The Edmonton Eskimos 1968 Season

Edmonton Eskimos 1968 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 3 1 0 6 60 59 W3 3-1-0
Regular Season 16 8 7 1 17 228 288 L1 4-2-0
    Home 8 4 3 1 9 112 125 W3 4-2-0
    Visitor 8 4 4 0 8 116 163 L1 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 12 6 5 1 13 165 195 L1 4-2-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 2 2 0 4 63 93 L1 2-2-0

Full 1968 League Standings

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 (3-0-0) 3 (1-1-1) 2 (0-2-0) 3 (2-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (2-3-0) 6 (5-1-0) 3 (1-1-1) 7 (2-5-0)
After 2nd 4 (3-0-1) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (2-4-0) 6 (5-0-1) 0 (0-0-0) 10 (3-7-0)
After 3rd 4 (4-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 3 (0-3-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 7 (7-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 8 (1-7-0)
After 4th 4 (4-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 3 (0-3-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 8 (8-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 7 (0-7-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Sun Jul 7
EDM 3 @ CGY 28 L 12,700  
B
Fri Jul 12
SSK 12 @ EDM 16 W 8,500  
B
Mon Jul 15
EDM 24 @ WPG 13 W 5,000  
C
Sun Jul 21
MTL 6 @ EDM 17 W 12,000  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Wed Jul 31
EDM 27 @ MTL 10 W 14,500  
1
Fri Aug 2
EDM 4 @ TOR 32 L 25,991  
2
Wed Aug 7
SSK 10 @ EDM 10 T 16,960  
3
Thu Aug 15
EDM 18 @ BC 17 W 25,722  
4
Tue Aug 20
BC 12 @ EDM 4 L 17,305  
5
Wed Aug 28
CGY 12 @ EDM 7 L 21,691  
5
Mon Sep 2
EDM 2 @ SSK 29 L 19,763  
6
Sun Sep 8
EDM 10 @ CGY 8 W 17,761  
7
Wed Sep 11
OTT 20 @ EDM 25 W 18,600  
8
Sun Sep 22
EDM 13 @ WPG 25 L 13,000  
9
Sat Sep 28
HAM 31 @ EDM 7 L 21,500  
10
Sat Oct 5
BC 5 @ EDM 13 W 16,551  
11
Sun Oct 13
EDM 22 @ WPG 8 W 12,000  
12
Sun Oct 20
CGY 13 @ EDM 14 W 19,231  
13
Sun Oct 27
WPG 22 @ EDM 32 W 15,011  
14
Wed Oct 30
EDM 20 @ SSK 34 L 17,048  
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sun Nov 10
EDM 13 @ CGY 29 L 23,380  

Edmonton Eskimos 1968 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.469 3-2-1 (6) 3-3-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.527 1-1-0 (2) 1-1-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.281
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.625
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.781
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.188
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.464
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.286
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.714
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.643

Team Scoring

19681967 +/-
Average Combined Score 32.25 +0.25
Average Winning Score 20.13 -2.76
Average Losing Score 8.14 +0.48
Average Home Score 14.00 -3.50
Average Visitor Score 14.50 -1.25
Average Margin of Victory 7.25 -4.08
Average Margin of Loss 16.86 +3.19

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Edmonton 193453 371956 213556 352863 112 (14.0)116 (14.5)228 (14.3)
Opponent 153449 315788 343064 454287 163 (20.4)125 (15.6)288 (18.0)

Coaches

Head Coach

Edmonton Eskimos 1968 Player Awards and Nominations

1968 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Jim “Long Gone” Thomas (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — John LaGrone, III (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Roy Shatzko (Team Nominee)

Edmonton Eskimos 1968 All-Star Selections

1 All-Canadian Selections
DT John LaGrone, III
1 All-Division Selections
DT John LaGrone, III

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Edmonton Eskimos 1968 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–2 (2) [MTL] Larry Plancke (FL) Queen's
2–4 (13)   Doug Dersch (FL) Calgary
3–4 (22)   Jim Reinson (OG) Calgary
4–4 (31)   Gene Lobay Alberta
5–4   Pass
6–4   Pass
7–4   Pass
8–4   Pass
9–4   Pass
10–4   Pass
11–4   Pass

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