James Sykes (Canadian football)

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James Sykes
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Born: (1954-11-07) November 7, 1954 (age 66)
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-Star1978, 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. [3]

Career regular season rushing statistics

YearTeamGPRushYardsY/RLgTD
1978 Calgary Stampeders 1520410205.03113
1979 Calgary Stampeders 121517034.7385
1980 Calgary Stampeders 1622212635.77510
1981 Calgary Stampeders 1524011074.6686
1982 Calgary Stampeders 1519310465.48411
1983 Calgary Stampeders 4372226.0240
1983 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 112625.2150
1986 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 7974474.6573
CFL Totals115658705.18448

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References

  1. Sykes ends up a Bomber
  2. Sykes to replace Reaves in Bombers backfield
  3. "Statistics - James Sykes".