The BC Lions’ 1982 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the West Division

BC Lions 1982 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

BC Lions 1982 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 1 3 0 2 95 109 L1 1-3-0
Regular Season 16 9 7 0 18 449 390 W1 2-4-0
    Home 8 5 3 0 10 229 211 W2 3-3-0
    Visitor 8 4 4 0 8 220 179 L3 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 8 3 5 0 6 161 227 L3 1-5-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 6 2 0 12 288 163 W1 4-2-0

Full 1982 League Standings

BC Lions 1982 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.594 2-2-0 (4) 1-3-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.391 3-1-0 (4) 3-1-0 (4)
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.594
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.688
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.406
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.688
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.531
Ottawa Rough Riders (2) 0.313
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.594
Montreal Concordes (2) 0.125

Team Scoring

19821981 +/-
Average Combined Score 52.44 +1.50
Average Winning Score 38.56 +4.26
Average Losing Score 14.57 -1.26
Average Home Score 28.63 +0.50
Average Visitor Score 27.50 +0.88
Average Margin of Victory 17.22 -0.28
Average Margin of Loss 13.71 -5.29

1982 BC Lions Attendance

  • Capacity: 30,229
  • Total: 200,706
  • High: 31,867
  • Avg: 25,088 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1981 Avg: -1,993
  • Low: 15,071
  • Sellouts: 1
  • % of Capacity: 82.99
  • Diff from League Avg: -4,290

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Coaches

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

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Stadium

  • 1982 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 5555110 6964133 6239101 4362105 229 (28.6)220 (27.5)449 (28.1)
Opponent 375188 8153134 382664 5549104 179 (22.4)211 (26.4)390 (24.4)

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

BC Lions 1982 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – Mervyn Fernandez
  • 1 – Roy Dewalt

Defensive Star

  • 1 – Kevin Konar
  • 1 – Glen Jackson

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Mack Moore
  • 1 – Tyrone Keys
  • 1 – John Blain

BC Lions 1982 Player Awards and Nominations

1982 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Roy Dewalt (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Glen Jackson (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — John Blain (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Glen Jackson (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Mervyn Fernandez (Division Finalist)

BC Lions 1982 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–5 (5)   Bernie Glier (DB) British Columbia (UBC)
1–8 (8) [OTT] Troy Ciochetti (WR) Alberta
2–5 (14)   Don Moen (DB) British Columbia (UBC)
3–5 (23)   Ryan Potter (RB) Western Ontario
3–7 (25) [HAM] Bernie Jolette (LB) Ottawa
4–1 (28) [HAM, TOR] Dave Sidoo (née David Singh) (DB) British Columbia (UBC)
4–5 (32)   Dave Leuty (WR) Western Ontario
5–5 (41)   Tony Prencipe (LB) Manitoba
6–5 (50)   Matt Kavanaugh (C) Simon Fraser

BC Lions 1982 All-Star Selections

1 All-Canadian Selections
DE Nick Hebeler
3 All-Division Selections
WR Mervyn Fernandez
DE Nick Hebeler
OLB Glen Jackson

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Thu. June 10
EDM 22 @ BC 19 L 19,392  
B
Wed. June 16
BC 11 @ WPG 25 L 19,613  
C
Tue. June 22 11:00 PM
SSK 39 @ BC 43 W 19,488  
D
Tue. June 29
BC 22 @ CGY 23 L 24,053  
1
Sat. July 10 11:00 PM
HAM 34 @ BC 51 W 23,389 CBC
2
Sun. July 18 3:30 PM
BC 26 @ SSK 24 W 27,543 CBC
3
Sun. July 25 5:00 PM
EDM 28 @ BC 38 W 28,329 CTV
5
Sun. Aug. 8 4:00 PM
BC 16 @ WPG 29 L 32,946 CTV
6
Sat. Aug. 14 11:00 PM
CGY 30 @ BC 8 L 26,184 CBC
7
Sun. Aug. 22 1:30 PM
BC 45 @ MTL 9 W 15,208 CBC
8
Sat. Aug. 28 11:00 PM
TOR 20 @ BC 19 L 27,285 CTV
9
Fri. Sept. 3 8:00 PM
BC 45 @ OTT 13 W 20,609 CTV
11
Sat. Sept. 18 11:00 PM
SSK 32 @ BC 36 W 28,513 CTV
12
Sun. Sept. 26 1:30 PM
BC 46 @ TOR 14 W 40,250 CBC
13
Sat. Oct. 2 11:00 PM
WPG 29 @ BC 17 L 31,867 CBC
14
Sun. Oct. 10 4:00 PM
BC 1 @ EDM 30 L 59,979 CBC
15
Sat. Oct. 16 11:00 PM
OTT 22 @ BC 28 W 20,068 CTV
16
Sun. Oct. 24 1:30 PM
BC 22 @ HAM 35 L 16,275 CBC
17
Sun. Oct. 31 4:00 PM
BC 19 @ CGY 25 L 31,980 CBC
18
Sat. Nov. 6 11:00 PM
MTL 16 @ BC 32 W 15,071 CTV