Photographed at Exhibition Stadium, Toronto, by Mike F. Campbell
|Born:||August 6, 1961|
|Career highlights and awards|
|CFL All-Star||1988, 1995|
|CFL East All-Star||1988, 1994|
Earl Winfield (born August 6, 1961) is a former Canadian Football League receiver for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats who, in an 11-year career from 1987-1997, caught 573 passes for 10,119 yards and 75 touchdowns.
Winfield played college football at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from 1982 to 1985. He left as the all-time Tar Heel career leader in receptions, with 107.
On February 21, 2013 the Canadian Football Hall of Fame announced that Winfield would be inducted as a player at a ceremony in Edmonton in September, 2013.
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