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Encyclopedia > Jim Young

Jim Young (born June 6, 1943) is a former professional American football and Canadian football player. June 6 is the 157th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (158th in leap years), with 208 days remaining. ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1943 calendar). ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... Canadian football is a sport in which two teams of twelve players each compete for territorial control of a field of play 110 yards (100. ...


He was the first Canadian college player, playing for Queen's University, drafted into the National Football League. He played for the Minnesota Vikings in 1965 and 1966. He played from 1967 to 1979 with the British Columbia Lions. He was awarded CFL's Outstanding Canadian Award in 1970 and 1972. This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ... City Minneapolis, Minnesota Other nicknames The Vikes, The Purple People Eaters Team colors Purple, Gold, and White Head Coach Brad Childress Owner Zygi Wilf General manager Rob Brzezinski Fight song Skol, Vikings Mascot Ragnar and Vikadontis Rex Local radio Flagship stations: KFAN (1130 AM) Announcers: Paul Allen, Greg Coleman, and... The 1965 NFL season was the 46th regular season of the National Football League. ... The 1966 NFL season was the 47th regular season of the National Football League. ... The British Columbia Lions are a Canadian Football League team based in Vancouver, British Columbia. ... The 1970 Canadian Football League season is considered to be the 17th season in modern-day Canadian football, although it is officially the 13th Canadian Football League season. ... The 1972 Canadian Football League season is considered to be the 19th season in modern-day Canadian football, although it is officially the 15th Canadian Football League season. ...


In 1991, he was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. In 1994, he was inducted into the British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame. In 2002, he was inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. The Canadian Football Hall of Fame officially opened as a museum to dedicate football in Canada on November 28, 1972. ... Canadas Sports Hall of Fame is a Hall of Fame established in 1955 to preserve the record of Canadian sports achievements and to promote a greater awareness of Canadas heritage of sport[1]. As of June 2004, there were 436 inductees. ...


References

  • BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum citation. URL accessed on May 9, 2006.
  • Queen's University Football. URL accessed on May 9, 2006.

 
 

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