The BC Lions 1970 Season

BC Lions 1970 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 0 4 0 0 87 131 L4 0-4-0
Regular Season 16 6 10 0 12 295 384 L2 1-5-0
    Home 8 4 4 0 8 138 190 L1 3-3-0
    Visitor 8 2 6 0 4 157 194 L5 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 12 5 7 0 10 215 250 L2 2-4-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 1 3 0 2 80 134 L3 1-3-0

Full 1970 League Standings

Lead/Trailed Record by Quarter

Home Visitor Total
Quarter Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record)
After 1st 2 (2-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 3 (2-1-0) 4 (0-4-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (4-1-0) 5 (1-4-0) 6 (1-5-0)
After 2nd 4 (3-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 6 (4-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 9 (1-8-0)
After 3rd 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 4 (2-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 7 (5-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 9 (1-8-0)
After 4th 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 10 (0-10-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Mon Jul 6
EDM 37 @ BC 19 L 24,702  
B
Fri Jul 10
BC 21 @ SSK 27 L 10,454  
C
Thu Jul 16
TOR 42 @ BC 25 L 23,604  
D
Tue Jul 21
BC 22 @ WPG 25 L 13,100  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Tue Jul 28 11:00 PM
SSK 42 @ BC 9 L 29,152 CTVW
2
Tue Aug 4 9:00 PM
BC 48 @ WPG 21 W 17,340 CTVW
3
Mon Aug 10
BC 9 @ CGY 16 L 20,402  
3
Thu Aug 13 11:00 PM
BC 35 @ EDM 7 W 18,992 CTVW
4
Thu Aug 20 11:00 PM
CGY 13 @ BC 27 W 35,627  
5
Thu Aug 27 11:00 PM
OTT 30 @ BC 32 W 35,563 CTV
6
Tue Sep 1 11:00 PM
BC 9 @ EDM 20 L 18,140  
8
Sun Sep 13 5:00 PM
WPG 13 @ BC 16 W 36,250 CTVW
9
Fri Sep 18 10:00 PM
BC 22 @ SSK 23 L 17,535 CTVW
10
Wed Sep 23 11:00 PM
HAM 26 @ BC 14 L 29,787 CTV
11
Sat Oct 3
EDM 32 @ BC 20 L 35,107  
12
Sat Oct 10 8:00 PM
BC 7 @ TOR 50 L 33,135 CTV
13
Wed Oct 14 8:00 PM
BC 27 @ MTL 28 L 18,077 CBC
14
Wed Oct 21
WPG 1 @ BC 7 W 22,510  
14
Sun Oct 25 5:00 PM
BC 0 @ CGY 29 L 20,916 CTVW
15
Sun Nov 1 6:00 PM
SSK 33 @ BC 13 L 23,739  

BC Lions 1970 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.531 3-3-0 (6) 2-4-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.500 1-1-0 (2) 0-2-0 (2)
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.563
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.563
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.875
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.125
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.607
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.536
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.286
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.571

Team Scoring

19701969 +/-
Average Combined Score 42.44 +6.81
Average Winning Score 27.50 +10.70
Average Losing Score 13.00 -0.73
Average Home Score 17.25 +4.12
Average Visitor Score 19.63 +3.38
Average Margin of Victory 13.33 +4.73
Average Margin of Loss 16.90 +3.90

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
BC 133649 544195 244266 473885 138 (17.3)157 (19.6)295 (18.4)
Opponent 552883 4266108 341953 5981140 194 (24.3)190 (23.8)384 (24.0)

Coaches

Head Coach

BC Lions 1970 Player Awards and Nominations

1970 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Jim Evenson (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Ken Sugarman (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Jim Young (Winner)

BC Lions 1970 All-Star Selections

3 All-Canadian Selections
RB Jim Evenson
G Ken Sugarman
OLB Greg Findlay
3 All-Division Selections
RB Jim Evenson
G Ken Sugarman*
OLB Greg Findlay

* – indicates unanimous selection

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BC Lions 1970 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–4 (4)   John McManus (E) Alberta
2–4 (13)   Tony D'Aloisio (DB) Windsor
3–4 (22)   Peter Raham (DB) Toronto
4–4 (31)   Don Warrington (DB) Simon Fraser
5–4 (40)   Paul Gray (QB) Waterloo Lutheran
6–4 (48)   Bob Moffat (C) Simon Fraser
7–4 (56)   Brian Currie (T) Royal Military College
8–4 (65)   Robert Taylor (T) McGill
9–4 (71)   Gary Conley (DB) Simon Fraser
10–4 (75)   Barry Reid (DB) Saskatchewan

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