Tyrone Crews

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Tyrone Crews
Date of birth (1956-06-17) June 17, 1956 (age 60)
Place of birth New York, New York
Career information
Position(s) LB
College Kansas State University
Career history
As player
1981–87 BC Lions
Career highlights and awards
Awards 1986 - Tom Pate Memorial Award
Honours 1985 - Grey Cup champion

Tyrone Crews was a linebacker in the Canadian Football League playing 7 seasons with the BC Lions.[1]

A graduate of Kansas State University, Crews joined the Leos in 1981 and was part of their 1985 Grey Cup championship team.[2] He was winner of the prestigious Tom Pate Memorial Award for community service. In 2010, he was elected into the BC Lions Wall of Fame.[3]

In 1995, Crews became head coach of the Vancouver Trojans and coached them for six seasons, compiling a 14 win, 42 loss and 2 tie record. In 1997, he was named BCFC Coach of the Year and was winner of the Gord Currie CJFL Coach of the Year Award.