Elfrid Payton

Bio

Full name: Elfrid Payton

Born: Sept. 22, 1967 in Gretna, LA (53 years old)

Last Season (2004) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Import
  • Height: 6′ 1″
  • Weight: 230 lbs
  • Position: LB
  • Jersey: #56
Amateur Programs
  • Grambling State
  • West Jefferson HS (Harvey, LA)
14 Season Career with WPG, SHR, BAL, BAL, MTL, TOR, EDM

Active years: 1991–2004

209 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 205 regular season games
  • 4 Grey Cup appearances (1 championship win)
Weekly
1993
  • Lineman Star Week 7 (WPG)
1994
  • Lineman Star Division Finals (BAL)
1995
  • Lineman Star Week 2 (BAL)
  • Lineman Star Week 9 (BAL)
1997
  • Lineman Star Week 1 (MTL)
1998
  • Lineman Star Week 2 (MTL)
1999
  • Lineman Star Week 1 (MTL)
  • Lineman Star Week 3 (MTL)
  • Lineman Star Week 11 (MTL)
2001
  • Lineman Star Week 4 (TOR)
  • Lineman Star Week 5 (TOR)
  • Lineman Star Week 10 (TOR)
  • Lineman Star Week 13 (TOR)
2002
  • Lineman Star Week 1 (EDM)
  • Lineman Star Week 9 (EDM)
  • Lineman Star Week 10 (EDM)
  • Lineman Star Week 18 (EDM)
2004
  • Lineman Star Week 4 (WPG)
  • Lineman Star Week 15 (WPG)
Monthly
2001
  • Lineman Star July
2002
  • Lineman Star September
  • Lineman Star October
  • 1991 Team Nominee (WPG) Most Outstanding Rookie
  • 1993 Division Finalist (WPG) Most Outstanding Defensive Player
  • 1995 Team Nominee (BAL) Most Outstanding Defensive Player
  • 1998 Team Nominee (MTL) Most Outstanding Defensive Player
  • 2001 Team Nominee (TOR) Most Outstanding Defensive Player
  • 2002 Winner (EDM) Most Outstanding Defensive Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Elfrid Payton was inducted into the Player wing in 2010 (CFHoF profile).

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
14 seasons
(Rank: T43rd,
99th percentile,
15 CFL seasons)
7 teams 205
(Rank: T87th,
99th percentile,
205 CFL games)
0 4
1991 WPG LB 56 12 -- 0
1992 WPG LB 56 9 -- 0
1993 WPG DE 56 18 -- 1
1994 SHR DE 56 5 -- 0
  BAL DE 56 11 -- 1
  1994 Total 2 Teams     16 -- 1
1995 BAL DE 56 18 -- 1
1996 MTL LB 57 9 -- 0
1997 MTL DE 57 18 -- 0
1998 MTL LB 57 18 -- 0
1999 MTL LB 57 17 -- 0
2000 WPG LB 56 16 -- 0
2001 TOR LB 99 18 -- 0
2002 EDM LB 56 18 -- 1
2003 EDM LB 56 2 -- 0
2004 WPG LB 56 16 -- 0