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1978 BC Lions season
Head Coach Vic Rapp
Home Field Empire Stadium
Results
Record 7–7–2
Place 4th, West
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Uniform
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1977 1979

The 1978 BC Lions finished in fourth place in the West Division with a 7–7–2 record and failed to make the playoffs.

Offseason

CFL Draft

Rd Pick Player Position School

Preseason

Date Opponent Score Result

Regular season

Season Standings

Western Football Conference
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Edmonton Eskimos 16 10 4 2 452 301 22
Calgary Stampeders 16 9 4 3 381 311 21
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16 9 7 0 371 351 18
BC Lions 16 7 7 2 359 308 16
Saskatchewan Roughriders 16 4 11 1 330 459 9

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Season schedule

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
1 July 11 vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers 30–14 Win 1–0
2 July 19 at Calgary Stampeders 23–21 Loss 1–1
3 July 25 vs. Calgary Stampeders 19–19 Tie 1–1–1
4 Aug 1 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 22–22 Tie 1–1–2
5 Aug 8 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 43–14 Win 2–1–2
6 Aug 15 vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders 24–23 Win 3–1–2
7 Aug 22 at Montreal Alouettes 30–26 Loss 3–2–2
8 Aug 30 at Edmonton Eskimos 18–10 Loss 3–3–2
9 Sept 9 vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders 15–9 Loss 3–4–2
10 Sept 17 at Calgary Stampeders 14–4 Loss 3–5–2
11 Sept 24 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 32–25 Loss 3–6–2
12 Sept 30 vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers 38–27 Loss 3–7–2
13 Oct 9 at Edmonton Eskimos 15–3 Win 4–7–2
14 Oct 21 vs. Ottawa Rough Riders 20–17 Win 5–7–2
15 Oct 29 at Toronto Argonauts 31–15 Win 6–7–2
16 Nov 4 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 33–11 Win 7–7–2

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Awards and records

1978 CFL All-Stars

References


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