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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.

Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College
Andre Anderson DT,LB August 28, 1955 78 260 New Mexico State
Terry Bailey FB,SB,WB January 2, 1951 72 210 Simon Fraser
John Beaton DB,LB March 2, 1950 74 190 Simon Fraser
John Blain T,G February 1, 1955 78 265 San Jose State
John Blake G/T,G September 1, 1952 78 235 San Jose State
Mike Blanton DE,DL February 19, 1957 77 246 Georgia Tech
Leon Bright RB May 19, 1955 69 192 Florida St.
Sam Britts LB February 23, 1950 72 235 Missouri
Carlos Brown QB July 31, 1952 75 210 Pacific
Doug Carlson DB,S April 10, 1952 73 195 Colorado
Al Charuk WR,SB May 21, 1954 71 185 Acadia
Ricky Ellis SB,TE June 2, 1955 76 235 California State - Fullerton
Devon Ford DB May 31, 1955 68 170 Appalachian State
Joe Fourqurean DB January 6, 1950 73 190 Bluefield State
Paul Giroday LB March 20, 1950 74 225 California
Rick Goltz DE March 19, 1955 76 255 Simon Fraser
Ty Gray WR,SB August 4, 1955 75 208 Washington State
Nick Hebeler DE July 18, 1957 75 255 Simon Fraser
Ken Hinton DB July 2, 1955 69 170 San Diego State
Harry Holt TE December 29, 1957 76 236 Arizona
Mark Houghton SB,RB January 11, 1957 73 220 California
Glen Jackson LB April 5, 1954 75 205 Simon Fraser
Bill Kahl-Winter T July 22, 1954 77 275 Princeton
Larry Key HB,RB,RB July 12, 1956 69 180 Florida State
Tom Kudaba G December 4, 1950 73 255 Simon Fraser
Frank Landy DT May 24, 1950 75 235 North Dakota
Glenn Leonhard G November 14, 1954 76 265 Manitoba
Jim Lohmann T,T/G May 18, 1955 77 265 Texas - El Paso
Hal Lund DB August 15, 1957 70 175 Richmond Raiders Jr.
Mel McGowan LB August 5, 1954 73 210 Tulsa
Ron Morehouse LB December 10, 1953 71 215 San Diego State
Richard Murray DE December 18, 1954 74 260 Oklahoma
Mike Nott QB May 19, 1952 75 203 Santa Clara
Frank Oliver DB March 3, 1952 73 194 Kentucky St.
Joe Paopao QB June 30, 1955 73 200 Long Beach State
Lui Passaglia P/K June 7, 1954 71 180 Simon Fraser
Tennie Pierce TE September 29, 1955 77 220 California State - Northridge
Louie Richardson DE September 16, 1954 77 245 Florida State
Frank Sacilotto WR July 27, 1954 69 175 Simon Fraser
Doug Seymour DE,DT October 16, 1952 75 235 Missouri
Jerry Tagge QB April 12, 1950 74 220 Nebraska
Don Taylor RB,FB August 29, 1955 69 185 Central Iowa
Drew Taylor DE,DE/DT September 8, 1950 77 250 San Jose State
Larry Watkins T,DT May 22, 1948 76 270 Western Kentucky
John White HB,RB August 28, 1955 69 195 Louisiana Tech
Al Wilson C April 6, 1950 74 240 Montana State
Jim Young HB June 6, 1943 72 205 Queens