The BC Lions 1983 Season Player Roster

1983 BC Lions Game Participation by Player

Jersey Name Class Position Experience
League (Team)
Regular
GP
Grey Cup
GP
8 Armour, Ned I WR R (1st) 3 1
68 Blain, John N T 7th (7th) 16 1
72 Bradley, Gerald I WR R (1st) 1 0
72 Buis, Jamie N G, T R (1st) 1 0
10 Byrd, Melvin I DB 2nd (2nd) 15 1
71 Chapdelaine, Jacques N SB R (1st) 16 1
66 Cherkas, Ron N DT 8th (1st) 5 1
14 Cowan, Tim I QB R (1st) 3 0
64 Craver, Jon I DE R (1st) 2 0
28 Crawford, Larry I DB 3rd (3rd) 16 1
50 Crews, Tyrone I LB 3rd (3rd) 16 0
55 Curry, James I DE R (1st) 9 0
3 DeBrueys, Mark N TE 2nd (1st) 12 1
9 Dewalt, Roy I QB 4th (4th) 15 1
24 Fernandez, Mervyn I WR 2nd (2nd) 16 1
7 Glier, Bernie N LB R (1st) 16 1
35 Greene, Sammy I WR R (1st) 14 0
67 Guevin, Dennis N DL 2nd (2nd) 16 1
26 Heath, Jo Jo, Jr. I DB 2nd (1st) 14 1
58 Hebeler, Nick N DE 5th (5th) 5 0
62 Hickman, Donnie I T 4th (4th) 10 0
18 Hinton, Ken I DB 7th (7th) 1 0
37 Jackson, Glen N LB 8th (8th) 15 1
32 Jones, Andre I DB 3rd (1st) 8 0
23 Jones, Larry I RB R (1st) 8 0
1 Kearse, Tim I SB R (1st) 1 0
16 Kirkley, Mike N RB 2nd (1st) 1 0
60 Klassen, Rick N DT 3rd (3rd) 16 1
31 Konar, Kevin N LB 4th (4th) 16 1
11 Kuklo, Joe N DB 3rd (1st) 6 0
27 Lavorato, Pete N LB 9th (2nd) 6 0
54 Leonhard, Glenn N G 7th (7th) 16 1
4 Martin, Nelson, Jr. N S 3rd (3rd) 16 1
16 McBride, Billy I DB 4th (1st) 2 1
45 McNeel, Dave I LB R (1st) 2 1
51 Miles, Warner N G 3rd (1st) 12 1
78 Moore, Mack I DT 3rd (3rd) 16 1
21 Pankratz, John N SB 4th (4th) 16 1
6 Paopao, Joe I QB 6th (6th) 14 1
17 Parker, Kerry I DB 4th (4th) 16 1
5 Passaglia, Lui N K, P 8th (8th) 16 1
33 Potter, Ryan N RB 2nd (2nd) 16 1
74 Racette, Brent N DE 4th (2nd) 14 1
65 Roper, Gerald N G 2nd (2nd) 13 1
34 Strong, Ray I RB R (1st) 4 1
63 Swafford, Don I OT 4th (1st) 6 1
19 Taylor, Don N RB 6th (6th) 16 1
79 Vaughan, Ruben, Jr. I DL R (1st) 4 1
25 Waddy, Ray, Jr. I DE R (1st) 6 0
66 Waite, Rob N DT 2nd (1st) 3 0
20 White, John Henry I RB 6th (6th) 14 1
52 Wilson, Al N C 12th (12th) 16 1

1983 BC Lions Roster Numbers

Count
Active players52
Inactive players0
Total52

Players from 1982 no longer with team: 18 players
Remaining players from 1982: 27 players
New players added in 1983: 25 players

1983 BC Lions Player Experience

Roster
Count
Rookies15
2 – 4 years25
5 – 9 years11
10+ years1
3.42 years average experience52

1983 BC Lions Position Summary

Defense
PositionCountGP
DB878
DE536
DL220
DT440
LB671
S116
Offense
PositionCountGP
C116
G442
OT16
QB332
RB659
SB333
T327
TE112
WR434
Special Teams
PositionCountGP
K116
P116

1983 BC Lions Player Classification Summary

Class Count GP Audit (spots [GP])
Non-import 25 301 (18.81 [min 304])
Import 24 204 (12.75 [max 208])
QB (Import)332 (2.00 [max 32])
Total52537 (33.56 [max 544])

Contributors

  • 52 — Steve Daniel/CFL (Player participation)
  • 44 — Anonymous (Jersey number)
  • 8 — Mark Estep (Jersey number)

Notices

  • No notices for this roster.