Paul Bennett

Bio

Full name: Paul Bennett

Born: March 27, 1954 in Scarborough, ON (67 years old)

Last Season (1987) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Non-import
  • Height: 5′ 10″
  • Weight: 195 lbs
  • Position: DB
  • Jersey: #27
Amateur Programs
  • Wilfrid Laurier
11 Season Career

Active years: 1977–1987
Active teams (3):

  • TOR 1977–1979, 1984
  • WPG 1980–1983
  • HAM 1984–1987

167 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 164 regular season games
  • 3 Grey Cup appearances (1 championship win)
3 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
11 seasons
(Rank: T199th,
98th percentile,
11 CFL seasons)
3 teams 164
(Rank: T291st,
97th percentile,
164 CFL games)
0 3
1977 TOR DB 20 16 -- 0
1978 TOR DB 20 16 -- 0
1979 TOR DB 20 14 -- 0
1980 WPG DB 27 14 -- 0
1981 WPG DB 27 15 -- 0
1982 WPG DB 27 16 -- 0
1983 WPG DB 27 16 -- 0
1984 TOR DB 20 1 -- 0
  HAM DB 24 4 -- 1
  1984 Total 2 Teams     5 -- 1
1985 HAM DB 27 16 -- 1
1986 HAM DB 27 18 -- 1
1987 HAM DB 27 18 -- 0
Weekly
1983
  • Defensive Star Week 11 (WPG)
1984
  • Defensive Star Division Semi-Finals (HAM)
1985
  • Defensive Star Week 12 (HAM)
  • Defensive Star Week 17 (HAM)
  • 1977 Team Nominee (TOR) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1977 Team Nominee (TOR) Most Outstanding Rookie
  • 1982 Team Nominee (WPG) Most Outstanding Defensive Player
  • 1983 Winner (WPG) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1985 Division Finalist (HAM) Most Outstanding Defensive Player
  • 1985 Winner (HAM) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Paul Bennett was inducted into the Player wing in 2002 (CFHoF profile).

Winnipeg Blue Bombers WFC Hall of Fame

Paul Bennett was inducted into the Player wing in 1993.