The Canadian Football Hall of Fame announced their 2013 class on Thursday evening and two former Ticats, receiver Earl Winfield and offensive lineman Miles Gorrell, are among the six that will be enshrined later this year.
Winfield is one of the greatest receivers in Tiger-Cat history and one of the best players to ever wear the black and gold. He spent his entire 11-year career with the Ticats and holds numerous team records, including most receiving yards (10,119) and most receiving touchdowns (75). He was also an excellent special teams player and his 11 punt return touchdowns are tops in team history.
Gorrell played eight of his 19 CFL season with the Tiger-Cats, winning his only Grey Cup with the team in 1986. Gorrell was a two-time nominee for Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman and ranks fourth all time in CFL games played.
Winfield and Gorrell are joined in the 2013 class by former Toronto Argonaut offensive lineman Dan Ferrone, former University of Alberta receiver Brian Fyrer, former referee Jake Ireland, and former St. Francis Xavier head coach Don Loney.
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