Marv Luster

Bio

Full name: Marvin E. Luster

Preferred name: Marv

Born: Nov. 27, 1937 in Shreveport, LA

Died: May 25, 2020

Last Season (1974) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 1″
  • Weight: 195 lbs
  • Position: DB
  • Jersey: #27
Amateur Programs
  • California-Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • Los Angeles City CC
  • Belmont HS (Los Angeles, CA)
14 Season Career

Active years: 1961–1974
Active teams (2):

  • MTL 1961–1964, 1973–1974
  • TOR 1964–1972

184 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 182 regular season games
  • 2 Grey Cup appearances (1 championship win)
2 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
14 seasons
(Rank: T43rd,
99th percentile,
14 CFL seasons)
2 teams 182
(Rank: T192nd,
98th percentile,
182 CFL games)
0 2
1961 MTL HB 72 14 -- 0
1962 MTL HB 72 14 -- 0
1963 MTL E, HB 73 12 -- 0
1964 MTL HB 72 6 -- 0
  TOR E, HB 27 7 -- 0
  1964 Total 2 Teams     13 -- 0
1965 TOR E, HB 27 6 -- 0
1966 TOR E, HB 27 14 -- 0
1967 TOR DB 27 14 -- 0
1968 TOR DB 27 14 -- 0
1969 TOR DB 27 14 -- 0
1970 TOR DB 27 14 -- 0
1971 TOR DB 27 14 -- 1
1972 TOR DB 27 14 -- 0
1973 MTL DB 27 14 -- 0
1974 MTL DB 27 11 -- 1
Marv Luster Records Held and Approached

CategoryRankValueTeamSeasonGameLeague Record Held Span OR
Playoffs
Longest Reception – Play -- 79 yards (TD) MTL 1962 HAM 28 @ MTL 17
  • 1966 Team Nominee (TOR) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1970 Team Nominee (TOR) Most Outstanding Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Marv Luster was inducted into the Player wing in 1990 (Canadian Football Hall of Fame profile).

Toronto Argonauts All-Time Argonauts

Marv Luster was inducted into the Player wing in 1998.