Ted Urness

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Ted Urness
Date of birth 1939 (age 77–78)
Place of birth Regina, Saskatchewan
Career information
Status Retired
CFL status National
Position(s) C
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 225 lb (102 kg)
College Arizona
Career history
As player
19611970 Saskatchewan Roughriders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970
CFL West All-Star 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970
Awards 1968 – Runner up: CFL's Most Outstanding Lineman Award
Honors Champion – 54th Grey Cup
Career stats

Harold Edward "Ted" Urness (born 1939) is a former offensive lineman for the Saskatchewan Roughriders from 1961 to 1970.

CFL career[edit]

Urness played in three Grey Cups for the Roughriders, winning one in 1966, the 54th Grey Cup against the Ottawa Rough Riders, losing two, the 55th Grey Cup of 1967 against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, and the 57th Grey Cup of 1969 against Ottawa again. Except for his rookie year, he and the Rough Riders never missed the playoffs. Urness was an All-Star center six years in a row and was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1989.[1]

Post-football career[edit]

After football, Ted served as the Chairman for the Saskatchewan Liquor Control Board, and long serving General Manager for Redhead Equipment in Saskatoon.[2]


  1. ^ "Ted Urness". CFL HOF. Retrieved December 29, 2010. 
  2. ^ The 1966 Roughriders.Retrieved December 29, 2010.

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