Canadian Football Legends
Object ID:
2012.279.76
Date:
1974
Description:
Bernie Faloney bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
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Bernie Faloney

Playing Career

Edmonton Eskimos
1954

Hamilton Tiger-Cats
1957 - 1964

Montreal Alouettes
1965, 1966

BC Lions
1967

Awards and Honours

All-Eastern Quarterback
1958, 1959, 1961, 1964, 1965 (5)

Schenley Award for Most Outstanding Player
1961 (1)

Jeff Russell Memorial trophy
1965 (1)

Grey Cup Participation
1954, 1957 - 1959, 1961 - 1964 (8)

Grey Cup Winning Team(s)
1954, 1957, 1963 (3)

Career Highlights

  • 3rd on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats All-Time Most Passing Yards in a career with 17,425 (as of 2014).

  • 3rd on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats All-Time Most Pass Completions in a career with 1,065 (as of 2014).

  • 3rd on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats All-Time Most Passing Touchdowns in a career with 97 (as of 2014).


    • Bernie Faloney was known for his leadership and intensity to win. He excelled in several sports at the University of Maryland, and turned down offers to play professional baseball.

      During his career, Faloney completed 1,493 passes for 24,264 yards and 151 touchdowns. Bernie Faloney was the first player to quarterback both eastern and western teams to grey cup victories with the Edmonton Eskimos and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats respectively.

      Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum in 1974 as a player.

      Class of 1974




      Andrew CurrieGeorge DixonBernie FaloneyWilfrid HughesLes LearMartin Ruby



      Annis Stukus

People:
Faloney, Bernie
Search Terms:
Canadian Football Hall of Fame
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