Season Summary

Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Sun Jun 9 5:00 PM
CGY 9 @ BC 19 W 29,283 CTVW
B
Mon Jun 17 9:30 PM
BC 17 @ EDM 16 W 44,878 CTVW
C
Fri Jun 21 10:00 PM
WPG 28 @ BC 18 L 26,921  
D
Fri Jun 28 9:00 PM
BC 21 @ SSK 3 W 19,251 CBCW
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Sat Jul 6 7:30 PM
BC 42 @ HAM 8 W 13,101 CTV
2
Sat Jul 13 10:00 PM
EDM 10 @ BC 25 W 38,055 CBC
3
Sun Jul 21 4:00 PM
BC 39 @ CGY 14 W 15,793 CBC
4
Sat Jul 27 10:00 PM
MTL 15 @ BC 28 W 48,281 CTV
5
Thu Aug 1 7:30 PM
BC 43 @ TOR 18 W 31,276 CBC
7
Sat Aug 17 10:00 PM
CGY 35 @ BC 32 L 37,462 CBC
8
Sat Aug 24 10:00 PM
HAM 11 @ BC 21 W 34,351 CBC
9
Fri Aug 30 7:30 PM
BC 18 @ OTT 13 W 23,611 CTV
10
Fri Sep 6 10:00 PM
TOR 23 @ BC 32 W 40,782 CTV
12
Fri Sep 20 7:30 PM
BC 31 @ MTL 20 W 24,363 CTV
13
Sat Sep 28 10:00 PM
SSK 9 @ BC 33 W 41,618 CBC
14
Sun Oct 6 4:00 PM
BC 26 @ WPG 33 L 32,946 CTV
15
Fri Oct 11 10:00 PM
WPG 31 @ BC 10 L 59,478 CBC
16
Sun Oct 20 3:30 PM
BC 42 @ SSK 18 W 19,940 CTV
17
Sun Oct 27 4:00 PM
BC 42 @ EDM 29 W 48,193 CBC
18
Fri Nov 1 10:00 PM
OTT 10 @ BC 17 W 38,661 CTV
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P2
Sun Nov 17 3:00 PM
WPG 22 @ BC 42 W 59,478 CBC, R/C
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
GC
Sun Nov 24 1:00 PM
BC 37 vs HAM 24 W 56,723 CBC, CTV, R/C
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 3 1 0 6 75 56 W1 3-1-0
Regular Season 16 13 3 0 26 481 297 W3 4-2-0
    Home 8 6 2 0 12 198 144 W1 4-2-0
    Visitor 8 7 1 0 14 283 153 W2 5-1-0
   Divisional opponent 8 5 3 0 10 249 179 W2 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 8 0 0 16 232 118 W8 6-0-0

Full 1985 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 5 (4-1-0) 2 (2-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (5-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 11 (9-2-0) 3 (3-0-0) 2 (1-1-0)
After 2nd 5 (5-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 11 (11-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 3 (1-2-0)
After 3rd 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 12 (12-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0)
After 4th 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 13 (13-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.469 2-2-0 (4) 3-1-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.453 4-0-0 (4) 4-0-0 (4)
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.188
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.625
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.313
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.750
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.500
Ottawa Rough Riders (2) 0.438
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.375
Montreal Concordes (2) 0.500
19851984 +/-
Average Combined Score 48.63 +3.25
Average Winning Score 31.77 +0.44
Average Losing Score 22.67 +6.67
Average Home Score 24.75 -4.00
Average Visitor Score 35.38 +8.50
Average Margin of Victory 16.54 -1.04
Average Margin of Loss 10.33 -5.33
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
BC 5657113 5299151 394685 5181132 198 (24.8)283 (35.4)481 (30.1)
Opponent 271744 275279 203454 7050120 153 (19.1)144 (18.0)297 (18.6)
Head Coach
Assistant Coaches
  • Adam Rita – Offensive Coordinator
  • Ron Smeltzer – Offensive line
  • Greg Newhouse – Defensive Coordinator
  • Bob Vespaziani – Linebackers
  • Rich Ellerson – Defensive line
  • Roy Shivers – Special teams
BC Lions 1985 Stars of the Week
Offensive Star
  • 2 – Keyvan Jenkins
  • 2 – Roy Dewalt
  • 1 – Lui Passaglia
  • 1 – Mervyn Fernandez
Defensive Star
  • 3 – Darnell Clash
  • 1 – Tyrone Crews
Lineman Star
  • 2 – James Parker
  • 2 – Mike Gray
  • 1 – Al Wilson
  • 1 – Nick Hebeler
BC Lions 1985 Player Awards and Nominations
1985 Most Outstanding
BC Lions 1985 All-Star Selections
7 All-Canadian Selections
RB Keyvan Jenkins
WR Mervyn Fernandez
T John Blain
DT Mike Gray
DE James “Quick” Parker
OLB Kevin Konar
DB Darnell Clash
10 All-Division Selections
RB Keyvan Jenkins
WR Mervyn Fernandez
T John Blain
DT Rick Klassen
DT Mike Gray
DE James “Quick” Parker
OLB Glen Jackson (Tie)
OLB Kevin Konar (Tie)
DB Melvin Byrd (Tie)
DB Darnell Clash

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1985 BC Lions Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–3 (3) [SSK] John Ulmer (DE) North Dakota
1–7 (7)   Rick Ryan (DB) Weber State
2–5 (14) [EDM] Bruce Barnett (DB) British Columbia (UBC)
2–7 (16)   Joe Pariselli (RB) York
3–4 (22) [MTL] Bob Jedicke (DL) Western Ontario
3–8 (26) [HAM] Chris Spence (RB) Simon Fraser
4–7 (34)   Kent Wilchuck (LB) Oregon
5–7 (43)   John Moffat (WR) Western Ontario
6–7 (52)   Chester Krala (LB) Calgary
8–7 (70)   John Melvin (DL) British Columbia (UBC)
9–7 (79)   Bob Ros (TE) British Columbia (UBC)

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