The Calgary Stampeders’ 1987 Season

Season Summary

Calgary Stampeders 1987 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Calgary Stampeders 1987 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 75 66 W1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 10 8 0 20 453 517 W2 5-1-0
    Home 9 5 4 0 10 225 237 W1 5-1-0
    Visitor 9 5 4 0 10 228 280 W3 4-2-0
   Divisional opponent 8 5 3 0 10 194 217 L1 4-2-0
   Non-divisional opponent 10 5 5 0 10 259 300 W4 5-1-0

Full 1987 League Standings

Calgary Stampeders 1987 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.563 3-2-0 (5) 2-1-0 (3)
Non-Divisional 0.478 2-2-0 (4) 3-3-0 (6)
BC Lions (4) 0.667
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.611
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.306
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.389
Ottawa Rough Riders (2) 0.167
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.639
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.667

Coaches

Head Coaches

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Assistant Coaches
  • Joseph Kuharich – Running backs
  • Ron Smeltzer – Offensive line
  • Dan Daniel – Defensive backs
  • Pasquale Buono – Defensive line
  • Thomas Higgins – Special teams

1987 Calgary Stampeders Attendance

  • Capacity: 32,454
  • Total: 217,848
  • High: 33,842
  • Avg: 24,205 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 1986 Avg: -3,080
  • Low: 20,553
  • Sellouts: 1
  • % of Capacity: 74.58
  • Diff from League Avg: -1,784

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Team Scoring

19871986 +/-
Average Combined Score 53.89 5.89 +
Average Winning Score 34.00 2.27 +
Average Losing Score 14.13 5.16 -
Average Home Score 25.00 1.89 -
Average Visitor Score 25.33 1.56 -
Average Margin of Victory 10.60 4.04 -
Average Margin of Loss 21.25 13.11 +

Stadium

  • 1987 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 224971 9184175 351449 7781158 225 (25.0)228 (25.3)453 (25.2)
Opponent 7671147 6470134 3376109 6463127 280 (31.1)237 (26.3)517 (28.7)

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 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (4-4-0) 3 (2-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 4 (2-2-0) 4 (3-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 12 (6-6-0)
After 2nd 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 3 (3-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 8 (7-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 9 (2-7-0)
After 3rd 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (3-4-0) 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (3-8-0)
After 4th 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 10 (10-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (0-8-0)

Calgary Stampeders 1987 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – Larry Willis
  • 1 – Emanuel Tolbert
  • 1 – Rick Johnson
  • 1 – Kirby Warren
  • Defensive Star

    • 1 – Chris Major

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Vince Goldsmith
  • 1 – Harold Hallman
  • 1 – Bob Poley

Calgary Stampeders 1987 Player Awards and Nominations

1987 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Larry Willis (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Ron Hopkins (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Bob Poley (Division Finalist)
  • Canadian Player — Bernie Morrison (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — David McCrary (Team Nominee)

Calgary Stampeders 1987 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–5 (5) Rocco Romano (OL) Concordia
2–5 (14) Andy McVey (FB) Toronto
4–5 (32) Bruno Geremia (DB) Calgary
5–5 (41) Paul Kerber (OL) Calgary
6–5 (50) Tony Pierson (WR) Alberta
7–5 (59) Craig Robson (OL) North Dakota
8–5 (68) Kent Lapa (DL) Murray State

Calgary Stampeders 1987 All-Star Selections

4 All-Division Selections
RB Gary Allen*
SB Emanuel Tolbert
DT Harold Hallman
P Glenn Harper

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 3
Sat. June 6
8:00 PM
CGY 33 @ EDM 39 L 34,501
B 7
Mon. June 15
9:30 PM
SSK 27 @ CGY 42 W 20,526
1 10
Sun. June 21
4:00 PM
CGY 29 @ SSK 28 W 21,340 CFN
13
Sat. June 27
8:00 PM
CGY 16 @ EDM 54 L 29,930 CBC
2 15
Wed. July 1
3:00 PM
BC 40 @ CGY 15 L 22,239 TSN
3 19
Fri. July 10
8:00 PM
CGY 22 @ WPG 38 L 22,808 CFN
4 22
Thu. July 16
9:30 PM
WPG 21 @ CGY 14 L 20,553 TSN
5 26
Wed. July 22
7:30 PM
CGY 16 @ TOR 26 L 31,524 TSN
6 32
Sun. Aug. 2
4:00 PM
TOR 32 @ CGY 13 L 21,125 CFN
7 35
Sun. Aug. 9
4:00 PM
CGY 39 @ OTT 38 W 21,036 CFN
8 39
Thu. Aug. 20
9:30 PM
BC 26 @ CGY 31 W 24,377 TSN
10 47
Mon. Sept. 7
4:00 PM
EDM 20 @ CGY 29 W 33,842 CFN
11 51
Sun. Sept. 13
4:00 PM
CGY 5 @ WPG 40 L 25,549 CFN
52
Fri. Sept. 18
8:00 PM
OTT 19 @ CGY 41 W 21,483 CFN
12 57
Sun. Sept. 27
1:30 PM
CGY 33 @ HAM 17 W 14,189 TSN
13 60
Sat. Oct. 3
8:00 PM
SSK 11 @ CGY 28 W 23,052 CBC
14 65
Sun. Oct. 11
4:00 PM
CGY 34 @ BC 6 W 31,244 CFN
16 73
Sun. Oct. 25
4:00 PM
BC 32 @ CGY 12 L 25,233 CFN
17 75
Sun. Nov. 1
1:30 PM
CGY 34 @ HAM 33 W 13,520
18 78
Fri. Nov. 6
9:30 PM
HAM 36 @ CGY 42 W 25,944 TSN
P1 83
Sun. Nov. 15
4:30 PM
CGY 16 @ EDM 30 L 26,809 CFN