|Date of birth:||July 23, 1951|
|Place of birth:||London, Ontario|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight:||242 lb (110 kg)|
Career highlights and awards
|CFL All-Star:||1975, 1977|
|CFL East All-Star:||1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1982|
|Awards:||1977 - James P. McCaffrey Trophy
1977 - Grey Cup Most Valuable Player
Weir played his amateur football with the London Lords intermediate league team. He had a 13-year career with the Alouettes from 1972 through 1984 (the 1982 to 1984 seasons were actually played with the Montreal Concordes.) He held the franchise record for most games with 203 until he was surpassed by Bryan Chiu in 2009. He played in five Grey Cup games, winning two, in 1974 and 1977. He was the Grey Cup Most Valuable Player (defensive) in 1977. He was also a five time all star. He was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 2009.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDmeSLPDG4k Hall of Fame member
- "Toronto folksinger takes on Stompin' Tom Connors - football style". Toronto Star, November 29, 2009.
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