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Dieter Brock bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
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Ralph (Dieter) Brock

Playing Career

Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1974 - 1983

Hamilton Tiger-Cats
1983, 1984

Awards and Honours

All-Western Quarterback
1980 - 1982 (2)

All-Canadian Quarterback
1980, 1981 (2)

Jeff Nicklin Memorial trophy
1980, 1981 (2)

Schenley Award for Most Outstanding Player
1980, 1981 (2)

Grey Cup Participation
1984 (1)
Grey Cup Winning Team(s)

Career Highlights

  • Led the Western Division in passing from 1978 to 1981.

  • Had three 4,000 yards passing seasons with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

  • 1st on the Winnipeg Blue Bombers All-Time Most Passing touchdowns in a career with 177 (as of 2015).

After graduating from Jacksonville State in 1974, Ralph (Dieter) Brock signed a one-year contract with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and became the starting quarterback in 1975.

Brock was always known for his strong arm. He trained by throwing weighted steel balls at a target.

Brock had 34,830 yards on 4,535 pass attempts and 2,602 completions. He threw 210 touchdown passes and had a 57.4% completion ratio. On October 3, 1981, Brock completed 41 passes, 16 of them consecutively, and completed an outstanding 87.2% on that historic day (2nd All-Time, as of 2014).

Dieter Brock played in the 1984 Grey Cup, but unfortanely was on the losing end of that contest.

Dieter Brock is also a member of the Winnipeg Football Hall of Fame when he was inducted in 1990.

Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum in 1995 as a player.

Class of 1995

Dieter BrockGregory FultonTommy Grant

Football Reporters of Canada

John BadhamJohn Wells

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