The Edmonton Eskimos’ 1976 Season

Season Summary

Edmonton Eskimos 1976 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Edmonton Eskimos 1976 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 1 3 0 2 88 113 W1 1-3-0
Regular Season 16 9 6 1 19 311 367 L1 2-3-1
    Home 8 4 4 0 8 134 165 L1 2-4-0
    Visitor 8 5 2 1 11 177 202 W1 3-2-1
   Divisional opponent 12 6 5 1 13 246 316 L2 2-3-1
   Non-divisional opponent 4 3 1 0 6 65 51 W2 3-1-0

Full 1976 League Standings

Edmonton Eskimos 1976 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.469 3-3-0 (6) 3-2-1 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.508 1-1-0 (2) 2-0-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.375
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.188
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 Coach
  • Ray Jauch (Dec. 15, 1969 – Dec. 31, 1976)

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Assistant Coach
  • Victor Rapp – Offensive Coordinator

1976 Edmonton Eskimos Attendance

  • Capacity: 24,000
  • Total: 205,586
  • High: 25,982
  • Avg: 25,698 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1975 Avg: +1,046
  • Low: 25,269
  • Sellouts: 8
  • % of Capacity: 107.08
  • Diff from League Avg: -2,461

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Team Scoring

19761975 +/-
Average Combined Score 42.38 7.75 -
Average Winning Score 20.11 8.72 -
Average Losing Score 17.17 4.33 -
Average Home Score 16.75 12.75 -
Average Visitor Score 22.13 2.38 -
Average Margin of Victory 3.89 4.03 -
Average Margin of Loss 15.17 6.92 +

Stadium

  • 1976 home stadium: Clarke Stadium
  • Capacity: 24,000
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1975 – 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 321749 415495 195069 425698 134 (16.8)177 (22.1)311 (19.4)
Opponent 182947 7280152 184967 5744101 202 (25.3)165 (20.6)367 (22.9)

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 4 (2-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 3 (3-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (1-2-1) 7 (5-2-0) 2 (2-0-0) 7 (2-4-1)
After 2nd 3 (2-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (2-3-0) 3 (3-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 4 (2-2-0) 6 (5-1-0) 1 (0-0-1) 9 (4-5-0)
After 3rd 3 (2-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (2-3-0) 4 (4-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 3 (1-2-0) 7 (6-1-0) 1 (0-0-1) 8 (3-5-0)
After 4th 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 5 (5-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 2 (0-2-0) 9 (9-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 6 (0-6-0)

Edmonton Eskimos 1976 Player Awards and Nominations

1976 Most Outstanding
  • Player — George McGowan (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Dave Fennell (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Bob Howes (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Dave Fennell (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Joe Hollimon (Team Nominee)

Edmonton Eskimos 1976 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1) [TOR] Tim Berryman (LB) Ottawa
1–3 (3) [CGY] Alan Moffat (DT) Ottawa
1–8 (8) [MTL] Tom Kudaba (OT) Simon Fraser
1–9 (9) Ian MacPherson (DE) Ottawa
2–6 (15) [OTT] Steve Adroyjowics (RB) Toronto
2–9 (18) Eric Upton (OG) Ottawa
3–9 (27) Darrell Penner (DB) Queen's
4–9 (36) Rich Scarborough (RB) Western Ontario
5–9 (45) Mark Ackley (WR) Toronto
6–9 (54) James Kemp (OT) Saskatchewan
7–9 (63) Rob Nelms (DT) Carleton

Edmonton Eskimos 1976 All-Star Selections

1 All-Canadian Selections
WR George McGowan
2 All-Division Selections
WR George McGowan
DB Joe Hollimon

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 3
Mon. June 28
EDM 25 @ OTT 40 L 17,420
B 7
Fri. July 2
SSK 25 @ EDM 20 L 24,881
C 13
Thu. July 8
EDM 11 @ BC 18 L 17,603
D 15
Mon. July 12
WPG 30 @ EDM 32 W 23,924
1 20
Tue. July 20
CGY 22 @ EDM 24 W 25,269
2 26
Wed. July 28
EDM 25 @ TOR 20 W 43,002
3 31
Wed. Aug. 4
BC 12 @ EDM 19 W 25,295
4 34
Tue. Aug. 10
9:00 PM
EDM 31 @ WPG 30 W 25,210 CBC
38
Sun. Aug. 15
4:30 PM
EDM 0 @ SSK 40 L 22,235
5 43
Sat. Aug. 21
9:30 PM
OTT 20 @ EDM 18 L 25,882 CTV
7 49
Tue. Aug. 31
9:30 PM
HAM 1 @ EDM 5 W 25,461 CBC
8 53
Mon. Sept. 6
4:30 PM
EDM 19 @ CGY 17 W 25,282 CBC
9 58
Sun. Sept. 12
4:30 PM
SSK 34 @ EDM 7 L 25,978 CBCW
10 62
Sun. Sept. 19
4:30 PM
EDM 25 @ SSK 22 W 22,622
11 64
Sat. Sept. 25
9:30 PM
WPG 28 @ EDM 17 L 25,936 CBC
12 68
Sat. Oct. 2
EDM 27 @ BC 27 T 21,704
13 74
Mon. Oct. 11
4:30 PM
BC 12 @ EDM 16 W 25,982 CTV
14 79
Sun. Oct. 17
3:30 PM
EDM 33 @ WPG 36 L 24,178 CTVW
15 80
Sat. Oct. 23
2:00 PM
EDM 17 @ MTL 10 W 55,337 CTV
16 85
Sun. Oct. 31
5:30 PM
CGY 36 @ EDM 28 L 25,783 CTVW
P1 93
Sun. Nov. 14
3:00 PM
EDM 14 @ WPG 12 W 24,320 CBC
P2 94
Sat. Nov. 20
3:00 PM
EDM 13 @ SSK 23 L 21,896 CTV