The following is a list of starting quarterbacks for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League that have started a regular season game for the team. This list does not include preseason nor postseason appearances. They are listed in order of most appearances at quarterback for the Lions.
The number of games they started during the season is listed to the right:
|2019||Mike Reilly (16) / Danny O'Brien (2)|
|2018||Travis Lulay (12) / Jonathon Jennings (6)|
|2017||Jonathon Jennings (14) / Travis Lulay (4)|
|2016||Jonathon Jennings (18)|
|2015||Travis Lulay (10) / Jonathon Jennings (6) / John Beck (2)|
|2014||Kevin Glenn (17) / Travis Lulay (1)|
|2013||Travis Lulay (11) / Thomas DeMarco (6) / Buck Pierce (1)|
|2012||Travis Lulay (16) / Mike Reilly (2)|
|2011||Travis Lulay (18)|
|2010||Travis Lulay (9) / Casey Printers (8) / Jarious Jackson (1)|
|2009||Buck Pierce (12) / Jarious Jackson (3) / Casey Printers (3)|
|2008||Buck Pierce (11) / Jarious Jackson (7)|
|2007||Jarious Jackson (11) / Buck Pierce (4) / Dave Dickenson (3)|
|2006||Dave Dickenson (12) / Buck Pierce (6)|
|2005||Dave Dickenson (11) / Casey Printers (6) / Buck Pierce (1)|
|2004||Casey Printers (14) / Dave Dickenson (4)|
|2003||Dave Dickenson (17) / Spergon Wynn (1)|
|2002||Damon Allen (18)|
|2001||Damon Allen (16) / Tony Corbin (2)|
|2000||Damon Allen (18)|
|1999||Damon Allen (18)|
|1998||Damon Allen (18)|
|1997||Damon Allen (18)|
|1996||Damon Allen (13) / Andre Ware (4) / Giulio Caravatta (1)|
|1995||Danny McManus (17) / Giulio Caravatta (1)|
|1994||Kent Austin (15) / Danny McManus (3)|
|1993||Danny Barrett (15) / Danny McManus (3)|
|1992||Danny Barrett (10) / Tony Kimbrough (4) / Michael Johnson (2) / Gilbert Renfroe (2)|
|1991||Doug Flutie (18)|
|1990||Joe Paopao (9) / Doug Flutie (8) / Rickey Foggie (1)|
|1989||Matt Dunigan (18)|
|1988||Matt Dunigan (17) / Rickey Foggie (1)|
|1987||Roy Dewalt (16) / Greg Vavra (2)|
|1986||Roy Dewalt (18)|
|1985||Roy Dewalt (16)|
|1984||Roy Dewalt (12) / Tim Cowan (4)|
|1983||Roy Dewalt (16)|
|1982||Roy Dewalt (8) / Joe Paopao (8)|
|1981||Roy Dewalt (1) / Joe Paopao (15)|
|1980||Roy Dewalt (6) / Joe Paopao (9) / Mike Nott (1)|
|1979||Jerry Tagge (8) / Joe Paopao (8)|
|1978||Jerry Tagge (15) / Gary Keithley (1)|
|1977||Jerry Tagge (15) / Gary Keithley (1)|
|1976||Eric Guthrie (11) / Rick Cassata (3) / John Sciarra (2)|
|1975||Peter Liske (11) / Eric Guthrie (2) / Don Moorhead (3)|
|1974||Don Moorhead (14) / Peter Liske (2)|
|1973||Don Moorhead (12) / Carl Douglas (4)|
|1972||Don Moorhead (15) / Don Bunce (1)|
|1971||Don Moorhead (9) / Paul Brothers (7)|
|1970||Paul Brothers (16)|
|1969||Paul Brothers (16)|
|1968||Paul Brothers (9) / Pete Ohler (6) / Jackie Parker (1)|
|1967||Bernie Faloney (15) / Henry Schichtle (1)|
|1966||Joe Kapp (16)|
|1965||Joe Kapp (16)|
|1964||Joe Kapp (16)|
|1963||Joe Kapp (16)|
|1962||Joe Kapp (16)|
|1961||Joe Kapp (11) / Jim Walden (3) / Earl Keeley (1) / Bob Schloredt (1)|
|1960||Jim Walden (10) / Randy Duncan (6)|
|1959||Randy Duncan (16)|
|1958||George Herring (10) / Al Dorow (6)|
|1957||Maury Duncan (13) / Ron Vann (3)|
|1956||Jerry Gustafson (10) / Tony Teresa (4) / Arnie Galiffa (1) / Primo Villanueva (1)|
|1955||Arnie Galiffa (13) / Ron Clinkscale (3)|
|1954||John Mazur (10) / Gerry Tuttle (4) / Gene Robillard (1)|
The BC Lions are a professional Canadian football team based in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Lions compete in the West Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL), and play their home games at BC Place.
