Rick Klassen

Bio

Full name: Richard Danny Klassen

Preferred name: Rick

Born: July 25, 1959 in Chilliwack, BC

Died: Dec. 10, 2016

Last Season (1990) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Non-import
  • Height: 6′ 2″
  • Weight: 240 lbs
  • Position: DL
  • Jersey: #90
Amateur Programs
  • Simon Fraser
  • Sardis Secondary HS (Chilliwack, BC)
10 Season Career

Active years: 1981–1990
Active teams (2):

  • BC 1981–1987, 1989–1990
  • SSK 1988

162 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 160 regular season games
  • 2 Grey Cup appearances (1 championship win)
2 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
10 seasons
(Rank: T468th,
95th percentile,
10 CFL seasons)
2 teams 160
(Rank: T327th,
97th percentile,
160 CFL games)
0 2
1981 BC DT 60 16 -- 0
1982 BC DT 60 16 -- 0
1983 BC DT 60 16 -- 1
1984 BC DT 90 16 -- 0
1985 BC DT 90 16 -- 1
1986 BC DT 90 18 -- 0
1987 BC DT 90 17 -- 0
1988 SSK DL 99 18 -- 0
1989 BC DT 90 18 -- 0
1990 BC DL 90 9 -- 0
  • 1983 Winner (BC) Grey Cup Most Valuable Canadian Player
  • 2010 Winner (SSK) Commissioner's Award
BC Lions Wall of Fame

Rick Klassen was inducted into the Player wing in 2012.

BC Football Hall of Fame

Rick Klassen was inducted into the Player wing in 2018.