Glen Jackson (Canadian football)

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Glen Jackson
No. 37
Date of birth: (1954-04-05) April 5, 1954 (age 60)
Place of birth: Vancouver, British Columbia
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: National
Position(s): LB
Height: 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
University: Simon Fraser
High school: Notre Dame
CFL Draft: 1976 / Round: Territorial Exemption
Drafted by: BC Lions
Organizations
As player:
19761987 BC Lions
Career highlights and awards
1985 Grey Cup champion - BC Lions
CFL West All-Star: 1977, 1978, 1979, 1982, 1985, 1987

Glen Jackson (born April 5, 1954 in Vancouver, British Columbia) was a star linebacker for the BC Lions.

High school & College career[edit]

After playing at Notre Dame Regional Secondary School, he went on to play university football at Simon Fraser University.

Canadian Football League career[edit]

Jackson would play 12 years with the BC Lions, from 1976 to 1987, including 192 games, and two Grey Cups (1983 and 1985) and one championship (in 1985.) He was a Western All Star six times.

He selected to the Lions 50th anniversary All Time Team[1] and is a member of the BC Lions Wall of Fame.[2]

Post-playing career[edit]

Currently teaches at Holy Cross Regional High School in Surrey, British Columbia.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "50th Season Dream Team". History. BC Lions Football Club. Retrieved 2008-11-15. 
  2. ^ "BC Lions Wall of Fame". History. BC Lions Football CLub. Retrieved 2008-11-15. 
  3. ^ http://www.holycross.bc.ca/staff/ Holy Cross Regional High School website - staff