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BC Lions

1971 BC Lions Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 6-9-1
Finished 4th in the CFL's Western Conference

Coach: Eagle Keys (6-9-1)

1971 BC Lions Roster
1971 BC Lions Game-by-Game Results

The BC Lions of the Canadian Football League ended the 1971 season with a record of 6 wins and 9 losses and 1 tie, finishing fourth in the CFL's Western Conference. Eagle Keys coached the team.


Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Don Moorhead 182 98 53.8 1302 7.2 9 4.9 13 7.1 59  63.5
Paul Brothers 116 58 50.0 865 7.5 2 1.7 9 7.8 47  48.2
Tom Wilkinson 19 11 57.9 236 12.4 1 5.3 0 0.0 60  119.6
Howard Clark 13 7 53.8 90 6.9 0 0.0 3 23.1 18  36.2
Dicky Lyons 1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0.0
Totals 331 174 52.6 2493 7.5 12 3.6 26 7.9 60  0 0
Opponents 0.0 3,279 0.0 0.0 29 0.0

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Evenson 260 1237 4.8 22  8
Don Moorhead 54 349 6.5 42  1
Larry Highbaugh 48 327 6.8 45  2
Jim Young 36 220 6.1 39  0
Josh Ashton 25 162 6.5 54  2
Dicky Lyons 27 122 4.5 19  0
Paul Brothers 27 119 4.4 25  1
Lawrence James 4 24 6.0 14  0
Ted Gerela 2 11 5.5 0
Tom Wilkinson 3 10 3.3 0
Howard Clark 1 -2 -2.0 -2  0
Wayne Matherne 3 -3 -1.0 0
Totals 490 2576 5.3 54  14
Opponents 2,757 0.0

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Young 55 793 14.4 60  7
Larry Highbaugh 27 488 18.1 51  3
Dave Denny 18 352 19.6 44  0
Lynn Hendrickson 14 154 11.0 25  1
Lach Heron 13 155 11.9 18  1
John Love 12 193 16.1 41  0
Jim Evenson 11 77 7.0 36  0
Josh Ashton 9 112 12.4 28  0
Michel Leveille 5 84 16.8 21  0
Dicky Lyons 4 13 3.3 0
Jim White 2 28 14.0 15  0
Don Moorhead 2 26 13.0 16  0
Brian Kelsey 2 0 0.0 0
Wayne Matherne 1 9 9.0 0
Lawrence James 1 8 8.0 0
Totals 176 2492 14.2 60  12
Opponents 3,279 0.0

Kicking:

Player CA CM CP % FGA FGM FG % Long Single Pts.
Ken Phillips 22 18 81.8 20 11 55.0 42 4 55
Ted Gerela 8 7 87.5 26 8 30.8 51 12 43
Totals 30 25 83.3 46 19 41.3 51 16 98
Opponents 0.0 0.0 0

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long Single
Ken Phillips 117 4988 42.6 68 4
Totals 117 4988 42.6 68 4
Opponents 0.0

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Michel Leveille 78 442 5.7 19  0
Mike Wilson 39 302 7.7 36  0
Dave Easley 2 5 2.5 0
Brian Donnelly 2 4 2.0 0
Wayne Matherne 1 4 4.0 0
Totals 122 757 6.2 36  0
Opponents 0.0  

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Wayne Matherne 13 316 24.3 35  0
Josh Ashton 10 291 29.1 47  0
Larry Highbaugh 9 332 36.9 67  0
John Love 4 135 33.8 50  0
Jim Evenson 4 99 24.8 32  0
Jim Tomlin 3 82 27.3 34  0
Michel Leveille 3 77 25.7 30  0
Cliff Powell 3 52 17.3 26  0
Pete Palmer 3 40 13.3 21  0
Mike Wilson 2 62 31.0 34  0
Ted Gerela 2 20 10.0 11  0
Dicky Lyons 1 28 28.0 28  0
Lynn Hendrickson 1 14 14.0 14  0
George Anderson 1 8 8.0 0
Dave Denny 1 0 0.0 0
Totals 60 1556 25.9 67  0
Opponents 0.0  

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Wayne Matherne 7 119 17.0 42  0
Dave Easley 5 163 32.6 46  1
Brian Donnelly 5 26 5.2 24  0
Jim Tomlin 3 52 17.3 30  0
Mike Wilson 3 50 16.7 25  0
Greg Findlay 3 43 14.3 39  0
George Anderson 2 92 46.0 84  0
Wayne Holm 1 0 0.0 0
Totals 29 545 18.8 84  1
Opponents 26 0.0  

Defense and Fumbles:

Tackles Fumbles Kicks
Player Tackle Def ST TFL TFL Yds Brup QBH Fum F Rec F Rec Yds FR TD FF K Blk
George Anderson 1 42 1
Brian Donnelly 2 3 0
Steve Duich 1 0 0
Greg Findlay 3 13 0
Wayne Holm 1 0 0
Bob Howes 1 3 0
Garrett Hunsperger 3 17 0
Wayne Matherne 1 0 0
Pete Palmer 2 0 0
Cliff Powell 1 22 0
Gary Robinson 1 0 0
Ken Sugarman 1 0 1
Ted Wheeler 1 0 0
Jim White 1 0 0
Mike Wilson 2 2 0
Totals 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 102 2 0 0
Opponents

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG R Int Fum Other FG Conv Single 2 Pt Saf Points
Ted Gerela 0 0 0 8 7 12 43
Ken Phillips 0 11 18 8 59
Larry Highbaugh 2 3 0 0 0 30
Jim Young 0 7 0 0 42
Don Moorhead 1 0 0 0 6
Lach Heron 1 0 0 6
Ken Sugarman 1 0 0 6
Lynn Hendrickson 1 0 0 0 6
Josh Ashton 2 0 0 0 0 12
Paul Brothers 1 0 0 6
Dave Easley 0 1 0 0 6
Jim Evenson 8 0 0 0 0 48
George Anderson 0 0 1 0 0 6
Totals 14 12 0 0 0 1 2 0 19 25 20 0 0 276
Opponents 363


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