Photos: A look back at Geroy Simon's career with the B.C. Lions

 

The B.C. Lions traded veteran receiver Geroy Simon to the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Thursday. Here is a look at Simon's record-setting CFL career.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">May 24, 2006- Simon hams it up during warms up for a great season with the team at this week's training camp in Abbotsford under dramatic rain clouds.</div>
 

May 24, 2006- Simon hams it up during warms up for a great season with the team at this week's training camp in Abbotsford under dramatic rain clouds.

Photograph by: Mark van Manen, PNG files

 
<div id="page1">May 24, 2006- Simon hams it up during warms up for a great season with the team at this week's training camp in Abbotsford under dramatic rain clouds.</div>
Vancouver, BC - Nov. 19, 2006 - BC Lions Geroy Simon, arrived back in Vancouver (YVR) Monday afternoon, brings the cup out to the fans after beating Montreal in the CFL Grey Cup Final in Winnipeg.
October 8, 2003: Geroy Simon and QB Dave Dickenson prepare their annual "Tackle Hunger Night" at B.C. place where the team collect donations for the local Food Bank.
August 28, 2004 - Lions wide receiver Frank Cutolo tapes up as slot back Geroy Simon gets attention from trainer Bill Reichelt in the dressing room prior to a game against the Toronto Argonauts.
November 16, 2006: Simon poses for pictures with his awards for CFL Outstanding Player and Rogers Fans' Choice Award at the 2006 Rogers CFL Player Awards in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
July 28, 2004: Simon leaps into the air to dunk the football over the goalpost - as quarterback Casey Printers and receiver Jason Clermont look on.
November 11, 2004: Geroy Simon takes a more relaxed pose in the end zone following practice.
November 23, 2004 - The BC Lions team players gather in the Surrey practice facility dressing room to clean out their lockers and head to their respective home towns for the off season. One last card game saw Spergon Wynn (far left) as Simon, Jason Clermont and Frank Cutolo share a good laugh.
Nov. 11, 2004 -- Simon poses with receivers Jason Clermont, Paris Jackson, Frank Cutolo, Ryan Thelwell and Chris Brazzell (left to right).
August 19, 2005 - Simon waits for the ball as Jason Goss of Hamilton Tiger-Cats dives towards him.
MAY 03, 2005 - Linebacker, Javier Glatt and Simon show off the B.C. Lions new 2005 uniforms.
Geroy Simon is the B.C. Lions' and Canadian Football League's all-time leader in reception yardage with 15,787 yards over 14 CFL seasons.
November 3, 2001: Simon runs past Saskatchewan Roughriders' half back George White.
B.C. Lions Geroy Simon gets tackled by Calgary Stampeder Quincy Butler during the 2012 Western Conference final, what proved to be his last game with the Leos.
CFL commissioner Mark Cohon watches former record holder Milt Segall congratulate the Lions' Geroy Simon for breaking the CFL all-time receiving yards record at BC Place on June 29. Simon totalled 54 catches, 700 yards and two touchdowns in 2012.
GM Wally Buono congratulates B.C. Lions #81 Geroy Simon after he breaks the CFL all-time receiving yards record against Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
BC Lions #81 Geroy Simon breaks the CFL all-time receiving yards record in game against Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Friday night.
BC Lions&#8217; Geroy Simon spends time reading with his kids Jordan (Right) and Jaden and with wife Tracy at their home in Surrey, B.C., Sept 18, 2012.
September 29, 2011: Simon takes in the splendour of the newly renovated $500 million B.C. Place stadium during their first practice in downtown Vancouver stadium.
CEO Dennis Skulsky of the  BC Lions unveils the new 2012 jerseys at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, B.C., May 2, 2012.  He is joined by Geroy Simon (far left) and Paul McCallum of the Lions.
B.C. Lions Geroy Simon poses for a photo with his 2011 Grey Cup ring after a ring presentation ceremony in Richmond, B.C., Friday, June 1, 2012.
Saskatchewan Roughriders safety James Patrick (#14) tackles BC Lions slotback Geroy Simon.
Prior to joining the Lions, Simon played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
November 19, 2006. Simon trying to avoid a tackle during the Lions 2006 Grey Cup loss.
Geroy Simon (left) and Travis Lulay show off the Grey Cup for fans at a special night of family and fans inside BC Place.
Nov. 16, 2010: Simon speaks to reporters as the Lions clean out their lockers at the team&#8217;s Surrey practice facility two days after the end of their season in the CFL West Division semifinal against the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
Quarterback Casey Printers (right) shares a laugh with trainer Bill Reichelt (left) and star receiver Geroy Simon at Printers&#8217; first B.C. Lions practice on Tuesday in Surrey.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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