1987 BC Lions Statistics

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 Roster
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 Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Roy Dewalt53130357.138557.3193.6142.67780.8
Greg Vavra924650.07648.355.466.54569.3
Condredge Holloway281450.02117.513.613.64372.2
Jim Sandusky4250.06516.200.000.04995.8
Lui Passaglia4250.0235.800.000.01567.7


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Anthony Parker1576354.027 1
Ray Crouse1085314.922 5
Freddie Sims401824.616 1
Roy Dewalt251285.125 1
John White19924.815 0
Kevin Dixon7334.70
Ned Armour13232.032 0
Byron Williams4174.232 0
John Pankratz11010.010 0
Jon Horton155.00
Jamie Taras441.00
Condredge Holloway221.00
Jan Carinci100.00
Greg Vavra3-8-2.70
Totals37316634.532 8


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Sandusky80143718.075 12
John Pankratz6172011.843 2
Ray Crouse494809.849 1
Jan Carinci3653214.834 4
Byron Williams2949417.057 1
Anthony Parker2935612.377 1
Ned Armour2530512.251 2
Kevin Villars1617210.828 0
John White1313410.348 0
Scott Lecky88010.025 1
Freddie Sims67813.025 1
Jamie Taras5224.40
Kevin Bowman44310.813 0
Paul Nastasiuk33712.317 0
Jon Horton22010.014 0
Bernie Glier188.00
Totals367491813.477 25


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Lui Passaglia4747100.0665278.8591487653.6931209


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Lui Passaglia161663141.2975
Greg Vavra11818.0180

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Larry Crawford6568210.582 3
Jim Sandusky584928.555 1
Melvin Byrd4379.219 0
Keith Gooch133.00
Andre Francis111.00
Todd Wiseman100.00
Totals13012249.482 4

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Melvin Byrd3282225.765 0
Larry Crawford1732519.139 0
Jim Sandusky912513.929 0
Marcus Thomas35819.332 0
Ray Crouse25326.529 0
Kevin Dixon11111.011 0
Alvis Satele284.00
Jamie Buis177.00
Bernie Glier111.00
Jan Carinci100.00
Totals69141020.465 0

Missed Field Goal Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Melvin Byrd23919.523 0
Larry Crawford210.50
Totals44010.023 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Keith Gooch912213.653 1
Nelson Martin814217.861 2
Andre Francis511723.449 1
Melvin Byrd49724.243 1
Larry Crawford36622.057 0
Darryl Hemphill24321.539 1
John Ulmer23517.524 0
Kevin Konar2199.519 0
Todd Wiseman12323.023 0
Bernie Glier122.00
Glen Jackson100.00
Totals3866617.561 6


Player No. Yds Avg.
Gregg Stumon23.00.00.0
Walter Ballard13.00.00.0
Brett Williams10.00.00.0
Rick Klassen8.00.00.0
Glen Jackson6.00.00.0
Larry Crawford4.00.00.0
Kevin Konar4.00.00.0
Bennie Jones3.00.00.0
Alvis Satele2.00.00.0
Darryl Hemphill1.00.00.0
Dwayne Derban1.00.00.0
John Ulmer1.00.00.0
James Parker1.00.00.0
Nelson Martin1.00.00.0
Melvin Byrd1.00.00.0
Keith Gooch1.00.00.0

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 Passaglia524711214
Jim Sandusky121000078
Ray Crouse51000036
Jan Carinci04000024
Larry Crawford300000018
Keith Gooch01100012
Nelson Martin2000012
Ned Armour0200012
John Pankratz0200012
Anthony Parker1100012
Freddie Sims1100012
Scott Lecky100006
Kevin Konar010006
Todd Wiseman0010006
Darryl Hemphill10006
Byron Williams010006
Andre Francis0100006
Melvin Byrd00010006
Roy Dewalt10006


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