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April 13, 2021

Two EE Football Players in the 2021 HOF Class

Two former Edmonton Football Team players have named to the 2021 CFL Hall of Fame class.

 

 

DON WILSON

Don Wilson never lost a Grey Cup game.

Wilson played 12 seasons in the CFL as a defensive back with Edmonton (1987-1989, 1993-1994, 1998), Toronto (1990-1992, 1995-1996), and BC (1997). The North Carolina State product played in 197 games and appeared in four Grey Cups, winning all four (1987 1991, 1993 and 1996). Wilson was named a Divisional All-Star six times and a CFL All-Star four times.

He finished his career with 61 interceptions (5th all-time), 667 defensive tackles (11th all-time), 1,046 interception return yards (4th all-time) and eight defensive touchdowns (tied for 3rd all-time).

 

MIKE WALKER

Mike Walker anchored some of the best defences in CFL history.

He enjoyed a 10-year career in the CFL, playing in 135 games for Hamilton (1982-1989) and Edmonton (1990-1991), and capturing a Grey Cup championship with the Tiger-Cats in 1986, the same year he had a career-high 21 sacks.

Walker finished his career with a total of 95.5 sacks (14th all-time), 149 tackles, nine fumble recoveries and two interceptions.  He was named a Division All-Star on four occasions and a CFL all-Star three times.