Jack Abendschan, Jr.

Bio

Full name: John Jacob Abendschan, Jr.

Preferred name: Jack

Born: Dec. 18, 1942 in San Francisco, CA (78 years old)

Last Season (1975) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 2″
  • Weight: 245 lbs
  • Position: G, K
  • Jersey: #53
Amateur Programs
  • New Mexico
  • Eunice HS (Eunice, NM)
11 Season Career

Active years: 1965–1975
Active teams (1):

  • SSK 1965–1975

154 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 150 regular season games
  • 4 Grey Cup appearances (1 championship win)
4 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
11 seasons
(Rank: T320th,
97th percentile,
11 CFL seasons)
1 team 150
(Rank: T402nd,
96th percentile,
150 CFL games)
0 4
1965 SSK G, K 53 16 -- 0
1966 SSK G, K 53 16 -- 1
1967 SSK G, K 53 16 -- 1
1968 SSK G, K 53 7 -- 0
1969 SSK G, K 53 16 -- 1
1970 SSK G, K 53 16 -- 0
1971 SSK G, K 53 16 -- 0
1972 SSK G, K 53 16 -- 1
1973 SSK G, K 53 16 -- 0
1974 SSK G -- 0 -- 0
1975 SSK G, K 53 15 -- 0
  • 1970 Team Nominee (SSK) Most Outstanding Lineman
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Jack Abendschan, Jr. was inducted into the Player wing in 2012 (CFHoF profile).

Saskatchewan Roughriders Plaza of Honour

Jack Abendschan, Jr. was inducted in 1992.