Bobby Taylor (Canadian football)

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Bobby Taylor
Born: (1941-03-05) March 5, 1941 (age 77)
Barrow-in-Furness, England
Career information
Status Retired
CFL status National
Position(s) WR
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career history
As player
19611965 Calgary Stampeders
19661970 Toronto Argonauts
1971 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
19711973 Edmonton Eskimos
1974 Toronto Argonauts
CFL East All-Star 1969

Bobby Taylor (born March 5, 1941) was a Canadian Football League receiver who played for the Calgary Stampeders, Toronto Argonauts, Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Edmonton Eskimos.

Bobby attended Clarkson University from 1961-1962.

In his fourteen-year career he caught 521 receptions for a total of 8,203 yards and 50 touchdowns. Taylor's 56 catches led the CFL in 1968.[1]

He was Toronto's nominee for Most Outstanding Canadian player in 1968[2] and 1969.[3]

Bobby played minor league hockey, as well, from 1962-1970 in the EHL, WHL, AHL, CPHL.


References[edit]

  1. ^ Toronto Star, Tuesday 5 November 1968, page 11.
  2. ^ Toronto Star, Tuesday 5 November 1968, page 11.
  3. ^ Toronto Star, Tuesday 21 October 1969, page 16.