Bill Van Burkleo

Bio

Full name: Bill Van Burkleo

Born: Nov. 21, 1942 in Tulsa, OK (79 years old)

Last Season (1972) Vitals:
  • Height: 5′ 11″
  • Weight: 185 lbs
  • Position: DB
  • Jersey: #10
Amateur Programs
  • Tulsa
  • Oklahoma
  • Will Rogers HS (Tulsa, OK)
7 Season Career

Active years: 1966–1972
Active teams (5):

  • TOR 1966
  • WPG 1967
  • OTT 1968–1970
  • CGY 1971
  • HAM 1972

89 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 86 regular season games
  • 3 Grey Cup appearances (3 championship wins)
3 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
7 seasons
(Rank: T1273rd,
88th percentile,
7 CFL seasons)
5 teams 86
(Rank: T1455th,
87th percentile,
86 CFL games)
0 3
1966 TOR QB 18 4 -- 0
1967 WPG DB 14 15 -- 0
1968 OTT DB 15 14 -- 1
1969 OTT DB 15 14 -- 1
1970 OTT DB, QB 15 14 -- 0
1971 CGY DB, P 16 15 -- 0
1972 HAM DB 10 10 -- 1
Bill Van Burkleo Records Held and Approached

CategoryRankValueTeamSeasonGameLeague Record Held Span OR
Regular Season
Longest Rush – Play T31st 89 yards (TD) CGY 1971 EDM 7 @ CGY 23