Johnny Counts

Bio

Full name: John E. Counts

Preferred name: Johnny

Born: Feb. 28, 1939 in Mount Pleasant, NY

Died: Feb. 21, 2004

Last Season (1966) Vitals:
  • Height: 5′ 10″
  • Weight: 170 lbs
  • Position: HB
  • Jersey: #28
Amateur Programs
  • Illinois
  • New Rochelle HS (New Rochelle, NY)
3 Season Career

Active years: 1964–1966
Active teams (2):

  • HAM 1964–1965
  • TOR 1966

24 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 23 regular season games
  • 1 Grey Cup appearance (0 championship wins)
1 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
3 seasons
(Rank: T3598th,
68th percentile,
3 CFL seasons)
2 teams 23
(Rank: T4373rd,
61st percentile,
23 CFL games)
0 1
1964 HAM HB 28 11 -- 1
1965 HAM HB 28 10 -- 0
1966 TOR HB 28 2 -- 0
Johnny Counts Records Held and Approached

CategoryRankValueTeamSeasonGameLeague Record Held Span OR
Grey Cup
Longest Rush – Play 5th 58 yards (TD) HAM 1964 BC 34 vs HAM 24