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Mike Pringle bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
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Mike Pringle

Playing Career

Edmonton Eskimos
1992, 2003

Sacramento Gold Miners

Baltimore Colts/Stallions
1994, 1995

Montreal Alouettes
1996 - 2002

Awards and Honours

South Division All-Star
1994, 1995 (2)

All-Canadian Running Back
1994, 1995, 1997 - 2000, 2003 (7)

Canadian Football League (CFL) Most Outstanding Player
1995, 1998 (2)

All-Eastern Running Back
1996 - 2001 (6)

All-Western Running Back
2003 (1)

Grey Cup Participation
1994, 1995, 2000, 2003 (4)

Grey Cup Winning Team(s)
1995, 2003 (2)

Career Highlights

  • Played 188 games in his career.

  • Rushed for 2,065 yards in a season, which is a CFL record. This was done in 1998.

  • Scored 79 career touchdowns with the Montreal Alouettes.

Mike Pringle played college football at California State University, Fullerton. After spending most of that season on the practice roster with the Atlanta Falcons in 1990, Pringle signed with the Edmonton Eskimos for the 1992 season. In 1993, Pringle joined the newly formed Sacramento Gold Miners for one season before being traded to the Baltimore Colts/Stallions.

Pringle and the Baltimore Colts/Stallions made two straight Grey Cup finals, winning over the Calgary Stampeders in 1995. Pringle joined the relocated Baltimore franchise in Montreal late in the 1996 season after being cut by the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL).

At the time of his retirement in 2004, Pringle established new CFL records for career rushing yardage with 16,425 and tied the all-time touchdown mark with 137.

Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum in 2008 as a player.

Class of 2008

John BonkMichael ClemonsDoug FlutieMike PringleTom Shepherd

Football Reporters of Canada

Tony ProudfootHerb Zurkowsky

Pringle, Mike
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