Darrell Wallace

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Darrell Wallace
Career information
Status Retired
CFL status International
Position(s) RB
Height 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Weight 168 lb (76 kg)
College University of Missouri
Career history
As player
1989–1990 BC Lions
1990 Calgary Stampeders
19931994 Saskatchewan Roughriders
1995 Birmingham Barracudas
Awards 1989 Jackie Parker Trophy
Honors 1997 University of Missouri Athletics Hall of Fame

Darrell Wallace is a former Canadian Football League player.

A graduate of the University of Missouri, where he played between 1984 and 1987, he rushed for 2607 career yards, with 1120 coming in 1985 and 872 in 1986. He was inducted into the University of Missouri Athletics Hall of Fame in 1997.[1]

He signed with the British Columbia Lions of the CFL in 1989 and had a great rookie season, being second in the league in total offensive yardage. He led the team with a new club record of 1225 kickoff return yards, added a team high 780 punt return yards, and had a season high 189 yards rushing versus the Saskatchewan Roughriders on August 24, 1989. All of this won him the Jackie Parker Trophy as West Division rookie of the year.[2]

Wallace played parts of the 1990 season with the Lions and the Calgary Stampeders. He was signed by the Detroit Lions of the National Football League and spent 1991 and 1992 on their practice squad. He returned to the CFL to play for the Saskatchewan Roughriders from 1993 to 1994 and the Birmingham Barracudas in 1995.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player Bio: Darrell Wallace". University of Missouri. Retrieved 2007-12-27. 
  2. ^ "Divisional Award Winners". History: All-Time Award Winners. BC Lions. Retrieved 2007-12-27.