Ex-Roughriders LB Solomon Elimimian enters Canadian Football Hall of Fame

The Canadian Football Hall of Fame (CFHOF) welcomed their newest members this past weekend in Hamilton.

Among the newest inductees is former Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Solomon Elimimian.

Solomon Elimimian Photo: CFL.ca

Before joining Saskatchewan, Elimimian spent the majority of his time in the Canadian Football League (CFL) with the BC Lions (2010-11) (2012-18).

He won a Grey Cup Championship with the Lions (2011) was named the Most Outstanding Player (2014), he received the Most Outstanding Defensive on a pair of occasions (2014, 2016) and claimed the Most Outstanding Rookie Award (2010).

Joining Elimimian in this year’s class under the player category are defensive end John Bowman, offensive linemen Josh Bourke and Lloyd Fairbanks, and defensive back Larry Crawford.

Entering as Builders are former coaching great Jacques Dussault and the eighth Commissioner of the Canadian Football League Larry Smith.

On Saturday, the inductees were recognized during half-time of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Winnipeg Blue Bombers matchup at Tim Hortons Field.

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