The Hamilton Tiger-Cats’ 1996 Season

Season Summary

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1996 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1996 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 76 70 L1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 8 10 0 16 426 576 L2 3-3-0
    Home 9 5 4 0 10 202 276 L1 3-3-0
    Visitor 9 3 6 0 6 224 300 L2 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 8 4 4 0 8 220 277 L2 2-4-0
   Non-divisional opponent 10 4 6 0 8 206 299 W1 2-4-0

Full 1996 League Standings

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1996 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.604 2-2-0 (4) 2-2-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.478 3-2-0 (5) 1-4-0 (5)
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.667
Ottawa Rough Riders (2) 0.167
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.833
BC Lions (2) 0.278
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.722
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.611
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.278
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.500

Coaches

Head Coach

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Assistant Coaches
  • John Jenkins – Offensive Coordinator
  • John Salavantis – Offensive line
  • Terry Greer – Receivers
  • Dennis McPhee – Linebackers
  • Urban Bowman – Assistant Head Coach

1996 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Attendance

  • Capacity: 29,183
  • Total: 183,470
  • High: 27,517
  • Avg: 20,385 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 1995 Avg: -1,326
  • Low: 17,301
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 69.85
  • Diff from League Avg: -1,859

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Team Scoring

19961995 +/-
Average Combined Score 55.67 3.67 +
Average Winning Score 29.50 3.63 -
Average Losing Score 19.00 2.80 +
Average Home Score 22.44 4.78 -
Average Visitor Score 24.89 4.67 +
Average Margin of Victory 5.13 6.75 -
Average Margin of Loss 19.10 1.40 +

Stadium

  • 1996 home stadium: Ivor Wynne Stadium
  • Capacity: 29,183
  • Playing surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 1995 – 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 335083 7672148 442973 4970119 202 (22.4)224 (24.9)426 (23.7)
Opponent 6166127 73115188 8954143 5358111 300 (33.3)276 (30.7)576 (32.0)

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 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (3-4-0) 3 (1-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 5 (3-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 12 (4-8-0)
After 2nd 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (1-6-0) 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 12 (2-10-0)
After 3rd 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (1-10-0)
After 4th 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 3 (3-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (0-5-0) 8 (8-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 9 (0-9-0)
After OT1 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0)

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1996 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – Anthony Calvillo
  • 1 – Matt Dunigan
  • 1 – Paul Osbaldiston

Defensive Star

  • 1 – Joe Montford

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Mike Philbrick

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1996 Player Awards and Nominations

1996 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Mac Cody (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Mike Philbrick (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Blaine Schmidt (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Paul Osbaldiston (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Justin Ring (Team Nominee)

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1996 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–5 (5) Justin Ring (LB) Simon Fraser
2–1 (10) [OTT] Kyle Walters (RB) Guelph
2–5 (14) Mike Mihelic (OT) Indiana
4–5 (32) Dan Brown (FB) Bemidji State
5–5 (41) Paul Kent (OL) Kutztown
6–5 (49) Troy Russel (DB) Bishop's
7–5 (58) David Burnie (DE) Western Ontario

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1996 All-Star Selections

2 All-Canadian Selections
SB Mac Cody
P Paul Osbaldiston
4 All-Division Selections
SB Mac Cody
G Blaine Schmidt
DT Mike Philbrick
P Paul Osbaldiston

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 4
Thu. June 13
7:30 PM
HAM 37 @ TOR 27 OT W 13,247
B 8
Thu. June 20
7:30 PM
MTL 43 @ HAM 39 L 16,346
1 13
Fri. June 28
7:30 PM
OTT 23 @ HAM 35 W 19,179 TSN
2 16
Thu. July 4
7:30 PM
HAM 38 @ TOR 36 W 26,333
3 23
Sun. July 14
7:00 PM
SSK 24 @ HAM 27 W 20,542 TSN, RDS
4 27
Sat. July 20
9:30 PM
HAM 22 @ CGY 40 L 22,271
5 31
Sat. July 27
11:00 PM
HAM 28 @ BC 24 W 12,761 TSN
6 34
Fri. Aug. 2
7:30 PM
BC 30 @ HAM 25 L 20,551 TSN
7 37
Wed. Aug. 7
7:30 PM
HAM 22 @ MTL 29 L 25,510 TSN, RDS
8 44
Fri. Aug. 16
7:30 PM
CGY 47 @ HAM 10 L 20,072 RDS, TSN
9 48
Fri. Aug. 23
9:30 PM
HAM 8 @ EDM 35 L 27,202
10 53
Mon. Sept. 2
1:00 PM
TOR 38 @ HAM 7 L 27,517 CBC
11 58
Sun. Sept. 8
2:00 PM
HAM 15 @ WPG 33 L 25,690
12 62
Sun. Sept. 15
7:00 PM
EDM 14 @ HAM 20 W 17,301 TSN
13 66
Sun. Sept. 22
1:00 PM
HAM 24 @ OTT 21 W 26,813 CBC
14 69
Sun. Sept. 29
1:00 PM
MTL 38 @ HAM 39 W 17,740 CBC
15 74
Sun. Oct. 6
2:00 PM
HAM 26 @ SSK 37 L 22,682 CBC
17 79
Fri. Oct. 18
7:30 PM
WPG 15 @ HAM 25 W 17,567 TSN, RDS
18 83
Fri. Oct. 25
7:30 PM
HAM 41 @ MTL 45 OT L 20,231 TSN, RDS
19 88
Sat. Nov. 2
1:00 PM
TOR 47 @ HAM 14 L 23,001 CBC
P1 91
Sun. Nov. 10
1:00 PM
HAM 11 @ MTL 22 L 20,036 CBC