Canadian Football League 1970 Season

58th Grey Cup Championship

Full 1970 Schedule and Results

1970 CFL Regular Season Standings

Eastern Conference
GP W L T PTS PF PA
HAM 14 8 5 1 17 292 279
TOR 14 8 6 0 16 329 290
MTL 14 7 6 1 15 246 279
OTT 14 4 10 0 8 255 279
 
Western Conference
GP W L T PTS PF PA
SSK 16 14 2 0 28 369 206
EDM 16 9 7 0 18 282 287
CGY 16 9 7 0 18 293 209
BC 16 6 10 0 12 295 384
WPG 16 2 14 0 4 184 332

Full 1970 Standings

League Scoring

19701969 +/-
Average Combined Score 37.43 3.79 -
Average Winning Score 25.04 1.34 -
Average Losing Score 12.40 2.44 -
Average Home Score 19.90 1.74 -
Average Visitor Score 17.53 2.06 -
Average Margin of Victory 12.46 1.38 +

Offence Rankings – PF (PPG)

  • TOR — 329 (23.5)
  • SSK — 369 (23.1)
  • HAM — 292 (20.9)
  • BC — 295 (18.4)
  • CGY — 293 (18.3)
  • OTT — 255 (18.2)
  • EDM — 282 (17.6)
  • MTL — 246 (17.6)
  • WPG — 184 (11.5)

Defence Rankings – PA (PPG)

  • SSK — 206 (12.9)
  • CGY — 209 (13.1)
  • EDM — 287 (17.9)
  • OTT — 279 (19.9)
  • HAM — 279 (19.9)
  • MTL — 279 (19.9)
  • TOR — 290 (20.7)
  • WPG — 332 (20.8)
  • BC — 384 (24.0)

1970 CFL Regular Season Attendance

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1970 Regular Season TV Ratings

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1970 Player Awards

1970 Most Outstanding
  • Canadian Player — Jim Young (BC)
  • Lineman — Wayne Harris, Jr. (CGY)
  • Player — Ron Lancaster (SSK)
1970 Other Awards
  • No other awards for 1970 in database.

1970 Canadian Football League All-Star Team

Offense

QB Ron Lancaster* SSK
RB Jim Evenson BC
RB Hugh McKinnis, Jr. CGY
RB Bill Symons TOR
TE Herm Harrison CGY
SE Tommy Joe Coffey HAM
FL Jim Thorpe TOR
C Ted Urness SSK
G Ken Sugarman BC
G Charles Bray (Tie) TOR
G Bill Danychuk (Tie) HAM
T Bill Frank, Jr. WPG
T Ellison Kelly HAM

Defense

DT Angelo Mosca HAM
DT Greg Pipes EDM
DE Ed Harrington TOR
DE Steve Smear MTL
MLB Wayne Harris CGY
OLB Jerry Campbell OTT
OLB Greg Findlay BC
DB Al Marcelin OTT
DB Al Phaneuf MTL
DB John Wydareny EDM
DB Garney Henley (Tie) HAM
DB Marv Luster (Tie) TOR

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1970 CFL Amateur Draft

PickTeam[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
First Round
1 CGY [WPG] Wayne Holm (QB) Simon Fraser
2 HAM [MTL] Dave Fahmer (FB) Western Ontario
3 EDM Evald Timusk (T) Waterloo Lutheran
4 BC John McManus (E) Alberta
5 HAM Jim Bennett (T) Toronto
6 CGY Barry Jamieson (DT) Waterloo Lutheran
7 WPG [TOR] Bob LaRose (DE) Western Ontario
8 SSK Bob Schmidt (T) Alberta
9 OTT Mike Sharp (HB) Carleton

Complete 1970 CFL Amateur Draft Selections