Darren Flutie: Wikis

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Darren Flutie
Date of birth: November 18, 1966 (1966-11-18) (age 43)
Place of birth: Manchester, Maryland
Career information
Position(s): Wide Receiver
College: Boston College
Organizations
 As player:
1988
1991-1995
1996-1997
1998-2002
San Diego Chargers (NFL)
BC Lions
Edmonton Eskimos
Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1996, 1997, 1999
CFL East All-Star: 1998
CFL West All-Star: 1994
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com
Canadian Football Hall of Fame, 2007

Darren Paul Flutie (born November 18, 1966 in Manchester, Maryland) is a former Canadian football wide receiver for the BC Lions, Edmonton Eskimos, and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He is the Canadian Football League's second all-time leader in catches, behind only Terry Vaughn; he is also third all-time in career receiving yardage behind Allen Pitts and Milt Stegall. He held the BC Lions club record for receiving yardage in a season, 1731 yards, from 1994 to 2004 when Geroy Simon achieved 1750 yards. His Canadian career lasted from 1991 until 2002. He is the younger brother of quarterback Doug Flutie and also attended Boston College, though he did not graduate. He was as an analyst on the CFL on CBC from 2002-2006. Since leaving CBC, Flutie has served as a volunteer coach with the Natick High School football team and as of 2008, NHS' head basketball coach. [1]

In November, 2006, Darren Flutie joined his brother, Doug Flutie, on the list of the CFL's Top 50 players of the league's modern era by Canadian sports network TSN. In 2007 he was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.

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Career regular season statistics

Pro. Career Off. Statistics Receiving
Year Team GP GS Rec Yards Y/R LNG TD PTS
1991 BC Lions 8 8 52 860 16.5 51 6 36
1992 BC Lions 18 17 90 1,336 14.8 76 4 24
1993 BC Lions 17 16 79 1,068 13.5 45 5 30
1994 BC Lions 18 15 111 1,731 15.6 61 8 48
1995 BC Lions 12 11 59 893 15.0 58 2 12
1996 Edmonton Eskimos 17 17 86 1,362 15.8 42 6 36
1997 Edmonton Eskimos 17 16 90 1,313 14.6 51 9 58
1998 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 17 17 98 1,386 14.1 73 5 32
1999 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 18 18 84 1,155 13.8 37 7 42
2000 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 17 17 79 1,120 14.2 58 4 26
2001 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 18 18 84 1,206 15.1 49 6 36
2002 Hamilton Tiger-Cats -- -- 64 929 14.5 40 4 24
Total -- -- 972 14,359 14.8 76 66 404
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CFL records

  • Playoff receptions : 185
  • Regular season receptions : 972 (passed by Milt Stegall in 2008)
  • Most seasons 1,000 yards receiving : 9 (tied with Allen Pitts)

All-Star Seasons

  • 1996
  • 1997
  • 1999

Grey Cup wins

References

  1. ^ http://www.boston.com/sports/schools/extras/schools_blog/2008/10/darren_flutie_n.html

External links


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