Royal Copeland

Bio

Full name: Royal Copeland

Born: Oct. 12, 1924 in North Bay, ON

Died: Aug. 8, 2011

Last Season (1956) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 0″
  • Weight: 190 lbs
  • Position: E, HB
  • Jersey: #77
Amateur Programs
  • Humberside HS (Toronto, ON)
12 Season Career

Active years: 1945–1956
Active teams (2):

  • TOR 1945–1949, 1952–1956
  • CGY 1950–1951

140 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 136 regular season games
  • 4 Grey Cup appearances (0 championship wins)
4 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
12 seasons
(Rank: T199th,
98th percentile,
12 CFL seasons)
2 teams 136
(Rank: T559th,
95th percentile,
136 CFL games)
0 4
1945 TOR E, HB 77 6 -- 1
1946 TOR E, HB 77 12 -- 1
1947 TOR E, HB 77 12 -- 1
1948 TOR E, HB 77 10 -- 0
1949 TOR E, HB 77 12 -- 0
1950 CGY HB 77 14 -- 0
1951 CGY HB 77 11 -- 0
1952 TOR E, HB 99 12 -- 1
1953 TOR HB 99 14 -- 0
1954 TOR E, HB 77 13 -- 0
1955 TOR HB 77 9 -- 0
1956 TOR E, HB 77 11 -- 0
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Royal Copeland was inducted into the Player wing in 1988 (CFHoF profile).

Toronto Argonauts All-Time Argonauts

Royal Copeland was inducted into the Player wing in 1997.