1973 BC Lions Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 5-9-2 12
Finishing 3rd in the CFL's Western Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Division Semifinal
Coach: Eagle Keys (5-9-2)
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1973 BC Lions Roster
1973 BC Lions Results

The BC Lions of the Canadian Football League ended the 1973 season with a record of 5 wins and 9 losses and 2 ties for 12 points, finishing third in the CFL's Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The Lions labored to change the scoreboard with just 261 points, and the shaky defensive squad conceded 328. Don Moorhead passed for 2,005 yards, and Karl Douglas spent time under center, too. Johnny Musso topped the receiving corps, grabbing 46 passes, while Jim Young added 719 receiving yards. Lynn Hendrickson contributed to the receiving game also.

Johnny Musso carried the ball for a team-leading 1,029 yards for BC.

Mike Wilson picked off 7 opponent throws.

Eagle Keys coached the team. The 1973 BC Lions lost in the Division Semifinal.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Don Moorhead27816057.620057.241.4124.37366.9
Karl Douglas1286147.710208.043.1107.85252.9
Eric Guthrie11545.51099.900.019.14043.4
Johnny Musso11100.02525.000.000.025118.8


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Johnny Musso22010294.725 10
Lou Harris914825.358 5
Monroe Eley723735.240 1
Don Moorhead532835.338 0
Karl Douglas21884.215 1
Jim Young11494.51
Ross Clarkson22613.020 0
Brock Aynsley133.00
Totals47123335.058 18


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Johnny Musso4647510.327 0
Jim Young4571916.049 2
Lynn Hendrickson3963116.273 3
Lou Harris2941614.340 1
Monroe Eley2638814.951 2
Ross Clarkson1824013.350 0
Slade Willis1519713.124 0
Brock Aynsley78812.641 0
Ted Gerela252.50
Totals227315913.973 8


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Ivan MacMillan77100.0231460.92000051
Ted Gerela181688.921628.6733182055.285041
Eric Guthrie00200.0000
Bob Friend200.000000


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Eric Guthrie117492642.1702

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bob Friend462525.525 0
Ross Clarkson311795.853 0
Slade Willis15976.521 0
Brock Aynsley11484.414 0
Dave Lee6223.70
Mike Wilson11111.011 0
Barry Ardern263.00
Brian Donnelly155.00
Totals1136205.553 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lou Harris1534222.835 0
Monroe Eley1232727.246 0
Ross Clarkson1024324.339 0
Brock Aynsley37826.038 0
Harry Abofs35819.324 0
Joe Fourqurean23517.533 0
Ted Gerela23015.020 0
Johnny Musso11717.017 0
Bob Friend11515.015 0
George Anderson177.00
Totals50115223.046 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mike Wilson711917.056 1
Wayne Matherne23115.531 0
George Anderson2126.00
Joe Fourqurean2-1-0.50
Barry Ardern14141.041 0
Brian Donnelly12424.024 0
Pete Palmer144.00
Ray Nettles133.00
Rocky Long122.00
Totals1823513.156 1

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Johnny Musso100000060
Ivan MacMillan147251
Ted Gerela00616741
Lou Harris51000036
Monroe Eley12000018
Lynn Hendrickson300018
Jim Young1200018
Karl Douglas10006
Mike Wilson010006
Eric Guthrie00022


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