James Sykes (Canadian football)

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James Sykes
No. 11
Date of birth (1954-11-07) November 7, 1954 (age 62)
Place of birth New Waverly, Texas
Career information
Position(s) Running back
College Rice
NFL draft 1977 / Round: 10 / Pick: 273
(By the Washington Redskins)
Career history
As player
1977–1983 Calgary Stampeders (CFL)
1983, 1986 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1978, 1980

James Sykes (born November 7, 1954 in New Waverly, Texas) is a former Canadian football running back in the Canadian Football League for the Calgary Stampeders from 1977 through 1982, and for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 1983[1] and 1986.[2] He was an All-Star in 1978 and 1980. He won the Eddie James Memorial Trophy in 1980 and 1981.