John Helton

Inducted in 1986

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College Team: Arizona State University
John Helton played 219 games over a 14-year period, and was an All-Star almost every season.

       Helton was his team’s nominee for the Outstanding Lineman award twice, the Outstanding Defensive Player award six times, and the Most Outstanding Player award twice.

       John Helton was the first recipient of the Norm Fieldgate Trophy, awarded to the Outstanding Defensive player in the west division.


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College Team: Arizona State University



Playing Career
Calgary Stampeders
1969 - 1978
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1979 - 1982

Awards/Honours

—All-Western Defensive End
1969

—All-Western Defensive Tackle
1970 - 1976, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982

—Schenley Award for Most Outstanding Lineman
1972

—DeMarco-Beckett Memorial Trophy
1972

—Schenley Award for Most Outstanding Defensive Player
1974

—Grey Cup Participation
1970, 1971

—Grey Cup Winning Teams
1971


Class of 1986
—John Helton
—Don Luzzi
—Roger Nelson
—Hector "Hec" Crighton
—Jimmie Simpson