The Calgary Stampeders’ 2008 Season

Season Summary

Calgary Stampeders 2008 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Calgary Stampeders 2008 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 74 53 L1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 13 5 0 26 595 420 W4 5-1-0
    Home 9 7 2 0 14 303 178 W5 5-1-0
    Visitor 9 6 3 0 12 292 242 W1 5-1-0
   Divisional opponent 10 6 4 0 12 317 270 W2 4-2-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 7 1 0 14 278 150 W5 5-1-0

Full 2008 League Standings

Calgary Stampeders 2008 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.617 3-2-0 (5) 3-2-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.361 4-0-0 (4) 3-1-0 (4)
BC Lions (3) 0.611
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.556
Saskatchewan Roughriders (4) 0.667
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.167
Montreal Alouettes (2) 0.611
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.222
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.444

Team Scoring

20082007 +/-
Average Combined Score 56.39 +0.83
Average Winning Score 35.77 +1.34
Average Losing Score 26.00 +7.30
Average Home Score 33.67 -1.00
Average Visitor Score 32.44 +14.56
Average Margin of Victory 15.92 +1.35
Average Margin of Loss 6.40 -9.20

2008 Calgary Stampeders Attendance

  • Capacity: 35,650
  • Total: 282,705
  • High: 35,650
  • Avg: 31,411 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 2007 Avg: +165
  • Low: 25,650
  • Sellouts: 2
  • % of Capacity: 88.11
  • Diff from League Avg: +2,638

More 2008 Attendance Numbers

Coaches

Head Coach

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Assistant Coaches
  • Kris Sweet – Offensive line
  • Pete Costanza – Receivers
  • Chris Jones – Defensive Coordinator
  • Cornell Brown – Defensive line
  • Corey Chamblin – Defensive backs
  • Craig Dickenson – Special Teams Coordinator
  • George Cortez – Associate Head Coach
  • Mark Kilam – Strength & Conditioning

Stadium

  • 2008 home stadium: McMahon Stadium
  • Capacity: 35,650
  • Playing surface: Granulated Rubber Filled Artificial Turf (FieldTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 2006 – Artificial turf replacement

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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 5551106 10989198 7973152 6079139 303 (33.7)292 (32.4)595 (33.1)
Opponent 295180 5767124 493584 4389132 242 (26.9)178 (19.8)420 (23.3)

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 (6-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 5 (4-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (2-1-0) 11 (10-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 5 (2-3-0)
After 2nd 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 5 (4-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 12 (11-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (1-4-0)
After 3rd 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 13 (13-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0)
After 4th 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 13 (13-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0)

Calgary Stampeders 2008 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 2 – Henry Burris
  • 1 – Joffrey Reynolds

Defensive Star

  • 1 – Mike Labinjo
  • 1 – Milt Collins

Canadian Star

  • 2 – Mike Labinjo

Special Teams Star

  • 2 – Sandro DeAngelis

Calgary Stampeders 2008 Player Awards and Nominations

2008 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Henry Burris (Division Finalist)
  • Defensive Player — Shannon James (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Rob Lazeo (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Mike Labinjo (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Dimitri Tsoumpas (Team Nominee)
  • Special Teams Player — Sandro DeAngelis (Division Finalist)

Calgary Stampeders 2008 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–2 (2) [EDM] Dimitri Tsoumpas (OL) Weber State
1–3 (3)   Jesse Newman (OL) Louisiana-Lafayette
2–8 (16) [EDM] Fernand Kashama (DL) Western Michigan
4–3 (27)   Robert Hilaire (DT) Buffalo
5–3 (35)   Jon Gott (OL) Boise State
6–3 (43)   Jonathan Lapointe (RB) Montreal

Calgary Stampeders 2008 All-Star Selections

4 All-Canadian Selections
RB Joffrey Reynolds
R Ken-Yon Rambo
CB Brandon Browner
K Sandro DeAngelis
6 All-Division Selections
QB Henry Burris
RB Joffrey Reynolds
R Ken-Yon Rambo
C Rob Lazeo
CB Brandon Browner
K Sandro DeAngelis

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Fri. June 13 7:00 PM
EDM 14 @ CGY 39 W 27,580  
B
Thu. June 19 10:00 PM
CGY 35 @ BC 39 L 26,242  
1
Thu. June 26 10:00 PM
BC 18 @ CGY 28 W 30,159 TSN
2
Thu. July 3 10:00 PM
CGY 31 @ EDM 34 L 32,706 TSN
3
Thu. July 10 7:00 PM
CGY 23 @ MTL 19 W 20,202 RDS, TSN
4
Thu. July 17 9:00 PM
HAM 16 @ CGY 43 W 31,116 TSN
5
Thu. July 24 8:00 PM
CGY 28 @ WPG 32 L 26,882 TSN
6
Sat. Aug. 2 8:00 PM
SSK 22 @ CGY 21 L 25,650 TSN
7
Thu. Aug. 7 10:00 PM
CGY 30 @ SSK 25 W 28,800 TSN
9
Fri. Aug. 22 10:30 PM
CGY 36 @ BC 29 W 34,221 TSN
10
Mon. Sept. 1 4:00 PM
EDM 37 @ CGY 16 L 35,650 TSN
11
Fri. Sept. 5 9:00 PM
CGY 38 @ EDM 33 W 46,014 TSN
12
Fri. Sept. 12 10:00 PM
MTL 30 @ CGY 41 W 30,960 TSN, RDS
13
Sat. Sept. 20 6:30 PM
TOR 4 @ CGY 34 W 33,135 TSN
14
Sat. Sept. 27 7:00 PM
CGY 44 @ TOR 16 W 28,672 TSN
15
Fri. Oct. 3 10:00 PM
CGY 34 @ SSK 37 L 30,945 TSN
16
Mon. Oct. 13 4:30 PM
SSK 5 @ CGY 42 W 35,650 TSN
17
Sat. Oct. 18 6:30 PM
WPG 16 @ CGY 37 W 30,110 TSN
18
Fri. Oct. 24 7:30 PM
CGY 28 @ HAM 17 W 20,614 TSN
19
Sat. Nov. 1 5:00 PM
BC 30 @ CGY 41 W 30,275 TSN
P2
Sat. Nov. 15 1:00 PM
BC 18 @ CGY 22 W 35,650 TSN
GC
Sun. Nov. 23 6:00 PM
CGY 22 @ MTL 14 W 66,308 TSN, RDS