Quarterback who was a star for the BC Lions in the Canadian Football League as well as the Minnesota Vikings in the National Football League. He is considered one of the greatest players in CFL history, earning induction into the BC Sports Hall of Fame as well as the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
He attended at William S. Hart High School in Newhall, California. He played college football at the University of California, Berkeley, where he was also a varsity basketball player.
He dabbled in acting in the 70's and 80's, appearing in films like Two-Minute Warning, The Frisco Kid and The Longest Yard.
He has been married and has four children.
He won the 52nd Grey Cup alongside Lions defensive coach Jim Champion.