The Toronto Argonauts’ 1971 Season

Season Summary

Toronto Argonauts 1971 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Toronto Argonauts 1971 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 4 0 0 8 82 46 W4 4-0-0
Regular Season 14 10 4 0 20 289 248 L2 4-2-0
    Home 7 5 2 0 10 136 137 L2 4-2-0
    Visitor 7 5 2 0 10 153 111 W3 4-2-0
   Divisional opponent 9 6 3 0 12 188 162 L2 4-2-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 4 1 0 8 101 86 W2 4-1-0

Full 1971 League Standings

Toronto Argonauts 1971 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.452 2-2-0 (4) 4-1-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.488 3-0-0 (3) 1-1-0 (2)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.500
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.429
Ottawa Rough Riders (3) 0.429
BC Lions (1) 0.406
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.594
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.375
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.594
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.469

Coaches

Head Coach

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1971 Toronto Argonauts Attendance

  • Capacity: 33,150
  • Total: 231,945
  • High: 33,135
  • Avg: 33,135 (7 out of 7 games)
  • Diff from 1970 Avg: 0
  • Low: 33,135
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 99.95
  • Diff from League Avg: +9,122

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Team Scoring

19711970 +/-
Average Combined Score 38.36 5.86 -
Average Winning Score 22.60 6.15 -
Average Losing Score 15.75 0.75 -
Average Home Score 19.43 5.86 -
Average Visitor Score 21.86 0.14 +
Average Margin of Victory 8.60 5.90 -
Average Margin of Loss 11.25 1.58 -

Stadium

  • 1971 home stadium: Exhibition Stadium
  • Capacity: 33,150
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1959 – Opened 1959

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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)
Toronto 344377 283866 493180 254166 136 (19.4)153 (21.9)289 (20.6)
Opponent 142135 242448 372057 6246108 111 (15.9)137 (19.6)248 (17.7)

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 4 (4-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 5 (4-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 9 (8-1-0) 2 (2-0-0) 3 (0-3-0)
After 2nd 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 10 (9-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0)
After 3rd 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 10 (9-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0)
After 4th 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 10 (10-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0)

Toronto Argonauts 1971 Player Awards and Nominations

1971 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Leon McQuay (Division Finalist)
  • Lineman — Jim Stillwagon (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Mike Eben (Team Nominee)

Toronto Argonauts 1971 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
2–5 (14) Bob Hamilton (E) Waterloo Lutheran
3–5 (23) Ron Faulkner (T) Queen's
4–5 (32) Bill Morrison (DE) Guelph
5–5 (41) Allan Dresser (LB) Windsor
6–5 (50) Bill Hartley (G) St. Francis Xavier
7–5 Pass
8–5 Pass
9–5 Pass

Toronto Argonauts 1971 All-Star Selections

6 All-Canadian Selections
RB Leon McQuay
TE Mel Profit, Jr.
DT Jim Stillwagon
DE Jim Corrigall
DB Marv Luster
DB Dick Thornton
11 All-Division Selections
QB Joe Theismann*
RB Leon McQuay*
TE Mel Profit, Jr.
FL Mike Eben
C Paul Desjardins
G Charles Bray
T Ellison Kelly
DT Jim Stillwagon
DE Jim Corrigall
DB Marv Luster
DB Dick Thornton

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 6
Thu. July 8
MTL 10 @ TOR 29 W 32,136
B 11
Mon. July 12
TOR 14 @ WPG 11 W 17,500
C 13
Fri. July 16
BC 17 @ TOR 18 W 32,136
D 19
Thu. July 22
TOR 21 @ HAM 8 W 25,645
1 22
Wed. July 28
8:00 PM
WPG 20 @ TOR 21 W 33,135 CTV
2 29
Fri. Aug. 6
8:00 PM
SSK 17 @ TOR 22 W 33,135 CBC
3 33
Thu. Aug. 12
TOR 26 @ MTL 14 W 29,609
4 37
Thu. Aug. 19
OTT 28 @ TOR 30 W 33,135
6 43
Sun. Aug. 29
5:00 PM
TOR 24 @ BC 27 L 30,242 CTV
45
Wed. Sept. 1
11:00 PM
TOR 16 @ EDM 15 W 22,261 CTV
7 48
Mon. Sept. 6
TOR 17 @ HAM 30 L 34,535
8 54
Sun. Sept. 12
HAM 14 @ TOR 23 W 33,135
9 58
Sun. Sept. 19
TOR 26 @ OTT 17 W 26,063
10 62
Sat. Sept. 25
8:00 PM
CGY 7 @ TOR 18 W 33,135 CBC
11 69
Sun. Oct. 3
2:00 PM
TOR 12 @ OTT 3 W 21,868 CTV
12 73
Sun. Oct. 10
TOR 32 @ MTL 5 W 22,470
13 78
Sun. Oct. 17
MTL 28 @ TOR 7 L 33,135
15 87
Sun. Oct. 31
HAM 23 @ TOR 15 L 33,135
P2 91
Sun. Nov. 14
TOR 23 @ HAM 8 W 33,392
93
Sat. Nov. 20
HAM 17 @ TOR 17 T 33,135
GC 94
Sun. Nov. 28
4:00 PM
TOR 11 vs CGY 14 L 34,484 CTV, CBC