Billy Cooper

Bio

Full name: William Cooper

Preferred name: Billy

Born: Jan. 1, 1945 in Winnipeg, MB (76 years old)

Last Season (1974) Vitals:
  • Height: 5′ 10″
  • Weight: 180 lbs
  • Position: HB
  • Jersey: #16
Amateur Programs
  • St. James Rods Jr.
11 Season Career with WPG, OTT, EDM, TOR

Active years: 1964–1974

165 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 161 regular season games
  • 4 Grey Cup appearances (2 championship wins)
  • 1964 Team Nominee (WPG) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1965 Team Nominee (WPG) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1970 Team Nominee (OTT) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
11 seasons
(Rank: T199th,
98th percentile,
11 CFL seasons)
4 teams 161
(Rank: T315th,
97th percentile,
161 CFL games)
0 4
1964 WPG HB 23 16 -- 0
1965 WPG HB 23 16 -- 1
1966 WPG HB 23 15 -- 0
1967 WPG HB 23 16 -- 0
1968 OTT DB 23 14 -- 1
1969 OTT HB 23 14 -- 1
1970 OTT HB 23 14 -- 0
1971 OTT HB 23 14 -- 0
1972 OTT HB 23 14 -- 0
1973 OTT HB 23 6 -- 0
  EDM HB 22 9 -- 1
  1973 Total 2 Teams     15 -- 1
1974 TOR HB 16 13 -- 0