Jamie Taras

Bio

Full name: Jamie Taras

Born: Jan. 31, 1966 in Acton, ON (56 years old)

Drafted in 1987 as OG by BC
25th overall (7th position in 3rd round) from Western Ontario.

Last Season (2002) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Non-import
  • Height: 6′ 2″
  • Position: C
  • Jersey: #60
Amateur Programs
  • Western Ontario
16 Season Career

Active years: 1987–2002
Active teams (1):

  • BC 1987–2002

267 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 264 regular season games
  • 3 Grey Cup appearances (2 championship wins)
3 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
16 seasons
(Rank: T25th,
99th percentile,
16 CFL seasons)
1 team 264
(Rank: 36th,
99th percentile,
264 CFL games)
0 3
1987 BC FB 23 10 -- 0
1988 BC FB 23 13 -- 1
1989 BC FB 23 18 -- 0
1990 BC RB 60 16 -- 0
1991 BC G 60,74 16 -- 0
1992 BC G 60 17 -- 0
1993 BC G 60 16 -- 0
1994 BC G 60 17 -- 1
1995 BC G 60 18 -- 0
1996 BC C 60 18 -- 0
1997 BC G 60 18 -- 0
1998 BC G 60 18 -- 0
1999 BC C 60 18 -- 0
2000 BC C 60 17 -- 1
2001 BC C 60 18 -- 0
2002 BC C 60 16 -- 0
Weekly
1991
  • Lineman Star Week 17 (BC)
1997
  • Lineman Star Week 8 (BC)
  • 1995 Division Finalist (BC) Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman
  • 1996 Team Nominee (BC) Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman
  • 1999 Division Finalist (BC) Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman
  • 1999 Division Finalist (BC) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 2001 Team Nominee (BC) Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman
  • 1999 Winner (BC) Tom Pate Memorial Award
BC Lions Ring of Honour (Honoured Numbers)

Jamie Taras's jersey #60 is retired.

BC Lions Wall of Fame

Jamie Taras was inducted into the Player wing in 2018.

BC Football Hall of Fame

Jamie Taras was inducted into the Player wing in 2019.