Mike Strickland

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Mike Strickland
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Born: (1951-08-11) August 11, 1951 (age 69)
Detroit, MI
Career information
StatusRetired
CFL status American
Position(s) RB
Height5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight178 lb (81 kg)
College Eastern Michigan
NFL draft 1975 / Round: 14 / Pick: 363
Drafted by Minnesota Vikings
Career history
As player
19751977 BC Lions
19781979 Saskatchewan Roughriders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1978
CFL West All-Star 1976, 1978
Awards1978 Eddie James Memorial Trophy

Mike Strickland (born August 11, 1951) was a Canadian Football League running back for the BC Lions from 1975 through 1977, and for the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 1978 and 1979. [1] He was an All-Star in 1976 and won the Eddie James Memorial Trophy that same season.[ citation needed ]

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