The Calgary Stampeders’ 1976 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 5th in the Western Conference

Calgary Stampeders 1976 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Calgary Stampeders 1976 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 1 1 5 113 122 W2 2-1-1
Regular Season 16 2 12 2 6 316 442 L1 2-3-1
    Home 8 1 5 2 4 163 192 L1 1-4-1
    Visitor 8 1 7 0 2 153 250 W1 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 12 2 9 1 5 229 339 L1 2-3-1
   Non-divisional opponent 4 0 3 1 1 87 103 L3 0-3-1

Full 1976 League Standings

Calgary Stampeders 1976 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.570 1-4-1 (6) 1-5-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.508 0-1-1 (2) 0-2-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.375
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.594
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.688
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.625
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.500
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.469
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.594
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.469

Coaches

Head Coaches

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1976 Calgary Stampeders Attendance

  • Capacity: 32,454
  • Total: 194,177
  • High: 26,972
  • Avg: 24,272 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1975 Avg: -933
  • Low: 22,717
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 74.79
  • Diff from League Avg: -3,887

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Team Scoring

19761975 +/-
Average Combined Score 47.38 0.50 +
Average Winning Score 29.00 3.00 -
Average Losing Score 17.25 2.25 -
Average Home Score 20.38 8.50 -
Average Visitor Score 19.13 0.38 -
Average Margin of Victory 10.00 5.00 -
Average Margin of Loss 12.17 5.57 +

Stadium

  • 1976 home stadium: McMahon Stadium
  • Capacity: 32,454
  • Playing surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 1975 – Expansion/artificial turf

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Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Calgary 421860 346397 332760 544599 163 (20.4)153 (19.1)316 (19.8)
Opponent 206080 7374147 432063 5696152 250 (31.3)192 (24.0)442 (27.6)

Lead/Trailed Record by Quarter

Home Visitor Total
Quarter Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record)
After 1st 3 (0-2-1) 3 (0-3-0) 2 (1-0-1) 2 (0-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 5 (0-4-1) 3 (0-3-0) 8 (2-5-1)
After 2nd 3 (0-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-2-2) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 5 (1-4-0) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (1-8-2)
After 3rd 3 (1-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-3-2) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 5 (2-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (0-9-2)
After 4th 1 (1-0-0) 2 (0-0-2) 5 (0-5-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 2 (2-0-0) 2 (0-0-2) 12 (0-12-0)

Calgary Stampeders 1976 Player Awards and Nominations

1976 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Tom Forzani (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — John Helton (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Lloyd Fairbanks (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Tom Forzani (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Tom Higgins, Jr. (Team Nominee)

Calgary Stampeders 1976 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
2–3 (12) Jay Parry (RB) Western Ontario
3–3 (21) Dave McMillan (WR) Concordia
4–3 (30) Richard Haswell (RB) Wilfrid Laurier
5–3 (39) Larry Titley (LB) Concordia
6–3 (48) Nick Grittani (DT) Toronto
7–3 (57) Mike Walukavich (DT) Concordia
8–3 (66) Bill Lockhart (C) Guelph
8–9 (72) [EDM] Norm Hagarty (WR) Wilfrid Laurier
9–3 (75) Mike Weiler (WR) Wilfrid Laurier
9–9 (80) [EDM] Gordon Penn (RB) British Columbia (UBC)
10–3 (83) Doug Ransome (WR) Dalhousie

Calgary Stampeders 1976 All-Star Selections

1 All-Canadian Selections
DT John Helton
1 All-Division Selections
DT John Helton

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 5
Tue. June 29
WPG 39 @ CGY 27 L 20,000
B 8
Sat. July 3
CGY 25 @ TOR 25 T 37,343
C 12
Thu. July 8
OTT 37 @ CGY 39 W 22,551
D 16
Tue. July 13
CGY 22 @ SSK 21 W 16,546
1 20
Tue. July 20
CGY 22 @ EDM 24 L 25,269
2 28
Thu. July 29
MTL 20 @ CGY 20 T 22,977
3 30
Tue. Aug. 3
CGY 3 @ WPG 49 L 20,438
4 35
Wed. Aug. 11
10:00 PM
BC 13 @ CGY 9 L 23,606 CTV
5 42
Fri. Aug. 20
10:00 PM
SSK 38 @ CGY 13 L 26,972
6 46
Wed. Aug. 25
8:00 PM
CGY 11 @ HAM 18 L 21,332 CTV
7 51
Wed. Sept. 1
9:00 PM
CGY 20 @ WPG 29 L 22,345 CTVW
8 53
Mon. Sept. 6
4:30 PM
EDM 19 @ CGY 17 L 25,282 CBC
9 57
Sun. Sept. 12
4:30 PM
CGY 15 @ BC 30 L 18,103
10 60
Sat. Sept. 18
10:00 PM
TOR 28 @ CGY 20 L 22,961 CTV
11 67
Sun. Sept. 26
4:30 PM
CGY 10 @ SSK 35 L 20,534 CBC
13 72
Sat. Oct. 9
WPG 10 @ CGY 22 W 22,737
14 76
Sat. Oct. 16
2:00 PM
CGY 36 @ OTT 37 L 21,467 CTV
15 81
Sun. Oct. 24
4:30 PM
BC 31 @ CGY 31 T 22,717
16 85
Sun. Oct. 31
5:30 PM
CGY 36 @ EDM 28 W 25,783 CTVW
17 90
Sun. Nov. 7
4:30 PM
SSK 33 @ CGY 31 L 26,925 CBCW