Dan Kepley

Inducted in 1996

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College Team: East Carolina University
Dan Kepley had an outstanding football career at East Carolina University and was signed by the Dallas Cowboys in 1974. He joined the Edmonton Eskimos following his release from Dallas in 1975.

       In Kepley’s rookie season the Edmonton Organization considered him the Outstanding Defensive Player in their Grey Cup victory over the Montreal Alouettes. Despite injuries during the 1976 and 1982 seasons, he seldom missed a game.


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College Team: East Carolina University



Playing Career
Edmonton Eskimos
1975 - 1984

Awards/Honours

—All-Western Linebacker
1977 - 1981

—All-Canadian Middle Linebacker
1977 - 1981

—CFLPA Top Linebacker in Western Conference
1978

—CFLPA Mack Truck Award for Top Defensive Player
1980

—Norm Fieldgate Award
1977, 1980, 1981

—Schenley Award for Most Outstanding Defensive Player
1977, 1980, 1981

—Grey Cup Participation
1975, 1977 - 1982

—Grey Cup Winning Teams
1975, 1978 - 1982


Class of 1996
—Al Benecick
—Jerry "Soupy" Campbell
—Bill Clarke
—Dan Kepley
—Frank M. Gibson