James Sykes

Bio

Full name: James Sykes

Born: Nov. 7, 1954 in New Waverly, TX (67 years old)

Last Season (1986) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Import
  • Height: 5′ 11″
  • Weight: 185 lbs
  • Position: RB
  • Jersey: #10
Amateur Programs
  • Rice
7 Season Career

Active years: 1978–1983, 1986
Active teams (2):

  • CGY 1978–1983
  • WPG 1983, 1986

85 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 85 regular season games
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
7 seasons
(Rank: T937th,
91st percentile,
7 CFL seasons)
2 teams 85
(Rank: T1477th,
86th percentile,
85 CFL games)
0 0
1978 CGY RB 11 15 -- 0
1979 CGY RB 11 12 -- 0
1980 CGY RB 11 16 -- 0
1981 CGY RB 11 15 -- 0
1982 CGY RB 11 15 -- 0
1983 CGY RB 11 4 -- 0
  WPG RB 10 1 -- 0
  1983 Total 2 Teams     5 -- 0
1986 WPG RB 10 7 -- 0
James Sykes Records Held and Approached

CategoryRankValueTeamSeasonGameLeague Record Held Span OR
Regular Season
Longest Rush – Play T46th 84 yards (TD) CGY 1982 HAM 48 @ CGY 55
-- 75 yards (TD) CGY 1980 SSK 24 @ CGY 40
Rushing Yards – Game 45th 194 yards CGY 1980 SSK 24 @ CGY 40
T48th 191 yards WPG 1986 WPG 30 @ SSK 34
 
Playoffs
Longest Rush – Play 12th 68 yards (TD) CGY 1978 WPG 4 @ CGY 38
Weekly
1983
  • Offensive Star Week 4 (CGY)
1986
  • Offensive Star Week 11 (WPG)
  • 1978 Team Nominee (CGY) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1978 Team Nominee (CGY) Most Outstanding Rookie
  • 1980 Team Nominee (CGY) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1981 Team Nominee (CGY) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1978 Winner (CGY) President's Ring
  • 1980 Winner (CGY) President's Ring
Calgary Stampeders Wall of Fame

James Sykes was inducted into the Player wing in 2014.