June 17, 1956|
New York, New York
|College||Kansas State University|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Awards||1986 - Tom Pate Memorial Award|
|Honours||1985 - Grey Cup champion|
A graduate of Kansas State University, Crews joined the Leos in 1981 and was part of their 1985 Grey Cup championship team. 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.
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.
- 1998 BC Lions Media Guide
- FANBASE entry: Tyrone Crews Archived 2016-01-17 at the Wayback Machine.
- Former CFL player and CJFL Coach is being inducted into the BC Lions Wall of Fame