The BC Lions’ 1975 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 5th in the Western Conference

BC Lions 1975 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

BC Lions 1975 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 3 0 1 7 89 64 W2 3-0-1
Regular Season 16 6 10 0 12 276 331 L1 2-4-0
    Home 8 3 5 0 6 147 160 L1 3-3-0
    Visitor 8 3 5 0 6 129 171 W1 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 12 4 8 0 8 194 272 L1 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 2 2 0 4 82 59 W1 2-2-0

Full 1975 League Standings

BC Lions 1975 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.555 2-4-0 (6) 2-4-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.477 1-1-0 (2) 1-1-0 (2)
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.375
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.750
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.656
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.438
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.344
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.563
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.656
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.344

Coaches

Head Coaches

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1975 BC Lions Attendance

  • Capacity: 30,229
  • Total: 155,050
  • High: 28,172
  • Avg: 19,381 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1974 Avg: -5,727
  • Low: 15,691
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 64.11
  • Diff from League Avg: -5,951

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Team Scoring

19751974 +/-
Average Combined Score 37.94 0.13 +
Average Winning Score 23.50 2.13 -
Average Losing Score 13.50 0.88 +
Average Home Score 18.38 1.25 -
Average Visitor Score 16.13 2.50 -
Average Margin of Victory 10.50 0.88 -
Average Margin of Loss 11.80 1.30 +

Stadium

  • 1975 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 83745 473582 452974 472875 147 (18.4)129 (16.1)276 (17.3)
Opponent 291342 4465109 453176 4262104 171 (21.4)160 (20.0)331 (20.7)

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 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 6 (3-3-0) 4 (3-1-0) 3 (0-3-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (3-1-0) 5 (0-5-0) 7 (3-4-0)
After 2nd 3 (2-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 4 (3-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (0-3-0) 7 (5-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 8 (1-7-0)
After 3rd 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 7 (6-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 9 (0-9-0)
After 4th 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 10 (0-10-0)

BC Lions 1975 Player Awards and Nominations

1975 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Bill Baker (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Bill Baker (Division Finalist)
  • Offensive Lineman — Layne McDowell (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Bill Baker (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Larry Cameron (Division Finalist)

BC Lions 1975 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
3–2 (20) [TOR] Mike Harrington (DB) Saskatchewan
3–5 (23) [HAM] Pete Walker (OT) Wilfrid Laurier
4–4 (31) Randy Ragon (WR) U.S. International
5–4 (40) Martin Cook (DT) Wilfrid Laurier
6–4 (48) Paul Barchiesi (DT) Western Ontario
7–4 (56) Don McLellan (LB) Simon Fraser
8–4 (64) Doug Murray (OT) Bishop's

BC Lions 1975 All-Star Selections

3 All-Canadian Selections
C Al Wilson (Tie)
DE Bill Baker
OLB Larry Cameron
5 All-Division Selections
RB Lou Harris
C Al Wilson
T Layne McDowell
DE Bill Baker
OLB Larry Cameron

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
B 5
Thu. July 3
OTT 31 @ BC 41 W 14,334
9
Tue. July 8
BC 14 @ MTL 14 T 14,021
C 12
Thu. July 10
BC 4 @ TOR 0 W 32,934
D 18
Thu. July 17
WPG 19 @ BC 30 W 14,092
1 22
Thu. July 24
9:00 PM
BC 9 @ WPG 17 L 22,167 CBCW
2 25
Wed. July 30
10:00 PM
BC 28 @ CGY 30 L 23,010 CBCW
3 28
Tue. Aug. 5
CGY 28 @ BC 13 L 18,167
4 32
Sun. Aug. 10
4:00 PM
BC 28 @ SSK 27 W 21,834
36
Thu. Aug. 14
EDM 27 @ BC 24 L 18,688
6 43
Wed. Aug. 27
9:30 PM
BC 10 @ EDM 34 L 24,843 CBCW
8 49
Thu. Sept. 4
WPG 17 @ BC 29 W 17,073
9 53
Tue. Sept. 9
BC 15 @ WPG 1 W 24,105
55
Sat. Sept. 13
10:30 PM
TOR 10 @ BC 32 W 24,281 CBC
10 60
Sat. Sept. 20
10:30 PM
MTL 20 @ BC 17 L 28,172 CBC
11 67
Sun. Sept. 28
4:30 PM
BC 6 @ SSK 33 L 19,302 CTV
12 70
Sat. Oct. 4
10:30 PM
CGY 38 @ BC 12 L 17,213 CBC
13 74
Sun. Oct. 12
2:00 PM
BC 8 @ HAM 14 L 20,250 CTV
16 83
Wed. Oct. 15
8:00 PM
BC 25 @ OTT 15 W 19,002
14 78
Sat. Oct. 25
10:30 PM
SSK 8 @ BC 12 W 15,691 CBCW
17 87
Sat. Nov. 1
10:30 PM
EDM 12 @ BC 8 L 15,765 CBCW