Garney Henley

Bio

Full name: Garney Henley

Born: Dec. 21, 1937 in Elgin, SD (84 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: T68th,
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 (Canadian Football Hall of Fame 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.

Hamilton Sports Hall of Fame

Garney Henley was inducted in 2011 (Hamilton Sports Hall of Fame profile).

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