Dave Fennell

Bio

Full name: Dave A. Fennell

Born Feb. 4, 1953 in Edmonton, AB (67 years old)

Last Season (1983) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Non-import
  • Height: 6′ 3″
  • Position: DT
  • Jersey: #65
Amateur Programs
  • North Dakota
  • Edmonton Wildcats Jr.
10 Season Career with EDM

Active years: 1974–1983

162 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 154 regular season games
  • 8 Grey Cup appearances (6 championship wins)
  • 1976 Team Nominee (EDM) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1976 Team Nominee (EDM) Most Outstanding Defensive Player
  • 1977 Team Nominee (EDM) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1978 Winner (EDM) Most Outstanding Defensive Player
  • 1978 Team Nominee (EDM) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1979 Winner (EDM) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1980 Division Finalist (EDM) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1978 Winner (EDM) Grey Cup Most Valuable Defensive Player
  • 1982 Winner (EDM) Grey Cup Most Valuable Defensive Player
  • 1982 Winner (EDM) Grey Cup Most Valuable Canadian Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Dave Fennell was inducted into the Player wing in 1990 (CFHoF profile).

Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

Dave Fennell was inducted into the Player wing in 1995.

Edmonton Eskimos Wall of Honour

Dave Fennell was inducted into the Player wing in 1984.

Season Team Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
10 seasons
(Rank: T464th,
95th percentile,
10 CFL seasons)
1 team 154
(Rank: T372nd,
96th percentile,
154 CFL games)
0 8
1974 EDM 65 11 -- 1
1975 EDM 65 16 -- 1
1976 EDM 65 16 -- 0
1977 EDM 65 16 -- 1
1978 EDM 65 16 -- 1
1979 EDM 65 16 -- 1
1980 EDM 65 16 -- 1
1981 EDM 65 15 -- 1
1982 EDM 65 16 -- 1
1983 EDM 65 16 -- 0