Brian Timmis

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Brian Timmis
Date of birth (1899-12-05)December 5, 1899
Place of birth Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Date of death August 22, 1971(1971-08-22) (aged 71)
Place of death Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Career information
Position(s) Defensive tackle
Career history
As player
1919 Ottawa Seconds
1920–1922 Regina Roughriders
1923 Ottawa Rough Riders
1924–1938 Hamilton Tigers
CFL East All-Star 1932, 1934
Career stats

Brian Timmis (December 5, 1899 – August 22, 1971) was a star football player in the Canadian Football League for twenty seasons, mainly for the Hamilton Tigers and the Ottawa Rough Riders. Timmis's teams won three Grey Cups. He later coached the Hamilton Flying Wildcats, leading them to the 31st Grey Cup championship. He was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1963 and into the Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in 1975. Brian Timmis Stadium in Hamilton, Ontario is named after him.


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