Tommy Joe Coffey

Bio

Full name: Tommy Joe Coffey

Preferred name: Tommy Joe

Born: Nov. 18, 1936 in Polk County, TX (84 years old)

Last Season (1973) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 0″
  • Weight: 195 lbs
  • Position: E, K
  • Jersey: #75
Amateur Programs
  • West Texas A&M
  • McAdoo HS (McAdoo, TX)
14 Season Career with EDM, HAM, TOR

Active years: 1959–1960, 1962–1973

203 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 200 regular season games
  • 3 Grey Cup appearances (2 championship wins)
  • 1962 Division Finalist (EDM) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1964 Team Nominee (EDM) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1965 Team Nominee (EDM) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1967 Division Finalist (HAM) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1968 Team Nominee (HAM) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1969 Team Nominee (HAM) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1970 Division Finalist (HAM) Most Outstanding Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Tommy Joe Coffey was inducted into the Player wing in 1977 (CFHoF profile).

Edmonton Eskimos Wall of Honour

Tommy Joe Coffey was inducted into the Player wing in 1988.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats Wall of Honour

Tommy Joe Coffey was inducted into the Player wing in 1999.

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
14 seasons
(Rank: T67th,
99th percentile,
14 CFL seasons)
3 teams 200
(Rank: T106th,
99th percentile,
200 CFL games)
0 3
1959 EDM E, K 78 9 -- 0
1960 EDM E 78 16 -- 1
1962 EDM E, K 77 14 -- 0
1963 EDM E, K 77 16 -- 0
1964 EDM E, K 77 16 -- 0
1965 EDM E 77 16 -- 0
1966 EDM E, K 77 16 -- 0
1967 HAM E, K 75 14 -- 1
1968 HAM E, K 75 14 -- 0
1969 HAM E, K 75 14 -- 0
1970 HAM E, K 75 14 -- 0
1971 HAM E, K 75 14 -- 0
1972 HAM E, K 75 14 -- 1
1973 TOR E, K 75 13 -- 0