Kenny Ploen

Kenneth Alan Ploen
Born: June 3, 1935
Lost Nation, IA
Position: QB,QB/HB
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 184
College: Iowa
High School: Clinton (IA)
Career: 1957-1967

Kenny Ploen played from 1957 to 1967 during his career with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Ploen threw for 16,470 yards in his career, completing 1,084 of 1,916 passes with 119 touchdowns and 106 interceptions. He also ran for 3,001 yards in 588 attempts with 13 rushing touchdowns.

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1957CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers1407452.912849.2107.185.771 84.3
1958CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers773342.96268.145.256.561 61.9
1959CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers563053.64678.335.447.165 69.6
1960CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers20110351.216938.4126.0178.578 64.5
1961CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers965052.19059.455.244.275 84.8
1962CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers20813765.9209710.1178.241.966 118.2
1963CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers22613258.420269.0146.2156.670 81.1
1964CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers23913255.218787.9125.0135.467 74.9
1965CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers21312458.217898.4157.0146.653 81.7
1966CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers25715359.523239.0166.2114.396 92.3
1967CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers20311657.113826.8115.4115.449 73.6


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1957CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers1003193.230 4
1958CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers673665.535 0
1959CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers14835.915 0
1960CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers685418.024 4
1961CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers431924.520 2
1962CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers402456.129 0
1963CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers643164.981 0
1964CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers653976.140 0
1965CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers592303.916 2
1966CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers351634.720 0
1967CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers331494.542 1
Totals58830015.181 13


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1957CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers35819.327 1
1958CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers88710.924 0
1960CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers24422.025 1
1961CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers12929.029 0
1962CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers27135.547 1
1963CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers23517.528 0
1964CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers45413.525 1
1965CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers23015.019 1
1966CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers11313.013 1
Totals2542116.847 6


Year Team X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
1957CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers322578.10025

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1957CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers22814.017 0
1959CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers9616.832 0
1961CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers11111.011 0
Totals121008.332 0

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1957CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers14343.043 0
1959CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers37123.725 0
Totals411428.543 0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1957CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers33913.025 0
1958CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers12020.020 0
1959CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers1010410.443 0
1960CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers35317.724 0
Totals1721612.743 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Playing Career:


1961 - CFL Grey Cup Most Valuable Player


1957 - CFL CFL West All-Star
1959 - CFL CFL West All-Star
1962 - CFL Ted Reeves All-Star
1963 - CFL Ted Reeves All-Star
1965 - CFL CFL All-CFL
1965 - CFL CFL West All-Star