Richard “Dick” Huffman

Class of 1987

Richard Huffman played four years of professional football in the United States before being lured to Canada by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

Huffman was a splendid two-way tackle who was known for his tremendous strength and agility. In his final season Huffman was selected to the All-Star Team as both an offensive and defensive tackle. Sports reports suggested that “enemy quarterbacks simply ran their plays away from Dick Huffman”.

Dick Huffman was nominated twice for both the Schenley Outstanding Lineman Award and the Schenley Outstanding Player Award.

Playing Career

Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1951- 1955
Calgary Stampeders
1956, 1957


  • All-Western Offensive Tackle
    1952, 1954, 1957
  • All-Western Defensive Tackle
    1953 - 1957
  • Grey Cup Participation