Jim Young

Inducted in 1991

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College Team: Queen's University
Jim Young was an all-star at Queen’s University, selected to both the Offensive and Defensive Teams in 1963, then played two years in the National Football League before beginning his Canadian professional career.

       Young was B.C.’s nominee for the Schenley Most Outstanding Player Award in 1967, 1969 and 1972. He was also the club’s nominee for the Most Outstanding Canadian Award in 1967, 1969, 1970, 1971 and 1972, winning this award on two occasions. At the end of 1971 young moved to the wide receiver position and his aggressive play earned him the nickname “Dirty Thirty”. By the end of the 1975 season Jim Young held every B.C. Club record for pass receptions, yardage, and touchdowns on pass receptions.


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College Team: Queen's University



Playing Career
BC Lions
1967 - 1979

Awards/Honours

—All-Western Running Back
1969

—All-Western Wide Receiver
1972

—All-Canadian Wide Receiver
1972

—Schenley Award for Most Outstanding Canadian



Class of 1991
—W. T. "Tom" Hinton
—Brian Kelly
—Jim Young
—Norman H. Kimball