Cookie Gilchrist

Carlton Chester Gilchrist
Born: May 25, 1935
Brackenridge, PA USA
Deceased: January 10, 2011
Penn Hills, PA
Position: FB
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 251
College: none
High School: Har-Brack (Natrona Heights, PA)
Career: 1956-1967

Cookie Gilchrist played from 1956 to 1967 during his career with the Buffalo Bills, Denver Broncos, Miami Dolphins, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Saskatchewan Roughriders and Toronto Argonauts. Gilchrist ran for 9,204 yards in his career on 1,859 attempts, scoring 65 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 196 passes for 2,203 yards and 11 receiving touchdowns..


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Passing:

Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1957CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats100.000.000.01100.00.0
1961CFL Toronto Argonauts200.000.000.0150.00.0
1963AFL Buffalo Bills11100.03535.000.000.035 118.8
CFL300.000.000.0266.7
AFL11100.03535.000.000.035 
Totals4125.0358.800.0250.035 

Rushing:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1956CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats1308326.476 3
1957CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats2049584.757 7
1958CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders23512545.373 5
1959CFL Toronto Argonauts874965.769 4
1960CFL Toronto Argonauts886627.574 6
1961CFL Toronto Argonauts1057096.867 3
1962AFL Buffalo Bills21410965.144 13
1963AFL Buffalo Bills2329794.232 12
1964AFL Buffalo Bills2309814.367 6
1965AFL Denver Broncos2529543.844 6
1966AFL Miami Dolphins722623.622 0
1967AFL Denver Broncos10212.10
CFL84949115.876 28
AFL101042934.367 37
Totals185992045.076 65

Receiving:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1956CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats1827915.540 2
1957CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats88210.219 0
1958CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders151449.641 0
1959CFL Toronto Argonauts57014.038 1
1960CFL Toronto Argonauts2534613.842 2
1961CFL Toronto Argonauts151479.824 0
1962AFL Buffalo Bills2431913.376 2
1963AFL Buffalo Bills242118.842 2
1964AFL Buffalo Bills3034511.537 0
1965AFL Denver Broncos181548.629 1
1966AFL Miami Dolphins131108.522 1
1967AFL Denver Broncos1-4-4.0-4 0
CFL86106812.442 5
AFL110113510.376 6
Totals196220311.276 11

Kicking:

Year Team X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
1956CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats0000000011
1957CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats00100.0000000
1959CFL Toronto Argonauts241666.714964.3240210552.669045
1960CFL Toronto Argonauts484389.618527.87000267
1961CFL Toronto Argonauts11545.59555.6218109360.770123
1962AFL Buffalo Bills171482.420840.038
CFL836477.1421945.21158319855.1704136
AFL171482.420840.00000038
Totals1007878.0622743.51158319855.1704174

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1956CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats1534422.941 0
1957CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats710414.918 0
1958CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders1743625.683 0
1961CFL Toronto Argonauts1232727.250 0
1962AFL Buffalo Bills715021.434 0
CFL51121123.783 0
AFL715021.434 0
Totals58136123.583 0

Interceptions:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1956CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats273.50
1957CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats36521.755 1
1959CFL Toronto Argonauts46616.532 0
1960CFL Toronto Argonauts11616.016 0
1961CFL Toronto Argonauts24120.535 0
CFL1219516.255 1
Totals1219516.255 1

Defense and Fumbles:


Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1956CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats3200000131
1957CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats70011000054
1958CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders500000030
1959CFL Toronto Argonauts4100916275
1960CFL Toronto Argonauts62005439115
1961CFL Toronto Argonauts3000055341
1962AFL Buffalo Bills132008140128
1963AFL Buffalo Bills12200084
1964AFL Buffalo Bills6000036
1965AFL Denver Broncos6100042
1966AFL Miami Dolphins010006
CFL28500011019641500346
AFL376000000814000296
Totals651100011027781500642


Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1956CFLHamilton Tiger-Cats12
1957CFLHamilton Tiger-Cats140
1958CFLSaskatchewan Roughriders16
1959CFLToronto Argonauts14
1960CFLToronto Argonauts14
1961CFLToronto Argonauts120
1962AFLBuffalo Bills140
1963AFLBuffalo Bills140
1964AFLBuffalo Bills140
1965AFLDenver Broncos140
1966AFLMiami Dolphins85
1967AFLDenver Broncos10

Awards

- AFL Hall of Fame 2nd team All-1960s Team
1962 - AFL AP Player of the Year
1962 - AFL UPI Player of the Year

Honors

1956 - CFL Shrine East All-Star
1956 - CFL CFL East All-Star
1957 - CFL CFL East All-Star
1957 - CFL Shrine East All-Star
1958 - CFL CFL West All-Star
1958 - CFL Shrine West All-Star
1959 - CFL CFL East All-Star
1959 - CFL Ted Reeves All-Star
1960 - CFL CFL East All-Star
1960 - CFL CFL East All-Star
1961 - CFL Ted Reeves All-Star
1962 - AFL AFL All-AFL (1st Team)
1962 - AFL United Press International All-AFL (1st Team)
1962 - AFL Associated Press All-AFL (1st Team)
1963 - AFL United Press International All-AFL (2nd Team)
1963 - AFL Associated Press All-AFL (2nd Team)
1963 - AFL New York Daily News All-AFL (1st Team)
1964 - AFL Associated Press All-AFL (1st Team)
1964 - AFL Newspaper Enterprise Association All-AFL (1st Team)
1964 - AFL United Press International All-AFL (1st Team)
1964 - AFL New York Daily News All-AFL (1st Team)
1964 - AFL AFL All-AFL (1st Team)
1965 - AFL AFL All-AFL (1st Team)
1965 - AFL Associated Press All-AFL (1st Team)
1965 - AFL Newspaper Enterprise Association All-AFL (1st Team)
1965 - AFL United Press International All-AFL (1st Team)
1965 - AFL New York Daily News All-AFL (1st Team)