The BC Lions 1980 Season

BC Lions 1980 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 1 2 1 3 96 109 L1 1-2-1
Regular Season 16 8 7 1 17 381 351 W1 3-3-0
    Home 8 6 1 1 13 241 144 W3 4-1-1
    Visitor 8 2 6 0 4 140 207 L4 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 12 6 6 0 12 303 283 W1 2-4-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 2 1 1 5 78 68 L1 2-1-1

Full 1980 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 5 (3-1-1) 2 (2-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 7 (4-2-1) 2 (2-0-0) 7 (2-5-0)
After 2nd 7 (6-0-1) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 9 (7-1-1) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (1-6-0)
After 3rd 6 (5-0-1) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 3 (2-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 9 (7-1-1) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (1-6-0)
After 4th 6 (6-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 8 (8-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 7 (0-7-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Tue Jun 10 11:00 PM
OTT 26 @ BC 26 T 17,284  
B
Mon Jun 16
BC 19 @ HAM 29 L    
C
Sun Jun 22
CGY 28 @ BC 29 W 15,568  
D
Tue Jul 1
BC 22 @ WPG 26 L 17,806  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Tue Jul 8 11:00 PM
SSK 24 @ BC 39 W 19,536  
3
Tue Jul 22 11:00 PM
WPG 6 @ BC 26 W 23,214  
4
Wed Jul 30 9:30 PM
BC 21 @ EDM 33 L 42,887  
5
Tue Aug 5 11:00 PM
CGY 23 @ BC 31 W 25,465  
6
Tue Aug 12 9:30 PM
BC 7 @ CGY 24 L 34,393  
7
Wed Aug 20 9:00 PM
BC 31 @ SSK 21 W 25,124  
8
Tue Aug 26 11:00 PM
HAM 17 @ BC 17 T 21,312  
9
Mon Sep 1 8:00 PM
BC 14 @ MTL 6 W 29,827 CBC
11
Sat Sep 13 11:00 PM
EDM 42 @ BC 14 L 30,793 CTVW
12
Sat Sep 20 9:30 PM
BC 16 @ CGY 24 L 33,115  
13
Sun Sep 28 4:30 PM
BC 22 @ WPG 28 L 29,522  
14
Sat Oct 4 10:00 PM
SSK 8 @ BC 44 W 17,247  
15
Mon Oct 13 4:30 PM
BC 9 @ EDM 33 L 43,346 CBC
16
Sat Oct 18 11:00 PM
OTT 7 @ BC 27 W 17,399 CTV
17
Sun Oct 26 2:00 PM
BC 20 @ TOR 38 L 30,175 CBCE
18
Sun Nov 2
WPG 17 @ BC 43 W 16,676  

BC Lions 1980 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.531 5-1-0 (6) 1-5-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.461 1-0-1 (2) 1-1-0 (2)
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.563
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.813
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.125
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.625
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.531
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.500
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.438
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.375

Team Scoring

19801979 +/-
Average Combined Score 45.75 +4.44
Average Winning Score 31.88 +8.65
Average Losing Score 15.57 -1.93
Average Home Score 30.13 +6.88
Average Visitor Score 17.50 -0.25
Average Margin of Victory 17.88 +10.32
Average Margin of Loss 16.14 +3.98

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
BC 551570 10173174 362763 492574 241 (30.1)140 (17.5)381 (23.8)
Opponent 205474 4755102 443781 336194 207 (25.9)144 (18.0)351 (21.9)

Coaches

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

BC Lions 1980 Player Awards and Nominations

1980 Most Outstanding
  • Player — John Henry White (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Joe Fourqurean (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Al Wilson (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Al Wilson (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Roy Dewalt (Team Nominee)

BC Lions 1980 All-Star Selections

1 All-Canadian Selections
C Al Wilson
3 All-Division Selections
TE Harry Holt, III
C Al Wilson
K Lui Passaglia (Tie)

* – indicates unanimous selection

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BC Lions 1980 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–5 (5)   Kevin Konar (LB) British Columbia (UBC)
2–5 (14)   Paul Gohier (OT) McGill
4–5 (32)   Michel Deslauriers (QB) British Columbia (UBC)
5–5 (41)   Ted Bellinger (WR) Queen's
6–5 (50)   Peter Wilson (C) Simon Fraser
7–5 (59)   Reg Advocat (LB) Simon Fraser

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