Jim Mills was one of the tallest players in the history of the CFL. The six foot nine offensive lineman is a native of Vancouver, played his college ball at Hawaii, and was a ninth round draft pick of the Baltimore Colts in 1983. Mills was traded to the Denver Broncos in 1986 for a draft pick. When the Broncos released him, Mills signed as a free agent with his hometown team, the BC Lions in August of 1986. Mills played ten years in the CFL, nine of them with BC. Mills played for BC from 1984 to 1993, winning 5 West All-Stars (1988, 1990, 1991, 1992 and 1993) and 3 CFL All-Stars (1988, 1990 and 1991). Mills was also named the Outstanding Offensive LIneman in the CFL in back to back years in 1990 and 1991. BC released Mills after the 1994 season, and he was signed as a free agent by Ottawa. After one year in the East (1994), Mills was traded back to BC in September of 1995 for LB Ricardo Washington. Mills played just two games with BC in that final year. Jim Mills was elected to the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 2009.
NFL Stats for Jim Mills