Dave Thelen

Bio

Full name: David Thelen

Preferred name: Dave

Born: c. 1937 in East Canton, OH (84 years old)

Last Season (1966) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 0″
  • Weight: 205 lbs
  • Position: FB
  • Jersey: #11
Amateur Programs
  • Miami (OH)
  • East Canton HS (East Canton, OH)
9 Season Career with OTT, TOR

Active years: 1958–1966

125 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 124 regular season games
  • 1 Grey Cup appearance (1 championship win)
  • 1959 Team Nominee (OTT) Most Outstanding Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Dave Thelen was inducted into the Player wing in 1989 (CFHoF profile).

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
9 seasons
(Rank: T664th,
93rd percentile,
9 CFL seasons)
2 teams 124
(Rank: T709th,
93rd percentile,
124 CFL games)
0 1
1958 OTT FB 88 14 -- 0
1959 OTT FB 88 14 -- 0
1960 OTT FB 21 12 -- 1
1961 OTT FB 21 14 -- 0
1962 OTT FB 21 14 -- 0
1963 OTT FB 21 14 -- 0
1964 OTT FB 21 14 -- 0
1965 TOR FB 11 14 -- 0
1966 TOR FB 11 14 -- 0