Earl Lunsford

Bio

Full name: Earl Monroe Lunsford

Born: Oct. 19, 1933 in Mehan, OK

Died: Sept. 3, 2008

Last Season (1963) Vitals:
  • Height: 5′ 11″
  • Weight: 200 lbs
  • Position: FB
  • Jersey: #27
Amateur Programs
  • Oklahoma State
  • Stillwater HS (Stillwater, OK)
8 Season Career

Active years: 1956–1963
Active teams (1):

  • CGY 1956–1963

85 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 85 regular season games
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
8 seasons
(Rank: T937th,
91st percentile,
8 CFL seasons)
1 team 85
(Rank: T1477th,
86th percentile,
85 CFL games)
0 0
1956 CGY FB 95 16 -- 0
1957 CGY U -- 0 -- 0
1958 CGY U -- 0 -- 0
1959 CGY FB 99 16 -- 0
1960 CGY FB 27 16 -- 0
1961 CGY FB 27 16 -- 0
1962 CGY FB 27 11 -- 0
1963 CGY FB 27 10 -- 0
Earl Lunsford Records Held and Approached

CategoryRankValueTeamSeasonGameLeague Record Held Span OR
Regular Season
Longest Rush – Play T41st 85 yards (TD) CGY 1960 EDM 29 @ CGY 28
Rushing Yards – Game T25th 211 yards CGY 1960 EDM 29 @ CGY 28
T27th 209 yards CGY 1961 CGY 43 @ BC 7
  • 1956 Team Nominee (CGY) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1960 Team Nominee (CGY) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1961 Team Nominee (CGY) Most Outstanding Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Earl Lunsford was inducted into the Player wing in 1983 (CFHoF profile).

Calgary Stampeders Wall of Fame

Earl Lunsford was inducted into the Player wing in 1994.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers WFC Hall of Fame

Earl Lunsford was inducted into the Builder wing in 1990.