The Calgary Stampeders’ 1980 Season

Season Summary

Calgary Stampeders 1980 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Calgary Stampeders 1980 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 3 1 0 6 94 80 W1 3-1-0
Regular Season 16 9 7 0 18 407 355 W3 4-2-0
    Home 8 7 1 0 14 225 145 W4 5-1-0
    Visitor 8 2 6 0 4 182 210 W1 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 12 7 5 0 14 313 277 W3 4-2-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 2 2 0 4 94 78 L1 2-2-0

Full 1980 League Standings

Calgary Stampeders 1980 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.523 5-1-0 (6) 2-4-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.461 2-0-0 (2) 0-2-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.531
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.813
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.125
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.625
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.531
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.500
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.438
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.375

Coaches

Head Coach

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Assistant Coach
  • Walt Posadowski – Offensive line

1980 Calgary Stampeders Attendance

  • Capacity: 32,454
  • Total: 259,281
  • High: 34,628
  • Avg: 32,410 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1979 Avg: -785
  • Low: 30,265
  • Sellouts: 4
  • % of Capacity: 99.86
  • Diff from League Avg: +3,284

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Team Scoring

19801979 +/-
Average Combined Score 47.63 6.38 +
Average Winning Score 28.00 0.25 -
Average Losing Score 22.14 11.39 +
Average Home Score 28.13 3.63 +
Average Visitor Score 22.75 0.50 -
Average Margin of Victory 11.67 3.00 -
Average Margin of Loss 7.57 10.43 -

Stadium

  • 1980 home stadium: McMahon Stadium
  • Capacity: 32,454
  • Playing surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 1975 – Expansion/artificial turf

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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)
Calgary 302353 8959148 5851109 484997 225 (28.1)182 (22.8)407 (25.4)
Opponent 233558 5163114 303666 4176117 210 (26.3)145 (18.1)355 (22.2)

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

Calgary Stampeders 1980 Player Awards and Nominations

1980 Most Outstanding
  • Player — James Sykes (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Ed McAleney (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Lloyd Fairbanks (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Lloyd Fairbanks (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Ronnie Paggett (Team Nominee)

Calgary Stampeders 1980 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–7 (7) Sheldon Paris (QB) Kansas State
2–1 (10) [TOR] Ken Vallevand (WR) U.S. International
2–7 (16) Cam Hackney (LB) Simon Fraser
3–7 (25) Darcy Krogh (WR) Calgary
4–7 (34) Barry MacDonald (C) Montana Tech
5–7 (43) Jud Mayes (DB) Boise State
6–7 (52) George Vasiladis (DE) Waterloo
7–7 (61) Brian Meagher (LB) Mount Allison

Calgary Stampeders 1980 All-Star Selections

3 All-Canadian Selections
RB James Sykes
DE Reggie Lewis
CB Ray Odums
5 All-Division Selections
RB James Sykes
G Myke Horton
DT Ed McAleney
DE Reggie Lewis
CB Ray Odums

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 1
Sun. June 8
3:30 PM
CGY 13 @ SSK 12 W 19,438
B 6
Sun. June 15
4:30 PM
WPG 23 @ CGY 25 W 27,698
C 11
Sun. June 22
CGY 28 @ BC 29 L 15,568
14
Sun. June 29
EDM 16 @ CGY 28 W 30,272
1 19
Tue. July 8
8:00 PM
CGY 20 @ OTT 26 L 21,064 CBC
2 24
Tue. July 15
9:30 PM
MTL 8 @ CGY 19 W 32,936 CBC, R/C
3 30
Wed. July 23
9:30 PM
SSK 24 @ CGY 40 W 30,524
4 32
Tue. July 29
8:30 PM
CGY 18 @ WPG 35 L 20,774 CBCW
5 36
Tue. Aug. 5
11:00 PM
CGY 23 @ BC 31 L 25,465
6 40
Tue. Aug. 12
9:30 PM
BC 7 @ CGY 24 W 34,393
7 44
Tue. Aug. 19
9:30 PM
CGY 16 @ EDM 15 W 42,778
9 54
Mon. Sept. 1
3:30 PM
EDM 38 @ CGY 23 L 34,628 CTV
10 57
Sun. Sept. 7
CGY 29 @ WPG 30 L 25,784
12 63
Sat. Sept. 20
9:30 PM
BC 16 @ CGY 24 W 33,115
13 70
Sun. Sept. 28
5:30 PM
CGY 14 @ SSK 18 L 24,607
14 74
Sun. Oct. 5
4:30 PM
TOR 14 @ CGY 27 W 30,265 CTV
15 77
Mon. Oct. 13
CGY 28 @ HAM 30 L 19,989
16 82
Sun. Oct. 19
6:30 PM
WPG 28 @ CGY 31 W 31,441
17 86
Sun. Oct. 26
4:30 PM
CGY 34 @ EDM 25 W 43,346 CTV
18 89
Sun. Nov. 2
4:30 PM
SSK 10 @ CGY 37 W 31,979
P1 92
Sun. Nov. 9
4:00 PM
CGY 14 @ WPG 32 L 21,622 CBC