James Hood (Canadian football)

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James Hood
Born:September 9, 1961
Los Angeles, California, USA
Career information
Position(s)Wide receiver
CollegeArizona State University
Career history
As player
1985Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1986Montreal Alouettes
1987Ottawa Rough Riders
1988Saskatchewan Roughriders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star1986
Awards1986 Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy

James Hood is a former award-winning receiver in the Canadian Football League.

A graduate of Arizona State University, Hood came to Canada in 1985 and played with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers where he caught 25 passes in 5 games. He moved to the Montreal Alouettes in 1986, where in 18 games he caught 95 passes for 1411 yards and two touchdowns,[1] winning the Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy as best player in the East and was named an all star.[2] 1987 found him with the Ottawa Rough Riders, where in 9 games he hauled in 39 passes. He finished his career in 1988 with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.


  1. ^ [1] CFLAPEDIA entry - James Hood
  2. ^ "All-Stars Since 1946". Montreal Alouettes. Archived from the original on 2011-05-04. Retrieved 2011-02-26.