Ken Nielsen

Bio

Full name: Ken Nielsen

Born: May 10, 1942 in Edmonton, AB (79 years old)

Last Season (1970) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 1″
  • Weight: 182 lbs
  • Position: WR
  • Jersey: #21
Amateur Programs
  • Alberta
6 Season Career

Active years: 1965–1970
Active teams (2):

  • HAM 1965
  • WPG 1965–1970

84 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 83 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
6 seasons
(Rank: T1260th,
88th percentile,
6 CFL seasons)
2 teams 83
(Rank: T1522nd,
86th percentile,
83 CFL games)
0 1
1965 HAM HB 17 2 -- 0
  WPG FL 21 12 -- 1
  1965 Total 2 Teams     14 -- 1
1966 WPG FL 21 16 -- 0
1967 WPG WR 21 16 -- 0
1968 WPG WR 21 16 -- 0
1969 WPG WR 21 14 -- 0
1970 WPG WR 21 7 -- 0
Ken Nielsen Records Held and Approached

CategoryRankValueTeamSeasonGameLeague Record Held Span OR
Playoffs
Longest Reception – Play 1st 109 yards (TD) WPG 1965 WPG 19 @ CGY 12 Nov. 20, 1965–Present
Receiving Yards – Game 6th 189 yards WPG 1965 WPG 19 @ CGY 12
  • 1966 Team Nominee (WPG) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1967 Team Nominee (WPG) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1967 Team Nominee (WPG) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1968 Winner (WPG) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1969 Team Nominee (WPG) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
Winnipeg Blue Bombers WFC Hall of Fame

Ken Nielsen was inducted into the Player wing in 1987.