Geroy Simon to be inducted into BC Sports Hall of Fame in 2017

(Vancouver) The BC Lions Football Club is pleased to announce that legendary receiver Geroy Simon will be inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame in 2017.

I’m very grateful and proud to be selected by the BC Sports Hall of Fame for this very special honour,” said Simon. “My career with the BC Lions has been incredibly rewarding and this is both an unexpected and humbling day to be included among these amazing athletes and builders.”

Simon, the CFL’s all-time leading receiver with 16,352 yards, 14,756 of which came as a Lion between 2001 and 2012, will become the 11th individual player in BC Lions history to be inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame and joins recent inductee Wally Buono who entered in 2015.

The three-time Grey Cup champion (2006, 2011 with BC) and 2006 CFL Most Outstanding Player holds the club’s all-time franchise marks for receiving yards, receptions and touchdowns.