Dave Thelen

David Thelen
Born: September 2, 1936
Position: FB
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 200
College: Miami (Ohio)
High School: East Canton (OH)
Career: 1958-1966

Dave Thelen played from 1958 to 1966 during his career with the Ottawa Rough Riders and Toronto Argonauts. Thelen ran for 8,463 yards in his career on 1,530 attempts, scoring 47 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 119 passes for 1,764 yards and 9 receiving touchdowns..

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Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1958CFL Ottawa Rough Riders1006967.077 2
1959CFL Ottawa Rough Riders22813395.959 10
1960CFL Ottawa Rough Riders24514075.752 3
1961CFL Ottawa Rough Riders18010325.747 3
1962CFL Ottawa Rough Riders1467595.265 4
1963CFL Ottawa Rough Riders1519076.062 9
1964CFL Ottawa Rough Riders1617774.859 8
1965CFL Toronto Argonauts1528015.338 3
1966CFL Toronto Argonauts1677454.529 5
Totals153084635.577 47


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1958CFL Ottawa Rough Riders1217514.641 0
1959CFL Ottawa Rough Riders99510.640 1
1960CFL Ottawa Rough Riders10919.119 0
1961CFL Ottawa Rough Riders819724.648 2
1962CFL Ottawa Rough Riders1017817.837 0
1963CFL Ottawa Rough Riders1221317.847 2
1964CFL Ottawa Rough Riders1927014.276 2
1965CFL Toronto Argonauts2229713.538 2
1966CFL Toronto Argonauts1724814.649 0
Totals119176414.876 9

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1958CFL Ottawa Rough Riders614023.328 0
1959CFL Ottawa Rough Riders36321.028 0
Totals920322.628 0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1958CFL Ottawa Rough Riders2147.010 0
Totals2147.010 0

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1958CFL Ottawa Rough Riders200000012
1959CFL Ottawa Rough Riders101000066
1960CFL Ottawa Rough Riders3000018
1961CFL Ottawa Rough Riders3200030
1962CFL Ottawa Rough Riders4000024
1963CFL Ottawa Rough Riders9200066
1964CFL Ottawa Rough Riders8200060
1965CFL Toronto Argonauts3200030
1966CFL Toronto Argonauts5000030

Playing Career:


1959 - CFL CFL East All-Star
1960 - CFL CFL East All-Star
1963 - CFL CFL East All-Star
1964 - CFL CFL East All-Star
1965 - CFL CFL East All-Star
1966 - CFL CFL East All-Star