Too many heavy topics on here lately - so here’s something on the lighter side.
Who’s you favourite “one-hit wonder” in the CFL? By that I mean, players who made a big splash in the league - either on the field or in the headlines - only to never be heard from again, or never come anywhere close to that glorious Big Season.
That’s right, I’m looking for the CFL’s own Chumbawamba, Vanilla Ice, Deee-Lite, Baha Men, Toni Basil, Right Said Fred, Dexys Midnight Runners … you get the picture.
I’ll start with a couple.
Ricky Williams, Argos '06. Hype exceeded results by a factor of roughly 10 to 1. Proved that wearing shoes can help prevent injuries to feet. Last seen somewhere in the US of A.
Ken Hobart, Ticats '85. Burst onto the scene as one of the best running QBs in recent memory, leading team to a Grey Cup appearance and finishing as Eastern MOP. Stuck around a few more years, but alas, 'twas never the same.