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Tom Brown bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
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Tom Brown

Playing Career

BC Lions
1961 - 1967

Awards and Honours

All-Western Linebacker
1962, 1963 (2)

All-Canadian Linebacker
1962, 1963 (2)

Schenley Award for Most Outstanding Lineman
1963, 1964 (2)

All-Western Middle Guard
1964 (1)

All-Canadian Middle Guard
1964 (1)

Jeff Nicklin Memorial trophy
1964 (1)

Grey Cup Participation
1963, 1964 (2)

Grey Cup Winning Team(s)
1964 (1)

Career Highlights

  • Played a total of 97 games over a seven-year span.

  • Helped the BC Lions win their first Grey Cup.

    • Tom Brown received immediate recognition for his many talents. He was an integral part of the BC Lions defensive unit known as the "Head Hunters".

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

      Tom brown is also a member of the BC Sports Hall of Fame.

      Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum in 1984 as a player.

      Class of 1984

      Tom BrownTerry EvanshenJacob Gill GaudaurJoe KappSeymour Wilson

      Football Reporters of Canada

      Johnny EsawErwin SwangardBill Westwick

Brown, Tom
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