Whit Tucker

Bio

Full name: Whitman D. Tucker

Preferred name: Whit

Born: Nov. 15, 1940 in Windsor, ON (82 years old)

Drafted in 1962 as HB by OTT
9th overall (4th position in 2nd round) from Western Ontario.

Last Season (1970) Vitals:
  • Height: 5′ 11″
  • Weight: 175 lbs
  • Position: WR
  • Jersey: #26
Amateur Programs
  • Western Ontario
9 Season Career

Active years: 1962–1970
Active teams (1):

  • OTT 1962–1970

124 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 121 regular season games
  • 3 Grey Cup appearances (2 championship wins)
3 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
9 seasons
(Rank: T685th,
94th percentile,
9 CFL seasons)
1 team 121
(Rank: T791st,
93rd percentile,
121 CFL games)
0 3
1962 OTT FL 26 14 -- 0
1963 OTT FL 26 14 -- 0
1964 OTT WR 26 13 -- 0
1965 OTT WR 26 14 -- 0
1966 OTT WR 26 14 -- 1
1967 OTT WR 26 14 -- 0
1968 OTT WR 26 14 -- 1
1969 OTT WR 26 14 -- 1
1970 OTT WR 26 10 -- 0
Whit Tucker Records Held and Approached

CategoryRankValueTeamSeasonGameLeague Record Held Span OR
Grey Cup
Longest Reception – Play 5th 85 yards (TD) OTT 1966 OTT 14 vs SSK 29
Receiving Yards – Game T3rd 174 yards OTT 1966 OTT 14 vs SSK 29
  • 1968 Division Finalist (OTT) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Whit Tucker was inducted into the Player wing in 1993 (Canadian Football Hall of Fame profile).