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Cookie Gilchrist

Carlton Chester Gilchrist
Born: May 25, 1935
Brackenridge, PA
Deceased: January 10, 2011
Penn Hills, PA
High School: Har-Brack (Natrona Heights, PA)
Position(s): FB
Height: 6'3" Weight: 251
College: none
Career: 1956-1967

Cookie Gilchrist played from 1956 to 1967 with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Toronto Argonauts, Buffalo Bills, Denver Broncos and Miami Dolphins. Gilchrist ran for 9,204 yards in his career on 1,859 attempts, scoring 65 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 196 passes for 2,203 yards and 11 receiving touchdowns..


Passing:

Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
1957 CFL Hamilton 1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0.0
1961 CFL Toronto 2 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 50.0 0.0
1963 AFL Buffalo 1 1 100.0 35 35.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 35  118.8
CFL 3 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 66.7 0 0
AFL 1 1 100.0 35 35.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 35  0 0
Totals 4 1 25.0 35 8.8 0 0.0 2 50.0 35  0 0

Rushing:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1956 CFL Hamilton 130 832 6.4 76  3
1957 CFL Hamilton 204 958 4.7 57  7
1958 CFL Saskatchewan 235 1254 5.3 73  5
1959 CFL Toronto 87 496 5.7 69  4
1960 CFL Toronto 88 662 7.5 74  6
1961 CFL Toronto 105 709 6.8 67  3
1962 AFL Buffalo 214 1096 5.1 44  13
1963 AFL Buffalo 232 979 4.2 32  12
1964 AFL Buffalo 230 981 4.3 67  6
1965 AFL Denver 252 954 3.8 44  6
1966 AFL Miami 72 262 3.6 22  0
1967 AFL Denver 10 21 2.1 0
CFL 849 4911 5.8 76  28
AFL 1010 4293 4.3 67  37
Totals 1859 9204 5.0 76  65

Receiving:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1956 CFL Hamilton 18 279 15.5 40  2
1957 CFL Hamilton 8 82 10.3 19  0
1958 CFL Saskatchewan 15 144 9.6 41  0
1959 CFL Toronto 5 70 14.0 38  1
1960 CFL Toronto 25 346 13.8 42  2
1961 CFL Toronto 15 147 9.8 24  0
1962 AFL Buffalo 24 319 13.3 76  2
1963 AFL Buffalo 24 211 8.8 42  2
1964 AFL Buffalo 30 345 11.5 37  0
1965 AFL Denver 18 154 8.6 29  1
1966 AFL Miami 13 110 8.5 22  1
1967 AFL Denver 1 -4 -4.0 -4  0
CFL 86 1068 12.4 42  5
AFL 110 1135 10.3 76  6
Totals 196 2203 11.2 76  11

Kicking:

Year Team X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Single Pts. KO Yds. Avg. Long Single
1957 CFL Hamilton 0 0 0.0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
1959 CFL Toronto 24 16 66.7 14 9 64.3 2 45 40 2105 52.6 69 0
1960 CFL Toronto 48 43 89.6 18 5 27.8 7 67 0 0 0.0 0 2
1961 CFL Toronto 11 5 45.5 9 5 55.6 2 23 18 1093 60.7 70 1
1962 AFL Buffalo 17 14 82.4 20 8 40.0 0.0
CFL 83 64 42 19 11 3198 70 4
AFL 17 14 20 8 0 0 0 0
Totals 100 78 78.0 62 27 43.5 11 135 58 3198 55.1 70 3

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1956 CFL Hamilton 15 344 22.9 41  0
1957 CFL Hamilton 7 104 14.9 18  0
1958 CFL Saskatchewan 17 436 25.6 83  0
1961 CFL Toronto 12 327 27.3 50  0
1962 AFL Buffalo 7 150 21.4 34  0
CFL 51 1211 23.7 83  0
AFL 7 150 21.4 34  0
Totals 58 1361 23.5 83  0

Interceptions:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1956 CFL Hamilton 2 7 3.5 0
1957 CFL Hamilton 3 65 21.7 55  1
1959 CFL Toronto 4 66 16.5 32  0
1960 CFL Toronto 1 16 16.0 16  0
1961 CFL Toronto 2 41 20.5 35  0
CFL 12 195 16.2 55  1
Totals 12 195 16.3 55  1

Defense and Fumbles:

Tackles Fumbles Kicks
Year Team Tackle Solo Assist Def ST TFL TFL Yds Brup QBH Fum F Rec F Rec Yds FR TD FF K Blk
1957 CFL Hamilton N/A 1
1958 CFL Saskatchewan 1 0 0
1962 AFL Buffalo 7 0 0 0
1963 AFL Buffalo 8 0 0 0
1964 AFL Buffalo 6 0 0 0
1965 AFL Denver 8 0 0 0
1966 AFL Miami 1 0 0 0
CFL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
AFL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 1 0 1 0 0

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG R Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2 Pt Saf Points
1956 CFL Hamilton 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 31
1957 CFL Hamilton 7 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 54
1958 CFL Saskatchewan 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 30
1959 CFL Toronto 4 1 0 0 9 16 2 75
1960 CFL Toronto 6 2 0 0 5 43 9 115
1961 CFL Toronto 3 0 0 0 0 5 5 3 41
1962 AFL Buffalo 13 2 0 0 8 14 0 128
1963 AFL Buffalo 12 2 0 0 0 84
1964 AFL Buffalo 6 0 0 0 0 36
1965 AFL Denver 6 1 0 0 0 42
1966 AFL Miami 0 1 0 0 0 6
CFL 28 5 0 0 0 1 1 19 64 0
AFL 37 6 0 0 0 0 0 8 14 0
Totals 65 11 0 1 1 0 27 78 15 0 0 642

Playing Career:

Year League Team G GS
1956 CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats 12
1957 CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats 14 0
1958 CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders 16
1959 CFL Toronto Argonauts 14
1960 CFL Toronto Argonauts 14
1961 CFL Toronto Argonauts 12 0
1962 AFL Buffalo Bills 14 0
1963 AFL Buffalo Bills 14 0
1964 AFL Buffalo Bills 14 0
1965 AFL Denver Broncos 14 0
1966 AFL Miami Dolphins 8 5
1967 AFL Denver Broncos 1 0

Awards

- AFL Hall of Fame 2nd team All-1960s Team
1962 - AP Player of the Year
1962 - UPI Player of the Year

Honors

1956 - Shrine East All-Star
1956 - CFL East All-Star
1957 - CFL East All-Star
1957 - Shrine East All-Star
1958 - CFL West All-Star
1958 - Shrine West All-Star
1959 - CFL East All-Star
1959 - Ted Reeves All-Star
1960 - CFL East All-Star
1960 - CFL East All-Star
1961 - Ted Reeves All-Star
1962 - AFL All-AFL (1st Team)
1962 - United Press International All-AFL (1st Team)
1962 - Associated Press All-AFL (1st Team)
1963 - United Press International All-AFL (2nd Team)
1963 - Associated Press All-AFL (2nd Team)
1963 - New York Daily News All-AFL (1st Team)
1964 - Associated Press All-AFL (1st Team)
1964 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-AFL (1st Team)
1964 - United Press International All-AFL (1st Team)
1964 - New York Daily News All-AFL (1st Team)
1964 - AFL All-AFL (1st Team)
1965 - AFL All-AFL (1st Team)
1965 - Associated Press All-AFL (1st Team)
1965 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-AFL (1st Team)
1965 - United Press International All-AFL (1st Team)
1965 - New York Daily News All-AFL (1st Team)


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