Norm Fieldgate played fourteen years in the CFL, all with BC, from 1954 to 1967. Fieldgate played some junior ball in his home town of Regina before playing college ball at UBC from 1951 to 1954. Fieldgate played some tight end (16 catches in his rookie year), some defensive end, and some defensive back, but he is mainly known as a linebacker. How good was Norm Fieldgate? Well, they named the West Division Oustanding Defensive Player after him. Fieldgate was a West Division AllStar three times (1959, 1960 and 1963), and a CFL AllStar in 1963 (there were no CFL AllStars until 1962). Fieldgate was nominates six times as the BC Lions Outstanding Canadian (1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963 and 1965). Stats for things like Quarterback Sacks and Tackles were not kept during the years that Fieldgate played, and those that exist are not always complete. Having said that, Fieldgate still has some impressive career stats. He had 37 interceptions and 27 fumble recoviers. Fieldgate had a career high of 6 interceptions in his second last year in 1966 which led the West. Fieldgate is a is a member of the BC Lions Wall of Fame, a member of the BC Sports Hall of Fame, and was elected to the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1979.
Wikipedia Article on Norm Fieldgate
Games Played, Interceptions and Fumble Recoveries
Year 
Team 
GP 
Int 
Yds 
Avg 
TDInt 
Long 
FR 
Yds 
Avg 
TD 
Long 
FF 
1954 
BC 

0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
4 


0 


1955 
BC 

0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
6 


0 


1956 
BC 

0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
3 


0 


1957 
BC 

0 
10 
0 
0 
10 
3 


0 


1958 
BC 

2 
9 
4.5 
0 

4 


0 


1959 
BC 

4 
55 
13.8 
0 

2 


1 


1960 
BC 

4 
36 
9 
0 

1 


0 


1961 
BC 

5 
70 
14 
0 




0 


1962 
BC 

4 
38 
9.5 
0 




0 


1963 
BC 

2 
11 
5.5 
0 
11 
4 


0 


1964 
BC 
16 
2 
27 
13.5 
0 
15 
0 


0 


1965 
BC 
16 
4 
46 
11.5 
1 
19 
0 


0 


1966 
BC 
16 
6 
59 
9.8 
0 
21 
0 


0 


1967 
BC 
16 
4 
36 
9 
0 
16 
2 
1 
0.5 
0 
1 

Receiving
Year 
Team 
Rec 
Yds 
Avg 
TD 
Long 
1954 
BC 
16 
201 
12.5 
0 
26 
1955 
BC 
1 
9 
9 
0 
9 
1956 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1957 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1958 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1959 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1960 
BC 
1 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1961 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1962 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1963 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1964 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1965 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1966 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1967 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
Punt Returns
Year 
Team 
PR 
Yds 
Avg 
TD 
Long 
1954 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1955 
BC 
1 
15 
15 
0 
15 
1956 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1957 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1958 
BC 
2 
19 
9.5 
0 
19 
1959 
BC 
2 
9 
4.5 
0 
5 
1960 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1961 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1962 
BC 
2 
5 
2.5 
0 
5 
1963 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1964 
BC 
2 
4 
2 
0 
4 
1965 
BC 
1 
5 
5 
0 
5 
1966 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1967 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
Kickoffs
Year 
Team 
KO 
Yds 
Avg 
Long 
S 
1954 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1955 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1956 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1957 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1958 
BC 
5 
199 
39.8 
57 
0 
1959 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1960 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1961 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1962 
BC 
1 
40 
40 
40 
0 
1963 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1964 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1965 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1966 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
1967 
BC 
0 
0 
0 
0 
0 
Fumbles
Year 
Team 
F 
FL 
1954 
BC 
0 

1955 
BC 
0 

1956 
BC 
0 

1957 
BC 
0 

1958 
BC 
1 

1959 
BC 
0 

1960 
BC 
0 

1961 
BC 
0 

1962 
BC 
1 

1963 
BC 
0 

1964 
BC 
0 

1965 
BC 
0 

1966 
BC 
0 

1967 
BC 
0 


