Jeff Fairholm

Bio

Full name: Jeffrey D. Fairholm

Preferred name: Jeff

Born: Nov. 7, 1965 in Montreal, QC (56 years old)

Drafted in 1988 as WR by SSK
2nd overall (2nd position in 1st round) from Arizona.

Last Season (1996) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Non-import
  • Height: 5′ 11″
  • Weight: 190 lbs
  • Position: SB
  • Jersey: #18
Relations
Amateur Programs
  • Arizona
9 Season Career

Active years: 1988–1996
Active teams (2):

  • SSK 1988–1993
  • TOR 1994–1996

127 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 126 regular season games
  • 1 Grey Cup appearance (1 championship win)
1 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
9 seasons
(Rank: T674th,
94th percentile,
9 CFL seasons)
2 teams 126
(Rank: T683rd,
93rd percentile,
126 CFL games)
0 1
1988 SSK SB 18 18 -- 0
1989 SSK SB 18 15 -- 1
1990 SSK SB 18 8 -- 0
1991 SSK WR 18 18 -- 0
1992 SSK WR 18 17 -- 0
1993 SSK WR 18 18 -- 0
1994 TOR SB 18 11 -- 0
1995 TOR SB 18 14 -- 0
1996 TOR SB 18 7 -- 0
Jeff Fairholm Records Held and Approached

CategoryRankValueTeamSeasonGameLeague Record Held Span OR
Regular Season
Longest Reception – Play T7th 107 yards (TD) SSK 1990 WPG 11 @ SSK 55
-- 78 yards (TD) SSK 1993 SSK 26 @ BC 33 OT
Receiving Yards – Game T24th 244 yards SSK 1992 SSK 32 @ TOR 39
 
Grey Cup
Longest Reception – Play T9th 75 yards (TD) SSK 1989 SSK 43 vs HAM 40
  • 1988 Division Finalist (SSK) Most Outstanding Rookie
  • 1989 Division Finalist (SSK) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
Saskatchewan Roughriders Plaza of Honour

Jeff Fairholm was inducted in 2005.

  • 1999 Receivers (TOR)
  • 2000 Receivers (TOR)