Rod Connop

Bio

Full name: Rod Connop

Born June 4, 1959 in Burnaby, BC (61 years old)

Drafted in 1982 as OT by EDM
9th overall (9th position in 1st round) from Wilfrid Laurier.

Last Season (1997) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Non-import
  • Height: 6′ 6″
  • Position: C
  • Jersey: #67
Relations
Amateur Programs
  • Wilfrid Laurier
16 Season Career with EDM

Active years: 1982–1997

280 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 274 regular season games
  • 6 Grey Cup appearances (3 championship wins)
Weekly
1991
  • Lineman Star Week 4 (EDM)
  • 1982 Team Nominee (EDM) Most Outstanding Rookie
  • 1987 Team Nominee (EDM) Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman
  • 1989 Winner (EDM) Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman
  • 1991 Team Nominee (EDM) Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman
  • 1993 Team Nominee (EDM) Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman
  • 1995 Team Nominee (EDM) Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Rod Connop was inducted into the Player wing in 2005 (CFHoF profile).

Edmonton Eskimos Wall of Honour

Rod Connop was inducted into the Player wing in 2005.

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
16 seasons
(Rank: T24th,
99th percentile,
16 CFL seasons)
1 team 274
(Rank: 17th,
99th percentile,
274 CFL games)
0 6
1982 EDM G 67 16 -- 1
1983 EDM G 67 14 -- 0
1984 EDM G 67 16 -- 0
1985 EDM G 67 16 -- 0
1986 EDM G 67 18 -- 1
1987 EDM OL 67 18 -- 1
1988 EDM OL 52 18 -- 0
1989 EDM G 67 18 -- 0
1990 EDM C 67 18 -- 1
1991 EDM C 67 18 -- 0
1992 EDM C 67 18 -- 0
1993 EDM C 67 18 -- 1
1994 EDM C 67 16 -- 0
1995 EDM C 67 18 -- 0
1996 EDM C 67 16 -- 1
1997 EDM C 67 18 -- 0