Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Thu Jun 11 8:00 PM
BC 14 @ WPG 35 L 19,730  
B
Tue Jun 16 10:30 PM
EDM 15 @ BC 31 W 28,384  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
2
Sun Jun 28 4:00 PM
SSK 1 @ BC 44 W 30,157 CFN
2
Wed Jul 1 3:00 PM
BC 40 @ CGY 15 W 22,239 TSN
4
Sat Jul 18 8:00 PM
EDM 18 @ BC 26 W 43,772 CBC
5
Sat Jul 25 8:00 PM
OTT 1 @ BC 21 W 33,771 CBC
6
Fri Jul 31 8:00 PM
BC 20 @ HAM 21 L 18,088 CFN
7
Sat Aug 8 8:00 PM
BC 22 @ WPG 30 L 29,296 CBC
7
Thu Aug 13 10:00 PM
TOR 23 @ BC 30 W 37,843 TSN
8
Thu Aug 20 9:30 PM
BC 26 @ CGY 31 L 24,377 TSN
9
Sun Aug 30 4:00 PM
WPG 23 @ BC 24 W 38,338 CFN
10
Fri Sep 11 8:00 PM
BC 55 @ OTT 16 W 19,201 CFN
12
Sun Sep 20 4:00 PM
WPG 20 @ BC 30 W 39,859 CFN
13
Sun Sep 27 4:00 PM
BC 20 @ SSK 35 L 24,682 CFN
13
Sun Oct 4 1:30 PM
BC 14 @ TOR 33 L 26,232 CBC
14
Sun Oct 11 4:00 PM
CGY 34 @ BC 6 L 31,244 CFN
15
Sat Oct 17 10:00 PM
HAM 11 @ BC 25 W 34,909 TSN
16
Sun Oct 25 4:00 PM
BC 32 @ CGY 12 W 25,233 CFN
17
Sun Nov 1 4:00 PM
BC 33 @ EDM 32 W 40,414 CFN
18
Sun Nov 8 4:00 PM
SSK 14 @ BC 34 W 38,730 CFN
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P2
Sun Nov 22 4:30 PM
EDM 31 @ BC 7 L 44,385 CBC
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 45 50 W1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 12 6 0 24 502 370 W4 4-2-0
    Home 9 8 1 0 16 240 145 W2 5-1-0
    Visitor 9 4 5 0 8 262 225 W2 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 9 6 3 0 12 261 192 W3 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 9 6 3 0 12 241 178 W1 5-1-0

Full 1987 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 4 (4-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (3-1-0) 3 (2-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 4 (1-3-0) 7 (6-1-0) 3 (2-1-0) 8 (4-4-0)
After 2nd 7 (7-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (2-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (2-4-0) 9 (9-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 7 (2-5-0)
After 3rd 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 10 (10-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (2-6-0)
After 4th 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 12 (12-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.485 3-1-0 (4) 3-2-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.488 5-0-0 (5) 1-3-0 (4)
Calgary Stampeders (4) 0.556
Edmonton Elks (2) 0.611
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.306
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.389
Ottawa RedBlacks (2) 0.167
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.639
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.667
19871986 +/-
Average Combined Score 48.44 +1.17
Average Winning Score 32.83 +2.33
Average Losing Score 18.00 +5.50
Average Home Score 26.67 +0.89
Average Visitor Score 29.11 +5.89
Average Margin of Victory 17.33 +6.00
Average Margin of Loss 12.67 -4.83
Quarter Team Home (PPG) Visitor (PPG) Total (PPG)
Total BC 240 (26.7) 262 (29.1) 502 (27.9)
Opponent 225 (25.0) 145 (16.1) 370 (20.6)
1st BC 57 (6.3) 40 (4.4) 97 (5.4)
Opponent 51 (5.7) 39 (4.3) 90 (5.0)
2nd BC 78 (8.7) 71 (7.9) 149 (8.3)
Opponent 82 (9.1) 28 (3.1) 110 (6.1)
3rd BC 60 (6.7) 54 (6.0) 114 (6.3)
Opponent 56 (6.2) 36 (4.0) 92 (5.1)
4th BC 45 (5.0) 97 (10.8) 142 (7.9)
Opponent 36 (4.0) 42 (4.7) 78 (4.3)
Head Coaches
Assistant Coaches
  • Adam Rita – Offensive Coordinator
  • Steve Buratto – Offensive Coordinator
  • Greg Newhouse – Defensive Coordinator
  • Larry Donovan – Defensive line
  • Rocky Long – Linebackers
BC Lions 1987 Stars of the Week
Offensive Star
  • 1 – Freddie Sims
Defensive Star
  • 2 – Melvin Byrd
  • 1 – Darryl Hemphill
  • 1 – Keith Gooch
  • 1 – Kevin Konar
  • 1 – Larry Crawford
Lineman Star
  • 1 – Gregg Stumon
  • 1 – Walter Ballard
1987 Player Awards and Nominations
1987 Most Outstanding
BC Lions 1987 All-Star Selections
4 All-Canadian Selections
WR Jim Sandusky
DE Gregg Stumon
OLB Kevin Konar
DB Larry Crawford
11 All-Division Selections
QB Roy Dewalt
WR Jim Sandusky
G Gerald Roper
T John Blain
DE Gregg Stumon
OLB Glen Jackson
OLB Kevin Konar
DB Keith Gooch
DB Melvin Byrd
DB Larry Crawford
S Nelson Martin, Jr.

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1987 BC Lions Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–4 (4) [TOR] Tony Visco (DL) Purdue
1–7 (7)   Larry Clarkson (OL) Montana
2–4 (13) [TOR] Todd Wiseman (DB) Simon Fraser
2–7 (16)   Luc Gerritsen (FB) Wilfrid Laurier
2–9 (18) [HAM] Paul Shorten (WR) Toronto
3–5 (23) [CGY] Karl Jovanovic (OL) Simon Fraser
3–7 (25)   Jamie Taras (OG) Western Ontario
4–7 (34)   Andrew Murray (WR) Carleton
5–7 (43)   Ray Ljubisic (OL) Hawai'i
6–7 (52)   Roald Kovacik (LB) British Columbia (UBC)
7–7 (61)   Rob Moretto (DB) British Columbia (UBC)
8–7 (70)   Mike Murphy (DB) Central Washington

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