Jackie Parker

Inducted in 1971

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College Team: Mississippi State University
John Dickerson “Jackie” Parker played halfback, quarterback, and wide receiver, as well as a placement kicker and punter.

       Jackie Parker was the league’s scoring leader in 1959 and 1961 and had a career total of 750 points. He had 5,210 rushing yards and 2,308 yards in pass receptions. As a quarterback, parker completed 1,089 passes for 16,476 yards.

       Jackie Parker was named the CFL’s Player of the Quarter Century, and is a member of the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame, Edmonton Sports Hall of Fame, and Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame.


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College Team: Mississippi State University



Playing Career
Edmonton Eskimos
1954 - 1962
Toronto Argonauts
1963 - 1965
BC Lions
1968

Awards/Honours

—All-Western Running Back
1954, 1957, 1959

—All-Western Quarterback
1955, 1956, 1958, 1960, 1961

—Schenley Award for Most Outstanding Player
1957, 1958, 1960

—Jeff Nicklin Memorial Trophy
1954, 1956 - 1961

—Grey Cup Participation
1954 - 1956, 1960

—Grey Cup Winning Teams
1954, 1955, 1956


Class of 1971
—Jackie Parker
—Harold "Prince Hal" Patterson
—Leonard "Len" Back