2012 Calgary Stampeders season

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2012 Calgary Stampeders season
Head coach John Hufnagel
General manager John Hufnagel
Home field McMahon Stadium
Results
Record12–6
Division place2nd, West
Playoff finishLost Grey Cup
Team MOP Jon Cornish
Team MOC Jon Cornish
Team MOR Chris Randle
Uniform
CFL CAL Jersey 2012.png

The 2012 Calgary Stampeders season was the 55th season for the team in the Canadian Football League and their 74th overall. The Stampeders finished in 2nd place in the West Division with a 12–6 record. The Stampeders won the West Semi-Final over the Saskatchewan Roughriders by a score of 36–30, earning their first playoff victory over Saskatchewan since 1994. The Stampeders then traveled to Vancouver and upset the 1st place BC Lions 34–29, advancing to the Grey Cup game. Calgary were the Grey Cup favourites by two points, but they lost 35–22 to the hometown Toronto Argonauts.

Contents

Offseason

CFL Draft

The 2012 CFL Draft took place on May 3, 2012. The Stampeders had eight selections in the six-round draft, after trading away their second round pick and acquiring additional picks in the third, fourth, and sixth rounds. [1]

RoundPickPlayerPositionSchool/Club Team
15 Ameet Pall DL Wofford
315 Keenan MacDougall DB Saskatchewan
319 Billy Peach OL Jacksonville
427 Bradley Erdos OL Simon Fraser
430 Adam Berger DBSimon Fraser
531 Mike Filer OL Mount Allison
643 Jordan Spence DL Eastern Oregon
645 Wilkerson Desouza LB Toronto Varsity Blues

Preseason

WeekDateOpponentScoreResultAttendanceRecord
AFri, June 15vs. Edmonton Eskimos 20–17Win23,6291–0
BFri, June 22at Saskatchewan Roughriders 33–31Win30,9982–0

Regular season

Season standings

West Division
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
BC Lions 18135048135426 Details
Calgary Stampeders 18126053443124 Details
Saskatchewan Roughriders 18810045740916 Details
Edmonton Eskimos 18711042245014 Details

Season schedule

WeekDateOpponentScoreResultAttendanceRecord
1Sun, July 1vs. Montreal Alouettes 38–10Win26,3871–0
2Sat, July 7at Toronto Argonauts 39–36Loss20,6821–1
3Thurs, July 12at Montreal Alouettes33–32Loss21,0741–2
4Thurs, July 19vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders 41–38 (OT)Win32,2282–2
5Sat, July 28vs. BC Lions 34–8Loss27,9682–3
6Bye2–3
7Thurs, Aug 9at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 31–20Win22,6353–3
8Sat, Aug 18vs. Toronto Argonauts22–14Loss28,2463–4
9Sat, Aug 25at Saskatchewan Roughriders17–10Win33,4274–4
10Mon, Sept 3vs. Edmonton Eskimos 31–30Win32,1025–4
11Fri, Sept 7at Edmonton Eskimos20–18Win39,3636–4
12Fri, Sept 14vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers 44–3Win28,2477–4
13Sun, Sept 23at Saskatchewan Roughriders30–25Loss33,4277–5
14Fri, Sept 28vs. Edmonton Eskimos39–15Win29,2908–5
15Sat, Oct 6at BC Lions27–22Loss31,3478–6
16Sat, Oct 13at Winnipeg Blue Bombers32–21Win25,4629–6
17Sat, Oct 20vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats34–32Win26,50210–6
18Fri, Oct 26vs. BC Lions41–21Win27,01411–6
19Fri, Nov 2at Edmonton Eskimos30–27Win21,14712–6

Roster

Coaching staff

Playoffs

Schedule

WeekGameDateTimeOpponentScoreResultAttendance
20West Semi-FinalNov 112:30 PM MSTSaskatchewan Roughriders36–30Win30,027
21West FinalNov 182:30 PM MSTat BC Lions34–29Win43,216
21Grey CupNov 254:00 PM MSTToronto Argonauts35–22Loss53,208

West Semi-Final

Saskatchewan at Calgary
1234Total
Roughriders31301430
Stampeders01971036

West Final

Calgary at BC
1234Total
Stampeders14314334
Lions7901329

Grey Cup

Calgary vs. Toronto
1234Total
Stampeders3351122
Argonauts7173835

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