|Born:||October 12, 1951|
|1975–1979||Winnipeg Blue Bombers|
|1988||New England Steamrollers|
|Career highlights and awards|
|CFL All-Star||1980, 1984|
Bernie Ruoff (born October 12, 1951) is a former punter and placekicker for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers from 1975 to 1979 and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats from 1980 to 1987 of the Canadian Football League. He finished his CFL career in 1988, playing 5 games for the British Columbia Lions. Ruoff scored 1,772 points in 14 seasons in the CFL and is one of the leading scorers in league history. He also holds CFL records for the most punts in one game (22 in 1984), and most punting yards in one game (1,054 in 1984). He attended college at Syracuse University, where he played for Hall of Fame coach Ben Schwartzwalder. He attended Cameron Heights Collegiate School.
Ruoff also played for one season in the Arena Football League as a member of the Providence, Rhode Island-based New England Steamrollers in the summer of 1988.
- ^ "Orange in the Pros". Syracuse Athletics. Archived from the original on 2010-01-11. Retrieved 2010-04-11.
- ^ "Bernie Ruoff signs new deal with the Lions". Toronto Star. 1988-08-04.
- ^ "CFL Records". TSN.
- ^ "Syracuse Defeats Pitt, 10-6, on Praetorius's Score and Ruoff's Field Goal; SHUTOUT AVERTED IN FINAL SECONDS Panthers Recover a Blocked Kick in End Zone -- Orange Defense Stands Out". The New York Times. 1973-10-29.
- ^ "1988 New England Steamrollers". Fun While It Lasted. 17 February 2012.