Canadian Football League 1985 Season

73rd Grey Cup Championship

Full 1985 Schedule and Results

1985 CFL Regular Season Standings

East Division
GP W L T PTS PF PA
HAM 16 8 8 0 16 377 315
MTL 16 8 8 0 16 284 332
OTT 16 7 9 0 14 272 402
TOR 16 6 10 0 12 344 397
 
West Division
GP W L T PTS PF PA
BC 16 13 3 0 26 481 297
WPG 16 12 4 0 24 500 259
EDM 16 10 6 0 20 432 373
SSK 16 5 11 0 10 320 462
CGY 16 3 13 0 6 256 429

Full 1985 Standings

League Scoring

19851984 +/-
Average Combined Score 45.36 5.31 -
Average Winning Score 30.86 2.08 -
Average Losing Score 14.50 3.63 -
Average Home Score 23.40 4.03 -
Average Visitor Score 21.96 1.28 -
Average Margin of Victory 16.36 2.17 +

Offence Rankings – PF (PPG)

  • WPG — 500 (31.3)
  • BC — 481 (30.1)
  • EDM — 432 (27.0)
  • HAM — 377 (23.6)
  • TOR — 344 (21.5)
  • SSK — 320 (20.0)
  • MTL — 284 (17.8)
  • OTT — 272 (17.0)
  • CGY — 256 (16.0)

Defence Rankings – PA (PPG)

  • WPG — 259 (16.2)
  • BC — 297 (18.6)
  • HAM — 315 (19.7)
  • MTL — 332 (20.8)
  • EDM — 373 (23.3)
  • TOR — 397 (24.8)
  • OTT — 402 (25.1)
  • CGY — 429 (26.8)
  • SSK — 462 (28.9)

1985 CFL Regular Season Attendance

More 1985 Attendance Numbers

1985 Regular Season TV Ratings

CFLdb has no TV ratings for the 1985 season.

Have past or present TV rating sources? Contact me.

1985 Player Awards

1985 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Mervyn Fernandez (BC)
  • Defensive Player — Tyrone Jones (WPG)
  • Canadian Player — Paul Bennett (HAM)
  • Offensive Lineman — Nick Bastaja (WPG)
  • Rookie — Mike Gray (BC)
1985 Other Awards
  • Tom Pate Memorial Award — Jerry Friesen (SSK)

1985 Canadian Football League All-Star Team

Offense

QB Matt Dunigan EDM
RB Keyvan Jenkins BC
RB Willard Reaves WPG
IR Ray Elgaard SSK
IR Joe Poplawski WPG
WR Jeff Boyd WPG
WR Mervyn Fernandez BC
C John Bonk WPG
G Nick Bastaja WPG
G Dan Ferrone TOR
T John Blain BC
T Chris Walby WPG

Defense

DT James Curry TOR
DT Mike Gray BC
DE Grover Covington HAM
DE James “Quick” Parker BC
MLB Ben Zambiasi HAM
OLB Tyrone Jones WPG
OLB Kevin Konar BC
DB Paul Bennett HAM
DB Less Browne HAM
DB Darnell Clash BC
DB Howard Fields HAM
DB Ken Hailey WPG

Special Teams

P Ken Clark OTT
K Trevor Kennerd WPG

* – indicates unanimous selection

See an error? Please send corrections.

1985 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 2 – Ken Hobart (HAM)
  • 2 – Keyvan Jenkins (BC)
  • 2 – Roy Dewalt (BC)
  • 1 – Ray Elgaard (SSK)
  • 1 – Craig Ellis (SSK)

Defensive Star

  • 3 – Darnell Clash (BC)
  • 2 – Paul Bennett (HAM)
  • 2 – Harry Skipper (MTL)
  • 1 – Danny Bass (EDM)
  • 1 – Frank Robinson (WPG)

Lineman Star

  • 3 – Grover Covington (HAM)
  • 2 – Mike Gray (BC)
  • 2 – James “Quick” Parker (BC)
  • 1 – Mitchell Price (HAM)
  • 1 – Brett Williams (MTL)

1985 CFL Amateur Draft

PickTeam[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
First Round
1 OTT Nick Benjamin (OL) Concordia
2 CGY Randy Ambrosie (OL) Manitoba
3 BC [SSK] John Ulmer (DE) North Dakota
4 MTL Tony Johns (RB) Henderson State
5 EDM Peter Emsky (OL) Washington State
6 WPG [TOR] Pat Langdon (TE) Tennessee
7 BC Rick Ryan (DB) Weber State
8 HAM Jed Tommy (RB) Guelph
9 WPG Bob Molle (DE) Simon Fraser

Complete 1985 CFL Amateur Draft Selections