Sports: A List Of My All-Time Favourite B.C. Lions Players

By on May 7, 2017

By David Murray. With the CFL season training camp just around the corner, I thought I would reprint this article . Die-Hard fans can see the possibility of the B.C. Lions appearing in the 2017 Grey Cup game. What better time to publish my list of my favourite all-time B.C. Lions players. [Click On Image For Full Story]  I watched my first CFL game in 1959 and have watched over 400 B.C. Lions games since, either at old Empire , new Empire, B.C. Place or on T.V.   Needless to say, I am a big fan!

1964 Grey Cup Champion B.C. Lions

My top 5  all-time B.C.Lion quarterbacks

1. Doug Flutie

2. Joe Kapp

3. Damon Allen

4. Matt Dunigan

5. Jerry Tagge

Joe Kapp B.C. Lions Icon

My top 5 all-time B.C. Lion running backs

1. Willie Fleming

2. Jim Evenson

3. Stefan Logan

4. Sean Millington

5. By Bailey-Larry Key (tie)

Willie "the Wisp" Fleming

My top 5 all-time B.C. Lion recievers

1. Geroy Simon

2. Jim Young

3. Mervyn Fernandez

4. Darren Flutie

5. David Williams-Leon Bright (tie)



My top 5 all-time B.C. Lion offensive lineman

1. Al Wilson

2. Tom Hinton

3. Lonnie Dennis

4. Jim Mills

5. Angus Reid


My top 5  all-time B.C. Lion defensive lineman

1. James “Quick” Parker

2. Cameron Wake

3. Mike Cacic-Brent Johnson (tie)

4. Dick Fouts

5. Bill Baker

Empire Stadium in the 1960's


My top 5  all-time B.C. Lion linebackers


1. Tom Brown

2. Ray Nettles

3. Glen Jackson

4. Barrin Simpson

5. Norm Fieldgate-O.J. Brigance (tie)


My top 5  all-time B.C. Lion defensive backs

Bill Munsey 1964 Grey Cup Hero


1. Les Browne

2. Baron Miles

3. Larry Crawford

4. Bill Munsey

5. Neil Beaumont-Korey Banks (tie)



My  all-time B.C. Lion kickers


1. Lui Passaglia

2. Paul McCallum

Ted Gerela first person in pro football to kick 30 field goals in a season

3. Ted Gerela

4. Peter Kempf



My all-time B.C. Lion kick returners

1. Willie Fleming

2. Yonus Davis

3. Larry Highbaugh

4. Larry Crawford-Ian Smart (tie)






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