Lui Passaglia

Inducted in 2004

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College Team: Simon Fraser University
Lui Passaglia graduated from Notre Dame high school, where he played quarterback. At Simon Fraser University, Passaglia played wide receiver as well as handling the kicking chores. In the 1976 Canadian College Draft, he was selected as the fifth pick overall by the BC Lions and spent his entire career with the team.

       At the time of his retirement in 2000, Passaglia held the following records: most regular seasons played with 25, most regular season game played with 408, and most points scored in regular season play with 3,991 points. In 1987, he was the first player to score over 200 points in a season when he scored 214.

       He also held the CFL records for most converts with 1,014 (560 consecutive), most field goals with 875, best field goal percentage in a season at 90.9%, and most single points with 309. He was the all-time punt leader with 3,142 punts for 133,826 yards, with the highest average in a season of 50.2 yards in 1983. In the playoffs, Passaglia held the record for most points with 210 and tied for most field goals with 48 and the longest punt of 89 yards.

       Passaglia was named All-Western nine times and All-Canadian four times. He is a member of the BC Sports Hall of Fame.


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College Team: Simon Fraser University



Playing Career
BC Lions
1976 - 2000

Awards/Honours

—All-Western Kicker
1977, 1979, 1989, 1983, 1984, 1992, 1998 - 2000

—All-Canadian Kicker
1979, 1983, 1984, 2000

—Dick Suderman Trophy
1985, 1994

—Grey Cup Participation
1983, 1985, 1988, 1994, 2000

—Grey Cup Winning Teams
1985, 1994, 2000


Class of 2004
—Larry Highbaugh
—Lui Passaglia
—Dan Yochum
—Ben Zambiasi
—Cal Murphy