Chris Getzlaf


200 lbs


6' 0"






Jan 9th, 1983

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Started 17 regular season games, West Final and Grey Cup at receiver…missed regular season finale and West Semi-Final due to injury…finished with 63 catches for 1,045 yards and seven touchdowns…added three catches for 35 yards and a touchdown in the playoffs…had three receptions for 78 yards in the Grey Cup…named Most Outstanding Canadian in the Grey Cup…named West Division All-Star…named Riders nominee for Most Outstanding Canadian…named CFL Canadian Player of the Week for week 12.


Played in all 18 regular season games and West Semi-Final at receiver…finished with 65 receptions for 864 yards and two touchdowns…had 2 catches for 19 yards in playoffs…named CFL West Division All-Star.


Started all 18 regular season games at wide receiver…finished the season with a career high 60 catches for 1,071 yards and ten touchdowns…had a season high 170 receiving yards on seven catches in week 16…was named CFL Canadian Player of the Week when he had four catches for 123 yards and touchdown in week eight…was the Riders’ nominee for Most Outstanding Canadian.


Chris started in all 18 regular season games, both playoff games, and the Grey Cup as a wide receiver. He finished the regular season with 55 receptions for 946 yards and five touchdown. In the playoffs he had nine catches for 120 yards. During the Grey Cup he had three catches for 22 yards.


Dressed in all 18 regular season games and started 13 games, the West Final and the Grey cup game at slotback. He had five catches for 101 yards and two touchdowns and was named CFL Canadian Player of the Week in week 5. He finished the regular season with 41 receptions for 531 yards and six touchdowns.


Dressed in five regular season games along with the West Semi-Final…started two games at receiver…made CFL and Rider debut in week 14…had first CFL catches for 31 yards in week 15…finished that game with three catches for 74 yards…had five receptions for 98 yards and a touchdown in week 16…finished the season with 15 catches for 244 yards and two touchdowns.


Attended training camp with Hamilton Tiger-Cats…spent time on Tiger-Cats practice roster before being traded to Roughriders…spent two games on the Riders four-man reserve list…also spent time on Riders practice roster.


Played two seasons with the University of Regina Rams…in 16 career games he had 73 receptions for 1,286 yards and 11 touchdowns…had six career 100-yard receiving games…had six carries 75 yards…also had seven kickoff returns for 143 yards and nine punt returns for 60 yards…was named a first team All-Canadian and a Canada West All-Star.


Chris lives year round in his hometown of Regina where he works as a financial planner with Investors Group in the off-season. ..His brother Ryan plays for the NHL’s Anaheim Ducks and this past winter, Chris travelled to watch his brother play in the NHL all-star game…Chris plays non-contact hockey in the winter and enjoys playing poker, golfing, watching movies and relaxing with family and friends. Getz spends most of his time with his wife and son Ryder. Chris also dedicates numerous hours out in the community attending charity events.