Jim Evenson

Bio

Full name: James Lee Evenson

Preferred name: Jim

Born: Jan. 9, 1947 in Hillsboro, OR

Died: Jan. 30, 2008

Last Season (1974) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 2″
  • Weight: 220 lbs
  • Position: FB
  • Jersey: #28
Amateur Programs
  • Oregon
  • Treasure Valley CC
  • Boise JC
  • Hudson's Bay HS (Vancouver, WA)
7 Season Career

Active years: 1968–1974
Active teams (2):

  • BC 1968–1972
  • OTT 1973–1974

101 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 100 regular season games
  • 1 Grey Cup appearance (1 championship win)
1 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
7 seasons
(Rank: T1274th,
88th percentile,
7 CFL seasons)
2 teams 100
(Rank: T1108th,
90th percentile,
100 CFL games)
0 1
1968 BC FB 28 16 -- 0
1969 BC FB 28 16 -- 0
1970 BC FB 28 14 -- 0
1971 BC FB 28 15 -- 0
1972 BC FB 28 16 -- 0
1973 OTT FB 28 14 -- 1
1974 OTT FB 28 9 -- 0
Jim Evenson Records Held and Approached

CategoryRankValueTeamSeasonGameLeague Record Held Span OR
Regular Season
Rushing Yards – Game T35th 202 yards BC 1969 BC 22 @ WPG 3
  • 1968 Team Nominee (BC) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1970 Team Nominee (BC) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1971 Team Nominee (BC) Most Outstanding Player
BC Lions Wall of Fame

Jim Evenson was inducted into the Player wing in 2008.