Tony Gabriel

Bio

Full name: Anthony P. Gabriel

Preferred name: Tony

Born Dec. 11, 1948 in Burlington, ON (72 years old)

Last Season (1981) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Non-import
  • Height: 6′ 4″
  • Position: TE
  • Jersey: #77
Amateur Programs
  • Syracuse
  • Burlington Braves Jr.
11 Season Career with HAM, OTT

Active years: 1971–1981

171 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 168 regular season games
  • 3 Grey Cup appearances (2 championship wins)
  • 1972 Team Nominee (HAM) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1973 Team Nominee (HAM) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1974 Winner (HAM) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1976 Winner (OTT) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1977 Team Nominee (OTT) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1977 Winner (OTT) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1978 Winner (OTT) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1978 Winner (OTT) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1979 Team Nominee (OTT) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1981 Division Finalist (OTT) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1981 Team Nominee (OTT) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1976 Winner (OTT) Grey Cup Most Valuable Canadian Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Tony Gabriel was inducted into the Player wing in 1985 (CFHoF profile).

Ontario Sports Hall of Fame

Tony Gabriel was inducted into the Player wing in 2014.

Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

Tony Gabriel was inducted into the Player wing in 1985.

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
11 seasons
(Rank: T317th,
97th percentile,
11 CFL seasons)
2 teams 168
(Rank: T260th,
97th percentile,
168 CFL games)
0 3
1971 HAM E 77 14 -- 0
1972 HAM E 77 14 -- 1
1973 HAM E 77 14 -- 0
1974 HAM E 77 16 -- 0
1975 OTT TE 77 16 -- 0
1976 OTT TE 77 16 -- 1
1977 OTT TE 77 16 -- 0
1978 OTT TE 77 16 -- 0
1979 OTT TE 77 16 -- 0
1980 OTT TE 77 16 -- 0
1981 OTT TE 77 14 -- 1