Orange, Doyle

orangeThe second Toronto Argonauts back to break the 1,000 yard rushing barrier in 1975 with 1,055 yards on 205 carries.

Orange (born August 6, 1951) played college football with the Southern Miss Golden Eagles and was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons but came to Canada in 1974. He rushed for 870 yards in his first season, and was the Argos second 1000-yard rusher in 1975, with 1134 yards (Hall of Famer Bill Symons was first). He was named an all-star, and on August 13, 1975 against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, he rushed a league record 37 times (for 175 yards). He was injured in 1976, rushing for only 101 yards in 2 games, and finished his career in Hamilton, where he played 8 games and rushed for 380 yards. He played 31 regular season games for the Boatmen. He rushed for 2406 yards in four seasons.

Doyle worked for many years with the City of Toronto Parks and Recreation department.

Doyle Orange at the 2018 reunion