Damon Allen is a former professional quarterback who played in the Canadian Football League. He is currently fourth in all-time professional football passing yards and second in all-time CFL passing yards after he was surpassed for first place by the Montréal Alouettes' Anthony Calvillo on October 10, 2011. He is pro-football's combined passing & rushing leader with a total of 84,301 yards. Allen retired as professional football's all-time leading passer with 72,381 passing yards after he surpassed Warren Moon's total of 70,553 yards on September 4, 2006 in the annual Labour Day Classic. He also retired in third place in all-time CFL rushing yards with 11,920 yards, behind Mike Pringle and George Reed. The 2007 season marked Allen's twenty-third season in the CFL and he officially announced his retirement on May 28, 2008 at age 44. Allen is the younger brother of Pro Football Hall of Famer Marcus Allen.
David Dickenson is a Canadian football head coach with the Calgary Stampeders and former professional player with the Stampeders and the BC Lions where he won the 2006 Grey Cup and was named the game's MVP. Dickenson also played quarterback collegiately at the University of Montana, where he led the Montana Grizzlies to the 1995 NCAA I-AA college football championship.
Joseph Robert Kapp is an American former football player, coach, and executive. He played college football as a quarterback at the University of California, Berkeley. Kapp played professionally in the Canadian Football League (CFL) with the Calgary Stampeders and the BC Lions and then in the National Football League (NFL) with the Minnesota Vikings and the Boston Patriots. Kapp returned to his alma mater as head coach of the Golden Bears from 1982 to 1986. He was the general manager and president of the BC Lions in 1990.
Kevin Glenn, Jr. is a former American professional Canadian football quarterback. He was originally signed by the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League (CFL) as an undrafted free agent in 2001. He played college football for the Illinois State Redbirds and high school football at Detroit St. Martin de Porres. Glenn is a journeyman quarterback who is the only player to ever have had his rights held by every team in the CFL.
Casey J. Printers is a former professional American football, Canadian football and indoor football quarterback. Printers spent most of his professional career with the BC Lions in the Canadian Football League, and also played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Kansas City Chiefs and Allen Wranglers.
Danny Barrett is an American football coach and former player who is the running backs coach for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). He served as the interim head coach for the UCF Knights in 2015, and is a former Canadian Football League (CFL) quarterback. He has been the head coach of the CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders and the running backs coach of the Miami Dolphins.
Jarious K. Jackson is a professional Canadian football offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He has also been the quarterbacks coach for the Edmonton Eskimos, Saskatchewan Roughriders, and BC Lions. Jackson played professionally in the CFL for eight seasons with the Lions and one year with the Argonauts where he won three Grey Cup championships in 2006, 2011, and 2012. He has also been a member of the Denver Broncos (NFL), to whom he was drafted 214th overall in the 2000 NFL Draft, and the Barcelona Dragons. Jackson played college football for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
Buck James Pierce is the offensive coordinator of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and a retired professional quarterback who played nine seasons for the BC Lions and Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. He spent the first five years of his career with the Lions before signing with the Blue Bombers for the 2010 CFL season. During the 2013 CFL season, he rejoined the Lions when the Blue Bombers traded him for Akeem Foster. He played in two Grey Cup games, winning a championship in 2006 and also won as part of the coaching staff with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 2019. He played college football at New Mexico State from 2001–2004, starting at quarterback for most of his senior year.
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Daniel Matthew O'Brien is an American gridiron football assistant coach with the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League (CFL). As a professional quarterback, he had been a member of the Columbus Lions, Ottawa Redblacks, Edmonton Eskimos, and BC Lions. He played college football for the University of Maryland, University of Wisconsin and Catawba College.
Paul Brothers is a former American football quarterback in the Canadian Football League for the BC Lions and Ottawa Rough Riders. He was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the sixteenth round of the 1967 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oregon State University.
Jonathon Jennings is an American professional Canadian football quarterback who is currently a free agent. He most recently played for the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He attended Saginaw Valley State University, where he played college football and studied finance. Jennings made his professional debut for the BC Lions in 2015.
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