Canadian Football League 1976 Season

64th Grey Cup Championship

Full 1976 Schedule and Results

1976 CFL Regular Season Standings

Eastern Conference
GP W L T PTS PF PA
OTT 16 9 6 1 19 411 346
HAM 16 8 8 0 16 269 348
MTL 16 7 8 1 15 305 273
TOR 16 7 8 1 15 289 354
 
Western Conference
GP W L T PTS PF PA
SSK 16 11 5 0 22 427 238
WPG 16 10 6 0 20 384 316
EDM 16 9 6 1 19 311 367
BC 16 5 9 2 12 308 336
CGY 16 2 12 2 6 316 442

Full 1976 Standings

League Scoring

19761975 +/-
Average Combined Score 41.94 1.11 -
Average Winning Score 27.10 0.77 +
Average Losing Score 14.43 2.02 -
Average Home Score 22.35 0.56 -
Average Visitor Score 19.60 0.56 -
Average Margin of Victory 11.97 2.50 +

Team Leaders

Offence Rankings
Team (GP) PF (PG)
1 SSK (16) 427 (26.69)
2 OTT (16) 411 (25.69)
3 WPG (16) 384 (24.00)
4 CGY (16) 316 (19.75)
5 EDM (16) 311 (19.44)
6 BC (16) 308 (19.25)
7 MTL (16) 305 (19.06)
8 TOR (16) 289 (18.06)
9 HAM (16) 269 (16.81)
Defence Rankings
Team (GP) PA (PG)
1 SSK (16) 238 (14.88)
2 MTL (16) 273 (17.06)
3 WPG (16) 316 (19.75)
4 BC (16) 336 (21.00)
5 OTT (16) 346 (21.63)
6 HAM (16) 348 (21.75)
7 TOR (16) 354 (22.13)
8 EDM (16) 367 (22.94)
9 CGY (16) 442 (27.63)

1976 CFL Regular Season Attendance

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1976 Regular Season TV Ratings

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1976 Player Awards

1976 Most Outstanding
  • Defensive Player — Bill Baker (BC)
  • Canadian Player — Tony Gabriel (OTT)
  • Offensive Lineman — Dan Yochum (MTL)
  • Rookie — John Sciarra (BC)
  • Player — Ron Lancaster (SSK)
1976 Other Awards
  • Tom Pate Memorial Award — George Reed (SSK)

1976 Canadian Football League All-Star Team

Offense

QB Ron Lancaster SSK
RB Jimmy Edwards HAM
RB Art Green OTT
RB Jim Washington WPG
TE Tony Gabriel* OTT
WR Rhett Dawson SSK
WR George McGowan EDM
C Al Wilson BC
G Dave Braggins, Jr. MTL
G Ralph Galloway SSK
T Haywood “Butch” Norman WPG
T Dan Yochum MTL

Defense

DT John Helton CGY
DT Granville Liggins TOR
DE Junior Ah You MTL
DE Bill Baker BC
MLB Harry Walters WPG
OLB Roger Goree SSK
OLB Mark Kosmos OTT
DB Dickie Harris MTL
DB Brian Herosian WPG
DB Lorne Richardson SSK
DB David Shaw HAM
DB Lewis Porter (Tie) HAM
DB Paul Williams, Jr. (Tie) SSK

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1976 CFL Amateur Draft

PickTeam[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
First Round
1 EDM [TOR] Tim Berryman (LB) Ottawa
2 BC Randy Graham (DB) Simon Fraser
3 EDM [CGY] Alan Moffat (DT) Ottawa
4 OTT [HAM] Steve Gelley (OG) Simon Fraser
5 BC [WPG] Lui Passaglia (QB) Simon Fraser
6 OTT Bill Hatanaka (RB) York
7 SSK Tim Pickett (DB) Waterloo
8 EDM [MTL] Tom Kudaba (OT) Simon Fraser
9 EDM Ian MacPherson (DE) Ottawa

Complete 1976 CFL Amateur Draft Selections