John Blain
No. 68
Born: (1955-02-01) February 1, 1955 (age 67)
North Vancouver, British Columbia
Career information
CFL statusNational
CollegeSan José State
High schoolCarson Graham Secondary School
NFL draft1977 / Round: 11 / Pick: 285
Drafted byNew Orleans Saints
Career history
As player
1977–1987BC Lions
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star1983, 1984, 1985
HonoursBC Lions Wall of Fame[1]

John Blain (born February 1, 1955) is a former professional Canadian football player with the Canadian Football League's the BC Lions. He attended Carson Graham Secondary School, where he joined the rugby and football team. After playing college football at San Jose State University, Blain spent his entire 11-year CFL career as an offensive lineman. He was named CFL All-Star in 1983, 1984 and 1985, and was a part of the Lions Grey Cup victory in 1985.

He was the Principal at Ladysmith Secondary School on Vancouver Island until the spring of 2009. Soon after, his occupation consisted of being a Principal at Dover Bay Secondary School on Vancouver Island until the summer of 2012.


  1. ^ "BC Lions Wall of Fame". BC Lions Football Club.