The BC Lions’ 2017 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 5th in the West Division

BC Lions 2017 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

BC Lions 2017 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 60 33 W1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 7 11 0 14 469 501 L1 1-5-0
    Home 9 3 6 0 6 250 255 L4 1-5-0
    Visitor 9 4 5 0 8 219 246 W1 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 10 3 7 0 6 251 301 W1 1-5-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 4 4 0 8 218 200 L3 2-4-0

Full 2017 League Standings

BC Lions 2017 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win % GR
Divisional 0.661 10 2-3-0 (5) 1-4-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.368 8 1-3-0 (4) 3-1-0 (4)
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.750 0
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.667 0
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.556 0
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.667 0
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.333 0
Montreal Alouettes (2) 0.167 0
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.500 0
Ottawa RedBlacks (2) 0.472 0

Coaches

Head Coach

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Assistant Coaches
  • Adam Blasetti – Running backs
  • Chris Tormey – Linebackers
  • Robin Ross – Defensive line
  • Marcello Simmons – Special Teams Coordinator
  • Mark Washington – Defensive backs
  • Marcel Bellefeuille – Receivers
  • Dan Dorazio – Offensive line
  • Khari Jones – Quarterbacks
  • Khari Jones – Offensive Coordinator
  • Mark Washington – Defensive Coordinator

2017 BC Lions Attendance

  • Capacity: 27,500
  • Total: 178,722
  • High: 23,415
  • Avg: 19,858 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 2016 YTD Avg: -1,197
  • Low: 18,029
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 72.21
  • Diff from League Avg: -4,786

More 2017 Attendance Numbers

Team Scoring

20172016 +/-
Average Combined Score 53.89 1.61 -
Average Winning Score 34.86 2.27 +
Average Losing Score 20.45 5.21 -
Average Home Score 27.78 2.33 -
Average Visitor Score 24.33 6.11 -
Average Margin of Victory 12.14 0.31 +
Average Margin of Loss 10.64 2.14 +

Stadium

  • 2017 home stadium: BC Place Stadium
  • Capacity: 27,500
  • Playing surface: Granulated Rubber Filled Artificial Turf (FieldTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 2015 – Reconfiguration 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 393372 8438122 514192 76107183 250 (27.8)219 (24.3)469 (26.1)
Opponent 5464118 4476120 7032102 8174155 246 (27.3)255 (28.3)501 (27.8)

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

BC Lions 2017 Top Performers of the Week

Top Performer of the Week

  • 1 – Chris Rainey
  • 1 – Solomon Elimimian
  • 1 – Bryan Burnham
  • 1 – Travis Lulay
  • 1 – Nick Moore

BC Lions 2017 Player Awards and Nominations

2017 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Solomon Elimimian (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Solomon Elimimian (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Cody Husband (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Shaq Johnson (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Ty Long (Team Nominee)
  • Special Teams Player — Ty Long (Team Nominee)
2017 Other Awards
  • Tom Pate Memorial Award — Emmanuel Arceneaux (Team Nominee)
  • Jake Gaudaur Veteran's Award — Mike Benson (Team Nominee)

BC Lions 2017 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–3 (3) [MTL] Daniel Vandervoort (WR) McMaster
1–7 (7) Junior Luke (DL) Montreal
2–7 (16) Jeremy Zver (OL) Regina
3–7 (24) Frederic Chagnon (LB) Montreal
4–7 (33) Nathaniel Hamlin (DB) Carleton
5–7 (42) Edward Godin (DL) Laval
6–7 (51) Dakota Brush (WR) Mount Allison
7–7 (60) Jordan Herdman (LB) Simon Fraser
8–7 (69) Mitchell Hillis (WR) Saskatchewan

All-Star Selections

3 All-Division Selections
R Bryan Burnham
LB Solomon Elimimian
P Ty Long

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 1
Tue. June 6
9:00 PM
BC 18 @ CGY 23 L 25,139
B 9
Fri. June 16
10:00 PM
SSK 10 @ BC 42 W 15,632 TSN
1 12
Sat. June 24
10:00 PM
EDM 30 @ BC 27 L 19,175 TSN, ESPN2
2 15
Fri. June 30
7:00 PM
BC 28 @ TOR 15 W 11,219 TSN, ESPN2
3 18
Thu. July 6
7:30 PM
BC 23 @ MTL 16 W 18,728 TSN, RDS, ESPNN
4 25
Sat. July 15
7:30 PM
BC 41 @ HAM 26 W 24,135 TSN, RDS
5 28
Fri. July 21
10:00 PM
WPG 42 @ BC 45 W 21,017 TSN
6 32
Fri. July 28
9:30 PM
BC 26 @ EDM 37 L 32,837 TSN, RDS2, ESPN2
7 38
Sat. Aug. 5
7:00 PM
SSK 15 @ BC 30 W 23,415 TSN
8 42
Sun. Aug. 13
8:00 PM
BC 8 @ SSK 41 L 33,350 TSN, ESPN2
9 45
Fri. Aug. 18
10:30 PM
CGY 21 @ BC 17 L 20,622 TSN
10 49
Sat. Aug. 26
3:30 PM
BC 24 @ OTT 31 L 24,887 TSN, RDS2
12 55
Fri. Sept. 8
10:00 PM
MTL 18 @ BC 41 W 18,029 TSN, RDS
13 61
Sat. Sept. 16
7:00 PM
BC 13 @ CGY 27 L 28,176 TSN, RDS
14 64
Fri. Sept. 22
11:00 PM
HAM 24 @ BC 23 L 18,091 TSN, ESPN2
16 73
Sat. Oct. 7
7:00 PM
OTT 30 @ BC 25 L 19,324 TSN
17 77
Sat. Oct. 14
4:00 PM
BC 20 @ WPG 26 L 26,434 TSN, RDS2
18 81
Sat. Oct. 21
10:00 PM
EDM 35 @ BC 29 OT L 19,816 TSN
19 85
Sat. Oct. 28
4:00 PM
BC 36 @ WPG 27 W 25,034 TSN, RDS2
20 90
Sat. Nov. 4
10:00 PM
TOR 40 @ BC 13 L 19,233 TSN