The BC Lions’ 1986 Season

Season Summary

BC Lions 1986 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

BC Lions 1986 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 61 62 L1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 12 6 0 24 441 410 W3 3-3-0
    Home 9 6 3 0 12 232 197 W1 3-3-0
    Visitor 9 6 3 0 12 209 213 W2 4-2-0
   Divisional opponent 10 6 4 0 12 219 248 W3 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 6 2 0 12 222 162 L2 4-2-0

Full 1986 League Standings

BC Lions 1986 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.603 3-2-0 (5) 3-2-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.375 3-1-0 (4) 3-1-0 (4)
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.611
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.750
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.361
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.611
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.528
Montreal Alouettes (2) 0.222
Ottawa Rough Riders (2) 0.194
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.556

Coaches

Head Coach

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Assistant Coaches
  • Adam Rita – Offensive Coordinator
  • Steve Buratto – Offensive Coordinator
  • Greg Newhouse – Defensive Coordinator
  • Larry Donovan – Defensive line
  • Rocky Long – Linebackers
  • Roy Shivers – Special teams

1986 BC Lions Attendance

  • Capacity: 59,478
  • Total: 419,738
  • High: 59,478
  • Avg: 46,637 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 1985 Avg: +8,582
  • Low: 40,091
  • Sellouts: 1
  • % of Capacity: 78.41
  • Diff from League Avg: +20,862

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Team Scoring

19861985 +/-
Average Combined Score 47.28 1.35 -
Average Winning Score 30.50 1.27 -
Average Losing Score 12.50 10.17 -
Average Home Score 25.78 1.03 +
Average Visitor Score 23.22 12.15 -
Average Margin of Victory 11.33 5.21 -
Average Margin of Loss 17.50 7.17 +

Stadium

  • 1986 home stadium: BC Place Stadium
  • Capacity: 59,478
  • Playing surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 1985 – Expansion

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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 6255117 4882130 402363 8249131 232 (25.8)209 (23.2)441 (24.5)
Opponent 374178 8588173 405595 352964 213 (23.7)197 (21.9)410 (22.8)

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 6 (3-3-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 5 (5-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 11 (8-3-0) 2 (2-0-0) 5 (2-3-0)
After 2nd 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 6 (6-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 11 (10-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (2-4-0)
After 3rd 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (2-3-0) 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 9 (9-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 9 (3-6-0)
After 4th 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 12 (12-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0)

BC Lions 1986 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – Mervyn Fernandez
  • 1 – Roy Dewalt
  • 1 – Darnell Clash

Defensive Star

  • 1 – Tyrone Crews
  • 1 – Keith Gooch

Lineman Star

  • 3 – James Parker
  • 1 – Mike Gray

BC Lions 1986 Player Awards and Nominations

1986 Most Outstanding
  • Player — James “Quick” Parker (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — James “Quick” Parker (Winner)
  • Offensive Lineman — John Blain (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Glen Jackson (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Scott Lecky (Team Nominee)
1986 Other Awards
  • Tom Pate Memorial Award — Tyrone Crews (Winner)

BC Lions 1986 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–9 (9) Paul Nastasiuk (RB) Wilfrid Laurier
2–9 (18) Mark Turner (DL) Miami (OH)
3–7 (25) [MTL, WPG] Ron Crick (LB) Idaho
3–9 (27) Bob Skemp (C) British Columbia (UBC)
4–9 (36) Scott Lecky (WR) Guelph
5–9 (45) Peter Jeffrey (OT) Simon Fraser
6–9 (54) Floyd Mingo (DB) Simon Fraser
7–9 (63) Paul Osbaldiston (K) Western Montana
8–9 (72) Steve Bernstein (DB) Simon Fraser

BC Lions 1986 All-Star Selections

2 All-Canadian Selections
DE James “Quick” Parker*
DB Larry Crawford
2 All-Division Selections
DE James “Quick” Parker*
DB Larry Crawford

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 2
Sat. June 7
9:00 PM
BC 41 @ SSK 21 W 14,704
B 9
Tue. June 17
10:00 PM
CGY 41 @ BC 20 L 33,537
1 13
Thu. June 26
10:00 PM
WPG 17 @ BC 28 W 41,704 CBC
2 17
Thu. July 3
9:30 PM
BC 13 @ EDM 36 L 32,757 CBCW
3 21
Fri. July 11
8:00 PM
TOR 17 @ BC 28 W 43,326 CTV
5 27
Sat. July 19
10:00 PM
MTL 20 @ BC 27 W 42,158 CBC
30
Fri. July 25
7:30 PM
BC 36 @ HAM 21 W 16,462 CTV
6 32
Thu. July 31
9:30 PM
BC 18 @ CGY 17 W 27,659
8 39
Sat. Aug. 9
10:00 PM
SSK 24 @ BC 39 W 48,984 CBC
9 41
Fri. Aug. 15
7:30 PM
BC 25 @ OTT 19 W 23,177 CTV
10 45
Thu. Aug. 21
10:00 PM
CGY 30 @ BC 14 L 49,147 CBCW
11 52
Thu. Sept. 4
10:00 PM
OTT 10 @ BC 40 W 40,091 CBC
13 58
Sun. Sept. 14
1:30 PM
BC 34 @ TOR 24 W 29,714 CTV
14 61
Fri. Sept. 19
10:00 PM
EDM 32 @ BC 3 L 59,478 CTV
64
Fri. Sept. 26
9:30 PM
BC 13 @ EDM 31 L 41,570 CTVW
16 70
Sun. Oct. 5
1:30 PM
BC 15 @ MTL 28 L 5,200 CBCW
17 77
Sat. Oct. 18
10:00 PM
HAM 23 @ BC 17 L 40,127
19 83
Sun. Oct. 26
2:30 PM
BC 29 @ SSK 17 W 16,388
20 87
Sun. Nov. 2
3:00 PM
BC 26 @ WPG 20 W 31,817 CBC
89
Sat. Nov. 8
10:00 PM
WPG 24 @ BC 36 W 54,723 CTV
P1 92
Sat. Nov. 15
4:00 PM
WPG 14 @ BC 21 W 40,381 CBC
P2 96
Sun. Nov. 23
4:30 PM
BC 5 @ EDM 41 L 32,490 CTV