Season Summary

Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Wed Jul 5 10:00 PM
EDM 18 @ CGY 14 W 19,143  
B
Tue Jul 11 10:00 PM
MTL 15 @ EDM 13 L 16,444  
C
Tue Jul 18 10:00 PM
SSK 16 @ EDM 11 L 16,741  
D
Tue Jul 25 11:00 PM
EDM 34 @ BC 0 W 23,411  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Tue Aug 1 10:00 PM
BC 22 @ EDM 34 W 19,844  
2
Fri Aug 11 10:00 PM
HAM 27 @ EDM 30 W 21,363 CTV
3
Wed Aug 16 10:00 PM
EDM 31 @ SSK 29 W 17,516 CTVW
4
Fri Aug 25 10:00 PM
BC 7 @ EDM 29 W 22,641 CTVW
5
Thu Aug 31
EDM 16 @ WPG 49 L 25,210 CTVW
6
Mon Sep 4 4:30 PM
EDM 31 @ CGY 19 W 23,616  
7
Sun Sep 10 4:00 PM
CGY 20 @ EDM 27 W 22,921 CTVW
8
Sun Sep 17 4:00 PM
EDM 12 @ SSK 14 L 21,230  
9
Sat Sep 23 10:00 PM
OTT 10 @ EDM 9 L 21,632 CBC
10
Sat Sep 30 8:00 PM
EDM 31 @ TOR 30 W 33,135 CBC
11
Tue Oct 3 8:00 PM
EDM 13 @ MTL 29 L 11,718  
12
Mon Oct 9 4:00 PM
WPG 15 @ EDM 24 W 20,564  
13
Sat Oct 14 11:00 PM
EDM 16 @ BC 22 L 22,124 CTVW
14
Sun Oct 22 4:00 PM
SSK 23 @ EDM 25 W 21,426 CTVW
15
Sun Oct 29 3:30 PM
EDM 24 @ WPG 38 L 25,210  
16
Sun Nov 5 3:00 PM
CGY 14 @ EDM 28 W 16,107 CTVW
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sun Nov 12 4:00 PM
SSK 8 @ EDM 6 L 15,773 CTV
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 2 0 4 76 45 W1 2-2-0
Regular Season 16 10 6 0 20 380 368 W1 3-3-0
    Home 8 7 1 0 14 206 138 W3 5-1-0
    Visitor 8 3 5 0 6 174 230 L3 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 12 8 4 0 16 297 272 W1 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 2 2 0 4 83 96 L1 2-2-0

Full 1972 League Standings

Home Visitor Total
Quarter Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record)
After 1st 7 (6-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (2-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 10 (8-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (1-4-0)
After 2nd 7 (6-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 9 (7-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 6 (2-4-0)
After 3rd 7 (6-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 11 (8-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (2-3-0)
After 4th 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 10 (10-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.453 6-0-0 (6) 2-4-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.518 1-1-0 (2) 1-1-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.313
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.375
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.500
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.625
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.786
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.286
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.786
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.214
19721971 +/-
Average Combined Score 46.75 +12.88
Average Winning Score 29.00 +8.17
Average Losing Score 15.00 +3.80
Average Home Score 25.75 +9.25
Average Visitor Score 21.75 +8.62
Average Margin of Victory 8.40 -0.43
Average Margin of Loss 12.00 -0.10
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Edmonton 552681 6460124 413576 465399 206 (25.8)174 (21.8)380 (23.8)
Opponent 147690 3877115 242145 6256118 230 (28.8)138 (17.3)368 (23.0)
Head Coach
  • Ray Jauch (Dec. 15, 1969 – Dec. 31, 1976)
Assistant Coach
  • Vic Rapp – Offensive Coordinator
Edmonton Eskimos 1972 Player Awards and Nominations
1972 Most Outstanding
  • Player — George McGowan (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Charlie Turner (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Bayne Norrie (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Tyrone Walls (Team Nominee)
Edmonton Eskimos 1972 All-Star Selections
1 All-Canadian Selections
OLB Dave Gasser
6 All-Division Selections
TE Tyrone Walls
G Larry Watkins (Tie)
T Charlie Turner
DT John LaGrone, III (Tie)
OLB Dave Gasser
DB Dick Dupuis

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1972 Edmonton Eskimos Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–2 (2)   Mike Lambros (LB) Queen's
3–2 (20)   Glen Colwell (RB) Simon Fraser
4–2 (29)   Roy Beechey (WR) Alberta
5–2 (38)   Barry St. George (WR) Ottawa
6–2 (46)   Dave Syme (QB) Simon Fraser
7–2 (55)   Bud Coupland (WR) Calgary
8–2 (63)   Jerry Simpson (DB) Dalhousie
9–2   Pass

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