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Terry Vaughn bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
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Terry Vaughn

Playing Career

Calgary Stampeders
1995 - 1998

Edmonton Eskimos
1999 - 2004

Montreal Alouettes

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Awards and Honours

Western All-Star Wide Receiver
1996, 1998 - 2003 (7)

Canadian Football League (CFL) All-Star Wide Receiver
1998, 2001, 2002 (3)

Grey Cup Participation
1995, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2005 (5)

Grey Cup Winning Team(s)
1998, 2003 (2)

Career Highlights

  • 1st on the CFL All-Time Most 1,000 yards receiving seasons in a career with 11 (as of 2015).

  • 2nd on the Edmonton Eskimos Most Receptions in a career with 545 (as of 2015).

  • 2nd on the Edmonton Eskimos Yards Receiving in a career with 7,681 (as of 2015).

Terry Vaughn signed with the Calgary Stampeders of the CFL in 1995. On August 6 of the same year, Vaughn had his first game with +100 yards and was named offensive player of the game after recording six receptions for 123 yards and two touchdowns. In 1996 and 1997 Vaughn was named a back-to-back Western All-Star. In 1997, Vaughn finished the season with 81 receptions for 1,057 yards and was tied for the team lead with nine touchdowns. In 1998, Vaughn earned his first CFL All-Star and his third consecutive Western All-Star honours and finished the season second in receiving with 81 receptions for 1,045 yards and 5 touchdowns. He also won his first Grey Cup when the Stampeders defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. In 1999, Vaughn signed as a free agent with the Edmonton Eskimos, where he led the team in receptions with 75 for 1,057 yards and a career high of 11 touchdowns. On August 13 he would set an Eskimos' single game record with 10 receptions for 275 yards and two touchdowns. For the fourth year in a row he would be voted a Western All-Star as well as having his fifth season with over 1,000 yards receiving.

Vaughn would have one of his best seasons in 2001. He led the CFL with 98 receptions and 1,497 receiving yards, had his seventh season with over 1,000 yards receiving, caught 10 passes in a single game three times, and had over +100 receiving yards in five games. He was a CFL All-Star for the second time in his career and Western All-Star for the sixth consecutive season. Vaughn's outstanding career continued in 2003 when he had his ninth season with over 1,000 receiving yards. He had a career high of 106 receptions for 1, 558 yards and won his second Grey Cup Championship.

Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum in 2011 as a player.

Class of 2011

Chris FlynnGino FracasKen LehmannDon MatthewsDanny McManusJoe Montford

Terry Vaughn

Football Reporters of Canada

Ed Tait

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