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Earl Winfield

Earl Winfield
No. 1
Photographed at Exhibition Stadium, Toronto, by Mike F. Campbell
Date of birth (1961-08-06) August 6, 1961
Place of birth Petersburg, Virginia
Career information
Status Retired
CFL status International
Position(s) WR
College North Carolina
Career history
As player
1987-1997 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1988, 1995
CFL East All-Star 1988, 1994
Career stats
  • Canadian Football Hall of Fame, 2013

Earl Winfield (born August 6, 1961 in Petersburg, Virginia) is a former Canadian Football League receiver for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats who, in an 11-year career from 1987-1997, caught 573 passes for 10,119 yards and 75 touchdowns.

Winfield played college football at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from 1982 to 1985. He left as the all-time Tar Heel career leader in receptions, with 107.

On February 21, 2013 the Canadian Football Hall of Fame announced that Winfield would be inducted as a player at a ceremony in Edmonton in September, 2013.

External links

  • Earl Winfield: Stats & Profile
  • Does Earl Winfield belong in the Canadian Football Hall of Fame?


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