1963 BC Lions Roster

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 12-4 24
Finishing 1st in the CFL's Western Conference
Postseason: 2-2 Lost Grey Cup
Coach: Dave Skrien (12-4)
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1963 BC Lions Statistics
1963 BC Lions Results

The BC Lions of the Canadian Football League ended the 1963 season with a record of 12 wins and 4 losses for 24 points, finishing first in the CFL's Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-2.

BC moved the ball well, scoring 387 points, while the rigid defensive squad allowed 232. Willie Fleming carried the pigskin for a team-leading 1,234 yards for the Lions.

Joe Kapp tossed for 3,011 yards. Pat Claridge grabbed 37 balls, while Willie Fleming added 639 receiving yards. Sonny Homer was targeted regularly, too.

Byron Bailey picked off 8 opponent throws.

Dave Skrien coached the team. The 1963 BC Lions lost in the Grey Cup.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
38Byron BaileyDBOctober 12, 19305'10"192Washington St.Omaha, NE USA14
66Emery BarnesDTDecember 15, 19296'6"235OregonHermiston, OR USA13
35Nub BeamerFBFebruary 14, 19365'11"210Oregon State15
27Neal BeaumontDB6'1"225Vancouver Meralomas Jr.16
44Walt BilickiLBMay 1, 19365'10"205Winnipeg Rods Jr.Montreal, QC 16
69Tom BrownLB6'0"251Minnesota16
76Mack BurtonSE6'2"190San Jose StateFranklinton, LA 11
67Mike CacicDTJanuary 4, 19376'4"260Vcr. CYO Red Raiders Jr.Vancouver, BC 5
78Pat ClaridgeEJuly 12, 19386'2"210WashingtonVancouver, BC 15
58Steve CotterOG6'3"220Wenatchee J.C.16
61Lonnie DennisOTDecember 10, 19376'1"220Brigham YoungLos Angeles, CA 15
75Norm FieldgateLB/EJanuary 12, 19326'2"205UBCRegina, SK 16
40Greg FindlayLB/EAugust 24, 19426'3"245Vcr Jr. Meralomas12
15Willie FlemingHBFebruary 2, 19395'9"183IowaAtlanta, GA 160
70Dick FoutsDEAugust 7, 19336'6"245MissouriSalt Lake City, UT 16
68Bill FrankOTApril 13, 19386'5"255ColoradoDenver, CO USA14
42Ian HagemoenC6'2"235Vancouver Jr.16
54Tom HintonOG6'0"225Louisiana TechRuston, LA 16
21Sonny HomerFLJuly 8, 19366'0"185Grays Harbor J.C.Trail, BC 11
77Jerry JanesSEApril 1, 19356'5"238LSUMooringsport, LA 16
22Joe KappQBMarch 19, 19386'2"215CaliforniaSanta Fe, NM USA1616
30Peter KempfK/ESeptember 15, 19396'2"210UBC16
24Tom LarscheidHBApril 6, 19405'8"170Utah StateMilwaukee, WI 40
34Bill LasseterFBMay 6, 19416'0"201Meralomas Jr.Calgary, AB 16
64Mike MartinDEAugust 3, 19406'3"230Washington StateBeaumont, TX 13
10Mel MelinQBJune 7, 19406'1"195Washington State10
18Ron MorrisHBJuly 16, 19366'0"195Tulsa6
20Bill MunseyDBMay 5, 19415'11"201MinnesotaUniontown, PA 16
11Pete OhlerQB6'2"200Washington160
60Ray OsbourneOT6'4"235Mississippi State2
41Gary SchwertfegerCJuly 24, 19406'4"225Montana15
52Harvey ScottOG6'2"225Western Ontario15
71Paul SealeLB6'3"205Oregon State15
26Steve ShaferDBDecember 8, 19406'0"187Sequoias JC; Utah StateGlendale, CA 15
25Norris StevensonHB5'11"190Missouri3
50Barney TherrienDT6'2"220Washington16
36Don VicicLB6'2"215Ohio StateEuclid, OH 5
Tom WalkerDT5'11"212Iowa State1


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