The Toronto Argonauts 1970 Season

Toronto Argonauts 1970 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 4 0 0 8 138 59 W4 4-0-0
Regular Season 14 8 6 0 16 329 290 W1 4-2-0
    Home 7 6 1 0 12 177 103 W3 5-1-0
    Visitor 7 2 5 0 4 152 187 L1 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 9 6 3 0 12 215 178 W1 4-2-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 2 3 0 4 114 112 W1 2-3-0

Full 1970 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 5 (4-1-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (2-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (0-3-0) 8 (6-2-0) 3 (2-1-0) 3 (0-3-0)
After 2nd 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0)
After 3rd 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (2-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (0-3-0) 9 (8-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (0-4-0)
After 4th 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Wed Jul 8
OTT 8 @ TOR 29 W 29,018  
B
Tue Jul 14
TOR 47 @ EDM 7 W 13,000  
C
Thu Jul 16
TOR 42 @ BC 25 W 23,604  
D
Fri Jul 24
MTL 19 @ TOR 20 W 30,886  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
2
Tue Aug 4 8:00 PM
TOR 27 @ MTL 34 L 26,743 CTVE
3
Thu Aug 13 8:00 PM
HAM 3 @ TOR 29 W 33,135 CTVE
4
Thu Aug 20 8:00 PM
EDM 14 @ TOR 16 W 33,135 CTV
5
Wed Aug 26 9:00 PM
TOR 22 @ WPG 28 L 19,108 CTV
6
Sun Aug 30 4:00 PM
TOR 14 @ SSK 36 L 20,179 CTV
7
Mon Sep 7 8:00 PM
TOR 37 @ OTT 21 W 26,000 CTV
8
Sun Sep 13 2:00 PM
OTT 25 @ TOR 30 W 33,135 CTVE
9
Sun Sep 20 2:00 PM
MTL 24 @ TOR 17 L 33,135 CTVE
10
Sun Sep 27 5:00 PM
TOR 12 @ CGY 27 L 21,292 CTV
11
Sun Oct 4
TOR 33 @ HAM 14 W 29,455  
12
Sat Oct 10 8:00 PM
BC 7 @ TOR 50 W 33,135 CTV
13
Sun Oct 18 2:00 PM
MTL 13 @ TOR 16 W 33,135 CTVE
14
Sun Oct 25 2:00 PM
TOR 7 @ HAM 27 L 29,755 CTVE
15
Sat Oct 31 2:00 PM
OTT 17 @ TOR 19 W 25,886 CBC
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sat Nov 7 2:00 PM
MTL 16 @ TOR 7 L 31,794 CBC

Toronto Argonauts 1970 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.476 4-1-0 (5) 2-2-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.500 2-0-0 (2) 0-3-0 (3)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.607
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.536
Ottawa Rough Riders (3) 0.286
BC Lions (1) 0.375
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.563
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.563
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.875
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.125

Team Scoring

19701969 +/-
Average Combined Score 44.21 -4.79
Average Winning Score 28.75 -3.15
Average Losing Score 16.50 -5.25
Average Home Score 25.29 -6.43
Average Visitor Score 21.71 -4.57
Average Margin of Victory 14.50 -0.70
Average Margin of Loss 12.83 +6.33

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Toronto 312859 7133104 115768 643498 177 (25.3)152 (21.7)329 (23.5)
Opponent 162844 245882 263864 3763100 187 (26.7)103 (14.7)290 (20.7)

Coaches

Head Coach
Assistant Coach
  • Bob Gibson – Offensive backfield

Toronto Argonauts 1970 Player Awards and Nominations

1970 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Marv Luster (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Charles Bray (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Tony Moro (Team Nominee)

Toronto Argonauts 1970 All-Star Selections

5 All-Canadian Selections
RB Bill Symons
FL Jim Thorpe
G Charles Bray (Tie)
DE Ed Harrington
DB Marv Luster (Tie)
6 All-Division Selections
RB Bill Symons*
TE Mel Profit, Jr.
FL Jim Thorpe
G Charles Bray
DB Jim Tomlin
DB Marv Luster

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Toronto Argonauts 1970 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
2–7 (16)   Paul Brown (T) Waterloo Lutheran
3–7 (25)   John Candiotto (E) Dalhousie
4–7 (34)   Vince Lyons (DB) McMaster
5–7   Pass
6–7 (51)   Bear Brown (T) Royal Military College
7–7 (59)   Bill Simmons (DB) Royal Military College
8–7   Pass
9–7   Pass
10–7   Pass

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