Earl Winfield

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Earl Winfield
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Photographed at Exhibition Stadium, Toronto, by Mike F. Campbell
Date of birth: (1961-08-06) August 6, 1961 (age 52)
Place of birth: Petersburg, Virginia
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: International
Position(s): WR
College: North Carolina
Organizations
As player:
1987-1997 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1988, 1995
CFL East All-Star: 1988, 1994
Career stats

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.

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