Played & Stayed
Don Narcisse #80
Life in Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan Roughriders 1987-1999 Moved to Texas in 2000 Return to Regina, Saskatchewan – 2010
Born on February 26, 1965 in Port Arthur, Texas
Sport, Business, Philanthropy
Don Narcisse went to college at Texas Southern.
He was a wide receiver for 13 years with the Roughriders.
As a result of rarely being injured and giving strong on field performances, Don shared and held a few records. He held over 1000+ receiving yards for 7 consecutive seasons from 1989-1995 including a career high 1419 yards in 1989. At the time of his retirement, he was 1st all-time in career receptions, 3rd in career receiving yards and tied for 1st with 8- 1000+ yard seasons.
Don holds the professional football record for most consecutive games with a least on reception in every game (216) He is considered one of the greatest players in Roughriders history and one of the leagues greatest receivers.
Don is a popular and respected man due to his positive and warm nature towards fans, players and media. His community involvement became much appreciated throughout his career. His most well- known contribution was the “Catch For Kids” program with SaskEnergy on behalf of Kidsport Saskatchewan which began in 1998. The program has evolved to include a charity Saskatchewan Roughrider player calendar, as well as charity bowling event which today raises more than $100,000 annually for Kidsport.
The Leader Post newspaper ranked Don as #7 on their list of 50 greatest Roughrider players.
Don won a Grey Cup with the riders in 1989 and reached the finals again in 1997. After spending his entire career with the Roughriders, Don retired at the conclusion of the 1999 season. After residing in the United States, Don returned to Canada in 2010 and returned to his home in Texas in 2018.