2020 Calgary Stampeders season

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2020 Calgary Stampeders season
Stampeders 75 Logo.png
The Stampeders' 75th-anniversary season logo.
Head coach Dave Dickenson
General manager John Hufnagel
Home field McMahon Stadium
Results
RecordN/A
Division placeN/A, West
Playoff finishSeason cancelled
Uniform
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The 2020 Calgary Stampeders season was scheduled to be the 63rd season for the team in the Canadian Football League and their 76th overall. Training camps, pre-season games, and regular season games were initially postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta. The CFL announced on April 7, 2020 that the start of the 2020 season would not occur before July 2020. [1] On May 20, 2020, it was announced that the league would likely not begin regular season play prior to September 2020. [2] On August 17, 2020 however, the season was officially cancelled due to COVID-19. [3]

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This season would have been Dave Dickenson's fifth season as head coach and John Hufnagel's 13th season as general manager. The team had planned to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the team's inception in 1945. [4]

Offseason

CFL National Draft

The 2020 CFL National Draft took place on April 30, 2020. [5] [6] The Stampeders obtained the first overall pick after completing a trade with the Ottawa Redblacks that saw the teams swap first-round picks and Calgary acquire another third-round pick following the trade and subsequent re-signing of Nick Arbuckle to the Redblacks. [7] [8] However, shortly after the draft began, the Stampeders then traded the first and 15th overall picks to the BC Lions for the third and 12th overall picks. [9]

The Stampeders also traded their fifth-round selection and Justin Renfrow to BC in exchange for a fourth-round pick in this year's draft and a negotiation list player. [10]

RoundPickPlayerPositionUniversity TeamHometown
13 Isaac Adeyemi-Berglund DL Southeastern Louisiana Dartmouth, NS
212 Trivel Pinto WR British Columbia Toronto, ON
321 Rysen John WR Simon Fraser Vancouver, BC
326 Jonathan Zamora OL St. Francis Xavier Toronto, ON
431 Kurtis Gray LB Waterloo Waterloo, ON
434 Tyson Middlemost WR McMaster Dundas, ON
652 Andrew Seinet-Spaulding OL McGill Montreal, QC
761 Kieran Burnham K St. Francis Xavier Cambridge, ON
870 Michael Asibuo CB Concordia LaSalle, QC

CFL Global Draft

The 2020 CFL Global Draft was scheduled to take place on April 16, 2020. [11] However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this draft and its accompanying combine were postponed to occur just before the start of training camp, which was ultimately cancelled. [1] [12] The Stampeders were scheduled to select sixth in each round with the number of rounds never announced. [11]

Planned schedule

Preseason

WeekGameDateKickoffOpponentTVVenue
ABye
B1Sat, May 302:00 p.m. MDT vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders NA McMahon Stadium
C2Fri, June 58:00 p.m. MDTat BC Lions NA BC Place

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Regular season

WeekGameDateKickoffOpponentTVVenue
11Fri, June 128:00 p.m. MDT vs. Montreal Alouettes TSN/RDS McMahon Stadium
22Thu, June 187:00 p.m. MDTvs. BC Lions TSNMcMahon Stadium
33Fri, June 266:30 p.m. MDTat Winnipeg Blue Bombers TSN IG Field
44Sat, July 45:00 p.m. MDTat Toronto Argonauts TSN BMO Field
55Fri, July 105:30 p.m. MDTat Hamilton Tiger-Cats TSN Tim Hortons Field
66Fri, July 175:00 p.m. MDTat Montreal AlouettesTSN/RDS Molson Stadium
77Sat, July 255:00 p.m. MDTvs. Hamilton Tiger-CatsTSNMcMahon Stadium
8Bye
98Sat, Aug 85:00 p.m. MDTvs. Toronto ArgonautsTSNMcMahon Stadium
109Sat, Aug 158:00 p.m. MDTat BC LionsTSN BC Place
1110Thu, Aug 207:00 p.m. MDTvs. Winnipeg Blue BombersTSNMcMahon Stadium
12Bye
1311 Mon, Sept 7 2:30 p.m. MDTvs. Edmonton Football Team TSNMcMahon Stadium
1412Sat, Sept 125:00 p.m. MDTat Edmonton Football TeamTSN Commonwealth Stadium
1513Fri, Sept 188:00 p.m. MDTat Saskatchewan Roughriders TSN Mosaic Stadium
1614Fri, Sept 257:30 p.m. MDTvs. Winnipeg Blue BombersTSNMcMahon Stadium
17Bye
1815Sat, Oct 105:00 p.m. MDTat BC LionsTSNBC Place
1916Fri, Oct 167:00 p.m. MDTvs. Ottawa Redblacks TSNMcMahon Stadium
2017Fri, Oct 235:00 p.m. MDTat Ottawa RedblacksTSN TD Place Stadium
2118Fri, Oct 307:30 p.m. MDTvs. Saskatchewan RoughridersTSNMcMahon Stadium

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Team

Roster

Calgary Stampeders roster
Quarterbacks

Receivers

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Fullbacks

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

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  • President and COO – Lyle Bauer
  • General Manager – John Hufnagel
  • Assistant General Manager of Football Operations – Michael Petrie
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