Tom Wilkinson

Bio

Full name: Thomas Edward Wilkinson

Preferred name: Tom

Born Jan. 4, 1943 in Ottumwa, IA (77 years old)

Last Season (1981) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Import
  • Height: 5′ 10″
  • Position: QB
  • Jersey: #12
Amateur Programs
  • Wyoming
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 Eskimos Wall of Honour

Tom Wilkinson was inducted into the Player wing in 1982.

Season Team 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 19 2 -- 0
1968 TOR 19 5 -- 0
1969 TOR 19 14 -- 0
1970 TOR 19 14 -- 0
1971 BC 14 1 -- 0
1972 EDM 12 16 -- 0
1973 EDM 12 16 -- 1
1974 EDM 12 16 -- 1
1975 EDM 12 16 -- 1
1976 EDM 12 16 -- 0
1977 EDM 12 16 -- 1
1978 EDM 12 16 -- 1
1979 EDM 12 16 -- 1
1980 EDM 12 16 -- 1
1981 EDM 12 16 -- 1