Tony Proudfoot

Bio

Full name: John Anthony Proudfoot

Preferred name: Tony

Born: Sept. 10, 1949 in Winnipeg, MB

Died: Dec. 29, 2010

Drafted in 1971 as LB by MTL
36th overall (9th position in 4th round) from New Brunswick.

Last Season (1982) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Non-import
  • Height: 6′ 1″
  • Weight: 195 lbs
  • Position: DB
  • Jersey: #23
Amateur Programs
  • New Brunswick
  • John Rennie HS (Montreal, QC)
12 Season Career

Active years: 1971–1982
Active teams (2):

  • MTL 1971–1979
  • BC 1980–1982

153 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 148 regular season games
  • 5 Grey Cup appearances (2 championship wins)
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
12 seasons
(Rank: T199th,
98th percentile,
12 CFL seasons)
2 teams 148
(Rank: T418th,
96th percentile,
148 CFL games)
0 5
1971 MTL DB 23 14 -- 0
1972 MTL DB 23 9 -- 0
1973 MTL DB 23 14 -- 0
1974 MTL DB 23 11 -- 1
1975 MTL DB 23 16 -- 1
1976 MTL DB 23 3 -- 0
1977 MTL DB 23 16 -- 1
1978 MTL DB 23 8 -- 1
1979 MTL DB 23 16 -- 1
1980 BC S 27 16 -- 0
1981 BC S 23 16 -- 0
1982 BC DB 23 9 -- 0
  • 2010 Winner Hugh Campbell Distinguished Leadership Award
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Tony Proudfoot was inducted into the Reporter wing in 2008 (CFHoF profile).