Tyrone Crews

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Tyrone Crews
Born: (1956-06-17) June 17, 1956 (age 62)
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.