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Don Narcisse bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
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Donald Narcisse

Playing Career

Saskatchewan Roughriders
1987 - 1999

Awards and Honours

All-Western Receiver
1989, 1990, 1993, 1998 (4)

All-Canadian Receiver
1989, 1990, 1995, 1998 (4)

Molson Cup, presented to the Most Popular Saskatchewan Roughriders player
1994, 1995, 1998 (3)

Northern All-Star Receiver
1995 (1)

Grey Cup Participation
1989, 1997 (2)

Grey Cup Winning Team(s)
1989 (1)

Career Highlights

  • Played 216 games with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

  • Caught passes in 216 straight games.

Donald Narcisse started his collegiate football career in Texas Southern. In 1986, he was NCAA Division 1-AA leading receiver.
Narcisse signed as free agent with the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 1987. Narcisse had a breakout season in 1989 leading the Roughriders in all receiving categories, where he had 81 receptions for 1, 419 yards and 11 touchdowns, including one touchdown during the 1989 Grey Cup game. This would be the first year in his career that he was named a Western All-Star, as well as a CFL All-Star.

In 1990, Narcisse had his second consecutive season with over 1,000 receiving yards. He made 86 receptions and gained 1,129 yards. He was the only Roughrider that year to make a reception in every regular season game. He was named a Western All-Star and CFL All-Star for the second time. During a 1993 game in Toronto, Narcisse set a team record for most receptions during a game with 15 catches.

Narcisse continued to surpass receiving records. During the 1994 season, Narcisse led the Roughriders with 72 pass receptions, 1,004 yards and scored 6 touchdowns. This was his fifth consecutive season with over 1,000 receiving yards, a record at that time. In 1995, Narcisse led the league in receptions, as well as setting the record for most consecutive games with at least one reception with 144 games. During a game against Winnipeg, Narcisse had his first CFL pass, when he threw a TD pass to Dan Farthing.

At the time of his retirement, Narcisse held the record for most consecutive seasons with a pass reception in every game with 11 seasons. He had a total of seven seasons with over 1,000 pass receiving yards, six of them consecutive.

Donald Narcisse is also a member of the Saskatchewan Roughriders' Plaza of Honour.

Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum in 2010 as a player.

Class of 2010

Bob CameronTracy HamDonald NarcisseElfrid PaytonJoe Pistilli

Football Reporters of Canada

Brian Williams

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