Season Summary

Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Thu Jul 8 8:15 PM
MTL 10 @ TOR 29 W 32,136  
B
Mon Jul 12
TOR 14 @ WPG 11 W 17,500  
C
Fri Jul 16 8:15 PM
BC 17 @ TOR 18 W 32,136  
D
Thu Jul 22
TOR 21 @ HAM 8 W 25,645  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Wed Jul 28 8:00 PM
WPG 20 @ TOR 21 W 33,135 CTV
2
Fri Aug 6 8:00 PM
SSK 17 @ TOR 22 W 33,135 CBC
3
Thu Aug 12 8:00 PM
TOR 26 @ MTL 14 W 29,609 CTVE
4
Thu Aug 19
OTT 28 @ TOR 30 W 33,135  
6
Sun Aug 29 5:00 PM
TOR 24 @ BC 27 L 30,242 CTV
6
Wed Sep 1 11:00 PM
TOR 16 @ EDM 15 W 22,261 CTVW
7
Mon Sep 6
TOR 17 @ HAM 30 L 34,535  
8
Sun Sep 12 2:00 PM
HAM 14 @ TOR 23 W 33,135 CTVE
9
Sun Sep 19
TOR 26 @ OTT 17 W 26,063 CTVE
10
Sat Sep 25 8:00 PM
CGY 7 @ TOR 18 W 33,135 CBC
11
Sun Oct 3 2:00 PM
TOR 12 @ OTT 3 W 21,868 CTV
12
Sun Oct 10 2:00 PM
TOR 32 @ MTL 5 W 22,470 CTVE
13
Sun Oct 17
MTL 28 @ TOR 7 L 33,135  
15
Sun Oct 31 2:00 PM
HAM 23 @ TOR 15 L 33,135 CTVE
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P2
Sun Nov 14 2:00 PM
TOR 23 @ HAM 8 W 33,392 CBC
P2
Sat Nov 20 2:00 PM
HAM 17 @ TOR 17 T 33,135 CTV
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
GC
Sun Nov 28 4:00 PM
TOR 11 vs CGY 14 L 34,484 CTV, CBC
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

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)
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
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
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)
Head Coach
Assistant Coach
  • Bob Gibson – Offensive backfield
Toronto Argonauts 1971 Player Awards and Nominations
1971 Most Outstanding
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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1971 Toronto Argonauts Canadian Amateur 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

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