Tim Cowan
No. 11
Born: (1960-08-17) August 17, 1960 (age 62)
Lynwood, California
Career information
CFL statusAmerican
Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight195 lb (88 kg)
Career history
As player
19831985BC Lions
1986Toronto Argonauts
1986BC Lions
Career highlights and awards
Career stats
Passing Comp184
Passing Att378
Passing Yards2659
Passing TDs21

Tim Cowan (born August 17, 1960) is a former American football quarterback who played two seasons in the Canadian Football League with the BC Lions and Toronto Argonauts. Cowan played college football at the University of Washington. He was a member of the BC Lions team that won the 73rd Grey Cup.[1][2]

Cowan's sons Joe and Patrick played football at UCLA.[3]


  1. ^ "Special 1985 Grey Cup win started the ball rolling From 1985 to 2006 the B.C. Lions won four Grey Cups, and no other CFL team has supped from the Cup more than that over the same stretch". canada.com. July 18, 2007. Archived from the original on August 16, 2014. Retrieved 9 August 2014.
  2. ^ "BC LIONS GREY CUP RECORDS" (PDF). bclions.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 September 2015. Retrieved 9 August 2014.
  3. ^ Condotta, Bob (September 20, 2007). "UW Football, Cowans hope to hook up on fly pattern". seattletimes.com. Retrieved 9 August 2014.