Jim Young

Bio

Full name: James Norman Young

Preferred name: Jim

Born June 6, 1943 in Hamilton, ON (77 years old)

Drafted in 1965 as HB by TOR
1st overall (1st position in 1st round) from Queen's.

Last Season (1979) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Non-import
  • Height: 6′ 0″
  • Position: WR
  • Jersey: #30
Amateur Programs
  • Queen's
13 Season Career with BC

Active years: 1967–1979

197 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 197 regular season games
  • 1967 Team Nominee (BC) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1967 Team Nominee (BC) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1968 Team Nominee (BC) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1969 Team Nominee (BC) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1969 Division Finalist (BC) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1970 Winner (BC) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1971 Team Nominee (BC) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1972 Team Nominee (BC) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1972 Winner (BC) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Jim Young was inducted into the Player wing in 1991 (CFHoF profile).

BC Lions Ring of Honour (Honoured Numbers)

Jim Young's jersey #30 is retired.

BC Lions Wall of Fame

Jim Young was inducted into the Player wing in 2003 (charter member).

BC Sports Hall of Fame

Jim Young was inducted into the Player wing in 1994.

BC Football Hall of Fame

Jim Young was inducted into the Player wing in 2011.

Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

Jim Young was inducted into the Player wing in 2002.

Season Team Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
13 seasons
(Rank: T126th,
98th percentile,
13 CFL seasons)
1 team 197
(Rank: T115th,
98th percentile,
197 CFL games)
0 0
1967 BC 30 16 -- 0
1968 BC 30 16 -- 0
1969 BC 30 15 -- 0
1970 BC 30 16 -- 0
1971 BC 30 16 -- 0
1972 BC 30 16 -- 0
1973 BC 30 16 -- 0
1974 BC 30 12 -- 0
1975 BC 30 16 -- 0
1976 BC 30 10 -- 0
1977 BC 30 16 -- 0
1978 BC 30 16 -- 0
1979 BC 30 16 -- 0
  • BC Lions (Sept. 7, 1990 – Sept. 14, 1990)

Jim Young's Head Coaching Record
SeasonGPWLTPCTPFPA
Regular Season10100.0001332
  • BC Lions 1989 Receivers