Athletic Hall of Fame

Mike Strickland

Mike Strickland

Sport(s): Football

Induction Class: 1992

Outstanding football player for EMU... Earned three varsity letters and could have won four but freshman we not eligible for varsity competition in his first season... Led EMU in rushing all three seasons on the varsity... Finished his Eastern career with a then-record 3.232 yards rushing... Scored 18 career touchdowns... Went on the star in the Canadian Football League... Played in the CFL for the Saskatchewan Roughriders... Named Player of the Year for Saskatchewan in 1976... Led the CFL in rushing in 1978... Names the Molson Player of the Year in 1979 in CFL

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