Season Summary

Week Date/Time (EDT ) Result TV
A
Fri Jun 10 9:30 PM
BC 52 @ EDM 20 W  
B
Fri Jun 17 8:30 PM
BC 24 @ WPG 23 W  
C
Thu Jun 23 11:00 PM
CGY 19 @ BC 41 W  
D
Thu Jun 30 11:00 PM
SSK 26 @ BC 37 W  
Week Date/Time (EDT ) Result TV
1Bye
2
Thu Jul 14 8:00 PM
BC 14 @ TOR 17 L CBC
3
Sun Jul 24 5:00 PM
SSK 28 @ BC 44 W CBC
4
Sat Jul 30 7:00 PM
BC 34 @ HAM 20 W CBC
5
Sun Aug 7 5:00 PM
CGY 16 @ BC 32 W CTV
6
Fri Aug 12 9:30 PM
BC 43 @ EDM 13 W CTV
7
Sat Aug 20 10:30 PM
WPG 6 @ BC 44 W  
8
Sat Aug 27 10:30 PM
MTL 6 @ BC 28 W CBC
9
Fri Sep 2 8:00 PM
BC 19 @ OTT 49 L CTV
10
Sat Sep 10 10:30 PM
TOR 32 @ BC 14 L CBC
11
Sat Sep 17 1:30 PM
BC 42 @ MTL 26 W CBC
12
Sun Sep 25 4:00 PM
EDM 30 @ BC 31 W CBC
13Bye
14
Mon Oct 10 3:00 PM
BC 30 @ WPG 18 W CBC
15
Sun Oct 16 4:00 PM
BC 16 @ CGY 25 L CBC
16
Sat Oct 22 10:30 PM
HAM 16 @ BC 41 W CTV
17
Sun Oct 30 3:30 PM
BC 5 @ SSK 11 L  
18
Sat Nov 5 10:30 PM
OTT 13 @ BC 40 W CTV
Week Date/Time (EST ) Result TV
Final
Sun Nov 20 4:00 PM
WPG 21 @ BC 39 W CBC
Week Date/Time (EST ) Result TV
Grey Cup
Sun Nov 27 5:00 PM
TOR 18 @ BC 17 L 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 Elks (2) 0.500
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.313
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.563
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.344
Montreal Alouettes (2) 0.344
Ottawa RedBlacks (2) 0.500
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.750
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
Quarter Team Home (PPG) Visitor (PPG) Total (PPG)
Total BC 274 (34.3) 203 (25.4) 477 (29.8)
Opponent 179 (22.4) 147 (18.4) 326 (20.4)
1st BC 77 (9.6) 52 (6.5) 129 (8.1)
Opponent 23 (2.9) 16 (2.0) 39 (2.4)
2nd BC 77 (9.6) 83 (10.4) 160 (10.0)
Opponent 48 (6.0) 44 (5.5) 92 (5.8)
3rd BC 57 (7.1) 29 (3.6) 86 (5.4)
Opponent 36 (4.5) 51 (6.4) 87 (5.4)
4th BC 63 (7.9) 39 (4.9) 102 (6.4)
Opponent 72 (9.0) 36 (4.5) 108 (6.8)
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
1983 Player Awards and Nominations
1983 Most Outstanding
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 Jackmann (OT) Minnesota State-Moorhead
6–5 (50)   Kyle Barrow (LB) Western Ontario
7–5 (59)   Mike Brown (DB) Toronto (UofT)
8–5 (68)   Ken Munro (WR) British Columbia (UBC)

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