Jim Corrigal

Class of 1990


Jim Corrigall was an intense and competitive individual who, for many seasons, anchored the Toronto Argonauts’ defensive line.

Corrigall was excellent during the 1975 season, when he received defensive player of the year honours and was the Argonauts’ nominee for the Most Outstanding Player and Most Outstanding Canadian awards. In 1978, Corrigall was again nominated in all three categories.

Corrigall’s last two seasons were spent as a player-coach with Toronto, a testimony to his playing ability and leadership qualities.

Playing Career

Toronto Argonauts
1970 - 1981

Awards/Honours

  • Frank M. Gibson Trophy
    1970
  • All-Eastern Defensive End
    1971 - 1973, 1975, 1977 - 1980
  • All-Canadian Defensive End
    1971, 1973, 1975, 1977
  • Schenley Award for Most Outstanding Defensive Player
    1975
  • Grey Cup Participation
    1971