Dr. Tom Casey
Class of 1964
Dr. Tom Casey began his Canadian football career in 1949 after playing one year with the New York Yankees of the All-American Conference.
Casey was the leading rusher in the Western Interprovincial Football Union (WIFU) in 1950 with 637 yards. In 1952 Casey gained 100 yards on a single play against the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
Casey also had 205 yards on pass interception returns and scored 16 touchdowns to set a WIFU single season touchdown record.
Tom “Citation” Casey was honoured in 1956 by the people of Manitoba, and was the guest speaker at the 1964 Grey Cup dinner.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1950 - 1954, 1956
All-Western Running Back
1950 - 1952
Eddie James Memorial Trophy
All-Western Defensive Back
1953 - 1955
Winnipeg Tribune Citizen of the Year
Grey Cup Participation