Tommy Joe Coffey

Inducted in 1977

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College Team: West Texas State University
Tommy Joe Coffey was a solid receiver and place kicker throughout his 14-year career. He was nominated seven times for the Schenley Award for Most Outstanding Player award and was the runner-up in 1962, 1967, and 1970.

       Coffey scored a total of 971 points on 65 touchdowns, 204 converts, 108 field goals and 53 singles. Coffey was the CFL scoring leader in 1962, 1967, 1969, and 1970.

       Coffey caught 650 passes for 10,320 yards, and was the CFL’s pass reception leader in 1962, 1964, 1965, and 1969.

       Tommy Joe Coffey is also honoured on the Edmonton Eskimos’ Wall of Fame.


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College Team: West Texas State University



Playing Career
Edmonton Eskimos
1959, 1960, 1962 - 1966
Hamilton Tiger-Cats
1967 - 1972
Toronto Argonauts
1973

Awards/Honours

—All-Western Offensive End
1962, 1964, 1965

—All-Canadian Offensive End
1962, 1964 - 1968, 1970

—All-Eastern Offensive End
1967 - 1969, 1976

—Grey Cup Participation
1967, 1972

—Grey Cup Winning Teams
1967, 1972


Class of 1977
—Tommy Joe Coffey
—Ron Stewart
—WTH "Hap" Shouldice