George Reed

Inducted in 1979

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College Team: Washington State University
George Reed was a superb running back who made a tremendous contribution to Canadian football. During Reed’s time in the league, was the leading rusher during the 1965 to 1969 seasons and as well the 1974 season.

       Reed rushed for more than 1,000 yards in 11 of his 13 seasons for a career total 16,116 yards on 3,243 carries.

       George Reed was the first recipient of the Tom Pate Memorial Trophy, which is presented annually by the CFLPA.

       George Reed is a member of the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame and Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame.


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College Team: Washington State University



Playing Career
Saskatchewan Roughriders
1963 - 1975

Awards/Honours

—All-Western Running Back
1965 - 1969, 1971 - 1975

—All-Canadian Running Back
1965 - 1969, 1971 - 1974

—Eddie James Memorial Trophy
1965 - 1969, 1974

—Jeff Nicklin Memorial Trophy
1965

—Schenley Award for Most Outstanding Player
1965

—Tom Pate Award
1976

—Grey Cup Participation
1966, 1967, 1969, 1972

—Grey Cup Winning Teams
1966


Class of 1979
—Norm Fieldgate
—Garney Henley
—Peter Neumann
—George Reed