Calgary Dinos football

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Calgary Dinos
Calgary Dinos 2013 Football Wordmark.PNG
Calgary Dinos logo
First season1964
Athletic directorJason Kerswill
Head coach Wayne Harris Jr.
5th year, 3550  (.875)
Other Staff Pat Sheahan (OC)
Matt Berry (DC)
Home Stadium McMahon Stadium
Year built1960
Stadium capacity35,650 (18,325 open for
Dinos games)
Stadium surfaceFieldTurf
LocationCalgary, Alberta
League U Sports
Conference CWUAA (1964 - present)
All-time record2391454 (.621)
Postseason record3422 (.607)
Titles
Vanier Cups5
1983, 1985, 1988, 1995,
2019
Uteck Bowls2
2009, 2010
Mitchell Bowls3
2013, 2016, 2019
Churchill Bowls3
1985, 1988, 1995
Atlantic Bowls3
1975, 1983, 1993
Hardy Cups18
1975, 1977, 1983, 1984,
1985, 1988, 1992, 1993,
1995, 2008, 2009, 2010,
2011, 2012, 2013, 2016,
2017, 2019
Hec Crighton winners6
Greg Vavra, Don Blair,
Erik Glavic, Andrew Buckley (x2),
Adam Sinagra
Current uniform
Calgary Dinos football uniform since 2013.png
ColoursRed, Gold, and Black
     
Outfitter Nike
Rivals Alberta Golden Bears
Saskatchewan Huskies
Website godinos.com

The Calgary Dinos football team represents the University of Calgary in the sport of Canadian football in U Sports. The program has been in operation since 1964, winning the Vanier Cup national championship five times (1983, 1985, 1988, 1995, 2019), the most out of any of the Canada West teams. The Dinos have also won the Hardy Trophy conference championship 18 times, including six consecutive wins from 2008 to 2013. The team appeared in the 2013 and 2016 Vanier Cup, but lost both years to the Laval Rouge et Or.

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Recent regular season results

SeasonGamesWonLostOTLPCTPFPAStandingPlayoffs
2000 86200.7502471592nd in CWLost to Regina Rams in semi-final 33-32
2001 83500.3751302604th in CWLost to Manitoba Bisons in semi-final 31-10
2002 85210.6881952152nd in CWLost to Regina Rams in semi-final 39-17
2003 84400.5001872375th in CWOut of Playoffs
2004 84400.5001471894th in CWLost to Alberta Golden Bears in semi-final 39-13
2005 82600.2501492596th in CWOut of Playoffs
2006 82600.2501332216th in CWOut of Playoffs
2007 844-0.5002341804th in CWLost to Manitoba Bisons in semi-final 27-5
2008 853-0.6251461272nd in CWDefeated Regina Rams in semi-final 24-17
Defeated Simon Fraser Clan in Hardy Cup 44-21
Lost to Laval Rouge et Or in Uteck Bowl 59-10
2009 871-0.8753161722nd in CWDefeated Alberta Golden Bears in semi-final 45-13
Defeated Saskatchewan Huskies in Hardy Cup 39-38
Defeated Saint Mary's Huskies in Uteck Bowl 38-14
Lost to Queen's Golden Gaels in 45th Vanier Cup 33-31
2010 862-0.7502081782nd in CWDefeated Regina Rams in semi-final 40-33
Defeated Alberta Golden Bears in Hardy Cup 56-3
Defeated Saint Mary's Huskies in Uteck Bowl 35-8
Lost to Laval Rouge et Or in 46th Vanier Cup 29-2
2011 871-0.8752991561st in CWDefeated Regina Rams in semi-final 16-4
Defeated UBC Thunderbirds in Hardy Cup 62-13
Lost to Laval Rouge et Or in Mitchell Bowl 41-10
2012 871-0.8753801171st in CWDefeated Manitoba Bisons in semi-final 56-18
Defeated Regina Rams in Hardy Cup 38-14
Lost to McMaster Marauders in Mitchell Bowl 45-6
2013 880-1.0003391831st in CWDefeated UBC Thunderbirds in semi-final 42-28
Defeated Manitoba Bisons in Hardy Cup 43-28
Defeated Western Mustangs in Mitchell Bowl 44-3
Lost to Laval Rouge et Or in 49th Vanier Cup 25-14
2014 862-0.7504191791st in CWDefeated Regina Rams in semi-final 56-0
Lost to Manitoba Bisons in Hardy Cup 27-15
2015 880-1.0004711491st in CWLost to UBC Thunderbirds in semi-final 34-26
2016 862-0.7502772182nd in CWDefeated Saskatchewan Huskies in semi-final 47-17
Defeated UBC Thunderbirds in Hardy Cup 46-43
Defeated St. Francis Xavier X-Men in Mitchell Bowl 50-24
Lost to Laval Rouge et Or in 52nd Vanier Cup 31-26
2017 871-0.8753402241st in CWDefeated Alberta Golden Bears in semi-final 39-22
Defeated UBC Thunderbirds in Hardy Cup 44-43
Lost to Laval Rouge et Or in Mitchell Bowl 35-23
2018 880-1.0003131331st in CWDefeated Manitoba Bisons in semi-final 37-13
Lost to Saskatchewan Huskies in Hardy Cup 43-18
2019 862-0.7502461661st in CWDefeated Manitoba Bisons in semi-final 47-46
Defeated Saskatchewan Huskies in Hardy Cup 29-4
Defeated McMaster Marauders in Mitchell Bowl 30-17
Defeated Montreal Carabins in 55th Vanier Cup 27-13

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The 2019 Vanier Cup champion Dinos at Telus Stadium. 55th Vanier Cup ULaval 19.jpg
The 2019 Vanier Cup champion Dinos at Telus Stadium.

National award winners

Calgary Dinos in the CFL

As of the start of the 2021 CFL season, 24 former Dinos players were on CFL teams' rosters:

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References

  1. Bob Adams CIS Sports Page
  2. "CFL players". Canadian Football League . Retrieved August 5, 2021.