The BC Lions’ 2001 Season

Season Summary

BC Lions 2001 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

BC Lions 2001 Record
GP W L T OTL PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 0 2 0 0 0 42 55 L2 0-2-0
Regular Season 18 8 10 0 0 16 417 445 W1 2-4-0
    Home 9 5 4 0 0 10 224 237 W1 3-3-0
    Visitor 9 3 6 0 0 6 193 208 W1 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 10 6 4 0 0 12 251 238 L1 4-2-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 2 6 0 0 4 166 207 W1 1-5-0

Full 2001 League Standings

BC Lions 2001 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.433 3-2-0 (5) 3-2-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.569 2-2-0 (4) 0-4-0 (4)
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.444
Edmonton Eskimos (4) 0.500
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.333
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.611
Montreal Alouettes (2) 0.500
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.389
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.778

Coaches

Head Coach

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Assistant Coaches
  • Joseph Paopao – Offensive Coordinator
  • Kani Kauahi – Offensive line
  • Craig Smith – Offensive assistant
  • Rich Stubler – Defensive Coordinator
  • Kit Lathrop – Defensive line
  • Cory McDiarmid – Defensive assistant

2001 BC Lions Attendance

  • Capacity: 40,800
  • Total: 178,709
  • High: 23,642
  • Avg: 19,856 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 2000 Avg: -1,674
  • Low: 17,822
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 48.67
  • Diff from League Avg: -4,128

More 2001 Attendance Numbers

Team Scoring

20012000 +/-
Average Combined Score 47.89 10.00 -
Average Winning Score 32.25 1.50 -
Average Losing Score 15.90 8.40 -
Average Home Score 24.89 2.22 -
Average Visitor Score 21.44 8.44 -
Average Margin of Victory 10.88 2.75 -
Average Margin of Loss 11.50 1.00 -

Stadium

  • 2001 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 672491 533184 383876 56100156 224 (24.9)193 (21.4)417 (23.2)
Opponent 345993 4568113 6652118 8929118 208 (23.1)237 (26.3)445 (24.7)

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 6 (4-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 6 (2-4-0) 8 (4-4-0) 2 (1-1-0) 8 (3-5-0)
After 2nd 7 (5-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (2-6-0) 8 (6-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 10 (2-8-0)
After 3rd 4 (4-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (2-6-0) 5 (5-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 12 (2-10-0)
After 4th 4 (4-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 7 (7-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 10 (0-10-0)
After OT1 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0)

BC Lions 2001 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 2 – Damon Allen
  • 1 – Alfred Jackson
  • 1 – Sean Millington

Defensive Star

  • 2 – Barrin Simpson
  • 1 – Michael Fletcher

Lineman Star

  • None

Special Teams Star

  • 1 – Seneca Holmes

BC Lions 2001 Player Awards and Nominations

2001 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Barrin Simpson (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Barrin Simpson (Division Finalist)
  • Offensive Lineman — Jamie Taras (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Cameron Legault (Division Finalist)
  • Rookie — Barrin Simpson (Winner)

BC Lions 2001 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–2 (2) [TOR] Ian Williams (LB) Memphis
1–3 (3) [WPG] Lyle Green (FB) Toledo
1–8 (8) Leif Thorsen (OG) Montana
2–8 (16) Jamie Boreham (K) Manitoba
3–8 (24) Scott Robinson (WR) Simon Fraser
4–8 (32) Kelly Bates (OL) Saskatchewan
5–8 (40) Dave Tucker (LB) Manitoba
6–8 (48) Eric Collings (OL) British Columbia (UBC)

BC Lions 2001 All-Star Selections

2 All-Canadian Selections
LB Barrin Simpson
CB Eric Carter
4 All-Division Selections
C Jamie Taras
DE Herman Smith, III
LB Barrin Simpson
CB Eric Carter

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 1
Wed. June 20
9:30 PM
BC 14 @ SSK 20 L 21,564
B 6
Tue. June 26
10:30 PM
CGY 35 @ BC 28 L 9,273
1 12
Sat. July 7
11:00 PM
EDM 28 @ BC 35 OT W 18,125 TSN
2 14
Thu. July 12
7:30 PM
BC 5 @ HAM 26 L 19,350
3 20
Sat. July 21
10:30 PM
SSK 12 @ BC 7 L 19,409 TSN
4 23
Fri. July 27
9:30 PM
BC 22 @ CGY 28 L 32,210 TSN
5 28
Sat. Aug. 4
10:30 PM
MTL 31 @ BC 44 W 18,185 TSN, RDS
6 32
Sat. Aug. 11
10:30 PM
EDM 39 @ BC 42 W 18,171
7 36
Fri. Aug. 17
9:00 PM
BC 35 @ EDM 17 W 35,394 TSN
8 40
Sat. Aug. 25
10:30 PM
CGY 13 @ BC 27 W 23,642 TSN
9 41
Fri. Aug. 31
7:00 PM
BC 19 @ MTL 23 L 19,541 RDS, TSN
10 46
Sat. Sept. 8
3:00 PM
BC 17 @ TOR 32 L 17,462 CBC
12 55
Sun. Sept. 23
3:00 PM
BC 17 @ SSK 15 W 19,777
13 58
Fri. Sept. 28
8:30 PM
BC 22 @ WPG 23 L 29,503 TSN
14 62
Sat. Oct. 6
10:30 PM
TOR 34 @ BC 17 L 17,822 TSN
15 65
Fri. Oct. 12
9:00 PM
BC 22 @ EDM 28 L 30,518 TSN
16 71
Sat. Oct. 20
10:30 PM
WPG 26 @ BC 18 L 23,510
17 76
Sun. Oct. 28
4:00 PM
BC 34 @ CGY 16 W 33,144 TSN
18 79
Sat. Nov. 3
10:30 PM
SSK 42 @ BC 10 L 20,076
11 51
Tue. Nov. 6
10:30 PM
HAM 12 @ BC 24 W 19,769 TSN
P1 82
Sun. Nov. 11
4:00 PM
BC 19 @ CGY 28 L 21,807 CBC, RDS