Sylvester P. "Silver" Quilty

Inducted in 1966

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College Team: University of Ottawa
Sylvester Patrick “Silver” Quilty began his football career at Renfrew High School.

       At Ottawa College, now the University of Ottawa, Quilty was an outside wing helping the team to Yates Cup vicotry in 1907. In 1908, he was the first man to play the “flying Wing” position. He was the prime ball carrier and also the team’s kicker in 1908 and 1909.

       After one year with the Rough Riders, he attended McGill University. In the 1914 championship game against University of Toronto, Quilty scored two touchdowns, the second one after carrying the ball on seven consecutive downs.

       Following his playing career, Silver officiated and coached football. S.P. Quilty is a member of the Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame and Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame.


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College Team: University of Ottawa



Playing Career
Ottawa Rough Riders
1913
McGill University
1914

Awards/Honours

—Western
1966

—CFL
1966

—Grey
1966

—Grey
1966


Class of 1966
—Johnny Ferraro
—Greg Kabat
—Sylvester P. "Silver" Quilty
—Hugh "Bummer" Stirling
—G. Sydney Halter
—Dave McCann