Don Lisbon
Date of birth: (1941-01-15) January 15, 1941 (age 79)
Place of birth: Youngstown, Ohio
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: Import
Position(s): RB
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
College: Bowling Green State
NFL Draft: 1963 / Round: 3 / Pick: 36
Drafted by: San Francisco 49ers
 As player:
San Francisco 49ers
Montreal Alouettes
Edmonton Eskimos
CFL East All-Star: 1966
Playing stats at

Don Lisbon (born January 15, 1941) is a former running back in the National Football League, and an all-star in the Canadian Football League.

After playing college football at Bowling Green State University Lisbon was drafted by the NFL's San Francisco 49ers. He played two seasons with them, including 20 games, 561 rushing yards, 34 pass receptions, 3 touchdowns, and 1 completed pass for a TD.

He also played 3 seasons in the CFL. His first, 1966 with the Montreal Alouettes, was a success, rushing for 1007 yards and being named an all-star. He was traded to the Edmonton Eskimos in 1967, and finished his career with them in 1968.[1]


  1. [1] The CFL and African-American Players, by Bob Dawson, Boxscore News, Ontario, February 28, 2011
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