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1956 British Columbia Lions (WIFU) 4th place 6-10-0 .375
Head Coach: Clem Clowe
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/4/1956HEdmonton Eskimos21-35LVancouver, BCEmpire Stadium23566
Wed8/8/1956HHamilton Tiger-Cats26-34LVancouver, BCEmpire Stadium
Mon8/13/1956HToronto Argonauts20-15WVancouver, BCEmpire Stadium
Sat8/18/1956ACalgary Stampeders17-14WCalgary, ABMewata Stadium12889
Mon8/20/1956HSaskatchewan Roughriders20-9WVancouver, BCEmpire Stadium28825
Mon8/27/1956HEdmonton Eskimos0-18LVancouver, BCEmpire Stadium30374
Fri8/31/1956AWinnipeg Blue Bombers1-3LWinnipeg, MBWinnipeg Stadium15727
Mon9/3/1956ASaskatchewan Roughriders10-24LRegina, SKTaylor Field13000
Sat9/8/1956HCalgary Stampeders45-15WVancouver, BCEmpire Stadium28737
Sat9/15/1956AEdmonton Eskimos8-34LEdmonton, ABJoseph A. Clarke Memorial Stadium21737
Mon9/17/1956HWinnipeg Blue Bombers15-16LVancouver, BCEmpire Stadium27502
Mon9/24/1956HEdmonton Eskimos11-1WVancouver, BCEmpire Stadium23066
Sat9/29/1956ASaskatchewan Roughriders28-46LRegina, SKTaylor Field14000
Mon10/1/1956AWinnipeg Blue Bombers7-34LWinnipeg, MBWinnipeg Stadium16467
Sat10/6/1956HCalgary Stampeders24-7WVancouver, BCEmpire Stadium25663
Sat10/13/1956HWinnipeg Blue Bombers8-40LVancouver, BCEmpire Stadium26300
Mon10/15/1956ACalgary Stampeders22-21WCalgary, ABMewata Stadium10000
Sat10/20/1956HSaskatchewan Roughriders22-25LVancouver, BCEmpire Stadium18239
Mon10/22/1956AEdmonton Eskimos13-54LEdmonton, ABJoseph A. Clarke Memorial Stadium
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
65Ken ArkellDT6'423324Western Ontario13
88By BaileyFB5'1019226Washington State16
41Ron BakerC6'223824Ottawa Seconds Jrs.16
55Bob BradyOG6'022024British Columbia16
91Paul CameronS-OHB6'019024UCLA15
74Vic ChapmanOE6'020026Vancouver Meralomas Jrs.; British Columbia16
84Glen ChristianOHB5'918527Idaho12
93Ron ClinkscaleQB-HB6'018523Texas Christian1
98Chuck DubuqueHB5'1117823Vancouver Cubs Jrs.; Vancouver Blue Bombers Jrs.2
94Ted DuncanDB-K5'1118025Vancouver Blue Bombers Jrs.; British Columbia7
71Danny EdwardsOE6'119730Georgia16
75Norm FieldgateDE6'221024Regina Dales Jrs.; British Columbia15
95Arnie GaliffaQB6'219329Army1
65Don GeorgeT6'322022Notre Dame1
64Tom GunnariT6'222023Lower Columbia JC; Washington State8
95Jerry GustafsonQB6'121022Stanford10
52Bob HantlaOG-DE-LB6'122025Kansas7
97Ken HiggsFB5'1119225Victoria Ints.8
86/51Laurie HodgsonLB6'021025Edmonton Rams Jrs.8
90Bill HortieG6'020025British Columbia2
57John JankansOG-LB6'222024Arizona State10
54Roy JensonOG6'221029UCLA13
82Ivan LivingstoneHB5'1118226McGill; Dubuque1
72Don LordDE6'219228Vancouver Meralomas Jrs.; British Columbia14
77Rommie LouddE6'222723Los Angeles Valley JC; UCLA9
67Norm MastersOT-DT6'224923Michigan State15
62Gordie MitchellOT-DT6'323023Vancouver Meralomas Jrs.15
81/61Jim MitchenerLB6'120027Vancouver Blue Bombers Jrs.; McGill13
61George MrkonicT6'222527Kansas1
99Brian MulhernLB5'1018226Portland13
85Cal MurphyDB5'1018024Vancouver CYO Red Raiders Jrs.; British Columbia8
47Steve PalmerC-LB6'322022UCLA13
86Doug PetersB6'120522Contra Costa JC; UCLA5
92Al PollardFB6'019628Loyola Marymount; Army13
52Chuck QuilterT-G6'024030Tyler JC6
61Lorne ReidDG6'224727Vancouver Cubs Jrs.16
64Fred RobinsonOT-DT6'124226Washington7
90Don RossDE6'319023British Columbia; Vancouver Cubs Jrs.1
80Rae RossQB-DB6'118525Vancouver Blue Bombes Jrs.; British Columbia14
51Frank SmithG6'220025Olympic JC3
82Bill StuartOHB-DB5'1017024Vancouver Cubs Jrs.13
77Ken SwalwellDB6'319526Western Washington3
96Tony TeresaQB-LB5'918523Hartnell JC; San Jose State11
89Ed VerebOHB-DB6'019022Maryland15
87Primo VillanuevaQB-DB5'1017525UCLA10
45Ron WattonLB6'121924Toronto Balmy Beach Jrs.16
