1987 BC Lions Roster

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 12-6 24
Finishing 1st in the CFL's West Division
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Division Final
Coach: Larry Donovan (4-0)
Coach: Don Matthews (8-6)
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1987 BC Lions Statistics
1987 BC Lions Results

The BC Lions of the Canadian Football League ended the 1987 season with a record of 12 wins and 6 losses for 24 points, finishing first in the CFL's West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The Lions scored 502 points, and the defense allowed 370. Roy Dewalt triggered the aerial attack, slinging for 3,855 yards. Jim Sandusky topped pass catchers, grabbing 80 passes for 1,437 yards. John Pankratz contributed to the receiving game, too.

Anthony Parker carried the ball for a team-leading 635 yards for BC, and Ray Crouse also contributed to the rushing attack.

Keith Gooch picked off 9 opponent throws. Gregg Stumon led the defensive unit with 23 quarterback sacks, leading the way for a team which created 80 sacks.

Larry Donovan and Don Matthews coached the team. The 1987 BC Lions lost in the Division Final.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
88Ned ArmourWRMarch 9, 19586'1"185San Diego StateIndianapolis, IN 6
Sandy ArmstrongDLOctober 18, 19616'2"230ColoradoMiami, FL 0
79Walter BallardDEAugust 8, 19616'2"220Texas - El PasoPascagoula, MS 18
Bruce BarnettDBApril 14, 19636'1"190UBCMontreal, QC 0
68John BlainTFebruary 1, 19556'6"265San Jose StateNorth Vancouver, BC 17
Kevin BowmanWRFebruary 23, 19626'3"205ColoradoSacramento, CA USA2
69/72Jamie BuisGApril 19, 19626'4"265Simon FraserNew Westminster, BC 14
Tim BurnhamGMay 6, 19636'5"250WashingtonRedding, CA USA2
10Melvin ByrdDBDecember 17, 19585'9"160California - DavisHampton, VA 17
27Jan CarinciSBFebruary 2, 19596'2"200MarylandLondon, England12
Darnell ClashDBJune 18, 19625'10"170WyomingCambridge, MD 0
62/72John CoflinGJune 26, 19646'1"260Simon FraserTsawwassen, BC 5
28Larry CrawfordDBDecember 18, 19595'11"175Iowa StateMiami, FL 17
91Tyrone CrewsLBJune 17, 19566'2"235Kansas StateNew York, NY 3
25Ray CrouseRBMarch 16, 19595'11"214UNLVOakland, CA USA14
70Dwayne DerbanDLJanuary 11, 19656'2"230UBCKamloops, BC 18
9Roy DewaltQBSeptember 4, 19566'1"210Texas - ArlingtonHouston, TX 1716
35Kevin DixonRBDecember 14, 19616'1"236Walla Walla JCMontreal, QC 13
14Andre FrancisDBOctober 5, 19605'8"170New Mexico StateKingston, Jamaica18
Joe GermainWRJune 9, 19656'0"175Simon FraserPrince George, BC 1
7Bernie GlierLBJune 9, 19606'2"210UBCVancouver, BC 17
18Keith GoochDBAugust 31, 19595'10"170Fresno StateFort Ord, CA 18
Garry HandleyLBJuly 27, 19646'3"235Richmond Raiders Jrs.0
Darryl HemphillDBMarch 29, 19606'0"195West Texas A&MSan Antonio, TX USA1
Condredge HollowayQBJanuary 25, 19545'10"185TennesseeHuntsville, AL 50
Jon HortonWRDecember 26, 19646'2"190ArizonaPrinceton, IN 1
61Dan HurleyOTApril 16, 19596'3"270NebraskaOmaha, NE 16
37Glen JacksonLBApril 5, 19546'3"205Simon FraserVancouver, BC 16
60Bennie JonesDTJuly 27, 19636'3"245Northeastern LouisianaTyler, TX 4
90Rick KlassenDTJuly 25, 19596'2"240Simon FraserChilliwack, BC 17
31Kevin KonarLBJuly 8, 19586'1"215UBCVancouver, BC 18
34Scott LeckySBDecember 9, 19646'1"195GuelphNew York, NY 4
4Nelson MartinSAugust 24, 19586'0"185Seneca CollegeToronto, ON 18
66Jim MillsTSeptember 23, 19616'9"276HawaiiVancouver, BC Canada18
16Bob MorettoLBNovember 14, 19656'0"200UBCBurnaby, BC 14
36Paul NastasiukRBJuly 11, 19636'0"193Wilfrid LaurierNewmarket, ON 17
21John PankratzSBJune 23, 19575'10"180Simon FraserVancouver, BC 18
19Anthony ParkerRBApril 2, 19616'0"210Memphis StateBuffalo, NY 14
James ParkerDEJanuary 1, 19585'10"215Grambling StatePhiladelphia, PA 1
5Lui PassagliaP/KJune 7, 19545'11"180Simon FraserVancouver, BC 180
65Gerald RoperGNovember 7, 19596'4"255ArizonaVancouver, BC 14
3Jim SanduskyWRSeptember 9, 19615'9"180San Diego StateOthello, WA 180
74Alvis SateleDLApril 30, 19636'1"230HawaiiHonolulu, HI 9
Freddie SimsRBJanuary 4, 19635'10"215OklahomaTucson, AZ 2
55Ian SinclairCJuly 22, 19606'4"260MiamiLondon, ON 18
45Gregg StumonDEMay 26, 19636'0"235Southern ArkansasPlain Dealing, LA 17
23Jamie TarasFBJanuary 31, 19666'2"260Western OntarioActon, ON 10
Marcus ThomasDBMay 5, 19655'11"165WyomingSan Diego, CA 2
76John UlmerLBJune 7, 19636'1"225North DakotaColumbia, OH 12
50Pieter Vanden BosGNovember 5, 19616'1"250UBCToronto, ON 17
17Greg VavraQBFebruary 19, 19616'1"195CalgaryRed Deer, AB 142
Kevin VillarsWR6'4"205Weber State4
20John WhiteRBAugust 28, 19555'9"195Louisiana TechShreveport, LA 3
71Brett WilliamsDTMay 23, 19586'3"260Austin PeayNorfolk, VA 14
6Byron WilliamsWROctober 31, 19606'2"182Texas-ArlingtonTexarkana, TX USA9
32Todd WisemanDBMay 26, 19655'11"190Simon FraserDunnville, ON 18



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