The BC Lions 1977 Season

Season Summary

Team Roster and Stats

BC Lions 1977 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 2 0 4 61 87 W1 2-2-0
Regular Season 16 10 6 0 20 369 326 L3 2-4-0
    Home 8 5 3 0 10 169 139 L1 4-2-0
    Visitor 8 5 3 0 10 200 187 L3 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 12 7 5 0 14 273 254 L3 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 3 1 0 6 96 72 L1 3-1-0

Full 1977 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 3 (3-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 3 (1-2-0) 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 7 (6-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 7 (3-4-0)
After 2nd 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 6 (5-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 10 (9-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0)
After 3rd 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 6 (5-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 11 (10-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (0-4-0)
After 4th 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 10 (10-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Thu Jun 16
SSK 10 @ BC 19 W 14,366  
B
Wed Jun 22
BC 6 @ CGY 35 L 21,788  
C
Tue Jun 28
WPG 34 @ BC 17 L 13,428  
D
Fri Jul 1
BC 19 @ EDM 8 W 25,118  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Tue Jul 12
CGY 9 @ BC 14 W 16,903  
2
Wed Jul 20 10:00 PM
BC 34 @ SSK 14 W 18,455  
3
Tue Jul 26 11:00 PM
SSK 24 @ BC 5 L 26,459  
4
Wed Aug 3 10:00 PM
BC 30 @ CGY 26 W 25,253 CTVW
5
Tue Aug 9
EDM 24 @ BC 18 L 26,131  
6
Wed Aug 17
BC 25 @ WPG 17 W 25,210  
7
Tue Aug 23 11:00 PM
TOR 0 @ BC 30 W 24,873 CBC
8
Wed Aug 31 8:00 PM
BC 27 @ OTT 24 W 27,248 CTV
10
Sat Sep 10 11:00 PM
CGY 21 @ BC 33 W 28,213 CTVW
11
Sat Sep 17 9:30 PM
BC 20 @ EDM 18 W 25,858  
12
Sat Sep 24
EDM 13 @ BC 30 W 32,419  
13
Sun Oct 2 3:30 PM
BC 15 @ WPG 19 L 25,210 CBCW
15
Sat Oct 15 11:00 PM
MTL 17 @ BC 18 W 32,719  
16
Sun Oct 23 2:00 PM
BC 21 @ HAM 31 L 19,133 CBC
17
Sun Oct 30 3:30 PM
BC 28 @ SSK 38 L 22,173 CBCR
18
Sat Nov 5 11:00 PM
WPG 31 @ BC 21 L 30,580  
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sat Nov 12 5:00 PM
WPG 32 @ BC 33 W 27,105 CTV
P2
Sun Nov 20 4:00 PM
BC 1 @ EDM 38 L 25,327 CBC

BC Lions 1977 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.500 3-3-0 (6) 4-2-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.469 2-0-0 (2) 1-1-0 (2)
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.250
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.625
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.500
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.625
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.313
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.688
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.500
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.375

Team Scoring

19771976 +/-
Average Combined Score 43.44 +3.19
Average Winning Score 26.10 +0.70
Average Losing Score 18.00 +4.33
Average Home Score 21.13 -1.50
Average Visitor Score 25.00 +9.12
Average Margin of Victory 10.20 -2.60
Average Margin of Loss 9.83 -0.39

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
BC 343973 5465119 395291 424486 169 (21.1)200 (25.0)369 (23.1)
Opponent 303262 534598 243458 3276108 187 (23.4)139 (17.4)326 (20.4)

Coaches

Head Coach
  • Vic Rapp (Jan. 21, 1977 – Nov. 9, 1982)

BC Lions 1977 Player Awards and Nominations

1977 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Jerry Tagge (Division Finalist)
  • Defensive Player — Grady Cavness (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Al Wilson (Winner)
  • Canadian Player — Lui Passaglia (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Leon Bright, Jr. (Winner)

BC Lions 1977 All-Star Selections

3 All-Canadian Selections
QB Jerry Tagge
WR Leon Bright, Jr.
C Al Wilson
10 All-Division Selections
QB Jerry Tagge
WR Leon Bright, Jr.
C Al Wilson
T Layne McDowell
DT Frank Landy
OLB Glen Jackson
CB Joe Fourqurean (Tie)
CB Rocky Long (Tie)
S Grady Cavness
P Lui Passaglia

* – indicates unanimous selection

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BC Lions 1977 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
2–1 (10) [CGY] Robin Adair (WR) Saskatchewan
2–3 (12)   Doug Seymour (DT) Missouri
3–3 (21)   Mike Moore (DT) British Columbia (UBC)
4–3 (30)   Glenn Leonhard (DT) Manitoba
5–3 (39)   Bob Hogan (HB) Windsor
6–3 (48)   Nigel Wilson (WR) Western Ontario
7–3 (57)   Terry Davis (OG) Western Ontario
8–3 (66)   Dennis Shaw (OG) Ottawa
9–3 (75)   Paul Sheehan (WR) Western Kentucky
10–3 (84)   Dan Dupuis (RB) Windsor

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