Elfrid Payton

Bio

Full name: Elfrid Payton

Born: Sept. 22, 1967 in Gretna, LA (54 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

Active years: 1991–2004
Active teams (6):

  • WPG 1991–1993, 2000, 2004
  • SHR 1994
  • BAL 1994–1995
  • MTL 1996–1999
  • TOR 2001
  • EDM 2002–2003

209 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 205 regular season games
  • 4 Grey Cup appearances (1 championship win)
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
14 seasons
(Rank: T43rd,
99th percentile,
14 CFL seasons)
6 teams 205
(Rank: T88th,
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
Game
1996
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 (TOR)
2002
  • Lineman Star September (EDM)
  • Lineman Star October (EDM)
  • 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).