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Jim Young

James Norman Young
Born: June 6, 1943
Hamilton, ON Canada
Position: HB
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 205
College: Queens
Career: 1965-1979
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Jim Young played from 1965 to 1979 during his career with the BC Lions and Minnesota Vikings. Young ran for 854 yards in his career on 174 attempts, scoring 3 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 522 passes for 9,248 yards and 65 receiving touchdowns..

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Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1965NFL Minnesota Vikings341.30
1967CFL BC Lions12211.815 0
1968CFL BC Lions462445.317 1
1969CFL BC Lions18824.613 0
1970CFL BC Lions301715.724 1
1971CFL BC Lions362206.139 0
1973CFL BC Lions11494.51
1974CFL BC Lions11363.314 0
1975CFL BC Lions7273.90
CFL1718505.039 3
Totals1748544.939 3


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1967CFL BC Lions4697621.271 8
1968CFL BC Lions5169813.746 1
1969CFL BC Lions5077315.565 7
1970CFL BC Lions54104119.380 6
1971CFL BC Lions5579314.460 7
1972CFL BC Lions63136221.673 11
1973CFL BC Lions4571916.049 2
1974CFL BC Lions3061020.386 5
1975CFL BC Lions4393521.772 9
1976CFL BC Lions1832718.278 2
1977CFL BC Lions3753714.554 3
1978CFL BC Lions2534313.744 2
1979CFL BC Lions513426.887 2
CFL522924817.787 65
Totals522924817.787 65

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1965NFL Minnesota Vikings471.80
1966NFL Minnesota Vikings273.50

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1965NFL Minnesota Vikings47819.528 0
1966NFL Minnesota Vikings510521.025 0
1967CFL BC Lions1125122.833 0
1968CFL BC Lions514328.638 0
1969CFL BC Lions411228.039 0
NFL918320.328 0
CFL2050625.339 0
Totals2968923.839 0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1977CFL BC Lions11212.012 0
CFL11212.012 0
Totals11212.012 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1965NFL Minnesota Vikings10000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1967CFL BC Lions08000048
1968CFL BC Lions11000012
1969CFL BC Lions07000042
1970CFL BC Lions1600042
1971CFL BC Lions0700042
1972CFL BC Lions1100066
1973CFL BC Lions1200018
1974CFL BC Lions0500030
1975CFL BC Lions0900054
1976CFL BC Lions200012
1977CFL BC Lions3000018
1978CFL BC Lions200012
1979CFL BC Lions200012

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1965NFLMinnesota Vikings20
1966NFLMinnesota Vikings40
1967CFLBC Lions16
1968CFLBC Lions16
1969CFLBC Lions15
1970CFLBC Lions16
1971CFLBC Lions16
1972CFLBC Lions16
1973CFLBC Lions16
1974CFLBC Lions12
1975CFLBC Lions16
1976CFLBC Lions10
1977CFLBC Lions16
1978CFLBC Lions16
1979CFLBC Lions16


1970 - CFL Most Outstanding Canadian
1972 - CFL Most Outstanding Canadian


1969 - CFL CFL West All-Star
1972 - CFL CFL All-CFL
1972 - CFL CFL West All-Star