Ben Zambiasi

Bio

Full name: Ben Zambiasi

Born: Sept. 19, 1956 in Valdosta, GA (64 years old)

Last Season (1988) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Import
  • Height: 6′ 1″
  • Weight: 206 lbs
  • Position: LB
  • Jersey: #38
Amateur Programs
  • Georgia
  • Mount de Sales HS (Macon, GA)
11 Season Career with HAM, TOR

Active years: 1978–1988

152 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 148 regular season games
  • 4 Grey Cup appearances (1 championship win)
Weekly
1981
  • Defensive Star Week 9 (HAM)
  • Defensive Star Week 12 (HAM)
1982
  • Defensive Star Week 16 (HAM)
  • Defensive Star Week 18 (HAM)
1985
  • Defensive Star Week 8 (HAM)
1986
  • Defensive Star Week 17 (HAM)
1987
  • Defensive Star Week 6 (HAM)
  • 1978 Division Finalist (HAM) Most Outstanding Rookie
  • 1979 Winner (HAM) Most Outstanding Defensive Player
  • 1981 Division Finalist (HAM) Most Outstanding Defensive Player
  • 1982 Team Nominee (HAM) Most Outstanding Defensive Player
  • 1983 Team Nominee (HAM) Most Outstanding Defensive Player
  • 1984 Team Nominee (HAM) Most Outstanding Defensive Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Ben Zambiasi was inducted into the Player wing in 2004 (CFHoF profile).

Hamilton Tiger-Cats Wall of Honour

Ben Zambiasi was inducted into the Player wing in 2002.

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
11 seasons
(Rank: T317th,
97th percentile,
11 CFL seasons)
2 teams 148
(Rank: T413th,
96th percentile,
148 CFL games)
0 4
1978 HAM LB 47 10 -- 0
1979 HAM LB 21 16 -- 0
1980 HAM LB 31 14 -- 1
1981 HAM LB 31 14 -- 0
1982 HAM LB 31 16 -- 0
1983 HAM LB 31 11 -- 0
1984 HAM LB 31 15 -- 1
1985 HAM LB 31 15 -- 1
1986 HAM LB 31 16 -- 1
1987 HAM LB 31 15 -- 0
1988 TOR LB 38 6 -- 0
  • 1990 Linebackers