Glen Weir

Inducted in 2009

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Amateur Team: London Lords

Glen Weir was born July 23, 1951 in London, Ontario. Weir had a successful minor football career with the London Lords before starting his professional career with the Montreal Alouettes via a trade with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

       During his first three seasons with the Alouettes, Weir played consistently at the defensive tackle position never missing a game. In 1975, he had a break out season. In August of that year he was voted the O’Keefe Defensive Player of the month. That same year he was selected as an Eastern and All – Canadian All – Star, as well as being the Alouettes’ nomination for the Schenley Awards Outstanding Defensive Player.

       Weir had his best season in 1977 as he was voted the O’Keefe Player of the Year, as well as being awarded the James P. McCaffrey Trophy for Outstanding Defensive Player in the Eastern Division. He also won a second Grey Cup ring and was voted the most outstanding defensive player in the Grey Cup game.

       Glen Weir rarely missed a game in his 13 season career earning him the reputation of being one of the most durable players in Montreal’s history.


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Amateur Team: London Lords



Playing Career
Montreal Alouettes
1972 - 1981
Montreal Concordes
1982 - 1984

Awards/Honours

—Eastern All-Star Defensive Tackle
1975 - 1979, 1982

—All-Canadian Defensive Tackle
1975 - 1977

—Montreal Player of the Year
1977

—James P. McMaffrey Trophy
1977

—Most Outstanding Defensive Player in the Grey Cup Game
1977

—Grey Cup Participation
1974, 1975, 1977 - 1979

—Grey Cup Winning Teams
1974, 1977


Class of 2009
—Alondra Johnson
—Jim Mills
—Rudolph "Rudy" Phillips
—Glen Weir
—A.G. "Tony" Anselmo