Calgary Dinos
Calgary Dinos logo
First season1964
Athletic directorJason Kerswill
Head coachWayne Harris Jr.
6th year, 37–9–0  (.804)
Other staffJabari Arthur (OC)
Matt Berry (DC)
Home stadiumMcMahon Stadium
Year built1960
Stadium capacity35,650 (18,325 open for
Dinos games)
Stadium surfaceFieldTurf
LocationCalgary, Alberta
LeagueU Sports
ConferenceCWUAA (1964 - present)
All-time record241–149–4 (.617)
Postseason record34–22 (.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
ColoursRed, Gold, and Black
     
OutfitterNike
RivalsAlberta Golden Bears
Saskatchewan Huskies
Websitegodinos.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.

Recent regular season results

Season Games Won Lost OTL PCT PF PA Standing Playoffs
2000 8 6 2 0 0.750 247 159 2nd in CW Lost to Regina Rams in semi-final 33-32
2001 8 3 5 0 0.375 130 260 4th in CW Lost to Manitoba Bisons in semi-final 31-10
2002 8 5 2 1 0.688 195 215 2nd in CW Lost to Regina Rams in semi-final 39-17
2003 8 4 4 0 0.500 187 237 5th in CW Out of Playoffs
2004 8 4 4 0 0.500 147 189 4th in CW Lost to Alberta Golden Bears in semi-final 39-13
2005 8 2 6 0 0.250 149 259 6th in CW Out of Playoffs
2006 8 2 6 0 0.250 133 221 6th in CW Out of Playoffs
2007 8 4 4 - 0.500 234 180 4th in CW Lost to Manitoba Bisons in semi-final 27-5
2008 8 5 3 - 0.625 146 127 2nd in CW Defeated 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 8 7 1 - 0.875 316 172 2nd in CW Defeated 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 8 6 2 - 0.750 208 178 2nd in CW Defeated 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 8 7 1 - 0.875 299 156 1st in CW Defeated 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 8 7 1 - 0.875 380 117 1st in CW Defeated 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 8 8 0 - 1.000 339 183 1st in CW Defeated 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 8 6 2 - 0.750 419 179 1st in CW Defeated Regina Rams in semi-final 56-0
Lost to Manitoba Bisons in Hardy Cup 27-15
2015 8 8 0 - 1.000 471 149 1st in CW Lost to UBC Thunderbirds in semi-final 34-26
2016 8 6 2 - 0.750 277 218 2nd in CW Defeated 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 8 7 1 - 0.875 340 224 1st in CW Defeated 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 8 8 0 - 1.000 313 133 1st in CW Defeated Manitoba Bisons in semi-final 37-13
Lost to Saskatchewan Huskies in Hardy Cup 43-18
2019 8 6 2 - 0.750 246 166 1st in CW Defeated 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
2020 Season cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
2021 6 2 4 - 0.333 181 163 4th in CW Out of Playoffs

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The 2019 Vanier Cup champion Dinos at Telus Stadium.
The 2019 Vanier Cup champion Dinos at Telus Stadium.

National award winners

Calgary Dinos in the CFL

As of the end of the 2021 CFL season, 22 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 November 21, 2021.