Tom Scott Named to CFL Hall of Fame
Feb. 25, 1998
HAMILTON, Ontario -- Former Washington standout Tom Scott will be inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame this fall. Scott, a native of Oakland, Calif., lettered at Washington in 1971 and 1972. He led Washington in receptions with 35 for 820 yards and six scores in 1971. He earned All-Pacific Coast and All-Pac-8 honors that season. He was named the CFL's rookie of the year with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 1974 before being traded to the Eskimos in 1978. He retired in 1985 with 649 receptions for 10,837 yards and 88 touchdowns.
Other players to be honored are Edmonton Eskimos star Dave Cutler, Joe Poplawski of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Larry Robinson of the Calgary Stampeders. Longtime Canadian coach Bernard Custis will also be inducted.
All five will be inducted during a ceremony on Sept. 19.