Ben Zambiasi

Bio

Full name: Ben Zambiasi

Born: Sept. 19, 1956 in Valdosta, GA (66 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

Active years: 1978–1988
Active teams (2):

  • HAM 1978–1987
  • TOR 1988

152 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 148 regular season games
  • 4 Grey Cup appearances (1 championship win)
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
11 seasons
(Rank: T323rd,
97th percentile,
11 CFL seasons)
2 teams 148
(Rank: T422nd,
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
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 (Canadian Football Hall of Fame profile).

Hamilton Tiger-Cats Wall of Honour

Ben Zambiasi was inducted into the Player wing in 2002.

  • 1990 Linebackers (HAM)