The Toronto Argonauts’ 1972 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the Eastern Conference

Toronto Argonauts 1972 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Toronto Argonauts 1972 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 1 1 5 70 104 W1 2-1-1
Regular Season 14 3 11 0 6 254 298 L2 2-4-0
    Home 7 1 6 0 2 110 133 L1 1-5-0
    Visitor 7 2 5 0 4 144 165 L1 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 9 2 7 0 4 157 181 L2 2-4-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 1 4 0 2 97 117 W1 1-4-0

Full 1972 League Standings

Toronto Argonauts 1972 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.619 1-4-0 (5) 1-3-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.488 0-2-0 (2) 1-2-0 (3)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.786
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.286
Ottawa Rough Riders (3) 0.786
BC Lions (1) 0.313
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.375
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.625
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.500
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.625

Coaches

Head Coach

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1972 Toronto Argonauts Attendance

  • Capacity: 33,150
  • Total: 231,381
  • High: 33,135
  • Avg: 33,054 (7 out of 7 games)
  • Diff from 1971 Avg: -80
  • Low: 32,571
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 99.71
  • Diff from League Avg: +9,858

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Team Scoring

19721971 +/-
Average Combined Score 39.43 1.07 +
Average Winning Score 32.33 9.73 +
Average Losing Score 14.27 1.48 -
Average Home Score 15.71 3.71 -
Average Visitor Score 20.57 1.29 -
Average Margin of Victory 15.33 6.73 +
Average Margin of Loss 8.18 3.07 -

Stadium

  • 1972 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 363369 294473 203353 253459 110 (15.7)144 (20.6)254 (18.1)
Opponent 163450 275481 392463 5153104 165 (23.6)133 (19.0)298 (21.3)

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

Toronto Argonauts 1972 Player Awards and Nominations

1972 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Eric Allen (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Jim Stillwagon (Division Finalist)
  • Canadian Player — Mike Eben (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Eric Allen (Team Nominee)

Toronto Argonauts 1972 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–8 (8) Rick Chevers (LB) Waterloo
2–3 (12) [BC] Stew Francis (LB) Simon Fraser
2–8 (17) Bill Turnbull (DB) Waterloo Lutheran
3–8 (26) John Buda (T) Waterloo
4–8 (35) Mike Urban (QB) Windsor
5–8 (43) Gary Jeffries (DB) Waterloo Lutheran
6–8 (52) Rick Henderson (G) Waterloo Lutheran
7–8 (60) Doug Ball (HB) Toronto
8–8 Pass
9–8 Pass

Toronto Argonauts 1972 All-Star Selections

2 All-Canadian Selections
DT Jim Stillwagon
DB Marv Luster
6 All-Division Selections
WR Eric Allen
C Paul Desjardins
DT Jim Stillwagon
DE Jim Corrigall (Tie)
OLB Gene Mack
DB Marv Luster

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 5
Wed. July 5
WPG 14 @ TOR 14 T 32,912
B 10
Thu. July 13
HAM 24 @ TOR 25 W 33,135
C 14
Wed. July 19
TOR 7 @ OTT 51 L 19,508
D 19
Wed. July 26
TOR 24 @ MTL 15 W 11,368
1 24
Thu. Aug. 3
MTL 19 @ TOR 8 L 33,135
2 27
Wed. Aug. 9
TOR 6 @ SSK 15 L 15,771
3 32
Wed. Aug. 16
OTT 14 @ TOR 8 L 33,135
4 36
Wed. Aug. 23
TOR 19 @ WPG 21 L 25,210
5 40
Wed. Aug. 30
TOR 13 @ OTT 14 L 27,472
6 44
Mon. Sept. 4
TOR 43 @ MTL 21 W 14,594
7 49
Sun. Sept. 10
HAM 22 @ TOR 18 L 33,135
9 55
Wed. Sept. 20
BC 23 @ TOR 9 L 33,135
58
Sun. Sept. 24
TOR 14 @ HAM 41 L 34,410
10 62
Sat. Sept. 30
EDM 31 @ TOR 30 L 33,135
12 69
Sun. Oct. 8
MTL 3 @ TOR 21 W 32,571
13 74
Sun. Oct. 15
TOR 33 @ CGY 27 W 18,201
15 81
Sat. Oct. 28
OTT 21 @ TOR 16 L 33,135
16 87
Sun. Nov. 5
TOR 16 @ HAM 26 L 35,217