Elected as a Player,
September 15, 2007
BC Lions: 1991-1995
AWARDS & HONOURS:
Eastern Division All-Star – 1998, 1999
Western Division All-Star – 1992, 1994, 1996, 1997
CFL All-Star – 1996, 1997, 1999
Grey Cup Participation - 1994, 1996, 1998, 1999
Grey Cup Winning Teams - 1994, 1999
A Boston College product, Darren Flutie joined the BC Lions midway through the 1991 season after 2 ½ years in the National Football League, making an instant impression in his first eight CFL games by catching 52 passes for 860 yards and six touchdowns.
During his five years in BC, Flutie exceeded the thousand yard receiving mark three times with his best season coming in 1994 when he caught 111 passes for 1,731 yards. As a Lion, Flutie was named a Western Division All-Star in 1992 and 1994 and was a member of BC's 1994 Grey Cup championship team.
In 1996 Flutie signed with the
Edmonton Eskimos to keep playing with the quarterback with whom he enjoyed
most of his success, Danny McManus.
Darren Flutie played in 193 regular season games, catching 972 passes for 14,359 yards and 66 touchdowns. He also played in 14 playoff and grey cup games, where he caught 75 passes for 1,500 yards and 11 touchdowns. On October 14, 2002 he became the CFL's all-time pass receptions leader. He retired from the CFL following the 2002 season.
Text Source: http://www.cfl.ca/
Updated and edited June 1, 2008.