Willie Burden

Willie Burden
Born: July 21, 1951
Longwood, NC
Deceased: December 4, 2015
Atlanta, GA
Position: RB
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 205
College: North Carolina State
Career: 1974-1981

Willie Burden played from 1974 to 1981 during his career with the Calgary Stampeders. Burden ran for 6,234 yards in his career on 1,242 attempts, scoring 32 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 299 passes for 2,669 yards and 16 receiving touchdowns..

Calgary Stampeders
Calgary Stampeders

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Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1974CFL Calgary Stampeders945415.871 3
1975CFL Calgary Stampeders33218965.740 10
1976CFL Calgary Stampeders1819625.335 7
1977CFL Calgary Stampeders22010324.747 3
1978CFL Calgary Stampeders1606273.923 2
1979CFL Calgary Stampeders1456584.519 5
1980CFL Calgary Stampeders874234.923 2
1981CFL Calgary Stampeders23954.128 0
Totals124262345.071 32


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1974CFL Calgary Stampeders131068.225 0
1975CFL Calgary Stampeders362316.452 5
1976CFL Calgary Stampeders433638.451 2
1977CFL Calgary Stampeders636119.742 2
1978CFL Calgary Stampeders313079.954 1
1979CFL Calgary Stampeders423738.933 3
1980CFL Calgary Stampeders4949510.151 3
1981CFL Calgary Stampeders221838.319 0
Totals29926698.954 16

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1974CFL Calgary Stampeders13737.037 0
1975CFL Calgary Stampeders1636022.533 0
Totals1739723.437 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1979CFL Calgary Stampeders120

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1974CFL Calgary Stampeders30000018
1975CFL Calgary Stampeders105000090
1976CFL Calgary Stampeders7200054
1977CFL Calgary Stampeders3200030
1978CFL Calgary Stampeders2100018
1979CFL Calgary Stampeders530000150
1980CFL Calgary Stampeders2300030

Playing Career:


1975 - CFL Most Outstanding Player


1975 - CFL CFL All-CFL
1975 - CFL CFL West All-Star
1977 - CFL CFL West All-Star