Canadian Football Legends
Object ID:
2014.169.07
Date:
2014
Description:
Charles Roberts bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
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Charles Roberts

Playing Career

Winnipeg Blue Bombers
2001 - 2008

BC Lions
2008

Awards and Honours

Eastern All-Star Running Back
2001, 2006, 2007 (3)

Canadian Football League (CFL) All-Star Running Back
2001 - 2007 (7)

John Agro Award
2001 (1)

Frank M. Gibson Award
2001 (1)

Western All-Star Running Back
2002 - 2005 (4)

Eddie James Memorial trophy
2003 - 2005 (3)

Grey Cup Participation
2001, 2007 (2)

Grey Cup Winning Team(s)
(0)

Career Highlights

  • Played 138 games with Winnipeg and BC.

  • 6th All-Time on the CFL combined yards list with 17,611.


Charles Roberts joined the CFL in 2001, when he signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. During his time with Winnipeg, Roberts played a total of 131 regular season games, and nine playoff games (two of them are Grey Cup games). Roberts is seventh in the Blue Bombers all-time most touchdowns in a game list with four. He is sixth all-time on the Winnipeg Blue Bombers leading scorer, most points scored in a single game and most touchdowns in a season list with 474 points, 24 points, and 16 touchdowns. Roberts is fourth on the Blue Bombers all-time most rushing touchdowns in a game with four. Roberts is third on the Blue Bombers all-time most rushing attempts in a single season with 303, and most rushing yards in a season with 1,624 yards. He is second on the Blue Bombers all-time career touchdowns list with 79 and second all-time on the Blue Bombers list most rushing attempts in a game list with 32. Roberts is first on the Winnipeg Blue Bombers all-time list in the following categories; most rushing yards in a career with 9, 987, most 1,000 rushing yards in a career with 6, most 100 rushing yard games in a career with 37, most rushing attempts in a career with 1,853, and most rushing touchdowns in a career with 64.

Roberts also has numerous CFL records, he is fourth all-time on the most 1,000 yard rushing seasons with 6, third all-time on the most 100 yard rushing games in a career with 38. Upon retirement in 2008, Charles Roberts had 1,918 carries, 10,285 yards for an average 5.4 yards, 69 touchdowns and 3,396 receiving yards.

Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum in 2014 as a player.

Class of 2014




Wally BuonoBen CahoonLarry HaylorNeil LumsdenUzooma OkekeMoe Racine



Charles Roberts

Football Reporters of Canada




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People:
Roberts, Charles
Search Terms:
Canadian Football Hall of Fame
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