Sam “The Rifle” Etcheverry

Bio

Full name: Samuel Etcheverry

Preferred name: Sam

Nickname: The Rifle

Born May 20, 1930 in Carlsbad, NM

Last Season Played: 1960

Position: QB, P

Jersey: #14

Amateur Programs
  • Denver
9 Season Career with MTL

Active years: 1952–1960

125 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 122 regular season games
  • 3 Grey Cup appearances (0 championship wins)
  • 1954 Winner (MTL) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1958 Team Nominee (MTL) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1959 Team Nominee (MTL) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1960 Team Nominee (MTL) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1970 Runner Up (MTL) Coach of the Year
Season Team Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
9 seasons
(Rank: T691st,
94th percentile)
1 team 122
(Rank: 751st,
93rd percentile)
0 3
1952 MTL 92 12 -- 0
1953 MTL 92 14 -- 0
1954 MTL 92 14 -- 1
1955 MTL 92 12 -- 1
1956 MTL 92 14 -- 1
1957 MTL 92 14 -- 0
1958 MTL 92 14 -- 0
1959 MTL 92 14 -- 0
1960 MTL 14 14 -- 0
  • Montreal Alouettes (Dec. 9, 1969 – Nov. 24, 1972)

Sam “The Rifle” Etcheverry's Head Coaching Record
SeasonGPWLTPCTPFPA