The Edmonton Eskimos’ 1974 Season

Season Summary

Edmonton Eskimos 1974 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Edmonton Eskimos 1974 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 2 0 4 74 85 W2 2-2-0
Regular Season 16 10 5 1 21 345 247 W3 3-2-1
    Home 8 6 2 0 12 185 103 W1 4-2-0
    Visitor 8 4 3 1 9 160 144 W2 3-2-1
   Divisional opponent 12 8 4 0 16 243 162 W3 4-2-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 2 1 1 5 102 85 T1 2-1-1

Full 1974 League Standings

Edmonton Eskimos 1974 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.484 4-2-0 (6) 4-2-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.477 2-0-0 (2) 0-1-1 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.500
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.375
Saskatchewan Roughriders (3) 0.563
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.500
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.438
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.625
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.438
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.406

Coaches

Head Coach
  • Ray Jauch (Dec. 15, 1969 – Dec. 31, 1976)

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Assistant Coach
  • Victor Rapp – Offensive Coordinator

1974 Edmonton Eskimos Attendance

  • Capacity: 20,667
  • Total: 181,430
  • High: 25,009
  • Avg: 22,678 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1973 Avg: +1,077
  • Low: 21,346
  • Sellouts: 8
  • % of Capacity: 109.73
  • Diff from League Avg: -376

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Team Scoring

19741973 +/-
Average Combined Score 37.00 1.31 -
Average Winning Score 23.60 0.51 -
Average Losing Score 16.20 0.60 -
Average Home Score 23.13 3.75 +
Average Visitor Score 20.00 1.75 -
Average Margin of Victory 12.70 2.81 +
Average Margin of Loss 5.80 3.00 -

Stadium

  • 1974 home stadium: Clarke Stadium
  • Capacity: 20,667
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1954 – Expansion

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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)
Edmonton 553590 5054104 294069 513182 185 (23.1)160 (20.0)345 (21.6)
Opponent 112435 412768 242751 276693 144 (18.0)103 (12.9)247 (15.4)

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 6 (6-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (2-0-1) 2 (1-1-0) 3 (1-2-0) 9 (8-0-1) 4 (1-3-0) 3 (1-2-0)
After 2nd 6 (5-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 6 (3-2-1) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 12 (8-3-1) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0)
After 3rd 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 6 (3-2-1) 1 (1-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 11 (8-2-1) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (1-3-0)
After 4th 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 4 (4-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 3 (0-3-0) 10 (10-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 5 (0-5-0)

Edmonton Eskimos 1974 Player Awards and Nominations

1974 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Tom Wilkinson (Winner)
  • Defensive Player — John LaGrone, III (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Larry Watkins (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Garry LeFebvre (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Stu Lang (Team Nominee)

Edmonton Eskimos 1974 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
2–5 (14) [TOR] Al Shemanchuk (DT) Alberta
3–8 (26) Brian Heiland (TE) Simon Fraser
4–8 (35) Peter Quigley (RB) Ottawa
5–8 (44) Rich Ellert (WR) Minot State
6–8 (53) Stu Lang (WR) Queen's
7–8 (62) Neil Kalkeid (T) Alberta
8–8 (71) Tony Pugliese (LB) Alberta
9–8 (79) Blake Walker (G) Saskatchewan

Edmonton Eskimos 1974 All-Star Selections

5 All-Canadian Selections
QB Tom Wilkinson
RB Roy Bell
T Charlie Turner
T Larry Watkins
DB Larry Highbaugh
6 All-Division Selections
QB Tom Wilkinson
RB Roy Bell
TE Tyrone Walls
T Charlie Turner
T Larry Watkins
DB Larry Highbaugh

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 2
Tue. July 2
EDM 18 @ BC 32 L 16,268
B 7
Fri. July 5
OTT 26 @ EDM 25 L
C 12
Fri. July 12
HAM 13 @ EDM 16 W 20,226
D 17
Thu. July 18
EDM 15 @ CGY 14 W
1 23
Fri. July 26
SSK 7 @ EDM 31 W 21,456
3 28
Mon. Aug. 5
CGY 6 @ EDM 20 W 21,696
32
Fri. Aug. 9
10:00 PM
EDM 23 @ SSK 24 L 19,461
5 37
Mon. Aug. 19
OTT 6 @ EDM 23 W 21,966
6 44
Tue. Aug. 27
BC 21 @ EDM 15 L 22,446
7 46
Mon. Sept. 2
6:30 PM
EDM 20 @ CGY 16 W 25,000
8 52
Sun. Sept. 8
WPG 2 @ EDM 24 W 21,346
9 56
Fri. Sept. 13
EDM 24 @ SSK 18 W 21,826
10 60
Wed. Sept. 18
EDM 13 @ WPG 19 L 24,921
11 65
Wed. Sept. 25
HAM 29 @ EDM 31 W 23,297
12 70
Sat. Oct. 5
EDM 20 @ TOR 22 L 32,614
74
Tue. Oct. 8
EDM 28 @ MTL 28 T 17,505
13 78
Mon. Oct. 14
CGY 24 @ EDM 10 L 24,214
14 83
Sun. Oct. 20
EDM 17 @ WPG 10 W 24,528
15 84
Sat. Oct. 26
BC 8 @ EDM 31 W 25,009
16 88
Sat. Nov. 2
EDM 15 @ BC 7 W 22,730
P2 94
Sun. Nov. 17
4:00 PM
SSK 27 @ EDM 31 W 25,026 CBC
GC 96
Sun. Nov. 24
4:00 PM
MTL 20 vs EDM 7 L 34,450 CTV, CBC