Jim Sandusky
Born: (1961-09-09) September 9, 1961 (age 61)
Othello, Washington
Career information
CFL statusAmerican
San Diego State
Career history
As coach
19951996Edmonton Eskimos (WR/ST)
As player
19841987BC Lions
1988Edmonton Eskimos
19891990Seattle Seahawks
19911996Edmonton Eskimos
1998BC Lions
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star1987, 1992
CFL West All-Star1987, 1992

Jim Sandusky (born September 9, 1961) is an American former professional football player who was a wide receiver in the Canadian Football League (CFL) for the BC Lions and Edmonton Eskimos. In a 12-year career from 1984 to 1996, he caught 586 passes for 9,737 yards and 69 touchdowns.[citation needed]

Sandusky played college football at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and San Diego State University. As a senior with the San Diego State Aztecs in 1983, he was named a third-team All-American by the Gannett News Service and Football News.[1][2] He earned first-team all-conference honors in the Western Athletic Conference as both a receiver and a punt returner.[3] He was the most valuable player of the 1984 Hula Bowl.[4]

See also


  1. ^ Buchsbaum, Joel S. (November 29, 1983). "Young, not Rozier deserves trophy". The Pensacola Journal. Gannett News Service. p. 3B. Retrieved February 26, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "All-America". The Sioux City Journal. November 30, 1983. p. C2. Retrieved February 26, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "WAC Names Four Cats On Offense, Three on Defense". The Daily Herald. UPI. November 23, 1983. p. 5. Retrieved February 26, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Young passes West to win in Hula Bowl". The Daily News. Bowling Green, Kentucky. Associated Press. January 8, 1984. pp. 3–B. Retrieved March 11, 2010 – via Google News.