes from 2010 to 2013 while using a redshirt season in 2009.[1]

Professional career

MacMillan was drafted ninth overall in the 2013 CFL Draft by the Ottawa Redblacks and was the first player ever to be drafted by the team. After completing his college eligibility, MacMillan signed with the Redblacks on May 28, 2014.[2] He became a free agent upon the expiry of his contract on February 8, 2022.[3] He announced his retirement on August 5, 2022, and finished his career having played in 87 games and three Grey Cups, including the championship win in 2016.[4]

Personal life

MacMillan was born in Arnprior to parents Janet and Paul MacMillan.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Nolan MacMillan". Iowa Hawkeyes. Retrieved October 11, 2021.
  2. ^ "Redblacks sign top 2014 pick Pruneau; four other draftees". Ottawa Redblacks. May 28, 2014. Retrieved April 30, 2020.
  3. ^ "Transactions – Football player trades and signings". Canadian Football League. Retrieved February 12, 2022.
  4. ^ "Nolan MacMillan officially announces retirement". Ottawa Redblacks. August 5, 2022.