Rick Sowieta

Bio

Full name: Rick Sowieta

Born: Jan. 16, 1954 in Heusden, Belgium

Died: Aug. 26, 2017

Drafted in 1977 as LB by TOR
2nd overall (2nd position in 1st round) from Richmond.

Last Season (1986) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Non-import
  • Height: 6′ 3″
  • Weight: 215 lbs
  • Position: LB
  • Jersey: #75
Amateur Programs
  • Richmond
  • Ottawa Sooners Jr.
  • Glebe HS (Ottawa, ON)
10 Season Career with TOR, OTT

Active years: 1977–1986

148 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 146 regular season games
  • 1 playoff game
  • 1 Grey Cup appearance (0 championship wins)
  • 1980 Team Nominee (OTT) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 2017 Winner (OTT) Commissioner's Award
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
10 seasons
(Rank: T468th,
95th percentile,
10 CFL seasons)
2 teams 146
(Rank: T433rd,
96th percentile,
146 CFL games)
1 1
1977 TOR LB 73 16 -- 0
1978 TOR LB 73 12 -- 0
1979 OTT LB 75 10 -- 0
1980 OTT LB 75 16 -- 0
1981 OTT LB 75 16 -- 1
1982 OTT LB 75 14 -- 0
1983 OTT LB 75 16 -- 0
1984 OTT LB 75 16 -- 0
1985 OTT LB 75 16 -- 0
1986 OTT LB 75 14 -- 0