Jerry Keeling


Jerry Keeling
Jerry Keeling
Date of birth: August 2, 1939 (1939-08-02) (age 72)
Career information
Position(s): Quarterback, Defensive Back
College: Tulsa
Organizations
 As player:
1961-1972
1973-1975
1975
Calgary Stampeders
Ottawa Rough Riders
Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1964, 1965, 1967
Canadian Football Hall of Fame, 1989

Jerry Keeling (born August 2, 1939) was a quarterback and defensive back in the Canadian Football League. He played fifteen seasons from 1961-1975 for the Calgary Stampeders, the Ottawa Rough Riders and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, and is a member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame, where he was inducted in 1989. As a member of the Stampeders, Keeling won as the starting quarterback the 1970 Western Conference finals against the Saskatchewan Roughriders but lost the 58th Grey Cup to the Montreal Alouettes. However, he beat the Toronto Argonauts in the 59th Grey Cup in 1971. He was also the starting quarterback in 1973 as a member of the Ottawa Rough Riders that won the 61st Grey Cup, but was replaced by Rick Cassata in the Grey Cup game because of an injury.[1]

Videos

Seen in game 3 of the 1970 Western finals in its entirety

References

  1. ^ "Jerry Keeling". Canadian Football Hall of Fame. http://www.cfhof.ca/page/keelingjerry. Retrieved 2010-07-13. 




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