BC Lions

Players' Profiles


Brady, Bob #55  56

Full Name:






November 21, 1931
Position(s) Played :


Offensive Guard
Years & Teams Played:


BC Lions 1956 – 1960

Toronto Argonauts 1961

Jersey Number:


Started My Football Career:


McGillUniversity 1950 and

UBC 1952 – 1954



Sault Saint Marie, Ontario
Grey Cups:


Career Accomplishments:


Captain of the UBC team for three years

First UBC player to be picked to the first All-Star of Evergreen Conference

Nominee for Rookie of the Year for the BC Lions in 1956

Best Moment in Career:


Being a member of the BC Lions
Favourite Football Story:


In 1961 we were the first CFL team to  play an exhibition game against the St Louis NFL team –  rules were split!
Toughest Opponent Player:


They were all tough!
Favourite CFL Player:


Norm Fieldgate and Cookie Gilchrist – two terrific players and terrific individuals
Favourite Coach:


Clem Crowe
Career after Football:


International Sales & Marketing
Life After Football:


Married the lovely Kathleen and had 3 children and 8 grandchildren

Many years enjoying golf and travel

Special Message to the Fans:


My heart and support is still with the BC Lions!
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