Season Summary

Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Fri Jun 10
BC 52 @ EDM 20 W 42,196  
B
Fri Jun 17
BC 24 @ WPG 23 W 15,938  
C
Thu Jun 23 11:00 PM
CGY 19 @ BC 41 W 53,472  
D
Thu Jun 30
SSK 26 @ BC 37 W 30,984  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
2
Thu Jul 14 6:00 PM
BC 14 @ TOR 17 L 39,347 CBC
3
Sun Jul 24 3:00 PM
SSK 28 @ BC 44 W 41,801 CBC
4
Sat Jul 30 5:00 PM
BC 34 @ HAM 20 W 16,101 CBC
5
Sun Aug 7 3:00 PM
CGY 16 @ BC 32 W 37,496 CTV
6
Fri Aug 12 7:30 PM
BC 43 @ EDM 13 W 52,765 CTV
7
Sat Aug 20 2:00 PM
WPG 6 @ BC 44 W 56,852  
8
Sat Aug 27 8:30 PM
MTL 6 @ BC 28 W 36,743 CBC
9
Fri Sep 2 6:00 PM
BC 19 @ OTT 49 L 22,234 CTV
10
Sat Sep 10 8:30 PM
TOR 32 @ BC 14 L 52,656 CBC
11
Sat Sep 17 11:30 PM
BC 42 @ MTL 26 W 17,161 CBC
12
Sun Sep 25 3:00 PM
EDM 30 @ BC 31 W 52,430 CBC
14
Mon Oct 10 1:00 PM
BC 30 @ WPG 18 W 31,508 CBC
15
Sun Oct 16 2:00 PM
BC 16 @ CGY 25 L 24,013 CBC
16
Sat Oct 22 8:30 PM
HAM 16 @ BC 41 W 45,513 CTV
17
Sun Oct 30 1:30 PM
BC 5 @ SSK 11 L 23,895  
18
Sat Nov 5 9:30 PM
OTT 13 @ BC 40 W 42,901 CTV
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P2
Sun Nov 20 4:00 PM
WPG 21 @ BC 39 W 59,409 CBC
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
GC
Sun Nov 27 5:00 PM
TOR 18 @ BC 17 L 59,345 CTV, CBC
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 4 0 0 8 154 88 W4 4-0-0
Regular Season 16 11 5 0 22 477 326 W1 4-2-0
    Home 8 7 1 0 14 274 147 W3 5-1-0
    Visitor 8 4 4 0 8 203 179 L2 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 8 6 2 0 12 245 147 L2 4-2-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 5 3 0 10 232 179 W3 4-2-0

Full 1983 League Standings

Home Visitor Total
Quarter Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record)
After 1st 6 (6-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (3-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 12 (9-3-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (1-2-0)
After 2nd 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 12 (11-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0)
After 3rd 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (4-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 12 (11-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (0-3-0)
After 4th 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 11 (11-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.469 4-0-0 (4) 2-2-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.484 3-1-0 (4) 2-2-0 (4)
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.500
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.500
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.313
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.563
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.344
Ottawa Rough Riders (2) 0.500
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.750
Montreal Concordes (2) 0.344
19831982 +/-
Average Combined Score 50.19 -2.25
Average Winning Score 37.18 -1.37
Average Losing Score 13.60 -0.97
Average Home Score 34.25 +5.62
Average Visitor Score 25.38 -2.12
Average Margin of Victory 19.73 +2.51
Average Margin of Loss 13.20 -0.51
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
BC 7752129 7783160 572986 6339102 274 (34.3)203 (25.4)477 (29.8)
Opponent 162339 444892 513687 3672108 179 (22.4)147 (18.4)326 (20.4)
Head Coach
BC Lions 1983 Stars of the Week
Offensive Star
  • 2 – Mervyn Fernandez
  • 1 – John Pankratz
  • 1 – Roy Dewalt
Defensive Star
  • 2 – Kerry Parker
  • 2 – Larry Crawford
  • 1 – Bernie Glier
  • 1 – Jo Jo Heath
Lineman Star
  • 2 – John Blain
  • 1 – Al Wilson
  • 1 – Mack Moore
BC Lions 1983 Player Awards and Nominations
1983 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Roy Dewalt (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Larry Crawford (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — John Blain (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Lui Passaglia (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Sammy Greene (Team Nominee)
BC Lions 1983 All-Star Selections
6 All-Canadian Selections
T John Blain
DT Mack Moore
DHB Larry Crawford
CB Kerry Parker
P Lui Passaglia
K Lui Passaglia
7 All-Division Selections
WR Mervyn Fernandez
T John Blain
DT Mack Moore
DHB Larry Crawford
CB Kerry Parker
P Lui Passaglia
K Lui Passaglia (Tie)

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1983 BC Lions Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–5 (5)   Jacques Chapdelaine (WR) Simon Fraser
1–8 (8) [TOR] Jamie Buis (OT) Simon Fraser
2–5 (14)   Kevin Lapa (LB) Weber State
2–8 (17) [TOR] Peter LeClaire (FB) British Columbia (UBC)
3–5 (23)   William Bychowski (FB) Wilfrid Laurier
4–5 (32)   Jerome Erdman (WR) Simon Fraser
5–5 (41)   Harold Jackman (OT) Minnesota State-Moorhead
6–5 (50)   Kyle Barrow (LB) Western Ontario
7–5 (59)   Mike Brown (DB) Toronto
8–5 (68)   Ken Munro (WR) British Columbia (UBC)

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