|Born:||March 27, 1956|
|High school|| Bishop Amat Memorial |
(La Puente, California)
|Career highlights and awards|
|CFL All-Star||1979, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1987|
|CFL West All-Star||1980, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1987|
|Awards|| 1979 CFL Most Outstanding Rookie |
1979 Jackie Parker Trophy
1987 Jeff Nicklin Memorial Trophy
|Honors||1989 Edmonton Eskimos Wall of Honour|
|Records||Eskimos Records |
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