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 with BC, OTT

Active years: 1968–1974

101 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 100 regular season games
  • 1 Grey Cup appearance (1 championship win)
  • 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.

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
7 seasons
(Rank: T1246th,
88th percentile,
7 CFL seasons)
2 teams 100
(Rank: T1095th,
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