The BC Lions’ 1996 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 4th (in tiebreaker) in the West Division

BC Lions 1996 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

BC Lions 1996 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 56 62 L1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 5 13 0 10 410 486 W1 2-4-0
    Home 9 3 6 0 6 205 249 W1 3-3-0
    Visitor 9 2 7 0 4 205 237 L4 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 10 2 8 0 4 183 269 L3 2-4-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 3 5 0 6 227 217 W1 3-3-0

Full 1996 League Standings

BC Lions 1996 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.533 1-4-0 (5) 1-4-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.528 2-2-0 (4) 1-3-0 (4)
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.722
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.611
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.278
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.500
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.444
Montreal Alouettes (2) 0.667
Ottawa Rough Riders (2) 0.167
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.833

Coaches

Head Coaches

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Assistant Coaches
  • Gary Hoffman – Offensive Coordinator
  • Tony Paopao – Running backs
  • Dave Easley – Special Teams Coordinator
  • Jeff Reinebold – Assistant Head Coach

1996 BC Lions Attendance

  • Capacity: 40,800
  • Total: 168,556
  • High: 29,425
  • Avg: 18,728 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 1995 Avg: -5,007
  • Low: 12,761
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 45.90
  • Diff from League Avg: -3,516

More 1996 Attendance Numbers

Team Scoring

19961995 +/-
Average Combined Score 49.78 6.06 -
Average Winning Score 28.80 7.70 -
Average Losing Score 20.46 0.79 -
Average Home Score 22.78 9.78 -
Average Visitor Score 22.78 4.11 -
Average Margin of Victory 10.80 4.80 -
Average Margin of Loss 10.00 1.38 -

Stadium

  • 1996 home stadium: BC Place Stadium
  • Capacity: 40,800
  • Playing surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 1995 – Reconfiguration partially closed upper bowl

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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 5050100 6659125 4663109 433376 205 (22.8)205 (22.8)410 (22.8)
Opponent 464288 8360143 6934103 51101152 237 (26.3)249 (27.7)486 (27.0)

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 5 (3-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 4 (1-3-0) 2 (0-2-0) 3 (1-2-0) 9 (4-5-0) 2 (0-2-0) 7 (1-6-0)
After 2nd 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 5 (2-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 9 (5-4-0) 0 (0-0-0) 9 (0-9-0)
After 3rd 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 6 (2-4-0) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 10 (5-5-0) 1 (0-1-0) 7 (0-7-0)
After 4th 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 13 (0-13-0)

BC Lions 1996 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – Damon Allen

Defensive Star

  • 1 – Tyrone Chatman

Lineman Star

  • None

BC Lions 1996 Player Awards and Nominations

1996 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Mike Trevathan (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Tyrone Chatman (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Jamie Taras (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Dave Chaytors (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Ted Alford (Team Nominee)

BC Lions 1996 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–6 (6) Mark Pimiskern (LB) Washington State
2–6 (15) Andrew English (WR) British Columbia (UBC)
3–6 (24) Brad Yamaoka (RB) British Columbia (UBC)
4–6 (33) Kevin Ho-Young (RB) St. Francis Xavier
5–6 (42) Victor Bryan (DB) Simon Fraser
6–6 (50) Bryan Bourne (OL) British Columbia (UBC)
7–6 (59) Paul Greenhow (CB) Queen's

BC Lions 1996 All-Star Selections

2 All-Division Selections
FB Sean Millington
DHB Andre Strode

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 1
Mon. June 10
8:30 PM
BC 35 @ WPG 29 W 22,959
B 6
Fri. June 14
9:30 PM
CGY 33 @ BC 21 L 21,021
1 12
Thu. June 27
10:30 PM
EDM 28 @ BC 14 L 29,425
2 18
Sat. July 6
8:30 PM
BC 22 @ WPG 25 L 25,416 TSN
3 22
Fri. July 12
7:30 PM
BC 31 @ OTT 32 L 13,489 TSN
4 26
Fri. July 19
10:30 PM
MTL 44 @ BC 24 L 21,855 TSN, RDS
5 31
Sat. July 27
11:00 PM
HAM 28 @ BC 24 L 12,761 TSN
6 34
Fri. Aug. 2
7:30 PM
BC 30 @ HAM 25 W 20,551 TSN
7 40
Sat. Aug. 10
10:30 PM
CGY 32 @ BC 7 L 15,101 TSN
8 43
Thu. Aug. 15
10:30 PM
WPG 38 @ BC 13 L 15,531
9 46
Wed. Aug. 21
9:30 PM
BC 21 @ CGY 23 L 17,271 PPV
50
Mon. Aug. 26
8:30 PM
BC 22 @ WPG 20 W 25,209
11 56
Sat. Sept. 7
1:00 PM
BC 27 @ MTL 28 L 15,161 CBC
12 60
Sat. Sept. 14
10:30 PM
TOR 11 @ BC 35 W 15,323 TSN
13 65
Sat. Sept. 21
10:30 PM
SSK 10 @ BC 22 W 22,221 TSN
14 70
Sun. Sept. 29
4:00 PM
BC 12 @ EDM 32 L 28,784 TSN
16 75
Sat. Oct. 12
6:30 PM
EDM 34 @ BC 31 L 18,031 TSN
17 81
Sat. Oct. 19
4:00 PM
BC 19 @ SSK 27 L 25,155 TSN
18 85
Sun. Oct. 27
1:00 PM
BC 21 @ TOR 25 L 20,657 CBC
19 89
Sat. Nov. 2
10:30 PM
OTT 24 @ BC 35 W 18,308