Garney Henley

Bio

Full name: Garney Henley

Born: Dec. 21, 1937 in Elgin, SD (83 years old)

Last Season (1975) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 0″
  • Weight: 180 lbs
  • Position: HB
  • Jersey: #26
Amateur Programs
  • Huron
  • South Dakota State
  • Hayti HS (Hayti, SD)
16 Season Career

Active years: 1960–1975
Active teams (1):

  • HAM 1960–1975

223 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 216 regular season games
  • 7 Grey Cup appearances (4 championship wins)
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
16 seasons
(Rank: T25th,
99th percentile,
16 CFL seasons)
1 team 216
(Rank: T66th,
99th percentile,
216 CFL games)
0 7
1960 HAM HB 26 10 -- 0
1961 HAM HB 26 10 -- 1
1962 HAM HB 26 14 -- 1
1963 HAM HB 26 12 -- 1
1964 HAM HB 26 14 -- 1
1965 HAM HB 26 14 -- 1
1966 HAM DB 26 14 -- 0
1967 HAM DB 26 13 -- 1
1968 HAM DB 26 13 -- 0
1969 HAM DB 26 14 -- 0
1970 HAM DB, WR 26 14 -- 0
1971 HAM DB, WR 26 14 -- 0
1972 HAM DB, WR 26 14 -- 1
1973 HAM DB, WR 26 14 -- 0
1974 HAM DB, WR 26 16 -- 0
1975 HAM HB 26 16 -- 0
Garney Henley Records Held and Approached

CategoryRankValueTeamSeasonGameLeague Record Held Span OR
Regular Season
Longest Reception – Play -- 96 yards (TD) HAM 1960 OTT 35 @ HAM 21
 
Grey Cup
Longest Rush – Play 2nd 74 yards (TD) HAM 1962 WPG 28 vs HAM 27 Dec. 1, 1962–Nov. 30, 1968
  • 1963 Team Nominee (HAM) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1965 Division Finalist (HAM) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1966 Team Nominee (HAM) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1971 Team Nominee (HAM) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1972 Winner (HAM) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1975 Team Nominee (HAM) Most Outstanding Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Garney Henley was inducted into the Builder wing in 1979 (CFHoF profile).

Hamilton Tiger-Cats Wall of Honour

Garney Henley was inducted into the Player wing in 2000.

Ontario Sports Hall of Fame

Garney Henley was inducted into the Player wing in 2015.

  • 1989 Offensive Coordinator
  • 1990 Offensive Coordinator
  • 1991 Offensive assistant
  • 1992 Receivers
  • 1993 Special Teams Coordinator
  • 1993 Defensive assistant