1979 Eastern Conference All-Star Team
Selected by the Football Reporters of Canada

Offense
QB Tom Clements HAM
RB David Green* MTL
RB Terry Metcalf TOR
TE Tony Gabriel OTT
SB Leif Pettersen HAM
WR Martin Cox OTT
WR Bob Gaddis MTL
C Doug Smith MTL
G Larry Butler HAM
G Ray Watrin MTL
T Nick Bastaja TOR
T Dan Yochum MTL
Defense
DT Mike Raines OTT
DT Glen Weir MTL
DE Junior Ah You MTL
DE Jim Corrigall TOR
MLB Carl Crennel MTL
OLB Ron Foxx OTT
OLB Ben Zambiasi HAM
DHB Larry Brune OTT
DHB Tony Proudfoot MTL
CB Dickie Harris MTL
CB Mike Nelms OTT
S Billy Hardee, Jr. TOR
Special Teams
P Ian Sunter TOR
K Don Sweet MTL

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Career to 1979 Eastern Conference Player All-Star Selections

Player Season Division Selection
Ah You, Junior 8th 4th
Bastaja, Nick 5th 1st
Brune, Larry 5th 2nd
Butler, Larry 4th 4th
Clements, Tom 6th 4th
Corrigall, Jim 10th 7th
Cox, Martin 1st 1st
Crennel, Carl 10th 3rd
Foxx, Ron 4th 1st
Gabriel, Tony 9th 8th
Gaddis, Bob 3rd 2nd
Green, David 2nd 1st
Hardee, Billy Jr. 3rd 1st
Harris, Dickie 8th 7th
Metcalf, Terry 2nd 1st
Nelms, Mike 4th 1st
Pettersen, Leif 6th 1st
Proudfoot, Tony 9th 2nd
Raines, Mike 6th 2nd
Smith, Doug 6th 1st
Sunter, Ian 6th 1st
Sweet, Don 8th 3rd
Watrin, Ray 12th 1st
Weir, Glen 8th 5th
Yochum, Dan 8th 7th
Zambiasi, Ben 2nd 2nd

Number of times player, through 1979, has been selected to First Team Division All-Star teams. Named to divisional team on offense and defense counts as two selections.

Note: All-Canadian selections began in 1962, division selections began in 1932 (IRFU) and 1937 (WIFU).

1979 Eastern Conference Team All-Star Selections

Team All-Canadian Selections Division Selections
Toronto Argonauts 0 5
Montreal Alouettes 4 11
Ottawa Rough Riders 3 6
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 2 4

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