The BC Lions’ 2008 Season

Season Summary

BC Lions 2008 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

BC Lions 2008 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 52 68 W1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 11 7 0 22 559 479 L1 4-2-0
    Home 9 6 3 0 12 291 240 W1 4-2-0
    Visitor 9 5 4 0 10 268 239 L1 4-2-0
   Divisional opponent 10 4 6 0 8 275 299 L1 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 7 1 0 14 284 180 W4 5-1-0

Full 2008 League Standings

BC Lions 2008 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.639 2-3-0 (5) 2-3-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.361 4-0-0 (4) 3-1-0 (4)
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.722
Edmonton Eskimos (4) 0.556
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.667
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.167
Montreal Alouettes (2) 0.611
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.222
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.444

Coaches

Head Coach

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Assistant Coaches
  • Dan Dorazio – Offensive Coordinator
  • Jacques Chapdelaine – Receivers
  • Steff Kruck – Quarterbacks
  • Mike Benevides – Defensive Coordinator
  • Mark Washington – Defensive backs
  • Mike Roach – Defensive line
  • Charles McMann – Special Teams Coordinator

2008 BC Lions Attendance

  • Capacity: 59,196
  • Total: 306,744
  • High: 38,608
  • Avg: 34,082 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 2007 Avg: +1,626
  • Low: 30,132
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 57.58
  • Diff from League Avg: +5,309

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Team Scoring

20082007 +/-
Average Combined Score 57.67 6.50 +
Average Winning Score 36.09 3.73 +
Average Losing Score 23.14 8.48 +
Average Home Score 32.33 2.22 +
Average Visitor Score 29.78 0.33 -
Average Margin of Victory 12.82 1.04 -
Average Margin of Loss 8.71 1.62 -

Stadium

  • 2008 home stadium: BC Place Stadium
  • Capacity: 59,196
  • Playing surface: Granulated Rubber Filled Artificial Turf (FieldTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 2005 – Reconfiguration/artificial turf replacement

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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 6560125 7089159 4773120 10946155 291 (32.3)268 (29.8)559 (31.1)
Opponent 6442106 6772139 424890 6777144 239 (26.6)240 (26.7)479 (26.6)

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 3 (3-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (3-2-0) 6 (5-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 9 (8-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 7 (3-4-0)
After 2nd 5 (4-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 10 (8-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 7 (2-5-0)
After 3rd 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 6 (4-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 11 (8-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (3-4-0)
After 4th 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 11 (11-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0)

BC Lions 2008 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – Jarious Jackson

Defensive Star

  • 3 – Cameron Wake
  • 1 – Ryan Phillips
  • 1 – Javier Glatt
  • 1 – Aaron Hunt

Canadian Star

  • 4 – Paris Jackson
  • 1 – Jason Clermont
  • 1 – Brent Johnson

Special Teams Star

  • 1 – Ian Smart
  • 1 – Stefan Logan
  • 1 – Paul McCallum

BC Lions 2008 Player Awards and Nominations

2008 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Cameron Wake (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Cameron Wake (Winner)
  • Offensive Lineman — Jason Jimenez (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Paris Jackson (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Stefan Logan (Team Nominee)

BC Lions 2008 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–5 (5) Justin Sorensen (OL) South Carolina
2–1 (9) [HAM] Rolly Lumbala (RB) Idaho
3–2 (18) [EDM] Justin Shaw (DL) Manitoba
3–4 (20) [SSK, MTL] Jason Arakgi (LB) McMaster
3–6 (22) Mike McEachern (LB) Western Illinois
5–6 (38) Brady Browne (DB) Manitoba
6–6 (46) Hubert Buydens (OL) Saskatchewan

BC Lions 2008 All-Star Selections

7 All-Canadian Selections
R Geroy Simon
T Jason Jimenez
DT Aaron Hunt
DE Cameron Wake
DE Brent Johnson
CB Dante Marsh
S Barron Miles
13 All-Division Selections
R Paris Jackson
R Geroy Simon
T Rob Murphy
T Jason Jimenez
DT Aaron Hunt
DE Cameron Wake
DE Brent Johnson
LB Javier Glatt
DHB Korey Banks
CB Dante Marsh
S Barron Miles
P Paul McCallum
ST Ian Smart

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 3
Fri. June 13
7:00 PM
BC 13 @ SSK 33 L 28,800
B 8
Thu. June 19
10:00 PM
CGY 35 @ BC 39 W 26,242
1 10
Thu. June 26
10:00 PM
BC 18 @ CGY 28 L 30,159 TSN
2 16
Fri. July 4
10:00 PM
SSK 26 @ BC 16 L 33,813 TSN
3 19
Fri. July 11
8:00 PM
BC 42 @ WPG 24 W 26,735 TSN
4 22
Fri. July 18
10:00 PM
WPG 18 @ BC 27 W 37,174 TSN
5 27
Fri. July 25
10:00 PM
MTL 34 @ BC 36 W 30,132 TSN, RDS
6 30
Thu. July 31
10:00 PM
BC 24 @ EDM 35 L 35,008 TSN
7 36
Fri. Aug. 8
10:30 PM
EDM 34 @ BC 40 W 30,863 TSN
9 40
Fri. Aug. 22
10:30 PM
CGY 36 @ BC 29 L 34,221 TSN
10 41
Fri. Aug. 29
7:30 PM
BC 25 @ MTL 30 L 20,202 TSN, RDS
11 46
Sat. Sept. 6
4:00 PM
BC 35 @ HAM 12 W 18,723 TSN
12 52
Sat. Sept. 13
10:00 PM
SSK 23 @ BC 28 W 38,608 TSN
13 55
Sat. Sept. 20
9:30 PM
BC 27 @ SSK 21 W 30,945 TSN
14 59
Sat. Sept. 27
10:00 PM
HAM 10 @ BC 40 W 31,161 TSN
15 61
Fri. Oct. 3
7:00 PM
BC 24 @ TOR 20 W 28,273 TSN
16 66
Fri. Oct. 10
10:30 PM
EDM 27 @ BC 20 L 34,778 TSN
17 69
Fri. Oct. 17
9:00 PM
BC 43 @ EDM 28 W 34,342 TSN
18 75
Sat. Oct. 25
10:00 PM
TOR 32 @ BC 55 W 35,994 TSN
19 80
Sat. Nov. 1
5:00 PM
BC 30 @ CGY 41 L 30,275 TSN
P1 82
Sat. Nov. 8
4:30 PM
BC 33 @ SSK 12 W 30,945 TSN
P2 84
Sat. Nov. 15
1:00 PM
BC 18 @ CGY 22 L 35,650 TSN