|Date of birth:||1939 (age 75–76)|
|Place of birth:||Regina, Saskatchewan|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight:||225 lb (102 kg)|
Career highlights and awards
|CFL All-Star:||1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970|
|CFL West All-Star:||1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970|
|Awards:||1968 - Runner up: CFL's Most Outstanding Lineman Award|
|Honors:||Champion - 54th Grey Cup|
Urness played in three Grey Cups for the Roughriders, winning one in 1966, the 54th Grey Cup against the Ottawa Rough Riders, losing two, the 55th Grey Cup of 1967 against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, and the 57th Grey Cup of 1969 against Ottawa again. Except for his rookie year, he and the Rough Riders never missed the playoffs. Urness was an All-Star center six years in a row and was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1989.
After football, Ted served as the Chairman for the Saskatchewan Liquor Control Board, and long serving General Manager for Redhead Equipment in Saskatoon. Currently retired, he now resides in Rose Valley, SK with his wife, Joey Urness.
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