Don Sutherin

Bio

Full name: Donald Paul Sutherin

Preferred name: Don

Other nicknames: Suds/Sudsy

Born: Feb. 29, 1936 in Empire, OH

Died: Jan. 11, 2022

Last Season (1970) Vitals:
  • Position: DB, K
  • Jersey: #12
Amateur Programs
  • Ohio State
  • Toronto HS (Toronto, OH)
12 Season Career

Active years: 1958, 1960–1970
Active teams (3):

  • HAM 1958, 1960–1966
  • OTT 1967–1969
  • TOR 1970

141 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 133 regular season games
  • 8 Grey Cup appearances (4 championship wins)
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
12 seasons
(Rank: T201st,
98th percentile,
12 CFL seasons)
3 teams 133
(Rank: T613th,
94th percentile,
133 CFL games)
0 8
1958 HAM HB, K 70 7 -- 1
1960 HAM HB, K 22 1 -- 0
1961 HAM DB, K 22 14 -- 1
1962 HAM DB, K 22 14 -- 1
1963 HAM DB, K 22 8 -- 1
1964 HAM DB, K 22 14 -- 1
1965 HAM DB, K 22 14 -- 1
1966 HAM DB, K 22 14 -- 0
1967 OTT DB, K 14 14 -- 0
1968 OTT DB, K 14 14 -- 1
1969 OTT DB, K 14 14 -- 1
1970 TOR DB, K 12 5 -- 0
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Don Sutherin was inducted into the Player wing in 1992 (Canadian Football Hall of Fame profile).

Hamilton Tiger-Cats Wall of Honour

Don Sutherin was inducted into the Player wing in 2008.

Hamilton Sports Hall of Fame

Don Sutherin was inducted in 2018 (Hamilton Sports Hall of Fame profile).

  • Hamilton Tiger-Cats (Aug. 12, 1994 – Aug. 12, 1997)

Don Sutherin's Head Coaching Record
CFL
SeasonGPWLTPCTPFPA
Regular Season55203500.3641,3021,656
Playoffs20200.0002452
  • 1981 Defensive line (OTT)
  • 1984 (OTT)
  • 1985 Defensive secondary (EDM)
  • 1986 Defensive secondary (EDM)
  • 1987 Defensive secondary (EDM)
  • 1988 Defensive secondary (EDM)
  • 1989 Defensive secondary (EDM)
  • 1990 Defensive secondary (EDM)
  • 1992 Defensive backfield (CGY)
  • 1993 Defensive backs (CGY)
  • 1994 Defensive backs (HAM)
  • 1998 Defensive Coordinator (HAM)
  • 1999 Defensive Coordinator (HAM)
  • 2000 Defensive Coordinator (HAM)
  • 2001 Defensive Coordinator (HAM)
  • 2002 Defensive Coordinator (HAM)