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Walt McKee
Date of birth: (1949-06-28) June 28, 1949 (age 70)
Career information
CFL status: Non-import
Position(s): K/P
University: Manitoba
Organizations
Military service
Awards: 1972 - Dr. Beattie Martin Trophy

Walt McKee (born June 28, 1949) is a former award winning and Grey Cup champion kicker who played in the Canadian Football League from 1972 to 1975.[1]

A graduate of University of Manitoba and member of the Bison's 1969 and 70 championship teams, McKee joined the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 1972 and, with 108 punts for a 41.5 yard average, was winner of the Dr. Beattie Martin Trophy for Canadian rookie of the year in the west.[2] He was second in the league in punting average the next 2 seasons (with 44.2 and 41.8 yards.) He also was a place kicker, handling kickoffs but making only 27 of his 69 field goal attempts. He finished his career with the Edmonton Eskimos, playing 6 games and punting 36 times for a 41.8 yard average in 1975, the year they won the Grey Cup.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. FANBASE entry : Walt McKee
  2. 1972 CFL Record Book
  3. 1975 CFL Record Book
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