Greg Findlay

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Greg Findlay
No. 79     BC Lions
Born: (1942-08-24) August 24, 1942 (age 78)
Timmins, Ontario
Career information
StatusRetired
CFL status National
Position(s) DE/LB
Height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight245 lb (111 kg)
High schoolVancouver College
Career history
As administrator
19711972 CFLPA (President)
As player
19621973 BC Lions
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1970
CFL West All-Star 1968, 1970

Greg Findlay (born August 24, 1942) was a former professional Canadian football linebacker who played 12 years in the Canadian Football League for the BC Lions from 1962 to 1973.

In 1971, while still an active player, Findlay became the third president of the Canadian Football League Players' Association.

Greg died on May 11, 2021 in Langley, BC.

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