Tom Wilkinson

Bio

Full name: Thomas Edward Wilkinson

Preferred name: Tom

Born: Jan. 4, 1943 in Ottumwa, IA (78 years old)

Last Season (1981) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Import
  • Height: 5′ 10″
  • Weight: 187 lbs
  • Position: QB
  • Jersey: #12
Amateur Programs
  • Wyoming
  • Greybull HS (Greybull, WY)
15 Season Career with TOR, BC, EDM

Active years: 1967–1981

204 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 196 regular season games
  • 8 Grey Cup appearances (5 championship wins)
  • 1974 Winner (EDM) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1978 Division Finalist (EDM) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1978 Winner (EDM) Grey Cup Most Valuable Offensive Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Tom Wilkinson was inducted into the Player wing in 1987 (CFHoF profile).

Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

Tom Wilkinson was inducted into the Player wing in 1996.

Edmonton Elks Wall of Honour

Tom Wilkinson was inducted into the Player wing in 1982.

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
15 seasons
(Rank: T43rd,
99th percentile,
15 CFL seasons)
3 teams 196
(Rank: T119th,
98th percentile,
196 CFL games)
0 8
1967 TOR QB 19 2 -- 0
1968 TOR QB 19 5 -- 0
1969 TOR QB 19 14 -- 0
1970 TOR QB 19 14 -- 0
1971 BC QB 14 1 -- 0
1972 EDM QB 12 16 -- 0
1973 EDM QB 12 16 -- 1
1974 EDM QB 12 16 -- 1
1975 EDM QB 12 16 -- 1
1976 EDM QB 12 16 -- 0
1977 EDM QB 12 16 -- 1
1978 EDM QB 12 16 -- 1
1979 EDM QB 12 16 -- 1
1980 EDM QB 12 16 -- 1
1981 EDM QB 12 16 -- 1