The BC Lions’ 1974 Season

Season Summary

BC Lions 1974 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

BC Lions 1974 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 1 3 0 2 97 92 L3 1-3-0
Regular Season 16 8 8 0 16 306 299 L4 2-4-0
    Home 8 4 4 0 8 157 132 L2 2-4-0
    Visitor 8 4 4 0 8 149 167 L2 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 12 6 6 0 12 232 225 L4 2-4-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 2 2 0 4 74 74 W1 2-2-0

Full 1974 League Standings

BC Lions 1974 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.523 3-3-0 (6) 3-3-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.477 1-1-0 (2) 1-1-0 (2)
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.375
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.656
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.563
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.500
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.438
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.625
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.438
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.406

Coaches

Head Coach

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1974 BC Lions Attendance

  • Capacity: 30,229
  • Total: 203,729
  • High: 30,348
  • Avg: 25,466 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1973 Avg: +173
  • Low: 22,730
  • Sellouts: 1
  • % of Capacity: 84.24
  • Diff from League Avg: +2,411

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Team Scoring

19741973 +/-
Average Combined Score 37.81 1.00 +
Average Winning Score 25.63 5.83 +
Average Losing Score 12.63 1.38 -
Average Home Score 19.63 5.38 +
Average Visitor Score 18.63 0.25 +
Average Margin of Victory 11.38 2.78 +
Average Margin of Loss 10.50 1.72 -

Stadium

  • 1974 home stadium: Empire Stadium
  • Capacity: 30,229
  • Playing surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 1974 – Reduction

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Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
BC 333164 544599 553994 153449 157 (19.6)149 (18.6)306 (19.1)
Opponent 213455 254166 304171 5651107 167 (20.9)132 (16.5)299 (18.7)

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 3 (2-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (2-2-0) 3 (1-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 6 (3-3-0) 2 (1-1-0) 8 (4-4-0)
After 2nd 6 (3-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 10 (6-4-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (2-4-0)
After 3rd 6 (4-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 10 (7-3-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (1-4-0)
After 4th 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (0-8-0)

BC Lions 1974 Player Awards and Nominations

1974 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Lou Harris (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Garrett Hunsperger (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Curtis Wester (Division Finalist)
  • Canadian Player — Slade Willis (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Elton Brown (Team Nominee)

BC Lions 1974 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–4 (4) Bob Hornes (DHB) Idaho State
2–4 (13) Marc Stevenson (DT) Drake
3–4 (22) Andy Jonassen (DE) Calgary
4–4 (31) Dave Kaduhr (WR) Simon Fraser
4–9 (36) [OTT] Paul Kliger (LB) Ottawa
5–4 (40) Joey Pal (DB) Queen's
6–4 (49) Herb Page (K) Kent State
7–4 (58) Charles Campbell (DE) Simon Fraser
8–4 (67) Bob Osness (E) Augsburg
9–4 (75) Mike Lapensee (K) Loyola

BC Lions 1974 All-Star Selections

2 All-Canadian Selections
RB Lou Harris
G Curtis Wester
4 All-Division Selections
RB Lou Harris
G Curtis Wester
DT Garrett Hunsperger
MLB Ray Nettles*

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 2
Tue. July 2
EDM 18 @ BC 32 W 16,268
B 8
Sun. July 7
BC 23 @ HAM 25 L 21,158
10
Wed. July 10
BC 27 @ OTT 28 L 12,223
C 15
Tue. July 16
TOR 21 @ BC 15 L 15,835
1 21
Thu. July 25
CGY 20 @ BC 23 W 22,879
2 27
Wed. July 31
BC 29 @ WPG 22 W 22,478
3 31
Thu. Aug. 8
WPG 6 @ BC 26 W 24,569
4 34
Wed. Aug. 14
10:00 PM
BC 18 @ CGY 20 L 20,100 CTVW
5 41
Thu. Aug. 22
OTT 9 @ BC 4 L 26,803
6 44
Tue. Aug. 27
BC 21 @ EDM 15 W 22,446
8 50
Sat. Sept. 7
SSK 38 @ BC 16 L 30,187
9 55
Thu. Sept. 12
BC 26 @ TOR 24 W 32,782
58
Sun. Sept. 15
BC 12 @ MTL 31 L 17,976
10 62
Sat. Sept. 21
WPG 10 @ BC 28 W 22,793
11 67
Sun. Sept. 29
HAM 10 @ BC 32 W 23,420
12 71
Sun. Oct. 6
BC 20 @ CGY 7 W 20,508
13 77
Sun. Oct. 13
BC 15 @ SSK 17 L 16,792
14 80
Sat. Oct. 19
SSK 24 @ BC 21 L 30,348
15 84
Sat. Oct. 26
BC 8 @ EDM 31 L 25,009
16 88
Sat. Nov. 2
EDM 15 @ BC 7 L 22,730
P1 92
Sun. Nov. 10
4:00 PM
BC 14 @ SSK 24 L 20,485 CTV