BC Lions general manager Ed Hervey resigns


BC Lions general manager Ed Hervey is resigning for personal reasons, the club announced on Friday.Hervey had been with the Lions since December 2017 after a long tenure in Edmonton.

“While the CFL is not playing this year and our squad is currently established, Head Coach Rick Campbell and Director of Football Operations Neil McEvoy will work with the Lions scout staff to ensure the continuity of football operations. Lions president Rick LeLacheur said in a statement. declaration.

A native of Houston, Hervey was a wide receiver as a player, led by the Dallas Cowboys in the fifth round of the 1995 NFL Draft in Southern California.

After years on the NFL practice teams, he joined Edmonton in 1999. With the team, Hervey was a CFL All-Star in 2001 and 2003 and won the Gray Cup in 2003 and 2005. He retired as a player before the 2007 season.

Previously as a scout for the team, Hervey was named Edmonton general manager in December 2012. Under Hervey, Edmonton won the Gray Cup in 2015. He was fired by Edmonton in the spring of 2017 before being hired by the Lions later in November. .

In 2018, the Lions advanced to the playoffs as a cross team with a 9-9 record, but finished 5-13 in 2019 and missed the playoffs.


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