Wally Zatylny - Receiver - 1988-92, 94 - Bishops
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may never have been a more electrifying offensive football player for
the Bishops Gaiters than Wally “White Lightning” Zatylny. From 1985 to
1987, Wally was an exceptionally fast wide receiver as well as punt and
kick-off returner for the Gaiters.
After his exceptional collegiate career with the Bishop's Gaiters, Zatylny was drafted in the fourth round of the 1988 draft by the Calgary Stampeders. Prior to the 1988 season the Montreal native was dealt to the Hamilton Tiger Cats where immediately make contributions on special teams as the teams primary kick and punt returner. He also caught 7 passes including 1 for a touchdown in his rookie season.
Zatylny would excel as the primary returner for Hamilton in 1989 and
1990. He had his finest season in 1989 with 793 kick return yards and
523 on punts including 2 punt return touchdowns. He was named an Eastern
All-Star in 1989. The 1990 season included his only kickoff return
touchdown a 93 yarder.
Wally's brother Steve also out of Bishop's played with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 1990-91 .
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