1998 Calgary Stampeders season

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1998 Calgary Stampeders season
Head coach Wally Buono
General manager Wally Buono
Home field McMahon Stadium
Results
Record12–6
Division place1st, West
Playoff finishWon Grey Cup
Uniform
CFL CAL Jersey 1998.png

The 1998 Calgary Stampeders season was the 41st season for the team in the Canadian Football League and their 64th overall. The Stampeders finished first in the West Division for the seventh time in nine seasons with a 12–6 record. The Stampeders defeated the Edmonton Eskimos in the West Final and then beat the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the 86th Grey Cup in the first Grey Cup matchup between those two teams. Wally Buono completed his seventh season as the team's head coach and fifth as the general manager. It was the fourth Grey Cup victory in Stampeders history and Buono became the first head coach to win multiple Grey Cup championships for the franchise.

Contents

Offseason

The 1998 CFL Draft took place on April 7, 1998. [1] The Stampeders had six selections in the six-round draft.

CFL Draft

RdPickPlayerPositionSchool
14 Marc Pilon LB Syracuse
210 Andre Arlain SB St. Francis Xavier
316 Harland Ah You DL Brigham Young
424 Aubrey Cummings WR Acadia
532 Gene Stahl RB Calgary
639 Jodi Bednarek LBCalgary

Preseason

Schedule

DateOpponentScoreResultRecord
Wed, June 17BC Lions32–6Win1-0
Thurs, June 23at Edmonton Eskimos26–23Win2-0

Regular season

Season Standings

West Division
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Calgary Stampeders 18126055839724
Edmonton Eskimos 1899039645018
BC Lions 1899039442718
Saskatchewan Roughriders 18513041152510

[2]

Season schedule

DateOpponentScoreResultRecord
Wed, July 1Hamilton Tiger-Cats21–20Win1-0
Thurs, July 9at Toronto Argonauts22–19Win2-0
Thurs, July 16Montreal Alouettes29–26Loss2-1
Fri, July 24at Winnipeg Blue Bombers44–25Win3-1
Thurs, July 30Toronto Argonauts15–14Loss3-2
Fri, Aug 7at Saskatchewan Roughriders46–27Win4-2
Thurs, Aug 13Saskatchewan Roughriders47–24Win5-2
Thurs, Aug 20at BC Lions55–9Win6-2
Fri, Aug 28at Montreal Alouettes40–32Loss6-3
Mon, Sept 7Edmonton Eskimos26–8Win7-3
Fri, Sept 11at Edmonton Eskimos30–23Win8-3
Sun, Sept 18Saskatchewan Roughriders35–18Win9-3
Sun, Sept 27at Saskatchewan Roughriders27–22Loss9-4
Sun, Oct 4BC Lions22–11Loss9-5
Sun, Oct 11at Hamilton Tiger-Cats35–18Win10-5
Sun, Oct 18Winnipeg Blue Bombers39–23Win11-5
Sun, Oct 25Edmonton Eskimos31–19Win12-5
Sat, Oct 31at BC Lions31–22Loss12-6

[3] [4]

Awards and records

1998 CFL All-Stars

Western All-Star Selections

Post-season

Schedule

GameDateOpponentScoreResult
West Semi-FinalBye
West FinalSun, Nov 15Edmonton Eskimos33-10Win
Grey CupSun, Nov 23Hamilton Tiger-Cats26-24Win

Grey Cup

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Total
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 3132624
Calgary Stampeders 467926

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References

  1. 1998 CFL Canadian College Draft prospects
  2. "CFL.ca". Archived from the original on 2009-07-22. Retrieved 2009-07-03.
  3. "Minor League Sports News on OurSports Central". Archived from the original on 2009-06-09. Retrieved 2009-06-17.
  4. "Calgary Stampeders Historical Canadian Football League (CFL) Scores Since 1945". Archived from the original on 2009-06-09. Retrieved 2009-06-17.