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

Playing Career

Montreal Alouettes
1965, 1970 - 1973

Calgary Stampeders
1966 - 1969

Hamilton Tiger-Cats
1974 - 1977

Toronto Argonauts

Awards and Honours

Gruen Trophy winner for being the Eastern Conference Rookie of the year
1965 (1)

All-Eastern Wide Receiver
1965, 1971, 1975 (3)

All-Western Wide Receiver
1966, 1968, 1969 (3)

All-Western End
1967 (1)

All-Canadian End
1967 (1)

Schenley Award for Most Outstanding Canadian
1967, 1971 (2)

Grey Cup Participation
1968, 1970 (2)

Grey Cup Winning Team(s)
1970 (1)

Career Highlights

  • Played a total of 97 games over a seven-year span.

  • Helped the BC Lions win their first Grey Cup.

During 14 seasons in the Canadian Football League (CFL), Terry Evanshen he fumbled the ball only three times while catching 600 passes for 9,697 yards and 80 touchdowns. He scored 17 touchdowns in 1967, a year in which he had eight 100-yard pass receiving games.

Evanshen's career longest reception was on a 109-yard pass play from Hall of Fame quarterback Jerry Keeling during a 1966 game. He exceeded 1,000 reception yards in 1966, 1967 and 1968 and scored two touchdowns in the 1968 Grey Cup.

Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum in 1984 as a player.

Class of 1984

Tom BrownTerry EvanshenJacob Gill GaudaurJoe KappSeymour Wilson

Football Reporters of Canada

Johnny EsawErwin SwangardBill Westwick

Evanshen, Terry
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