Geroy Simon: 12 top moments for 12 Lions seasons

 

 
 
 
 
B.C. Lions receiver Geroy Simon makes a reception as Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Jonathan Hefney defends during the June 29, 2012 CFL game at BC Place Stadium in which Simon broke former Bomber Milt Stegall's CFL reception yards record.
 

B.C. Lions receiver Geroy Simon makes a reception as Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Jonathan Hefney defends during the June 29, 2012 CFL game at BC Place Stadium in which Simon broke former Bomber Milt Stegall's CFL reception yards record.

Photograph by: DARRYL DYCK, THE CANADIAN PRESS

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VANCOUVER — Geroy Simon’s had plenty of highs in his 12-season B.C. Lions career. Here are 12 top moments, courtesy of CFL statistician Steve Daniel:

1. June 29, 2012 vs. Winnipeg (five catches for 105 yards to reach 15,192 and surpass Blue Bombers icon Milt Stegall’s 15,153).

2. July 18, 2008 vs. Winnipeg (five for 117 yards to reach 9,260 and surpass Jim Young's Lions team record 9,248).

3. October 30, 2004 vs. Saskatchewan (final game of the season to reach 1,750 receiving yards vs. Darren Flutie's previous Lions team record of 1,731).

4. Three 200-plus yard games (238 and 221 in 2003, and 211 in 2006). The 238 came on Sep 13, 2003 vs. Edmonton on 10 catches.

5. Four games of 10-plus catches.

6. Four-TD game: Seven for 158 yards and four TDs vs. Hamilton, Aug. 13, 2004.

7. Best Grey Cup: 2011, four catches for 79 yards but no TDs. Longest gain ever 39 yards in that game.

8. 88th touchdown for B.C., passing Willie Fleming's career team record of 87: Sept. 10, 2011 vs. Toronto (six catches for 117 yards).

9. 100th career TD: Sept. 22, 2012 vs. Edmonton.

10. 62 100-plus yard games, No. 2 all-time behind Calgary’s Allen Pitts.

11. 10 of his 100-yard games were against Saskatchewan, his next destination. They've seen enough of him in orange for sure.

12. Missed just three games as a B.C. Lion before the 2012 season (five more in 2012, hamstring).

 
 
 
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B.C. Lions receiver Geroy Simon makes a reception as Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Jonathan Hefney defends during the June 29, 2012 CFL game at BC Place Stadium in which Simon broke former Bomber Milt Stegall's CFL reception yards record.
 

B.C. Lions receiver Geroy Simon makes a reception as Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Jonathan Hefney defends during the June 29, 2012 CFL game at BC Place Stadium in which Simon broke former Bomber Milt Stegall's CFL reception yards record.

Photograph by: DARRYL DYCK, THE CANADIAN PRESS

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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