The Toronto Argonauts 1972 Season

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

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)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Wed Jul 5 8:00 PM
WPG 14 @ TOR 14 T 32,912  
B
Thu Jul 13 8:00 PM
HAM 24 @ TOR 25 W 33,135  
C
Wed Jul 19 8:00 PM
TOR 7 @ OTT 51 L 19,508  
D
Wed Jul 26 8:00 PM
TOR 24 @ MTL 15 W 11,368  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Thu Aug 3 8:00 PM
MTL 19 @ TOR 8 L 33,135  
2
Wed Aug 9 10:00 PM
TOR 6 @ SSK 15 L 15,771 CTV
3
Wed Aug 16 8:00 PM
OTT 14 @ TOR 8 L 33,135 CTVE
4
Wed Aug 23 9:00 PM
TOR 19 @ WPG 21 L 25,210 CTV
5
Wed Aug 30 8:00 PM
TOR 13 @ OTT 14 L 27,472 CTVE
6
Mon Sep 4 8:00 PM
TOR 43 @ MTL 21 W 14,594  
7
Sun Sep 10 2:00 PM
HAM 22 @ TOR 18 L 33,135 CTVE
9
Wed Sep 20 8:00 PM
BC 23 @ TOR 9 L 33,135 CTV
9
Sun Sep 24 2:00 PM
TOR 14 @ HAM 41 L 34,410  
10
Sat Sep 30 8:00 PM
EDM 31 @ TOR 30 L 33,135 CBC
12
Sun Oct 8 2:00 PM
MTL 3 @ TOR 21 W 32,571 CTVE
13
Sun Oct 15 4:00 PM
TOR 33 @ CGY 27 W 18,201 CTV
15
Sat Oct 28 2:00 PM
OTT 21 @ TOR 16 L 33,135 CBCE
16
Sun Nov 5 2:00 PM
TOR 16 @ HAM 26 L 35,217 CTVE

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

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

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)

Coaches

Head Coach
Assistant Coach
  • Bob Gibson – Offensive backfield

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 All-Star Selections

No Toronto Argonauts Canadian or Division All-Star selections in 1972.

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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

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