The Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1986 Season

Season Summary

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

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)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Wed Jun 11 7:30 PM
TOR 7 @ HAM 21 W 17,750  
B
Wed Jun 18 7:30 PM
HAM 16 @ OTT 23 L 13,613  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Thu Jun 26 7:30 PM
HAM 20 @ TOR 21 L 24,100  
2
Thu Jul 3 9:30 PM
OTT 18 @ HAM 2 L 15,877 CBCE
3
Sat Jul 12 7:30 PM
WPG 11 @ HAM 28 W 13,664 CTV
4
Fri Jul 18 9:30 PM
HAM 21 @ CGY 23 L 26,201 CTV
5
Fri Jul 25 7:30 PM
BC 36 @ HAM 21 L 16,462 CTV
7
Thu Aug 7 8:30 PM
HAM 30 @ WPG 36 L 25,982 CBCW
8
Sat Aug 16 7:30 PM
SSK 21 @ HAM 23 W 14,907  
9
Thu Aug 21 9:30 PM
HAM 28 @ MTL 23 W 8,010 CBCE
10
Mon Sep 1 7:00 PM
MTL 7 @ HAM 42 W 23,185 CBC
11
Sun Sep 7 1:30 PM
HAM 23 @ TOR 25 L 28,531 CBC
12
Sun Sep 14 3:30 PM
HAM 21 @ SSK 21 OT T 18,565 CBC
13
Sun Sep 21 1:30 PM
CGY 15 @ HAM 20 W 15,105 CBC
14
Sat Sep 27 7:30 PM
HAM 31 @ OTT 11 W 17,221 CBC
15
Sat Oct 4 7:30 PM
EDM 24 @ HAM 23 L 17,352 CBC
16
Fri Oct 10 9:30 PM
HAM 9 @ EDM 28 L 38,385  
17
Sat Oct 18 10:00 PM
HAM 23 @ BC 17 W 40,127  
18
Sun Oct 26 1:30 PM
TOR 10 @ HAM 20 W 24,430 CTV
20
Fri Nov 7 7:30 PM
OTT 19 @ HAM 20 W 14,101 CTV
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sun Nov 16 1:30 PM
TOR 31 @ HAM 17 L 23,126 CTV
P2
Sun Nov 23 1:30 PM
HAM 42 @ TOR 25 W 32,041 CBC
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
GC
Sun Nov 30 4:00 PM
HAM 39 vs EDM 15 W 59,621 CTV, CBC

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

Team Scoring

19861985 +/-
Average Combined Score 42.83 -0.42
Average Winning Score 26.11 -7.51
Average Losing Score 18.63 +5.12
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 -6.12

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)

Coaches

Head Coach
  • Al Bruno (Oct. 7, 1983 – Sept. 30, 1987)
Assistant Coaches
  • John Salavantis – Offensive Coordinator
  • Mike Faragalli – Offensive Coordinator
  • Rich Stubler – Defensive Coordinator
  • Ted Schmitz – Defensive Coordinator
  • Frank North – Special teams

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1986 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – Mike Kerrigan

Defensive Star

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

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Marv Allemang
  • 1 – Mike Walker

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 All-Star Selections

No Hamilton Tiger-Cats Canadian or Division All-Star selections in 1986.

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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

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