Wally Dempsey

Bio

Full name: William Theodore Dempsey

Preferred name: Wally

Born Jan. 9, 1944 in Melrose Park, IL (76 years old)

Last Season (1972) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 1″
  • Position: LB
  • Jersey: #54
Amateur Programs
  • Washington State
  • Los Angeles Pierce CC
  • Grover Cleveland HS (Los Angeles, CA)
8 Season Career with BC, SSK

Active years: 1965–1972

91 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 88 regular season games
  • 3 Grey Cup appearances (1 championship win)
Saskatchewan Roughriders Plaza of Honour

Wally Dempsey was inducted in 1995.

Season Team Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
8 seasons
(Rank: T922nd,
91st percentile,
8 CFL seasons)
2 teams 88
(Rank: T1367th,
87th percentile,
88 CFL games)
0 3
1965 SSK 54 12 -- 0
1966 SSK 54 3 -- 1
1967 SSK 77 16 -- 1
1968 SSK 77 16 -- 0
1969 SSK 77 16 -- 1
1970 BC 77 5 -- 0
1971 SSK 54 16 -- 0
1972 SSK 54 4 -- 0