George McGowan

Bio

Full name: George McGowan

Born: March 10, 1948 in Bethesda, MD (74 years old)

Last Season (1978) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 2″
  • Weight: 187 lbs
  • Position: WR
  • Jersey: #76
Amateur Programs
  • Kansas
  • Glendale CC
  • Glendale HS (Glendale, CA)
8 Season Career

Active years: 1971–1978
Active teams (1):

  • EDM 1971–1978

109 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 104 regular season games
  • 5 Grey Cup appearances (2 championship wins)
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
8 seasons
(Rank: T946th,
91st percentile,
8 CFL seasons)
1 team 104
(Rank: T1031st,
90th percentile,
104 CFL games)
0 5
1971 EDM WR 76 16 -- 0
1972 EDM WR 76 16 -- 0
1973 EDM WR 76 16 -- 1
1974 EDM WR 76 4 -- 1
1975 EDM WR 76 16 -- 1
1976 EDM WR 76 16 -- 0
1977 EDM WR 76 10 -- 1
1978 EDM WR 76 10 -- 1
George McGowan Records Held and Approached

CategoryRankValueTeamSeasonGameLeague Record Held Span OR
Regular Season
Receiving Yards – Game T19th 249 yards EDM 1973 EDM 27 @ SSK 28
  • 1972 Team Nominee (EDM) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1973 Winner (EDM) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1975 Team Nominee (EDM) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1976 Team Nominee (EDM) Most Outstanding Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

George McGowan was inducted into the Player wing in 2003 (CFHoF profile).

Edmonton Elks Wall of Honour

George McGowan was inducted into the Player wing in 1985.