Jackie Parker

Bio

Full name: Jack Dickenson Parker

Preferred name: Jackie

Born: Aug. 3, 1932 in Knoxville, TN

Died: Nov. 7, 2006

Last Season (1968) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 0″
  • Weight: 185 lbs
  • Position: QB
  • Jersey: #11
Amateur Programs
  • Mississippi State
  • Jones CC
  • Young HS (Knoxville, TN)
13 Season Career

Active years: 1954–1965, 1968
Active teams (3):

  • EDM 1954–1962
  • TOR 1963–1965
  • BC 1968

181 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 177 regular season games
  • 4 Grey Cup appearances (0 championship wins)
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
13 seasons
(Rank: T130th,
98th percentile,
13 CFL seasons)
3 teams 177
(Rank: T228th,
98th percentile,
177 CFL games)
0 4
1954 EDM QB 91 14 -- 1
1955 EDM QB 91 14 -- 1
1956 EDM HB, QB 91 16 -- 1
1957 EDM HB, QB 91 16 -- 0
1958 EDM HB, QB 91 16 -- 0
1959 EDM HB, QB 12 12 -- 0
1960 EDM HB, QB 12 16 -- 1
1961 EDM QB 12 16 -- 0
1962 EDM QB 12 11 -- 0
1963 TOR QB 12 14 -- 0
1964 TOR QB 12 13 -- 0
1965 TOR QB 12 11 -- 0
1968 BC QB 11 8 -- 0
Jackie Parker Records Held and Approached

CategoryRankValueTeamSeasonGameLeague Record Held Span OR
Regular Season
Passing Yards – Game -- 235 yards EDM 1958 EDM 21 @ WPG 29
 
Grey Cup
Rushing Yards – Game -- 120 yards EDM 1956 EDM 50 vs MTL 27
  • 1955 Division Finalist (EDM) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1956 Division Finalist (EDM) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1957 Winner (EDM) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1958 Winner (EDM) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1960 Winner (EDM) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1961 Division Finalist (EDM) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1965 Team Nominee (TOR) Most Outstanding Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Jackie Parker was inducted into the Player wing in 1971 (Canadian Football Hall of Fame profile).

Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

Jackie Parker was inducted into the Player wing in 1980.

Edmonton Elks Wall of Honour

Jackie Parker was inducted into the Player wing in 1983.

Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

Jackie Parker was inducted into the Player wing in 1987.

  • BC Lions (Sept. 24, 1969 – Nov. 30, 1970)
  • Edmonton Eskimos (Sept. 7, 1983 – July 6, 1987)

Jackie Parker's Head Coaching Record
CFL
SeasonGPWLTPCTPFPA
Regular Season82483310.5982,1651,895
Playoffs62400.333146184
Grey Cup10100.0001539