|CALGARY STAMPEDERS||1952 - 1954|
|EDMONTON ESKIMOS||1954 - 1964|
AWARDS AND HONOURS
|ALL-WESTERN RUNNING BACK||1952, 1957 - 1961|
|EDDIE JAMES MEMORIAL TROPHY||1952, 1957 - 1959|
|EDMONTON ATHLETE OF THE YEAR||1959|
|SCHLENEY AWARD FOR MOST OUTSTANDING PLAYER||1959|
|GREY CUP PARTICIPATION||1954 - 1956, 1960|
|GREY CUP WINNING TEAMS||1954 - 1956|
While attending Drake University in Iowa, Johnny Bright set 20 records in football, track and field, and basketball. He was the first draft choice of the Philadelphia Eagles in 1951.
During his Canadian career, Bright carried the ball 1,969 times for 10,909 yards and 70 touchdowns. Bright was the league’s leading rusher in 1957, 1958, and 1959, and carried for over 1,000 yards five seasons in a row. In 1957 bright had nine 100-yard rushing games, eight of them consecutive.
Johnny Bright is also a member of the Iowa Sports Hall of Fame, the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame, the Edmonton Sports Hall of Fame, and the Edmonton Eskimos Wall of Fame.
INDUCTED 1970 – PLAYERS