The Edmonton Eskimos’ 1977 Season

Season Summary

Edmonton Eskimos 1977 Full Schedule/Results

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

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

Coaches

Head Coach

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1977 Edmonton Eskimos Attendance

  • Capacity: 24,000
  • Total: 202,596
  • High: 25,875
  • Avg: 25,324 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1976 Avg: -152
  • Low: 23,123
  • Sellouts: 7
  • % of Capacity: 105.52
  • Diff from League Avg: -5,978

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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 10.13 +
Average Visitor Score 24.63 2.50 +
Average Margin of Victory 14.10 10.21 +
Average Margin of Loss 8.17 7.00 -

Stadium

  • 1977 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 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)

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)

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 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

Edmonton Eskimos 1977 All-Star Selections

6 All-Canadian Selections
DT Dave Fennell
DE Ron Estay
MLB Dan Kepley
DHB Pete Lavorato
CB Larry Highbaugh
K Dave Cutler
8 All-Division Selections
T Charlie Turner
DT Dave Fennell
DE David Boone, Jr.
DE Ron Estay
MLB Dan Kepley
DHB Pete Lavorato
CB Larry Highbaugh
K Dave Cutler*

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
B 6
Sat. June 18
OTT 24 @ EDM 27 W
C 10
Sun. June 26
EDM 18 @ MTL 16 W
D 15
Fri. July 1
BC 19 @ EDM 8 L
18
Tue. July 5
EDM 39 @ SSK 20 W
2 24
Mon. July 18
10:00 PM
WPG 29 @ EDM 26 L CTVW
3 31
Wed. July 27
9:00 PM
EDM 43 @ WPG 13 W CTVW
4 32
Tue. Aug. 2
9:30 PM
SSK 9 @ EDM 34 W CBCW
5 36
Tue. Aug. 9
EDM 24 @ BC 18 W
6 40
Tue. Aug. 16
10:00 PM
CGY 19 @ EDM 32 W CBCW
7 47
Wed. Aug. 24
8:00 PM
EDM 22 @ HAM 27 L CTV
8 49
Tue. Aug. 30
9:30 PM
MTL 25 @ EDM 20 L R/C
9 52
Mon. Sept. 5
4:30 PM
EDM 22 @ CGY 8 W
11 61
Sat. Sept. 17
9:30 PM
BC 20 @ EDM 18 L
12 64
Sat. Sept. 24
EDM 13 @ BC 30 L
13 68
Sat. Oct. 1
2:00 PM
EDM 17 @ OTT 34 L CTV
14 74
Mon. Oct. 10
4:30 PM
WPG 24 @ EDM 31 W CBC
15 78
Sun. Oct. 16
4:30 PM
EDM 33 @ SSK 31 W CTV
16 81
Sun. Oct. 23
5:00 PM
TOR 12 @ EDM 16 W CTV
17 85
Sun. Oct. 30
4:30 PM
EDM 23 @ CGY 21 W CBC
18 90
Sun. Nov. 6
4:30 PM
SSK 0 @ EDM 38 W CBCW
P2 95
Sun. Nov. 20
4:00 PM
BC 1 @ EDM 38 W CBC
GC 96
Sun. Nov. 27
1:00 PM
EDM 6 @ MTL 41 L R/C, CTV, CBC