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BC Lions

1979 BC Lions Roster

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 9-6
Finished 3rd in the CFL's Western Conference

Postseason: 0-1

Coach: Vic Rapp (9-6-1)

1979 BC Lions Statistics
1979 BC Lions Game-by-Game Results

The BC Lions of the Canadian Football League ended the 1979 season with a record of 9 wins and 6 losses, finishing third in the CFL's Western Conference, and compiled a postseason mark of 0-1. Vic Rapp coached the team.

PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Andre AndersonDT,LBAugust 28, 195578260New Mexico State
Terry BaileyFB,SB,WBJanuary 2, 195172210Simon Fraser
John BeatonDB,LBMarch 2, 195074190Simon Fraser
John BlainT,GFebruary 1, 195578265San Jose State
John BlakeG/T,GSeptember 1, 195278235San Jose State
Mike BlantonDE,DLFebruary 19, 195777246Georgia Tech
Leon BrightRBMay 19, 195569192Florida St.
Sam BrittsLBFebruary 23, 195072235Missouri
Carlos BrownQBJuly 31, 195275210Pacific
Doug CarlsonDB,SApril 10, 195273195Colorado
Al CharukWR,SBMay 21, 195471185Acadia
Ricky EllisSB,TEJune 2, 195576235California State - Fullerton
Devon FordDBMay 31, 195568170Appalachian State
Joe FourqureanDBJanuary 6, 195073190Bluefield State
Paul GirodayLBMarch 20, 195074225California
Rick GoltzDEMarch 19, 195576255Simon Fraser
Ty GrayWR,SBAugust 4, 195575208Washington State
Nick HebelerDEJuly 18, 195775255Simon Fraser
Ken HintonDBJuly 2, 195569170San Diego State
Harry HoltTEDecember 29, 195776236Arizona
Mark HoughtonSB,RBJanuary 11, 195773220California
Glen JacksonLBApril 5, 195475205Simon Fraser
Bill Kahl-WinterTJuly 22, 195477275Princeton
Larry KeyHB,RB,RBJuly 12, 195669180Florida State
Tom KudabaGDecember 4, 195073255Simon Fraser
Frank LandyDTMay 24, 195075235North Dakota
Glenn LeonhardGNovember 14, 195476265Manitoba
Jim LohmannT,T/GMay 18, 195577265Texas - El Paso
Hal LundDBAugust 15, 195770175Richmond Raiders Jr.
Mel McGowanLBAugust 5, 195473210Tulsa
Ron MorehouseLBDecember 10, 195371215San Diego State
Richard MurrayDEDecember 18, 195474260Oklahoma
Mike NottQBMay 19, 195275203Santa Clara
Frank OliverDBMarch 3, 195273194Kentucky St.
Joe PaopaoQBJune 30, 195573200Long Beach State
Lui PassagliaP/KJune 7, 195471180Simon Fraser
Tennie PierceTESeptember 29, 195577220California State - Northridge
Louie RichardsonDESeptember 16, 195477245Florida State
Frank SacilottoWRJuly 27, 195469175Simon Fraser
Doug SeymourDE,DTOctober 16, 195275235Missouri
Jerry TaggeQBApril 12, 195074220Nebraska
Don TaylorRB,FBAugust 29, 195569185Central Iowa
Drew TaylorDE,DE/DTSeptember 8, 195077250San Jose State
Larry WatkinsT,DTMay 22, 194876270Western Kentucky
John WhiteHB,RBAugust 28, 195569195Louisiana Tech
Al WilsonCApril 6, 195074240Montana State
Jim YoungHBJune 6, 194372205Queens