Canadian Football League 1966 Season

54th Grey Cup Championship

Full 1966 Schedule and Results

1966 CFL Regular Season Standings

Eastern Conference
GP W L T PTS PF PA
OTT 14 11 3 0 22 278 177
HAM 14 9 5 0 18 264 160
MTL 14 7 7 0 14 156 215
TOR 14 5 9 0 10 182 271
 
Western Conference
GP W L T PTS PF PA
SSK 16 9 6 1 19 351 318
WPG 16 8 7 1 17 264 230
EDM 16 6 9 1 13 251 328
CGY 16 6 9 1 13 227 259
BC 16 5 11 0 10 254 269

Full 1966 Standings

League Scoring

19661965 +/-
Average Combined Score 32.75 2.79 -
Average Winning Score 22.23 1.71 -
Average Losing Score 10.69 1.14 -
Average Home Score 17.47 1.47 -
Average Visitor Score 15.28 1.32 -
Average Margin of Victory 11.25 0.68 -

Offence Rankings – PF (PPG)

  • SSK — 351 (21.9)
  • OTT — 278 (19.9)
  • HAM — 264 (18.9)
  • WPG — 264 (16.5)
  • BC — 254 (15.9)
  • EDM — 251 (15.7)
  • CGY — 227 (14.2)
  • TOR — 182 (13.0)
  • MTL — 156 (11.1)

Defence Rankings – PA (PPG)

  • HAM — 160 (11.4)
  • OTT — 177 (12.6)
  • WPG — 230 (14.4)
  • MTL — 215 (15.4)
  • CGY — 259 (16.2)
  • BC — 269 (16.8)
  • TOR — 271 (19.4)
  • SSK — 318 (19.9)
  • EDM — 328 (20.5)

1966 CFL Regular Season Attendance

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1966 Regular Season TV Ratings

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1966 Player Awards

1966 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Russ Jackson (OTT)
  • Canadian Player — Russ Jackson (OTT)
  • Lineman — Wayne Harris, Jr. (CGY)
1966 Other Awards
  • No other awards for 1966 in database.

1966 Canadian Football League All-Star Team

Offense

QB Russ Jackson OTT
HB Dave Raimey WPG
HB Jim “Long Gone” Thomas EDM
FB George Reed SSK
E Tommy Joe Coffey EDM
E Jim Worden SSK
FL Hugh Campbell SSK
C Ted Urness SSK
G Al Benecick SSK
G Chuck “Dick” Walton HAM
T Bill Frank, Jr. TOR
T Clyde Brock (Tie) SSK
T Frank Rigney (Tie) WPG

Defense

DT John Barrow HAM
DT Don Luzzi, Jr. CGY
DE Billy Ray Locklin HAM
DE E.A. Sims, Jr. EDM
ILB Wayne Harris CGY
CLB Phil Minnick WPG
CLB Jim Conroy (Tie) OTT
CLB Ken Lehmann (Tie) OTT
DHB Gene Gaines OTT
DHB Garney Henley HAM
DHB Marv Luster TOR
DHB Joe Poirier OTT
DHB Ed Ulmer, Jr. WPG

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1966 CFL Amateur Draft

PickTeam[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
First Round
1 EDM Ed Turek (HB) Waterloo Lutheran
2 TOR Ross Nicholson (T) Western Ontario
3 CGY [BC] Fred James (T) Alberta
4 SSK Vern Simonson (E) Alberta
5 MTL Jim Greenwood (T) Queen's
6 CGY Mike Williams (HB) Loyola
7 OTT Glen Markle (DB) Toronto
8 WPG Tom Feasby (HB) Manitoba
9 HAM Steve Ostapchuk (HB) McMaster

Complete 1966 CFL Amateur Draft Selections