November 18, 1966|
|1988||San Diego Chargers|
|Career highlights and awards|
|CFL All-Star||1996, 1997, 1999|
|CFL East All-Star||1998, 1999|
|CFL West All-Star||1994, 1996, 1997|
Darren Paul Flutie (born November 18, 1966) is a former Canadian football wide receiver for the BC Lions, Edmonton Eskimos, and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He is the Canadian Football League's fourth all-time leader in catches, behind Geroy Simon, Ben Cahoon, and Terry Vaughn. He is also fourth all-time in career receiving yardage behind Geroy Simon, Milt Stegall, and Allen Pitts. He held the BC Lions club record for receiving yardage in a season, 1731 yards, from 1994 to 2004 when Geroy Simon achieved 1750 yards. His Canadian career lasted from 1991 until 2002. He is the younger brother of quarterback Doug Flutie and also attended Boston College, though he did not graduate. He was as an analyst on the CFL on CBC from 2002-2006. Since leaving CBC, Flutie has served as a volunteer coach with the Natick High School football team and was NHS' boys basketball head coach during the 2008-09 season.
In November, 2006, Darren Flutie joined his brother, Doug Flutie, on the list of the CFL's Top 50 players of the league's modern era by Canadian sports network TSN. In 2007, he was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
- 1984: 9 catches for 214 yards and one touchdown. This would be the only college season he played with brother Doug Flutie at quarterback.
- 1985: 42 catches for 469 yards and one touchdown.
- 1986: 35 catches for 531 yards and 5 touchdowns.
- 1987: 48 catches for 786 yards and 7 touchdowns.
Career regular season statistics
|1988||San Diego Chargers||16||-||18||208||11.6||28||2||12|
- Playoff receptions : 185
- Regular season receptions : 972 (passed by Milt Stegall in 2008)
- Most seasons 1,000 yards receiving : 9 (tied with Allen Pitts)