The Hamilton Tiger-Cats’ 1976 Season

Season Summary

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1976 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1976 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 0 4 0 0 26 118 L4 0-4-0
Regular Season 16 8 8 0 16 269 348 W2 4-2-0
    Home 8 4 4 0 8 130 202 W1 4-2-0
    Visitor 8 4 4 0 8 139 146 W3 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 11 6 5 0 12 211 254 W2 4-2-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 2 3 0 4 58 94 W1 2-3-0

Full 1976 League Standings

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1976 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.514 2-3-0 (5) 4-2-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.494 2-1-0 (3) 0-2-0 (2)
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.469
Ottawa Rough Riders (4) 0.594
Toronto Argonauts (4) 0.469
BC Lions (1) 0.375
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.188
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.594
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.688
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.625

Coaches

Head Coaches

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1976 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Attendance

  • Capacity: 34,500
  • Total: 203,799
  • High: 35,394
  • Avg: 25,474 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1975 Avg: +2,148
  • Low: 18,126
  • Sellouts: 1
  • % of Capacity: 73.84
  • Diff from League Avg: -2,684

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Team Scoring

19761975 +/-
Average Combined Score 38.56 3.88 -
Average Winning Score 22.25 2.25 +
Average Losing Score 11.38 4.23 -
Average Home Score 16.25 1.38 +
Average Visitor Score 17.38 3.25 -
Average Margin of Victory 8.38 0.38 +
Average Margin of Loss 18.25 3.15 +

Stadium

  • 1976 home stadium: Ivor Wynne Stadium
  • Capacity: 34,500
  • Playing surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 1971 – Name change/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)
Hamilton 43447 215273 203151 465298 130 (16.3)139 (17.4)269 (16.8)
Opponent 313465 7659135 432265 523183 146 (18.3)202 (25.3)348 (21.8)

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 (4-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 5 (4-1-0) 7 (4-3-0) 2 (0-2-0) 7 (4-3-0)
After 2nd 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 4 (4-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 10 (2-8-0)
After 3rd 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 2 (2-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 6 (6-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 8 (0-8-0)
After 4th 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (0-8-0)

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1976 Player Awards and Nominations

1976 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Jimmy Edwards (Division Finalist)
  • Defensive Player — Joe Harris (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Larry Butler (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Ken Clark (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Alan Moffat (Team Nominee)

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1976 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
2–4 (13) Barry Cozac (RB) Mount Allison
3–4 (22) Paul Whaley (DB) Guelph
4–4 (31) Paul Genovese (OG) McMaster
5–4 (40) Rick Slipetz (LB) York
6–4 (49) Mike Sokovnin (OT) Toronto
7–4 (58) Rick Jeysman (DB) Toronto
8–4 (67) Frank McKay (DB) Western Ontario
9–4 (76) Marty Dixon (DE) Western Ontario
10–4 (84) Jon Jewell (LB) Western Ontario

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1976 All-Star Selections

3 All-Canadian Selections
RB Jimmy Edwards
DB Lewis Porter (Tie)
DB David Shaw
5 All-Division Selections
RB Jimmy Edwards*
G Larry Butler
DE Mike Samples
DB Lewis Porter (Tie)
DB David Shaw (Tie)

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 6
Wed. June 30
MTL 25 @ HAM 1 L 13,070
B 10
Tue. July 6
HAM 3 @ WPG 38 L 18,374
C 14
Sat. July 10
TOR 25 @ HAM 10 L 19,549
D 17
Wed. July 14
HAM 12 @ MTL 30 L 19,457
1 21
Wed. July 21
OTT 42 @ HAM 16 L 21,269
2 27
Thu. July 29
HAM 14 @ BC 39 L 15,731
3 33
Sat. Aug. 7
8:00 PM
SSK 24 @ HAM 8 L 18,126 CTV
4 37
Thu. Aug. 12
HAM 12 @ MTL 11 W 21,285
5 41
Wed. Aug. 18
HAM 11 @ TOR 14 L 49,724
6 46
Wed. Aug. 25
8:00 PM
CGY 11 @ HAM 18 W 21,332 CTV
7 49
Tue. Aug. 31
9:30 PM
HAM 1 @ EDM 5 L 25,461 CBC
8 54
Mon. Sept. 6
8:00 PM
WPG 15 @ HAM 17 W 22,162 CTV
9 59
Sun. Sept. 12
2:00 PM
HAM 22 @ TOR 31 L 48,250 CBCE
10 61
Sun. Sept. 19
2:00 PM
HAM 28 @ OTT 21 W 22,466 CBCE
11 65
Sat. Sept. 25
TOR 14 @ HAM 29 W 31,793
12 71
Sun. Oct. 3
2:00 PM
HAM 26 @ MTL 19 W 58,730 CBC
13 75
Mon. Oct. 11
2:00 PM
MTL 34 @ HAM 9 L 32,155 CBC
15 82
Sun. Oct. 24
OTT 48 @ HAM 10 L 21,568
16 86
Sun. Oct. 31
2:00 PM
HAM 25 @ OTT 6 W 20,454 CTVE
17 91
Sun. Nov. 7
2:00 PM
TOR 14 @ HAM 23 W 35,394 R/C, CBCE
P1 92
Sat. Nov. 13
2:00 PM
MTL 0 @ HAM 23 W 25,107 CTV
P2 95
Sun. Nov. 21
2:00 PM
HAM 15 @ OTT 17 L 28,246 CBC