The Hamilton Tiger-Cats’ 1986 Season

Season Summary

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1986 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1986 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 37 30 L1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 9 8 1 19 405 366 W3 4-2-0
    Home 9 6 3 0 12 199 161 W2 5-1-0
    Visitor 9 3 5 1 7 206 205 W1 3-2-1
   Divisional opponent 8 5 3 0 10 186 134 W3 5-1-0
   Non-divisional opponent 10 4 5 1 9 219 232 W1 3-2-1

Full 1986 League Standings

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1986 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.337 3-1-0 (4) 2-2-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.600 3-2-0 (5) 1-3-1 (5)
Montreal Alouettes (2) 0.222
Ottawa Rough Riders (3) 0.194
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.556
BC Lions (2) 0.667
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.611
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.750
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.361
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.611

Coaches

Head Coach
  • Al Bruno (Oct. 7, 1983 – Sept. 30, 1987)

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Assistant Coaches
  • John Salavantis – Offensive Coordinator
  • Mike Faragalli – Offensive Coordinator
  • Rich Stubler – Defensive Coordinator
  • Ted Schmitz – Defensive Coordinator
  • Frank North – Special teams

1986 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Attendance

  • Capacity: 29,231
  • Total: 155,083
  • High: 24,430
  • Avg: 17,231 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 1985 Avg: +2,239
  • Low: 13,664
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 58.95
  • Diff from League Avg: -8,543

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Team Scoring

19861985 +/-
Average Combined Score 42.83 0.42 -
Average Winning Score 26.11 7.51 -
Average Losing Score 18.63 5.13 +
Average Home Score 22.11 1.74 +
Average Visitor Score 22.89 3.86 -
Average Margin of Victory 11.22 10.40 -
Average Margin of Loss 7.75 6.13 -

Stadium

  • 1986 home stadium: Ivor Wynne Stadium
  • Capacity: 29,231
  • Playing surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 1983 – Reduction

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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 5448102 6365128 5551106 273966 199 (22.1)206 (22.9)405 (22.5)
Opponent 303262 4760107 3672108 483886 205 (22.8)161 (17.9)366 (20.3)

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 7 (5-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 4 (1-2-1) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (2-2-0) 11 (6-4-1) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (3-3-0)
After 2nd 5 (4-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 4 (2-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-3-1) 9 (6-3-0) 1 (1-0-0) 8 (2-5-1)
After 3rd 5 (4-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-4-1) 9 (7-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 8 (1-6-1)
After 4th 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 3 (3-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 5 (0-5-0) 9 (9-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 8 (0-8-0)
After OT1 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 0 (0-0-0)

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1986 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – Mike Kerrigan

Defensive Star

  • 1 – Less Browne
  • 1 – Mark Streeter
  • 1 – Ben Zambiasi
  • 1 – Frank Robinson

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Mike Walker
  • 1 – Marv Allemang

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1986 Player Awards and Nominations

1986 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Less Browne (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Less Browne (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Miles Gorrell (Division Finalist)
  • Canadian Player — Rocky DiPietro (Division Finalist)
  • Rookie — Paul Osbaldiston (Team Nominee)

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1986 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–8 (8) Jeff Watson (OT) Saint Mary's
3–8 (26) Greg Reynard (DL) Western Montana
4–8 (35) Rick Lococo (C) York
5–8 (44) Peter Curwin (DE) Saint Mary's
6–8 (53) Mike Jellema (LB) Simon Fraser
7–8 (62) Steve Pozzobon (DE) Cornell
8–8 (71) Paul Clatney (DB) McMaster

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1986 All-Star Selections

4 All-Canadian Selections
SB Rocky DiPietro
DE Grover Covington
DB Less Browne
DB Mark Streeter
13 All-Division Selections
QB Mike Kerrigan*
RB Walter Bender
SB Rocky DiPietro
WR Tony Champion
C Marv Allemang
G Jason Riley
T Miles Gorrell
DT Mike Walker
DE Grover Covington*
MLB Ben Zambiasi
OLB Leo Ezerins
DB Less Browne
DB Mark Streeter

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 4
Wed. June 11
7:30 PM
TOR 7 @ HAM 21 W 17,750
B 10
Wed. June 18
7:30 PM
HAM 16 @ OTT 23 L 13,613
1 12
Thu. June 26
7:30 PM
HAM 20 @ TOR 21 L 24,100
2 16
Thu. July 3
9:30 PM
OTT 18 @ HAM 2 L 15,877 CBCE
3 22
Sat. July 12
7:30 PM
WPG 11 @ HAM 28 W 13,664 CTV
4 26
Fri. July 18
9:30 PM
HAM 21 @ CGY 23 L 26,201 CTV
5 30
Fri. July 25
7:30 PM
BC 36 @ HAM 21 L 16,462 CTV
8 37
Thu. Aug. 7
8:30 PM
HAM 30 @ WPG 36 L 25,982 CBCW
9 43
Sat. Aug. 16
7:30 PM
SSK 21 @ HAM 23 W 14,907
44
Thu. Aug. 21
9:30 PM
HAM 28 @ MTL 23 W 8,010 CBCE
11 50
Mon. Sept. 1
7:00 PM
MTL 7 @ HAM 42 W 23,185 CBC
12 54
Sun. Sept. 7
1:30 PM
HAM 23 @ TOR 25 L 28,531 CBC
13 59
Sun. Sept. 14
3:30 PM
HAM 21 @ SSK 21 OT T 18,565 CBC
14 63
Sun. Sept. 21
1:30 PM
CGY 15 @ HAM 20 W 15,105 CBC
15 65
Sat. Sept. 27
7:30 PM
HAM 31 @ OTT 11 W 17,221 CBC
16 69
Sat. Oct. 4
7:30 PM
EDM 24 @ HAM 23 L 17,352 CBC
72
Fri. Oct. 10
9:30 PM
HAM 9 @ EDM 28 L 38,385
17 77
Sat. Oct. 18
10:00 PM
HAM 23 @ BC 17 W 40,127
19 82
Sun. Oct. 26
1:30 PM
TOR 10 @ HAM 20 W 24,430 CTV
20 88
Fri. Nov. 7
7:30 PM
OTT 19 @ HAM 20 W 14,101 CTV
P1 93
Sun. Nov. 16
1:30 PM
TOR 31 @ HAM 17 L 23,126 CTV
P2 95
Sun. Nov. 23
1:30 PM
HAM 42 @ TOR 25 W 32,041 CBC
GC 97
Sun. Nov. 30
4:00 PM
HAM 39 vs EDM 15 W 59,621 CTV, CBC