James Hood (Canadian football)

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James Hood
Date of birth: September 9, 1961
Place of birth: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Career information
Position(s): Wide Receiver
College: Arizona State University
As player:
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Montreal Alouettes
Ottawa Rough Riders
Saskatchewan Roughriders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1986
Awards: 1986 Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy

James Hood is a former award winning receiver in the Canadian Football League.

A graduate of Arizona State University, Hood came to Canada in 1985 and played with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers where he caught 25 passes in 5 games. He moved to the Montreal Alouettes in 1986, where in 18 games he caught 95 passes for 1411 yards and two touchdowns,[1] winning the Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy as best player in the East and was named an all star.[2] 1987 found him with the Ottawa Rough Riders, where in 9 games he hauled in 39 passes. He finished his career in 1988 with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.


  1. ^ [1] CFLAPEDIA entry - James Hood
  2. ^ "All-Stars Since 1946". Montreal Alouettes. Retrieved 2011-02-26.