The BC Lions 1971 Season

BC Lions 1971 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 1 3 0 2 68 96 W1 1-3-0
Regular Season 16 6 9 1 13 282 363 W1 2-4-0
    Home 8 5 3 0 10 146 98 W1 4-2-0
    Visitor 8 1 6 1 3 136 265 L3 0-5-1
   Divisional opponent 12 4 7 1 9 203 258 W1 2-3-1
   Non-divisional opponent 4 2 2 0 4 79 105 L2 2-2-0

Full 1971 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 4 (4-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 2 (1-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 4 (0-3-1) 6 (5-1-0) 4 (0-4-0) 6 (1-4-1)
After 2nd 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 2 (1-0-1) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 7 (5-1-1) 0 (0-0-0) 9 (1-8-0)
After 3rd 6 (5-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-5-1) 8 (6-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (0-7-1)
After 4th 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 1 (1-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 6 (0-6-0) 6 (6-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 9 (0-9-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Mon Jul 5
EDM 17 @ BC 15 L 22,816  
B
Mon Jul 12
OTT 41 @ BC 14 L 23,088  
C
Fri Jul 16
BC 17 @ TOR 18 L 32,136  
C
Mon Jul 19
BC 22 @ OTT 20 W 15,554  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Tue Jul 27
SSK 14 @ BC 10 L 30,492  
2
Wed Aug 4
BC 19 @ EDM 20 L 19,816  
3
Mon Aug 9
BC 29 @ WPG 16 W 19,981  
4
Wed Aug 18
EDM 1 @ BC 11 W 32,454  
5
Tue Aug 24
BC 1 @ CGY 32 L 23,616  
6
Sun Aug 29 5:00 PM
TOR 24 @ BC 27 W 30,242 CTV
7
Mon Sep 6 10:00 PM
BC 14 @ SSK 35 L 21,485 CTV
8
Sun Sep 12 5:00 PM
CGY 25 @ BC 10 L 30,660 CTV
9
Sun Sep 19 3:30 PM
BC 31 @ WPG 31 T 22,083 CTV
10
Sat Sep 25
WPG 18 @ BC 25 W 28,063  
11
Sat Oct 2 11:00 PM
MTL 0 @ BC 28 W 25,138 CBC
12
Sat Oct 9
BC 21 @ OTT 45 L 14,758  
12
Mon Oct 11 2:00 PM
BC 3 @ HAM 36 L 25,997 CTV
13
Sat Oct 16 11:00 PM
EDM 9 @ BC 4 L 27,207 CBC
14
Sun Oct 24
BC 18 @ SSK 50 L 13,801  
15
Sat Oct 30 11:00 PM
CGY 7 @ BC 31 W 21,489 CBC

BC Lions 1971 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.508 3-3-0 (6) 1-4-1 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.518 2-0-0 (2) 0-2-0 (2)
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.594
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.375
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.594
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.469
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.500
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.429
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.429
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.714

Team Scoring

19711970 +/-
Average Combined Score 40.31 -2.12
Average Winning Score 25.17 -2.33
Average Losing Score 11.11 -1.89
Average Home Score 18.25 +1.00
Average Visitor Score 17.00 -2.62
Average Margin of Victory 14.17 +0.83
Average Margin of Loss 18.44 +1.54

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
BC 334578 414384 232245 492675 146 (18.3)136 (17.0)282 (17.6)
Opponent 176481 3484118 224365 257499 265 (33.1)98 (12.3)363 (22.7)

Coaches

Head Coach

BC Lions 1971 Player Awards and Nominations

1971 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Jim Evenson (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Garrett Hunsperger (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Jim Young (Team Nominee)

BC Lions 1971 All-Star Selections

No BC Lions Canadian or Division All-Star selections in 1971.

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BC Lions 1971 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–3 (3)   Archie McCord (T) Simon Fraser
2–3 (12)   Mike Leveille (FL) Ottawa
3–3 (21)   Henry Lodewycks (FL) Manitoba
4–3 (30)   John Chapman (E) Toronto
5–3 (39)   Mike Begg (E) Simon Fraser
6–3 (48)   Ron Fowler (FL) Guelph
7–3 (57)   John Farlinger (DB) Calgary
8–3 (65)   Bryan Ansley (T) Simon Fraser
9–3 (69)   Gerald Fraser (G) Manitoba

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