Canadian Football League

Wednesday, January 12, 2005

James "Harold" Waggoner has passed away at the age of 74 in Florida. JWaggoner signed with the Tiger-Cats for $6,800. He landed on the CFL all-star team as a rookie. His most notable showing came in a 1955 playoff game against the Montreal Alouettes. Playing both ways in a 48-41 loss, Waggoner caught 7 passes for 251 yards and 3 touchdowns, and also intercepted a pass and recovered a Montreal fumble.
Waggoner played with the Tiger-Cats through 1957 and settled in Canada for several years as a Hamilton disc jockey and proprietor of a record store. He tried a brief playing comeback with the Toronto Argonauts in 1960.


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