Jim Evenson

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Jim Evenson
Date of birth: (1947-01-09) January 9, 1947 (age 67)
Place of birth: Hillsboro, Oregon
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: International
Position(s): RB
Height: 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight: 230 lb (100 kg)
College: Oregon
NFL Draft: 1970 / Round: 4 / Pick: 90
Drafted by: Pittsburgh Steelers
Organizations
As player:
1968-1972
1973-1974
1975
BC Lions
Ottawa Rough Riders
Portland Thunder - WFL
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1970, 1971
CFL East All-Star: 1973
CFL West All-Star: 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971

Jim Evenson (born January 9, 1947) was a running back who played seven seasons in the Canadian Football League for the British Columbia Lions[1] and the Ottawa Rough Riders. Evenson won the Eddie James Memorial Trophy in 1971. He was a part of the Rough Riders 1973 Grey Cup winning team. Evenson played college football at University of Oregon. He finished his career with a brief stint with the Portland Thunder of the up-start WFL, where he rushed for 439 yards on 99 carries scoring one touchdown. Evenson also caught 18 passes for 108 yards.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Taylor, Jim (21 October 1968). "Evenson Takes Aim at Willie's Record". The Sun. Retrieved 28 May 2011.