The Edmonton Eskimos 1977 Season

Season Summary

Team Roster and Stats

Edmonton Eskimos 1977 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 3 1 0 6 92 79 W1 3-1-0
Regular Season 16 10 6 0 20 412 320 W5 5-1-0
    Home 8 5 3 0 10 215 138 W3 4-2-0
    Visitor 8 5 3 0 10 197 182 W2 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 12 9 3 0 18 337 222 W4 4-2-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 1 3 0 2 75 98 W1 1-3-0

Full 1977 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 4 (3-1-0) 3 (1-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 8 (6-2-0) 3 (1-2-0) 5 (3-2-0)
After 2nd 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (2-3-0) 4 (4-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 7 (7-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 8 (2-6-0)
After 3rd 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 10 (10-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0)
After 4th 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 10 (10-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
B
Sat Jun 18
OTT 24 @ EDM 27 W 24,680  
C
Sun Jun 26
EDM 18 @ MTL 16 W 22,147  
D
Fri Jul 1
BC 19 @ EDM 8 L 25,118  
D
Tue Jul 5
EDM 39 @ SSK 20 W 17,073  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
2
Mon Jul 18 10:00 PM
WPG 29 @ EDM 26 L 25,842 CTVW
3
Wed Jul 27 9:00 PM
EDM 43 @ WPG 13 W 25,210 CTVW
4
Tue Aug 2 9:30 PM
SSK 9 @ EDM 34 W 25,618 CBCW
5
Tue Aug 9
EDM 24 @ BC 18 W 26,131  
6
Tue Aug 16 10:00 PM
CGY 19 @ EDM 32 W 25,761 CBCW
7
Wed Aug 24 8:00 PM
EDM 22 @ HAM 27 L 23,725 CTV
8
Tue Aug 30 9:30 PM
MTL 25 @ EDM 20 L 25,875 R/C
9
Mon Sep 5 4:30 PM
EDM 22 @ CGY 8 W 26,657  
11
Sat Sep 17 9:30 PM
BC 20 @ EDM 18 L 25,858  
12
Sat Sep 24
EDM 13 @ BC 30 L 32,419  
13
Sat Oct 1 2:00 PM
EDM 17 @ OTT 34 L 21,312 CTV
14
Mon Oct 10 4:30 PM
WPG 24 @ EDM 31 W 23,123 CBC
15
Sun Oct 16 4:30 PM
EDM 33 @ SSK 31 W 22,452 CTV
16
Sun Oct 23 5:00 PM
TOR 12 @ EDM 16 W 25,388 CTV
17
Sun Oct 30 4:30 PM
EDM 23 @ CGY 21 W 24,890 CBC
18
Sun Nov 6 4:30 PM
SSK 0 @ EDM 38 W 25,131 CBCW
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P2
Sun Nov 20 4:00 PM
BC 1 @ EDM 38 W 25,327 CBC
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
GC
Sun Nov 27 1:00 PM
EDM 6 @ MTL 41 L 68,205 R/C, CTV, CBC

Edmonton Eskimos 1977 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.500 4-2-0 (6) 5-1-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.469 1-1-0 (2) 0-2-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.625
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.250
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

Team Scoring

19771976 +/-
Average Combined Score 45.75 +3.38
Average Winning Score 29.60 +9.49
Average Losing Score 19.33 +2.17
Average Home Score 26.88 +10.12
Average Visitor Score 24.63 +2.50
Average Margin of Victory 14.10 +10.21
Average Margin of Loss 8.17 -7.00

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Edmonton 6340103 5455109 6153114 374986 215 (26.9)197 (24.6)412 (25.8)
Opponent 363672 5864122 231437 216889 182 (22.8)138 (17.3)320 (20.0)

Coaches

Head Coach

Edmonton Eskimos 1977 Player Awards and Nominations

1977 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Larry Highbaugh (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Dan Kepley (Winner)
  • Offensive Lineman — Charlie Turner (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Dave Fennell (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Jim Germany (Team Nominee)

Edmonton Eskimos 1977 All-Star Selections

No Edmonton Eskimos Canadian or Division All-Star selections in 1977.

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Edmonton Eskimos 1977 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–6 (6)   Bob Cameron (QB) Acadia
1–7 (7) [HAM] Tom Chad (DB) Saskatchewan
2–6 (15)   J.P. Brescacin (TE) North Dakota State
3–6 (24)   Dave Beaton (DT) Simon Fraser
4–6 (33)   Ray Clark (DB) Simon Fraser
5–6 (42)   Larry Sandre (WR) Windsor
6–6 (51)   Jim Duncan (RB) Queen's
7–6 (60)   Mike Warbick (WR) Wilfrid Laurier
8–6 (69)   Dale Gullekson (RB) Alberta
9–6 (78)   Lubomir Alexov (DE) Toronto
10–6   Pass

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