Willie Burden

Bio

Full name: Willie James Burden

Born: July 21, 1951 in Longwood, NC

Died: Dec. 4, 2015

Last Season (1981) Vitals:
  • Height: 5′ 11″
  • Weight: 205 lbs
  • Position: RB
  • Jersey: #10
Amateur Programs
  • North Carolina State
  • Enloe HS (Raleigh, NC)
8 Season Career

Active years: 1974–1981
Active teams (1):

  • CGY 1974–1981

103 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 103 regular season games
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
8 seasons
(Rank: T946th,
91st percentile,
8 CFL seasons)
1 team 103
(Rank: T1049th,
90th percentile,
103 CFL games)
0 0
1974 CGY RB 27 6 -- 0
1975 CGY RB 10 16 -- 0
1976 CGY RB 10 13 -- 0
1977 CGY RB 10 16 -- 0
1978 CGY RB 10 15 -- 0
1979 CGY RB 10 13 -- 0
1980 CGY RB 10 16 -- 0
1981 CGY RB 10 8 -- 0
Willie Burden Records Held and Approached

CategoryRankValueTeamSeasonGameLeague Record Held Span OR
Regular Season
Rushing Yards – Game T5th 238 yards CGY 1975 WPG 26 @ CGY 35
  • 1975 Winner (CGY) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1977 Team Nominee (CGY) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1975 Winner (CGY) President's Ring
  • 1977 Winner (CGY) President's Ring
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Willie Burden was inducted into the Player wing in 2001 (CFHoF profile).

Calgary Stampeders Retired Numbers

Willie Burden's jersey #10 is retired.

Calgary Stampeders Wall of Fame

Willie Burden was inducted into the Player wing in 1992.

  • 1981 (CGY)