Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the West Division
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Thu Jun 29 9:30 PM
BC 25 @ CGY 7 W 21,527  
B
Tue Jul 4 10:30 PM
SSK 13 @ BC 30 W 38,492  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Thu Jul 13 9:30 PM
BC 15 @ EDM 20 L 30,041 CFN
2
Tue Jul 18 10:30 PM
SSK 42 @ BC 37 L 41,427 CFN
3
Wed Jul 26 10:30 PM
CGY 28 @ BC 26 L 27,342 TSN
4
Fri Aug 4 7:30 PM
BC 38 @ HAM 44 L 17,443 CFN
5
Wed Aug 9 10:30 PM
EDM 33 @ BC 13 L 32,158 TSN
6
Tue Aug 15 10:30 PM
TOR 11 @ BC 16 W 27,436 CFN
7
Thu Aug 24 9:30 PM
BC 37 @ SSK 25 W 23,544 CBC
8
Thu Aug 31 7:30 PM
BC 39 @ OTT 30 W 18,576 CBC
9
Tue Sep 5 10:30 PM
OTT 32 @ BC 49 W 31,069 CFN
10
Sun Sep 10 2:30 PM
BC 34 @ WPG 53 L 26,689 TSN
11
Sat Sep 16 10:30 PM
WPG 24 @ BC 20 OT L 49,093 CBC
12
Sun Sep 24 3:00 PM
BC 25 @ EDM 32 L 30,173 CBC
13
Sat Sep 30 9:00 PM
BC 32 @ SSK 30 W 25,013 CBC
14
Fri Oct 6 10:30 PM
HAM 27 @ BC 46 W 27,021 TSN
15
Sat Oct 14 7:30 PM
BC 11 @ CGY 51 L 16,355 CFN
16
Sat Oct 21 7:30 PM
BC 18 @ TOR 29 L 34,267 CFN
17
Sat Oct 28 10:30 PM
EDM 25 @ BC 19 L 27,115 CFN
18
Sat Nov 4 10:30 PM
CGY 21 @ BC 46 W 23,542 CFN
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 2 0 0 4 55 20 W2 2-0-0
Regular Season 18 7 11 0 14 521 557 W1 3-3-0
    Home 9 4 5 0 8 272 243 W1 4-2-0
    Visitor 9 3 6 0 6 249 314 L2 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 10 3 7 0 6 261 307 W1 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 4 4 0 8 260 250 L1 3-3-0

Full 1989 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 (3-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (1-2-0) 4 (2-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (1-3-0) 9 (5-4-0) 2 (0-2-0) 7 (2-5-0)
After 2nd 5 (4-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (0-3-0) 1 (0-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (3-5-0) 6 (4-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 11 (3-8-0)
After 3rd 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 9 (7-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 9 (0-9-0)
After 4th 4 (4-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (0-4-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 7 (7-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 10 (0-10-0)
After OT1 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.672 1-4-0 (5) 2-3-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.417 3-1-0 (4) 1-3-0 (4)
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.556
Edmonton Elks (4) 0.889
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.500
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.667
Ottawa RedBlacks (2) 0.222
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.389
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.389
19891988 +/-
Average Combined Score 59.89 +9.56
Average Winning Score 37.86 +3.96
Average Losing Score 23.27 +4.52
Average Home Score 30.22 -2.78
Average Visitor Score 27.67 +6.33
Average Margin of Victory 12.71 -3.79
Average Margin of Loss 11.36 -0.26
Quarter Team Home (PPG) Visitor (PPG) Total (PPG)
Total BC 272 (30.2) 249 (27.7) 521 (28.9)
Opponent 314 (34.9) 243 (27.0) 557 (30.9)
1st BC 53 (5.9) 65 (7.2) 118 (6.6)
Opponent 71 (7.9) 39 (4.3) 110 (6.1)
2nd BC 69 (7.7) 38 (4.2) 107 (5.9)
Opponent 98 (10.9) 67 (7.4) 165 (9.2)
3rd BC 63 (7.0) 66 (7.3) 129 (7.2)
Opponent 67 (7.4) 54 (6.0) 121 (6.7)
4th BC 84 (9.3) 80 (8.9) 164 (9.1)
Opponent 78 (8.7) 76 (8.4) 154 (8.6)
OT1 BC 3 (3.0) 0 (0.0) 3 (0.2)
Opponent 0 (0.0) 7 (7.0) 7 (0.4)
Head Coaches
Assistant Coaches
  • Ron Smeltzer – Offensive Coordinator
  • Jim Young – Receivers
  • Joe Paopao – Offensive backfield
  • Steve Buratto – Defensive Coordinator
  • Bob Vespaziani – Front Seven
BC Lions 1989 Stars of the Week
Offensive Star
  • 1 – Tony Cherry
  • 1 – Darrell Wallace
  • 1 – Eric Streater
Defensive Star
  • None
Lineman Star
  • 1 – James Parker
1989 Player Awards and Nominations
1989 Most Outstanding
1989 Other Awards
BC Lions 1989 All-Star Selections
1 All-Division Selections
WR David Williams*

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1989 BC Lions Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–6 (6) [TOR] Derek MacCready (DE) Ohio State
2–7 (15)   Paul Wetmore (LB) Acadia
3–7 (23)   Mike Choma (OT) Wilfrid Laurier
4–7 (31)   Rohan Dove (CB) Wilfrid Laurier
5–7 (39)   Pat Nield (LB) Guelph
6–7 (47)   Wayne England (LB) Guelph
7–7 (55)   Dave Shaw (LB) Waterloo
8–7 (63)   Mark Nykolaichuk (HB) British Columbia (UBC)

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