The Calgary Stampeders’ 1997 Season

Season Summary

Calgary Stampeders 1997 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Calgary Stampeders 1997 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 2 0 0 4 54 38 W2 2-0-0
Regular Season 18 10 8 0 20 519 443 W1 4-2-0
    Home 9 8 1 0 16 304 175 W8 6-0-0
    Visitor 9 2 7 0 4 215 268 L2 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 10 4 6 0 8 252 224 W1 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 6 2 0 12 267 219 L1 5-1-0

Full 1997 League Standings

Calgary Stampeders 1997 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.533 4-1-0 (5) 0-5-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.472 4-0-0 (4) 2-2-0 (4)
BC Lions (3) 0.444
Edmonton Eskimos (4) 0.667
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.444
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.111
Montreal Alouettes (2) 0.722
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.833
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.222

Coaches

Head Coach

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Assistant Coaches
  • Tony Marciano – Offensive Coordinator
  • Danny Barrett – Quarterbacks
  • Charles McMann – Offensive assistant
  • Bob Vespaziani – Defensive line
  • George Cortez – Defensive secondary

1997 Calgary Stampeders Attendance

  • Capacity: 37,317
  • Total: 250,633
  • High: 37,611
  • Avg: 27,848 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 1996 Avg: +4,288
  • Low: 22,752
  • Sellouts: 1
  • % of Capacity: 74.63
  • Diff from League Avg: +6,555

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Team Scoring

19971996 +/-
Average Combined Score 53.44 0.61 -
Average Winning Score 34.20 2.42 -
Average Losing Score 22.13 4.28 -
Average Home Score 33.78 1.11 +
Average Visitor Score 23.89 11.00 -
Average Margin of Victory 14.50 5.35 -
Average Margin of Loss 8.63 5.63 +

Stadium

  • 1997 home stadium: McMahon Stadium
  • Capacity: 37,317
  • Playing surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 1994 – Reduction

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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 702292 11473187 6766133 5354107 304 (33.8)215 (23.9)519 (28.8)
Opponent 394483 2992121 243559 8387170 268 (29.8)175 (19.4)443 (24.6)

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 6 (5-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (3-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 2 (1-1-0) 5 (1-4-0) 8 (5-3-0) 2 (1-1-0) 8 (4-4-0)
After 2nd 8 (7-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 12 (9-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0)
After 3rd 9 (8-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 14 (9-5-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0)
After 4th 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (2-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (0-6-0) 10 (10-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 7 (0-7-0)
After OT1 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0)

Calgary Stampeders 1997 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • None

Defensive Star

  • 1 – Eddie Davis
  • 1 – Jackie Kellogg
  • 1 – Darryl Hall
  • 1 – Marvin Coleman
  • 1 – Alondra Johnson

Lineman Star

  • 2 – DeWayne Patterson

Calgary Stampeders 1997 Player Awards and Nominations

1997 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Jeff Garcia (Division Finalist)
  • Defensive Player — Marvin Coleman (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Freddie Childress (Division Finalist)
  • Canadian Player — Vince Danielsen (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Willie Hampton, Jr. (Team Nominee)
1997 Other Awards
  • Tom Pate Memorial Award — Mark McLoughlin (Winner)

Calgary Stampeders 1997 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–5 (5) [WPG] Doug Brown (DL) Simon Fraser
1–7 (7) Jason Clemett (LB) Simon Fraser
2–6 (15) Jeff Traversy (DT) Edinboro
3–6 (22) Frank Rocca (OL) Eastern Michigan
4–7 (31) Uzo Ubani (SB) Concordia
5–6 (39) Trent Bagnall (DB) Saskatchewan
6–6 (46) Paul Donkersley (RB) Acadia

Calgary Stampeders 1997 All-Star Selections

2 All-Canadian Selections
G Freddie Childress
CB Marvin Coleman
9 All-Division Selections
QB Jeff Garcia
RB Kelvin Anderson
SB Vince Danielsen
WR Terry Vaughn
G Freddie Childress
LB Alondra Johnson
CB Marvin Coleman
P Tony Martino
K Mark McLoughlin

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 1
Sat. June 7
4:00 PM
CGY 24 @ WPG 20 W 23,438
B 6
Tue. June 17
9:30 PM
BC 18 @ CGY 30 W 29,102
1 9
Wed. June 25
9:30 PM
EDM 23 @ CGY 22 L 24,868 TSN
2 14
Thu. July 3
10:30 PM
CGY 16 @ BC 17 L 17,206 TSN
3 17
Wed. July 9
7:30 PM
CGY 28 @ MTL 34 L 7,669 RDS, TSN
4 23
Fri. July 18
9:30 PM
SSK 13 @ CGY 22 W 30,366 RDS, TSN
5 28
Sat. July 26
3:30 PM
CGY 19 @ SSK 21 L 26,483 TSN
6 31
Fri. Aug. 1
9:30 PM
WPG 22 @ CGY 43 W 22,752 TSN
7 33
Thu. Aug. 7
9:30 PM
TOR 35 @ CGY 45 W 25,311 TSN, RDS
8 38
Thu. Aug. 14
8:30 PM
CGY 35 @ WPG 24 W 19,674
9 44
Fri. Aug. 22
10:30 PM
CGY 23 @ BC 37 L 20,303 RDS, TSN
10 47
Mon. Sept. 1
4:00 PM
EDM 14 @ CGY 27 W 37,611 CBC
11 49
Fri. Sept. 5
9:30 PM
CGY 20 @ EDM 24 L 43,913 TSN
12 56
Sun. Sept. 14
3:00 PM
SSK 24 @ CGY 28 W 28,414 CBC
13 59
Sun. Sept. 21
1:00 PM
CGY 25 @ HAM 21 W 13,010 CBC
14 64
Sun. Sept. 28
4:00 PM
MTL 22 @ CGY 43 W 27,153
15 68
Sun. Oct. 5
3:00 PM
CGY 32 @ EDM 42 OT L 31,572 CBC
16 72
Mon. Oct. 13
4:00 PM
HAM 13 @ CGY 31 W 29,298 CBC
17 73
Sat. Oct. 18
2:00 PM
CGY 17 @ TOR 48 L 24,083 CBC, RDS
18 80
Sun. Oct. 26
4:00 PM
BC 9 @ CGY 43 W 24,860 TSN, RDS
P1 82
Sun. Nov. 2
3:45 PM
SSK 33 @ CGY 30 L 20,369 CBC