Darren Flutie

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Darren Flutie
No. 82
Born: (1966-11-18) November 18, 1966 (age 54)
Manchester, Maryland
Career information
CFL status American
Position(s) WR
College Boston College
Career history
As player
1988 San Diego Chargers
19911995 BC Lions
19961997 Edmonton Eskimos
19982002 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Career highlights and awards
  • Grey Cup champion (1994, 1999)
  • Eskimos Record: Most Receptions – Game (15) - August 7, 1997
CFL All-Star 1996, 1997, 1999
CFL East All-Star 1998, 1999
CFL West All-Star 1994, 1996, 1997
Career stats

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 fifth all-time leader in catches, behind Nik Lewis, 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. [1]

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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.

College statistics

Career regular season statistics

NFL StatisticsReceiving
YearTeamGPGSRecYardsY/RLNGTDPTS
1988 San Diego Chargers 16-1820811.628212
CFL StatisticsReceiving
YearTeamGPGSRecYardsY/RLNGTDPTS
1991 BC Lions885286016.551636
1992 BC Lions1817901,33614.876424
1993 BC Lions1716791,06813.545530
1994 BC Lions18151111,73115.661848
1995 BC Lions12115989315.058212
1996 Edmonton Eskimos1717861,36215.842636
1997 Edmonton Eskimos1716901,31314.651958
1998 Hamilton Tiger-Cats1717981,38614.173532
1999 Hamilton Tiger-Cats1818841,15513.837742
2000 Hamilton Tiger-Cats1717791,12014.258426
2001 Hamilton Tiger-Cats1818841,20615.149636
2002 Hamilton Tiger-Cats18186492914.540424
Total195--97214,35914.87666404

CFL records

All-Star Seasons

Grey Cup wins

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