Canadian Football Legends
Object ID:
2012.279.160
Date:
1992
Description:
Don Sutherin bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
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Don Sutherin

Playing Career

Hamilton Tiger-Cats
1958, 1960 - 1966

Ottawa Rough Riders
1967 - 1969

Toronto Argonauts
1970

Awards and Honours

All-Eastern Defensive Back
1961, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1968, 1969 (6)

All-Canadian Defensive Back
1962, 1964, 1969 (3)

Grey Cup Participation
1958, 1961 - 1965, 1968, 1969 (8)

Grey Cup Winning Team(s)
1963, 1965, 1968, 1969 (4)

Career Highlights

  • Played 133 games over his 13-year career.

  • Recorded four interceptions in a game versus the Edmonton Eskimos on September 11, 1961.

  • Scored 450 points with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.


Don Sutherin was a wily defensive back and a premier place kicker during his 12 years in the Canadian Football League (CFL).

Sutherin led the eastern conference in scoring in 1961 with 69 points, 1964 with 94 points, 1965 with 82 points and 1968 with 112 points. Sutherin was the eastern pass interception leader in 1961 and 1962 and was also the CFL kickoff leader in 1969 with 3,686 yards on 65 kickoffs.

Sutherin scored 714 points and intercepted 58 opposition passes, participated in 22 playoff games, scoring 123 points, and intercepted 12 passes for 147 yards in post-season play.

Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum in 1992 as a player.

Class of 1992




Ken CharltonRalph CooperEllison KellyDon Sutherin

Football Reporters of Canada




Bob HanleyBob PickensJim Proudfoot

People:
Sutherin, Don
Search Terms:
Canadian Football Hall of Fame
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