Don Lisbon

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Don Lisbon
Date of birth (1941-01-15) January 15, 1941 (age 76)
Place of birth Youngstown, Ohio
Career information
Status Retired
CFL status International
Position(s) RB
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 197 lb (89 kg)
College Bowling Green State
NFL draft 1963 / Round: 3 / Pick: 36
Drafted by San Francisco 49ers
Career history
As player
1963–1964 San Francisco 49ers
19661967 Montreal Alouettes
19671968 Edmonton Eskimos
CFL East All-Star 1966
Career stats

Don Lisbon (born January 15, 1941) is a former running back in the National Football League, and an all-star in the Canadian Football League.

After playing college football at Bowling Green State University Lisbon was drafted by the NFL's San Francisco 49ers. He played two seasons with them, including 20 games, 561 rushing yards, 34 pass receptions, 3 touchdowns, and 1 completed pass for a TD.

He also played 3 seasons in the CFL. His first, 1966 with the Montreal Alouettes, was a success, rushing for 1007 yards and being named an all-star. He was traded to the Edmonton Eskimos in 1967, and finished his career with them in 1968.[1]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-04-04. Retrieved 2011-09-28.  The CFL and African-American Players, by Bob Dawson, Boxscore News, Ontario, February 28, 2011