The BC Lions’ 1999 Season

Season Summary

BC Lions 1999 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

BC Lions 1999 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 0 2 0 0 30 73 L2 0-2-0
Regular Season 18 13 5 0 26 429 373 W2 4-2-0
    Home 9 6 3 0 12 239 214 W2 5-1-0
    Visitor 9 7 2 0 14 190 159 L1 4-2-0
   Divisional opponent 10 8 2 0 16 217 182 W1 4-2-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 5 3 0 10 212 191 W2 5-1-0

Full 1999 League Standings

BC Lions 1999 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.417 4-1-0 (5) 4-1-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.528 2-2-0 (4) 3-1-0 (4)
Calgary Stampeders (4) 0.667
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.333
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.167
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.611
Montreal Alouettes (2) 0.667
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.500
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.333

Coaches

Head Coach

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Assistant Coaches
  • Danny Barrett – Receivers
  • Kani Kauahi – Offensive line
  • Don Lindsey – Defensive Coordinator
  • Dave Easley – Defensive backs
  • Kit Lathrop – Defensive line
  • Joe Paopao – Assistant Head Coach

1999 BC Lions Attendance

  • Capacity: 40,800
  • Total: 201,894
  • High: 28,431
  • Avg: 22,432 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 1998 Avg: +6,216
  • Low: 18,817
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 54.98
  • Diff from League Avg: -1,433

More 1999 Attendance Numbers

Team Scoring

19991998 +/-
Average Combined Score 44.56 1.06 -
Average Winning Score 27.08 1.81 -
Average Losing Score 15.40 0.51 +
Average Home Score 26.56 5.67 +
Average Visitor Score 21.11 1.78 -
Average Margin of Victory 7.54 1.68 -
Average Margin of Loss 8.40 4.49 -

Stadium

  • 1999 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 413374 5867125 373572 10347150 239 (26.6)190 (21.1)429 (23.8)
Opponent 334578 7839117 502777 5348101 159 (17.7)214 (23.8)373 (20.7)

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 4 (4-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (4-1-0) 8 (7-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 9 (5-4-0)
After 2nd 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (2-3-0) 4 (4-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 8 (8-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 9 (4-5-0)
After 3rd 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (2-3-0) 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 9 (9-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 9 (4-5-0)
After 4th 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 6 (6-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 12 (12-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (0-5-0)
After OT1 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0)

BC Lions 1999 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 2 – Damon Allen

Defensive Star

  • 2 – Paul LaCoste
  • 2 – Daved Benefield
  • 1 – Rafael Robinson

Lineman Star

  • 2 – Daved Benefield
  • 2 – Herman Smith
  • 1 – Cory Mantyka

Special Teams Star

  • 1 – Lui Passaglia

BC Lions 1999 Player Awards and Nominations

1999 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Damon Allen (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Daved Benefield (Division Finalist)
  • Offensive Lineman — Jamie Taras (Division Finalist)
  • Canadian Player — Jamie Taras (Division Finalist)
  • Rookie — Paul LaCoste (Winner)
  • Special Teams Player — Jimmy “The Jet” Cunningham (Winner)
1999 Other Awards
  • Tom Pate Memorial Award — Jamie Taras (Winner)

BC Lions 1999 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1) [WPG] Robert Meier (DE) Washington State
1–3 (3) Greg Lotysz (OL) North Dakota
2–3 (11) Mathieu Beaudoin (OL) Syracuse
2–6 (14) [MTL] David Pol (OT) British Columbia (UBC)
2–7 (15) [WPG, HAM] Richard Mercier (OL) Miami
3–3 (19) Jason Kralt (DB) Carleton
4–3 (27) Craig Higgins (RB) Western Ontario
5–3 (34) Jason Crumb (QB) Saskatchewan
6–3 (42) Akbal Singh (RB) British Columbia (UBC)

BC Lions 1999 All-Star Selections

4 All-Canadian Selections
C Jamie Taras
DT Johnny Scott
DE Daved Benefield
ST Jimmy “The Jet” Cunningham
11 All-Division Selections
QB Damon Allen
RB Robert Drummond
WR Eddie Brown
C Jamie Taras
DT Johnny Scott
DE Daved Benefield
LB Paul LaCoste
DHB Dale Joseph
CB Eric Carter
P Lui Passaglia
ST Jimmy “The Jet” Cunningham

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Wed. June 23 9:30 PM
BC 21 @ CGY 24 L 30,089  
B
Wed. June 30 10:30 PM
EDM 49 @ BC 9 L 13,258  
1
Fri. July 9 9:00 PM
BC 25 @ EDM 13 W 33,404 TSN
2
Thu. July 15 10:30 PM
CGY 27 @ BC 37 W 22,683 TSN
3
Fri. July 23 10:00 PM
BC 32 @ SSK 21 W 19,785 TSN
4
Thu. July 29 10:30 PM
WPG 30 @ BC 18 L 24,481 TSN
5
Thu. Aug. 5 9:30 PM
BC 13 @ CGY 9 W 31,699  
6
Thu. Aug. 12 10:30 PM
TOR 28 @ BC 26 L 20,586 TSN
7
Thu. Aug. 19 7:30 PM
BC 38 @ HAM 33 W 18,875 TSN
8
Thu. Aug. 26 10:30 PM
SSK 21 @ BC 28 W 21,617 TSN
9
Thu. Sept. 2 10:30 PM
MTL 23 @ BC 44 W 19,724 TSN
10
Sun. Sept. 12 2:00 PM
BC 20 @ WPG 16 W 19,400  
11
Sun. Sept. 19 1:00 PM
BC 12 @ MTL 21 L 19,461 TSN
12
Sat. Sept. 25 10:30 PM
CGY 20 @ BC 21 W 28,431 TSN
13
Sat. Oct. 2 3:00 PM
BC 28 @ TOR 19 W 21,084 CBC
14
Mon. Oct. 11 4:00 PM
EDM 26 @ BC 20 L 26,177 CBC
15
Sun. Oct. 17 3:30 PM
BC 21 @ EDM 13 OT W 30,713  
16
Sun. Oct. 24 3:30 PM
BC 1 @ CGY 14 L 31,258 TSN
17
Sat. Oct. 30 10:30 PM
HAM 21 @ BC 26 W 18,817  
18
Fri. Nov. 5 10:30 PM
SSK 18 @ BC 19 W 19,378 TSN
P2
Sun. Nov. 21 4:00 PM
CGY 26 @ BC 24 L 28,238 CBC