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Thursday, 3 August 2017

BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY - AFRICAN AMERICAN " TERRY IRVIN " WAS A FOOTBALL PLAYER IN THE CFL FOR TEN YEARS - GOES INTO " HALL OF BLACK GENIUS "

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T Terry Irvin
Terry Irvin
Date of birth September 14, 1954
Place of birth Columbia, Mississippi
Career information
Position(s) Defensive back
College Jackson State
NFL draft 1977 / Round: 12 / Pick: 322
Drafted by Chicago Bears
Career history
As player
1977–1983 Calgary Stampeders
1984–1985 Saskatchewan Roughriders
1985 Calgary Stampeders
1986 Montreal Alouettes
CFL East All-Star 1986
CFL West All-Star 1978, 1979, 1984
Terry Irvin (born September 14, 1954 in Columbia, Mississippi) was a football player in the CFL for ten years. Irvin played defensive back for the Calgary Stampeders, Saskatchewan Roughriders[1] and Montreal Alouettes from 1977-1986. He played college football at Jackson State University.

Irvin snagged 62 career interceptions and is third on the All-Time Interception list in the CFL behind Less Browne (87) and Larry Highbaugh (66). He returned 4 for touchdowns (and one touchdown on a fumble.)[2]

Games Played, Interceptions and Fumble Recoveris
Year Team GP Int Yds Avg TDInt Long FR Yds Avg TD Long FF
1977 CAL 9 1 13 13 0 13 1 0 0 0 0
1978 CAL 15 7 159 22.7 1 73 0 0 0 0 0
1979 CAL 16 7 147 21 0 31 2 65 32.5 1 65
1980 CAL 10 6 67 11.2 0 31 0 0 0 0 0
1981 CAL 14 6 29 4.8 0 13 0 0 0 0 0
1982 CAL 16 3 56 18.7 1 34 1 0 0 0 0
1983 CAL 9 4 2 0.5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
1984 SASK 15 11 79 7.2 1 42 1 0 0 0 0
1985 SASK 13 5 41 8.2 1 36 1 0 0 0 0
1986 MON 18 12 105 8.8 0 41 2 17 8.5 0 14
Kickoff and Punt Returns
Year Team KOR Yds Avg TD Long PR Yds Avg TD Long
1977 CAL 10 201 20.1 0 36 0 0 0 0 0
1978 CAL 2 48 24 0 26 0 0 0 0 0
1979 CAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980 CAL 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 7 0 7
1981 CAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982 CAL 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 4 0 4
1983 CAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 SASK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985 SASK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 MON 0 0 0 0 0 4 41 103 0 27
Fumbles
Year Team F FL OFR
1977 CAL 0 0 0
1978 CAL 0 0 0
1979 CAL 0 0 0
1980 CAL 1 0 0
1981 CAL 2 0 1
1982 CAL 0 0 0
1983 CAL 0 0 1
1984 SASK 0 0 0
1985 SASK 0 0 0
1986 MON 0 0 0