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DICK THORNTON
Thornton, Richard Brian
Height: 6-0 Weight: 185
Born: 11/1/1939 Chicago, IL
Died: 12/19/2014
High School: William Howard Taft (Chicago, IL)
College: Northwestern [1957 1958L 1959 1960L]
Draft: 21st round (165th overall) 1961 Dallas Texans; 6th round (83rd overall) 1961 St. Louis Cardinals
Roster KeyStat Key
YEAR TEAMNOPOSGPGS
1962 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)14LCB16
1963 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)14DB16
1964 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)LCB4
1965 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)14CB-QB16
1966 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)28LCB13
1967 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)25QB-DB14
1968 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)25LCB-RCB14
1969 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)25DB14
1970 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)25DB10
1971 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)25SE14
1972 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)25DB4
1974 Memphis Southmen (WFL)45WS-SS
1961 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)10S-QB4
12 Years (CFL)139
AWARDS
1963 All-CFL
1965 All-CFL
1971 All-CFL
SCORINGTDX1X1AX1%X2X2ADXFGFGAFG%SSAFPTS
1962 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)200-001013
1963 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)400-001025
1965 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)200-000012
1966 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)100-00006
1967 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)100-00006
1968 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)100-00006
1969 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)300-002020
1970 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)100-00006
1971 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)300-000018
1974 Memphis Southmen (WFL)10-00-07
Career Totals (CFL)18000040112
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTDFDG20+G40+FUM
1961 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)3268.72600
1962 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)24924.52910
1963 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)10727.2140000
1965 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)371303.52020
1966 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)9515.715000
1967 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)67512.53010
1968 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)55711.43810
1969 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)141067.63310
1970 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)11919.019000
Career Totals (CFL)875856.73860
PASSINGATTCOMCOM%INCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%SKYLFDG20+G40+RTG
1961 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)12650.06836.913.83318.300.000100.3
1962 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)5360.02448.814.72000.000.08088.8
1963 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)9444.45576.314.31900.000.03210065.5
1965 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)551629.1343145.719.63923.659.151025.1
1966 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)23939.1111155.012.83214.3313.0214030.4
1967 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)9333.34384.212.71500.0222.2007.9
1968 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)2150.01199.519.01900.000.00083.3
1969 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)11100.0099.09.0900.000.000104.2
1971 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)100.0000.000.01100.00.0
Career Totals (CFL)1174336.8636795.815.83943.4119.4594029.1
RECEIVINGTARRECPCTYDSAVGLGTDFDG20+G40+FUM
1963 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)25527.530000
1965 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)273.52200
1966 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)11616.016t100
1968 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)166.06000
1969 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)111.01000
1970 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)14444.044t111
1971 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)1319515.0451
1972 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)2147.080000
Career Totals (CFL)2333814.7453
INTERCEPTIONSNOYDSAVGLGTD
1962 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)44110.3261
1963 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)620033.3653
1965 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)211758.5640
1966 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)100.000
1967 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)6233.8100
1968 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)27135.5630
1969 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)715922.7522
1970 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)49624.0380
1971 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)77911.3432
1972 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)36120.3390
1974 Memphis Southmen (WFL)515631.254t1
Career Totals (CFL)4284720.2658
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20OBDNRYDSNYDSNET
1961 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)1346135.5540-
1962 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)1542428.354-
1963 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)62235838.062-
1964 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)517835.646-
1965 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)931334.845-
1966 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)622237.043-
1967 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)14242.042-
1969 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)52201238.7680-
1972 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)133.03-
Career Totals (CFL)164601336.7680-
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTDG20+G40+FUM
1963 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)2-126.0110000
1965 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)1-77.07000
1968 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)1-1818.018000
1971 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)3-51.74000
1972 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)1-88.080000
Career Totals (CFL)8-506.318000
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTDG20+G40+FUM
1963 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)1-2626.026000
1965 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)4-11228.0440
1966 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)4-10426.0400
1967 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)7-15221.73200
1970 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)1-1313.013000
1971 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)4-5413.52200
1972 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)6-6410.724000
Career Totals (CFL)27-52519.4440
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
1961 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)1100
1962 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)20000
1963 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)00033851
1964 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)00011130
1965 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)601100
1966 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)110100
1967 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)1010000
1969 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)011250
1972 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)0002250
Career Totals (CFL)10029111281
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