Jamie Taras

Bio

Full name: Jamie Taras

Born: Jan. 31, 1966 in Acton, ON (55 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 with BC

Active years: 1987–2002

267 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 264 regular season games
  • 3 Grey Cup appearances (2 championship wins)
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.

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
16 seasons
(Rank: T24th,
99th percentile,
16 CFL seasons)
1 team 264
(Rank: 21st,
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