Al Wilson

Bio

Full name: Alan Wilson

Preferred name: Al

Born April 6, 1950 in Duncan, BC (70 years old)

Last Season (1986) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Non-import
  • Height: 6′ 1″
  • Position: C
  • Jersey: #52
Amateur Programs
  • Montana State
15 Season Career with BC

Active years: 1972–1986

235 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 233 regular season games
  • 2 Grey Cup appearances (1 championship win)
Weekly
1981
  • Lineman Star Week 9 (BC)
1983
  • Lineman Star Week 18 (BC)
1985
  • Lineman Star Week 5 (BC)
  • 1976 Division Finalist (BC) Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman
  • 1977 Winner (BC) Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman
  • 1978 Division Finalist (BC) Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman
  • 1979 Team Nominee (BC) Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman
  • 1980 Team Nominee (BC) Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman
  • 1980 Team Nominee (BC) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1981 Team Nominee (BC) Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Al Wilson was inducted into the Player wing in 1997 (CFHoF profile).

BC Lions Ring of Honour (Honoured Numbers)

Al Wilson's jersey #52 is retired.

BC Lions Wall of Fame

Al Wilson was inducted into the Player wing in 2003 (charter member).

BC Sports Hall of Fame

Al Wilson was inducted into the Player wing in 1997.

BC Football Hall of Fame

Al Wilson was inducted into the Player wing in 2012.

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
15 seasons
(Rank: T43rd,
99th percentile,
15 CFL seasons)
1 team 233
(Rank: T42nd,
99th percentile,
233 CFL games)
0 2
1972 BC C 52 16 -- 0
1973 BC C 52 16 -- 0
1974 BC C 52 16 -- 0
1975 BC C 52 16 -- 0
1976 BC C 52 16 -- 0
1977 BC C 52 16 -- 0
1978 BC C 52 16 -- 0
1979 BC C 52 16 -- 0
1980 BC C 52 16 -- 0
1981 BC C 52 16 -- 0
1982 BC C 52 7 -- 0
1983 BC C 52 16 -- 1
1984 BC C 52 16 -- 0
1985 BC C 52 16 -- 1
1986 BC C 52 18 -- 0