Whitman (Whit) Tucker
was an all star receiver in
the Canadian Football
.Tucker was an all star high school athlete in
Ontario. He received a track scholarship to the
Southern California upon graduation, but ultimately decided to attend
the University of
Western Ontario, where he was a three sport standout.
Playing for the Ottawa Rough
from 1962 to 1970, Tucker would be an all star twice,
would win the Gruen Trophy
rookie in the East in 1962, win the Lew Hayman Trophy
as best Canadian player
in the East in 1968, and win the Grey Cup
in 1968 and 1969. He had an amazing 22.4 yard per catch average
over his career.
He was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of
in 1993. He is also a member of the Windsor Sports Hall of
Fame, the Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame, and the UWO Sports Hall of
He is currently an investment executive in Ottawa, Ontario.