Canadian Football League 1980 Season

68th Grey Cup Championship

Full 1980 Schedule and Results

1980 CFL Regular Season Standings

Eastern Conference
GP W L T PTS PF PA
HAM 16 8 7 1 17 332 377
MTL 16 8 8 0 16 356 375
OTT 16 7 9 0 14 353 393
TOR 16 6 10 0 12 334 358
 
Western Conference
GP W L T PTS PF PA
EDM 16 13 3 0 26 505 281
WPG 16 10 6 0 20 394 387
CGY 16 9 7 0 18 407 355
BC 16 8 7 1 17 381 351
SSK 16 2 14 0 4 284 469

Full 1980 Standings

League Scoring

19801979 +/-
Average Combined Score 46.47 6.25 +
Average Winning Score 29.85 2.79 +
Average Losing Score 16.80 3.83 +
Average Home Score 25.81 2.64 +
Average Visitor Score 20.67 3.61 +
Average Margin of Victory 12.86 0.64 -

Team Leaders

Offence Rankings
Team (GP)
1 EDM (16) 505 (31.56)
2 CGY (16) 407 (25.44)
3 WPG (16) 394 (24.63)
4 BC (16) 381 (23.81)
5 MTL (16) 356 (22.25)
6 OTT (16) 353 (22.06)
7 TOR (16) 334 (20.88)
8 HAM (16) 332 (20.75)
9 SSK (16) 284 (17.75)
Defence Rankings
Team (GP)
1 EDM (16) 505 (31.56)
2 CGY (16) 407 (25.44)
3 WPG (16) 394 (24.63)
4 BC (16) 381 (23.81)
5 MTL (16) 356 (22.25)
6 OTT (16) 353 (22.06)
7 TOR (16) 334 (20.88)
8 HAM (16) 332 (20.75)
9 SSK (16) 284 (17.75)

1980 CFL Regular Season Attendance

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1980 Regular Season TV Ratings

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1980 Player Awards

1980 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Dieter Brock (WPG)
  • Defensive Player — Dan Kepley (EDM)
  • Offensive Lineman — Mike Wilson (EDM)
  • Canadian Player — Gerry Dattilio (MTL)
  • Rookie — William Miller (WPG)
1980 Other Awards
  • Tom Pate Memorial Award — Jim Coode (OTT)

1980 Canadian Football League All-Star Team

Offense

QB Dieter Brock WPG
RB William Miller WPG
RB James Sykes CGY
TE Tony Gabriel OTT
SB Tom Scott EDM
WR Mike Holmes WPG
WR Brian Kelly EDM
C Al Wilson BC
G Val Belcher OTT
G Larry Butler WPG
T Haywood “Butch” Norman WPG
T Mike Wilson EDM

Defense

DT Bruce Clark TOR
DT Dave Fennell EDM
DE Ron Estay EDM
DE Reggie Lewis CGY
MLB Dan Kepley EDM
OLB Dale Potter EDM
OLB Ben Zambiasi HAM
DHB Gregg Butler EDM
DHB Ed “Too Small” Jones EDM
CB Ray Odums CGY
CB Dickie Harris (Tie) MTL
CB David Shaw (Tie) HAM
S Ken McEachern SSK

Special Teams

P Hank Ilesic EDM
K Bernie Ruoff HAM

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1980 CFL Amateur Draft

PickTeam[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
First Round
1 TOR Greg Barrow (OL) Florida
2 SSK Jack Hirose (DB) British Columbia (UBC)
3 WPG Ken Ciancone (LB) Utah State
4 SSK [HAM] Bob Fletcher (K) Northeast Missouri State
5 BC Kevin Konar (LB) British Columbia (UBC)
6 OTT Pat McBride (C) North Dakota State
7 CGY Sheldon Paris (QB) Kansas State
8 MTL Joe Hawco (QB) Toronto
9 EDM Ross Francis (DE) Queen's

Complete 1980 CFL Amateur Draft Selections