Tom Brown

Inducted in 1984

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College Team: University of Minnesota
Tom Brown received immediate recognition for his many talents. He was an integral part of the Lions’ defensive unit known as the “Head Hunters”. BC appeared in the 1963 and 1964 Grey Cup game, winning the championship in 1964.

       In 1965 Brown suffered a neck injury, which he aggravated during the 1966 training camp. This led to his early retirement in 1967.

       Tom Brown is a member of the BC Sports Hall of Fame.


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College Team: University of Minnesota



Playing Career
BC Lions
1961 - 1967

Awards/Honours

—All-Western Linebacker
1962, 1963

—All-Canadian Linebacker
1962, 1963

—Schenley Award for Most Outstanding Lineman
1963, 1964

—All-Western Middle Guard
1964

—All-Canadian Middle Guard
1964

—Jeff Nicklin Memorial Trophy
1964

—Grey Cup Participation
1963, 1964

—Grey Cup Winning Teams
1964


Class of 1984
—Tom Brown
—Terry Evanshen
—Joe Kapp
—Jake Gaudaur
—Seymour Wilson