Canadian Football Legends
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2012.279.226
Date:
2007
Description:
Darren Flutie bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
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Darren Flutie

Playing Career

BC Lions
1991 - 1995

Edmonton Eskimos
1996, 1997

Hamilton Tiger-Cats
1998 - 2002

Awards and Honours

All-Western Wide Receiver
1992 (1)

All-Western Slotback
1994, 1996, 1997 (3)

All-Canadian Slotback
1996, 1997, 1999 (3)

All-Eastern Slotback
1998, 1999 (1)

Grey Cup Participation(s)
1994, 1996, 1998, 1999 (4)

Grey Cup Winning Team(s)
1994, 1999 (2)

Career Highlights

  • Played 193 career games over his 12-year career.

  • 2nd on the Canadian Football League (CFL) All-Time Most Receptions in a game with 15. This happened on August 7, 1997 (as of 2015).

  • A Boston College product, like his brother Doug Flutie, Darren Flutie joined the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League (CFL) midway through the 1991 season after 2 and a half seasons in the National Football League (NFL) with the San Diego Chargers.

    During his five seasons with the Lions, Flutie was a member of the 1,000-yard club three times with his best season coming in 1994 when he caught 111 passes for 1,731 yards. As a Lion, Flutie was a member of the Lions 1994 Grey Cup championship team.

    In 1996, Flutie signed with the Edmonton Eskimos to keep playing with the quarterback with whom he enjoyed most of his success, Danny McManus. While with Edmonton, Flutie gained more than 1,300 yards receiving during his two seasons and was a member of the Eskimos 1996 Grey Cup team. In 1998, Flutie and McManus decided to go to Hamilton together. As a member of the Tiger-Cats, Flutie won his last Grey Cup championship in 1999.

    Darren Flutie caught 972 passes for 14,359 yards and 66 touchdowns. He also played in 14 playoff and grey cup games, where he caught 75 passes for 1,500 yards and 11 touchdowns. On october 14, 2002 he became the cfl's all-time pass receptions leader. He retired from the CFL following the 2002.

    Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum in 2007 as a player.

    Class of 2007




    Greg BattleDarren FlutieDave KnightRocco RomanoPierre Vercheval

    Football Reporters of Canada




    Stephen Brunt

People:
Flutie, Darren
Search Terms:
Canadian Football Hall of Fame
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