Charlie Shepard

Bio

Full name: Charles Lafayette Shepard

Preferred name: Charlie

Born: July 11, 1933 in Dallas, TX

Died: June 23, 2009

Last Season (1962) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 2″
  • Weight: 215 lbs
  • Position: FB, P
  • Jersey: #21
Amateur Programs
  • North Texas
  • Crozier Tech HS (Dallas, TX)
6 Season Career

Active years: 1957–1962
Active teams (1):

  • WPG 1957–1962

76 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 73 regular season games
  • 3 Grey Cup appearances (2 championship wins)
3 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
6 seasons
(Rank: T1677th,
85th percentile,
6 CFL seasons)
1 team 73
(Rank: T1776th,
84th percentile,
73 CFL games)
0 3
1957 WPG FB, P 91 9 -- 1
1958 WPG FB, P 91 16 -- 0
1959 WPG FB, P 21 15 -- 1
1960 WPG FB, P 21 15 -- 0
1961 WPG FB, P 21 10 -- 0
1962 WPG FB, P 21 8 -- 1
Charlie Shepard Records Held and Approached

CategoryRankValueTeamSeasonGameLeague Record Held Span OR
Grey Cup
Longest Rush – Play 9th 47 yards WPG 1958 WPG 35 vs HAM 28
Rushing Yards – Game -- 120 yards WPG 1958 WPG 35 vs HAM 28
  • 1959 Winner (WPG) Grey Cup Most Valuable Player
Winnipeg Blue Bombers WFC Hall of Fame

Charlie Shepard was inducted into the Player wing in 1992.