Jim Mills (gridiron football)

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Jim Mills
No. 76, 66
Born: (1961-09-23) September 23, 1961 (age 61)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Career information
CFL statusNational
High schoolRichmond
CFL Draft1983 / Round: Territorial exemption
Drafted byBC Lions
NFL draft1983 / Round: 9 / Pick: 225
Drafted byIndianapolis Colts
Career history
As player
1983–1984Baltimore/Indianapolis Colts
19861993BC Lions
1994Ottawa Rough Riders
1995BC Lions
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star1988, 1990, 1991
CFL West All-Star19881993
Awards1990 - CFL's Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman Award
1991 - CFL's Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman Award
Career stats

James Anthony Mills (born September 23, 1961) is a former gridiron football offensive lineman.

After graduating from Richmond Senior Secondary School in 1979, he played for the University of Hawaii before playing 2 years in the National Football League (NFL) for the Baltimore/Indianapolis Colts. While attending the University, Jim was trained in powerlifting by strength mentor Karl Holfeld. After his NFL career he headed to the Canadian Football League (CFL), where he played numerous seasons including with his hometown team the BC Lions. He won the CFL's Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman Award in 1990 and 1991. He was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 2009.[1]


  1. ^ "Jim Mills". Canadian Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2023-01-29.