The Calgary Stampeders’ 1985 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 5th in the West Division

Calgary Stampeders 1985 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Calgary Stampeders 1985 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 2 0 4 91 91 L1 2-2-0
Regular Season 16 3 13 0 6 256 429 L3 1-5-0
    Home 8 2 6 0 4 142 233 L1 2-4-0
    Visitor 8 1 7 0 2 114 196 L5 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 8 1 7 0 2 120 263 L5 1-5-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 2 6 0 4 136 166 L2 2-4-0

Full 1985 League Standings

Calgary Stampeders 1985 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.625 0-4-0 (4) 1-3-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.453 2-2-0 (4) 0-4-0 (4)
BC Lions (2) 0.813
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.625
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.313
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.750
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.500
Ottawa Rough Riders (2) 0.438
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.375
Montreal Concordes (2) 0.500

Coaches

Head Coaches

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Assistant Coaches
  • John Lowry – Offensive Coordinator
  • Mike Friedman – Receivers
  • Mike Roach – Linebackers
  • Gerry Hart – Defensive
  • Thomas Higgins – Special teams

1985 Calgary Stampeders Attendance

  • Capacity: 32,454
  • Total: 119,908
  • High: 18,303
  • Avg: 14,988 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1984 Avg: -7,467
  • Low: 11,185
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 46.18
  • Diff from League Avg: -11,508

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Team Scoring

19851984 +/-
Average Combined Score 42.81 3.38 -
Average Winning Score 31.67 4.67 +
Average Losing Score 12.38 2.82 -
Average Home Score 17.75 3.88 -
Average Visitor Score 14.25 3.38 -
Average Margin of Victory 13.00 4.17 +
Average Margin of Loss 16.31 0.09 -

Stadium

  • 1985 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 532982 175370 341852 381452 142 (17.8)114 (14.3)256 (16.0)
Opponent 284775 5766123 573794 9146137 196 (24.5)233 (29.1)429 (26.8)

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 (2-3-0) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 2 (1-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (0-5-0) 7 (3-4-0) 2 (0-2-0) 7 (0-7-0)
After 2nd 3 (1-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 3 (1-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (0-4-0) 6 (2-4-0) 1 (0-1-0) 9 (1-8-0)
After 3rd 3 (2-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 5 (3-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (0-11-0)
After 4th 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 13 (0-13-0)

Calgary Stampeders 1985 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – Joe Barnes

Defensive Star

  • None

Lineman Star

  • None

Calgary Stampeders 1985 Player Awards and Nominations

1985 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Larry Hogue (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Larry Hogue (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Dave Kirzinger (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Gene Belliveau (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Randy Ambrosie (Team Nominee)

Calgary Stampeders 1985 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–2 (2) Randy Ambrosie (OL) Manitoba
2–2 (11) Garret Doll (LB) Alberta
2–6 (15) [TOR] Tom Spoletini (OT) Calgary
3–2 (20) Wes Cooper (RB) Weber State
4–2 (29) Scott Bissessar (WR) Queen's
5–2 (38) Terry Cochrane (RB) British Columbia (UBC)
6–2 (47) Joe Mahnic (RB) Saskatchewan
7–2 (56) Roger DesLauriers (DB) British Columbia (UBC)
8–2 (65) James White (WR) Simon Fraser
9–2 (74) Robin Simpson (OL) Calgary

Calgary Stampeders 1985 All-Star Selections

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 2
Sun. June 9
5:00 PM
CGY 9 @ BC 19 L 29,283 CTVW
B 7
Sun. June 16
2:30 PM
CGY 18 @ WPG 10 W 23,826
C 11
Fri. June 21
9:30 PM
SSK 28 @ CGY 31 W 12,963
D 17
Fri. June 28
9:30 PM
EDM 34 @ CGY 33 L 12,732 CTVW
2 23
Wed. July 10
7:30 PM
CGY 18 @ MTL 22 L 24,946 CTVE
3 30
Sun. July 21
4:00 PM
BC 39 @ CGY 14 L 15,793 CBC
4 34
Sun. July 28
1:30 PM
CGY 12 @ OTT 14 L 20,153 CBC, R/C
5 38
Sat. Aug. 3
9:30 PM
SSK 30 @ CGY 17 L 16,089 CBC
6 42
Sun. Aug. 11
4:00 PM
MTL 29 @ CGY 6 L 13,231 CTV, R/C
7 45
Sat. Aug. 17
10:00 PM
CGY 35 @ BC 32 W 37,462 CBC
8 50
Sun. Aug. 25
3:00 PM
CGY 6 @ WPG 43 L 28,166 CBC, R/C
9 53
Mon. Sept. 2
4:00 PM
EDM 34 @ CGY 28 L 18,000 CTV
11 60
Sat. Sept. 14
9:30 PM
OTT 7 @ CGY 32 W 12,706 CTV
12 64
Sat. Sept. 21
9:30 PM
CGY 6 @ EDM 17 L 39,327 CTV
13 70
Sun. Sept. 29
4:00 PM
HAM 30 @ CGY 13 L 14,601 CBC
14 71
Fri. Oct. 4
9:00 PM
CGY 10 @ SSK 21 L 19,700 CTV
15 78
Mon. Oct. 14
4:00 PM
TOR 17 @ CGY 28 W 18,303 CBC
16 81
Sun. Oct. 20
1:30 PM
CGY 10 @ TOR 26 L 26,352 R/C
17 83
Fri. Oct. 25
7:30 PM
WPG 47 @ CGY 4 L 11,185 CTV
18 88
Sat. Nov. 2
7:30 PM
CGY 17 @ HAM 21 L 14,052 CTVW