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Darren Flutie

Darren Flutie
Date of birth (1966-11-18) November 18, 1966
Place of birth Manchester, Maryland
Career information
CFL status International
Position(s) WR
College Boston College
Career history
As player
1988 San Diego Chargers (NFL)
1991-1995 BC Lions (CFL)
1996-1997 Edmonton Eskimos (CFL)
1998-2002 Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL)
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1996, 1997, 1999
CFL East All-Star 1998, 1999
CFL West All-Star 1994, 1996, 1997
Records

Eskimos Record

  • Most Receptions – Game (15) - August 7, 1997
Career stats
  • Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com
  • Canadian Football Hall of Fame, 2007

Darren Paul Flutie (born November 18, 1966) 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 fourth all-time leader in catches, behind Geroy Simon, Ben Cahoon, and Terry Vaughn. He is also fourth all-time in career receiving yardage behind Geroy Simon, Milt Stegall, and Allen Pitts. 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 was NHS' head boys basketball coach during the 2008-09 season. [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.

Contents

  • College Statistics 1
  • Career regular season statistics 2
    • CFL records 2.1
    • All-Star Seasons 2.2
    • Grey Cup wins 2.3
  • References 3
  • External links 4

College Statistics

  • 1984: 9 catches for 214 yards and 1 TD. This would be the only college season he played with brother Doug Flutie at QB.
  • 1985: 42 catches for 469 yards and 1 TD.
  • 1986: 35 catches for 531 yards and 5 TD.
  • 1987: 48 catches for 786 yards and 7 TD.

Career regular season statistics

NFL Statistics Receiving
Year Team GP GS Rec Yards Y/R LNG TD PTS
1988 San Diego Chargers 16 - 18 208 11.6 28 2 12
CFL 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

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

  • The Flutie Brothers Band
  • Darren Flutie - CFL on CBC
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