James West (Canadian football)

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James West
No. 58
Date of birth (1957-12-19) December 19, 1957 (age 57)
Place of birth Fort Worth, Texas
Career information
Status Retired
CFL status International
Position(s) LB
College Texas Southern
Career history
As player
Calgary Stampeders
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
BC Lions
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1987, 1989
CFL East All-Star 1987, 1989

James West (born December 19, 1957 in Fort Worth, Texas) was a linebacker who played twelve seasons in the Canadian Football League for three different teams.[1] He won two Grey Cups for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Nickname Wild West, he played college football at Texas Southern University and trialled with the St Louis Cardinals in 1984,[2] before joining the Bombers during the 1985 season.[3]


1980 Oakland Raiders 1980 Black college all American Former sack 29 and tackle leader 297 at Texas southern former college walk on