Willard Reaves

Bio

Full name: Willard Sheldon Reaves

Born: Aug. 17, 1959 in Flagstaff, AZ (62 years old)

Last Season (1987) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Import
  • Height: 5′ 11″
  • Weight: 200 lbs
  • Position: RB
  • Jersey: #38
Relations
Amateur Programs
  • Northern Arizona
  • Coconino HS (Flagstaff, AZ)
5 Season Career

Active years: 1983–1987
Active teams (1):

  • WPG 1983–1987

63 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 62 regular season games
  • 1 Grey Cup appearance (1 championship win)
1 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
5 seasons
(Rank: T2173rd,
80th percentile,
5 CFL seasons)
1 team 62
(Rank: T2091st,
81st percentile,
62 CFL games)
0 1
1983 WPG RB 38 9 -- 0
1984 WPG RB 38 16 -- 1
1985 WPG RB 38 16 -- 0
1986 WPG RB 38 6 -- 0
1987 WPG RB 38 15 -- 0
Willard Reaves Records Held and Approached

CategoryRankValueTeamSeasonGameLeague Record Held Span OR
Regular Season
Longest Rush – Play -- 74 yards (TD) WPG 1983 WPG 30 @ SSK 32
-- 69 yards WPG 1987 SSK 6 @ WPG 35
-- 68 yards (TD) WPG 1985 OTT 15 @ WPG 58
Rushing Yards – Game T15th 221 yards WPG 1984 OTT 25 @ WPG 65
-- 186 yards WPG 1987 SSK 6 @ WPG 35
-- 162 yards WPG 1983 SSK 19 @ WPG 50
Weekly
1983
  • Offensive Star Week 8 (WPG)
1984
  • Offensive Star Week 7 (WPG)
  • Offensive Star Week 9 (WPG)
  • Offensive Star Week 11 (WPG)
1986
  • Offensive Star Week 5 (WPG)
1987
  • Offensive Star Week 2 (WPG)
  • Offensive Star Week 9 (WPG)
  • 1983 Team Nominee (WPG) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1983 Division Finalist (WPG) Most Outstanding Rookie
  • 1984 Winner (WPG) Most Outstanding Player
Winnipeg Blue Bombers WFC Hall of Fame

Willard Reaves was inducted into the Player wing in 1993.

Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame

Willard Reaves was inducted into the Player wing in 2002.