Who Is Chuck Ealey?

Chuck Ealey in an undefeated quarterback that holds the longest QB winning streak in amateur football history!

Chuck was 27-0 at Notre Dame High School in Portsmouth, OH and 35-0 at The University of Toledo.

  1. Undefeated Quarterback
  2. Undefeated Executive
  3. Undefeated Volunteer
  4. Undefeated Father & Grandfather
  5. Undefeated Husband
Undefeated High School Quarterback

Chuck was 27-0 at Notre Dame High School in Portsmouth, OH.  He won:

  1. Two high school state football championships
  2. One high school state basketball championship
Undefeated College Quarterback
Chuck was 35-0 while playing QB for the University of Toledo Rockets from 1969-71
  1. Won 35 consecutive Division I games  (a perfect, undefeated 35-0)
  2. Led his team to an AP Ranking in 1969 – 20th, 1970 – 14th and 1971 – 12th
  3. Finished 8th in the Heisman Trophy balloting in 1971
  4. Was selected First Team All-American by The Football News in 1971
  5. Won Three Consecutive Tangerine Bowls (1969, 1970 and 1971), the 23rd victory was a 40-12 defeat of Lou Holtz’s William & Mary team
  6. Was selected Three-times as Mid American Conference (MAC) “Player of the Year – 1969, 1970 and 1971
  7. Was inducted into the MAC Hall of Fame
  8. Was inducted into The Sun Bowl Hall of Fame (formerly the Tangerine Bowl)
Professional Football Career
A retired professional football player who started at Quarterback for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. Chuck:
  1. Was passed over in The 1972 NFL Draft because he made it known that he only wanted to play Quarterback.
  2. Was the 1972 CFL Rookie of the Year
  3. In his rookie season led the Hamilton Tiger Cats to win the 1972 Grey Cup Championship, and was MVP of the game
  4. Was the first black QB to win the CFL Grey Cub Championship
Undefeated Executive
A Regional Director for Investors Group in Mississauga, Ontario. Chuck:
  1. Can be heard on Wednesday afternoons on the radio, giving helpful investment tips and advice on CIMW-FM Wave 94.7
  2. With his wife of nearly 50-years, Sherri, has three children and four grandchildren
  3. Was honored in a PBS documentary called Undefeated: The Chuck Ealey Story which aired on November 27, 2008
  4. Is featured in the book Choice of Colours: The Pioneering African-American Quarterbacks Who Changed the Face of Football (2008)
  5. Is featured in the 2012 documentary “The Stone Thrower” which tells the revealing and emotional story of how the gifted quarterback found refuge in Canada and the CFL in the face of racial intolerance in the United States
  6. Is an honorary initiate of Kappa Delta Rho Fraternity
Undefeated Father and Grandfather
  1. Father of three children and father-in-law
    • Sky, married to former CFL stand-out – Orlando Bowen
    • Damon
    • Jael, married to __________Richardson
  2. Grandfather to six grandsons