The Calgary Stampeders’ 1977 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 5th in the Western Conference

Calgary Stampeders 1977 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Calgary Stampeders 1977 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 2 0 4 108 75 L1 2-2-0
Regular Season 16 4 12 0 8 241 327 W1 2-4-0
    Home 8 3 5 0 6 127 156 L2 2-4-0
    Visitor 8 1 7 0 2 114 171 W1 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 12 2 10 0 4 192 268 L3 2-4-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 2 2 0 4 49 59 W1 2-2-0

Full 1977 League Standings

Calgary Stampeders 1977 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.594 2-4-0 (6) 0-6-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.469 1-1-0 (2) 1-1-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.625
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.625
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.500
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.625
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.313
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.688
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.500
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.375

Coaches

Head Coach

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1977 Calgary Stampeders Attendance

  • Capacity: 32,454
  • Total: 204,786
  • High: 26,836
  • Avg: 25,598 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1976 Avg: +1,238
  • Low: 23,512
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 78.88
  • Diff from League Avg: -5,705

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Team Scoring

19771976 +/-
Average Combined Score 35.50 11.88 -
Average Winning Score 12.50 16.50 -
Average Losing Score 15.92 1.33 -
Average Home Score 15.88 4.50 -
Average Visitor Score 14.25 4.88 -
Average Margin of Victory 5.25 4.75 -
Average Margin of Loss 8.92 3.25 -

Stadium

  • 1977 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 341347 312556 72835 5548103 127 (15.9)114 (14.3)241 (15.1)
Opponent 133952 463985 345286 6341104 171 (21.4)156 (19.5)327 (20.4)

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 5 (3-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (1-2-0) 4 (0-4-0) 6 (3-3-0) 3 (1-2-0) 7 (0-7-0)
After 2nd 4 (3-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (0-3-0) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 6 (4-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 9 (0-9-0)
After 3rd 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 4 (3-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 11 (0-11-0)
After 4th 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 12 (0-12-0)

Calgary Stampeders 1977 Player Awards and Nominations

1977 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Willie Burden (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Al Burleson (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Harold Holton (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Tom Forzani (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Willie Thomas (Team Nominee)

Calgary Stampeders 1977 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
3–1 (19) Robin Harber (DB) Ottawa
3–5 (23) [MTL] Jim Cotta (WR) Guelph
4–1 (28) Cam Thompson (LB) Ottawa
5–1 (37) Colin Ogilvy (DB) Simon Fraser
6–1 (46) Tom Reimer (WR) British Columbia (UBC)
7–1 (55) Rick Stinton (LB) Calgary
8–1 (64) Dave Langley (QB) Toronto
9–1 (73) Vince Zvonkin (RB) Waterloo
10–1 (82) Roger Pedersen (DT) Calgary

Calgary Stampeders 1977 All-Star Selections

1 All-Canadian Selections
WR Tom Forzani
2 All-Division Selections
RB Willie Burden
WR Tom Forzani

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 3
Wed. June 15
CGY 16 @ HAM 24 L 16,124
B 9
Wed. June 22
BC 6 @ CGY 35 W 21,788
C 13
Wed. June 29
SSK 17 @ CGY 46 W 22,280
D 17
Tue. July 5
CGY 11 @ WPG 28 L 18,502
1 20
Tue. July 12
CGY 9 @ BC 14 L 16,903
2 25
Tue. July 19
10:00 PM
HAM 11 @ CGY 13 W 24,497
3 29
Tue. July 26
8:00 PM
CGY 6 @ MTL 17 L 55,085 CBC
4 34
Wed. Aug. 3
10:00 PM
BC 30 @ CGY 26 L 25,253 CTVW
6 40
Tue. Aug. 16
10:00 PM
CGY 19 @ EDM 32 L 25,761 CBCW
7 45
Tue. Aug. 23
10:00 PM
WPG 35 @ CGY 12 L 26,836
8 48
Sun. Aug. 28
4:30 PM
CGY 19 @ SSK 30 L 21,555 CBC
9 52
Mon. Sept. 5
4:30 PM
EDM 22 @ CGY 8 L 26,657
10 56
Sat. Sept. 10
11:00 PM
CGY 21 @ BC 33 L 28,213 CTVW
11 60
Sat. Sept. 17
10:00 PM
WPG 10 @ CGY 16 W 26,657
12 66
Sun. Sept. 25
4:30 PM
SSK 1 @ CGY 11 W 26,484 CBCW
13 70
Sun. Oct. 2
4:30 PM
CGY 17 @ SSK 19 L 21,505
14 72
Sat. Oct. 8
10:00 PM
OTT 24 @ CGY 20 L 23,512 CTV
16 83
Sun. Oct. 23
3:00 PM
CGY 13 @ WPG 19 L 23,653
17 85
Sun. Oct. 30
4:30 PM
EDM 23 @ CGY 21 L 24,890 CBC
18 89
Sat. Nov. 5
2:00 PM
CGY 10 @ TOR 7 W 40,747 CTV