James Hood (Canadian football)

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James Hood
Born: September 9, 1961
Los Angeles, USA
Career information
Position(s) Wide Receiver
College Arizona State University
Career history
As player
1985 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1986 Montreal Alouettes
1987 Ottawa Rough Riders
1988 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.