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals38819919
Opponents Totals781058395
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTX2X2AFGFGAPCTSSAFPTS
Ed Vereb1400000084
By Bailey400000024
Al Pollard251145.51250.03023
Paul Cameron300002020
Ron Baker0131681.32450.01020
Danny Edwards300000018
Jerry Gustafson300000018
Rommie Loudd200000012
Rae Ross200000012
Tony Teresa04666.71250.0007
Glen Christian10000006
Vic Chapman00000606
Primo Villanueva011100.000001
Team Totals34233467.64850.0120251
Opponents Totals48374877.161637.5161361
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
By Bailey1346204.6191
Ed Vereb955145.4526
Al Pollard1024684.6352
Paul Cameron824305.2470
Primo Villanueva25973.9200
Glen Christian10868.6521
Doug Peters20783.9150
Tony Teresa28702.5150
Jerry Gustafson56430.8163
Ken Higgs7314.480
Ron Clinkscale3268.70
Bill Stuart4123.070
Cal Murphy5122.450
Vic Chapman2-24-12.0-100
Team Totals57324634.313
Opponents Totals65136455.628
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Jerry Gustafson1787944.48212146.815.472116.2179.648.5
Tony Teresa612337.7303545.815.45434.9813.134.5
Primo Villanueva291655.21029710.218.64626.9310.374.1
Paul Cameron351645.7151995.712.42812.9411.433.8
Ed Vereb11545.5512511.425.04600.019.149.4
Arnie Galiffa3133.31134.313.01300.0133.38.3
Team Totals31714044.214322026.915.7175.43410.746.1
Opponents Totals38418046.917929847.816.6174.4256.561.2
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Danny Edwards4167216.4413
Paul Cameron2442817.8683
Ed Vereb1717810.5417
By Bailey1429421.0722
Rommie Loudd1323117.8352
Vic Chapman1218815.7290
Al Pollard9869.6230
Tony Teresa34113.7140
Norm Masters11717.0170
Ron Clinkscale11616.0160
Bill Stuart11515.0150
Bob Hantla11212.0120
Primo Villanueva11212.0120
Cal Murphy155.050
Glen Christian122.020
Team Totals140220215.717
Opponents Totals180298416.617
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Rae Ross616527.51021
Paul Cameron414235.5870
Ed Vereb46015.0190
Jim Mitchener3237.7230
John Jankans22613.0180
Glen Christian14141.0410
Steve Palmer12727.0270
Ron Watton12424.0240
Primo Villanueva11313.0130
Laurie Hodgson177.070
Don George100.000
Tony Teresa099L0
Team Totals2553721.51
Opponents Totals342838.31
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBL
Vic Chapman112476642.6641
Paul Cameron2092646.3640
Team Totals132569243.11
Opponents Totals
PUNT RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
Bill Stuart401523.8120
Glen Christian291434.9340
Ed Vereb12907.5160
Paul Cameron10626.2110
Rae Ross12484.0150
Ted Duncan5285.6160
Cal Murphy11252.360
Ron Clinkscale2126.0120
Don Lord155.050
Tony Teresa341.340
Al Pollard122.020
Laurie Hodgson111.010
Primo Villanueva200.000
Team Totals1295774.50
Opponents Totals1267986.30
KICKOFFSNOYDSAVGLGS
Al Pollard43243056.5851
Ron Baker526953.8590
Doug Peters419548.8560
Team Totals52289455.7
Opponents Totals
KICKOFF RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
By Bailey2468028.3961
Ed Vereb1528118.7440
Paul Cameron1426418.9460
Primo Villanueva37224.0400
Ron Clinkscale13939.0390
Glen Christian12020.0200
Danny Edwards263.060
Jim Mitchener111.010
Team Totals61136322.31
Opponents Totals53111821.10
SACKSNOYDS
Opponents Totals
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
By Bailey81100
Paul Cameron403360
Vic Chapman2000
Glen Christian2000
Ted Duncan1000
Danny Edwards1000
Norm Fieldgate003300
Jerry Gustafson9000
Laurie Hodgson1000
John Jankans0012300
Roy Jenson211120
Don Lord1000
Rommie Loudd0011200
Norm Masters0011200
Gordie Mitchell002200
Jim Mitchener002200
Al Pollard121300
Lorne Reid0012300
Fred Robinson001100
Rae Ross044271
Bill Stuart31100
Tony Teresa41100
Ed Vereb62200
Primo Villanueva2010
Ron Watton001100
Team Totals473611294045
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