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Glen Jackson (football player)

Glen Jackson
Date of birth: (1954-04-05) April 5, 1954 (age 60)
Place of birth: Vancouver, British Columbia
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: Non-import
Position(s): LB
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
University: Simon Fraser
High school: Notre Dame
CFL Draft: 1976 / Round: Territorial Exemption
Drafted by: BC Lions
As player:
19761987 BC Lions
Career highlights and awards
1985 Grey Cup champion - BC Lions
CFL West All-Star: 1977, 1978, 1979, 1982, 1985, 1987

Glen Jackson (born April 5, 1954 in Vancouver, British Columbia) was a star linebacker for the BC Lions.

High school & College career

After playing at Notre Dame Regional Secondary School, he went on to play university football at Simon Fraser University.

Canadian Football League career

Jackson would play 12 years with the BC Lions, from 1976 to 1987, including 192 games, and two Grey Cups (1983 and 1985) and one championship (in 1985.) He was a Western All Star six times.

He selected to the Lions 50th anniversary All Time Team[1] and is a member of the BC Lions Wall of Fame.[2]

Post-playing career

Currently teaches at Holy Cross Regional High School in Surrey, British Columbia.[3]


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