1976 BC Lions Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 5-9-2 12
Finishing 4th in the CFL's Western Conference
Coach: Cal Murphy (5-9-2)
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1976 BC Lions Roster
1976 BC Lions Results

The BC Lions of the Canadian Football League ended the 1976 season with a record of 5 wins and 9 losses and 2 ties for 12 points, finishing fourth in the CFL's Western Conference.

BC netted 308 points, while the defensive squad yielded 336. Mike Strickland carried the ball for a team-leading 1,119 yards for the Lions.

Eric Guthrie threw for 1,399 yards. John Sciarra grabbed 34 passes for 563 yards. Mike Strickland and Ross Clarkson were targeted regularly, too.

Grady Cavness intercepted 7 opponent throws.

Cal Murphy coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Eric Guthrie22110848.913996.362.7115.07857.5
Rick Cassata1697846.29545.610.674.15348.8
John Sciarra31825.81053.426.526.54335.8
Lui Passaglia2150.0189.000.000.01881.3
Larry Sherrer100.
Rocky Long100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mike Strickland22311195.049 10
Lou Harris1287846.169 4
Rick Cassata251164.629 2
John Sciarra30923.127 1
Larry Sherrer13896.822 0
Terry Bailey18844.737 1
Eric Guthrie18593.323 1
Barry Houlihan6325.314 0
Layne McDowell166.00
Ted Dushinski144.00
Rocky Long111.00
Totals46423865.169 19


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
John Sciarra3456316.653 0
Mike Strickland3335810.837 1
Ross Clarkson2627310.526 0
Lou Harris261666.443 3
Terry Bailey2224911.338 0
Jim Young1832718.278 2
Merced Solis1732919.455 1
Barry Houlihan99410.423 0
Henry Sovio55811.615 0
Len Platt22914.516 0
Slade Willis11616.016 1
Lui Passaglia11010.010 1
Larry Sherrer144.00
Totals195247612.778 9


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Lui Passaglia2828100.0492857.1753253147.8750119


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Lui Passaglia143591341.3673

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rocky Long6368810.971 1
John Sciarra4659813.066 0
Bob Pearce11414.014 0
Ross Clarkson122.00
Slade Willis100.00
Grady Cavness2-1-0.50
Totals114130111.471 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rocky Long3497928.859 0
Mike Strickland1230425.342 0
John Sciarra816921.134 0
Larry Sherrer49423.538 0
Barry Houlihan48020.026 0
Lui Passaglia14444.044 0
Paul Giroday3227.322 0
Merced Solis3155.013 0
Doug Carlson144.00
Terry Bailey100.00
Totals71171124.159 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Grady Cavness7588.339 0
Barry Ardern34214.021 0
Rocky Long300.00
Ted Dushinski25527.528 0
Joe Fourqurean273.50
Glen Jackson210.50
Paul Giroday12626.026 0
Dan McDonough11010.010 0
Ray Nettles11010.010 0
John Sciarra144.00
Bill Baker100.00
Totals242138.939 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Lui Passaglia10282810128
Mike Strickland101000066
Lou Harris4300042
Rick Cassata200012
Jim Young200012
Eric Guthrie10006
John Sciarra100000006
Rocky Long010000006
Paul Brock10006
Merced Solis100006
Slade Willis100006
Terry Bailey1000006


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