Season Summary

  • Finished 4th (in tiebreaker) in the Eastern Conference
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Tue Jun 29 11:00 PM
TOR 18 @ BC 27 L 15,636  
B
Sat Jul 3 8:00 PM
CGY 25 @ TOR 25 T 37,343  
C
Sat Jul 10 8:00 PM
TOR 25 @ HAM 10 W 19,549  
D
Wed Jul 14 8:00 PM
OTT 20 @ TOR 9 L 37,851  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Thu Jul 22 9:00 PM
TOR 22 @ WPG 16 W 21,433  
2
Wed Jul 28 8:00 PM
EDM 25 @ TOR 20 L 43,002  
3
Wed Aug 4 8:00 PM
MTL 10 @ TOR 23 W 44,920 R/C, CTVE
4
Wed Aug 11 8:00 PM
OTT 27 @ TOR 16 L 50,212  
5
Wed Aug 18 8:00 PM
HAM 11 @ TOR 14 W 49,724  
6
Mon Aug 23 8:00 PM
TOR 3 @ MTL 23 L 25,802 CTVE
7
Wed Sep 1 8:00 PM
TOR 27 @ OTT 40 L 28,060 CTVE
8
Sun Sep 5 2:00 PM
TOR @ MTL 28 L 20,444 CBC
9
Sun Sep 12 2:00 PM
HAM 22 @ TOR 31 W 48,250 R/C, CBCE
10
Sat Sep 18 10:00 PM
TOR 28 @ CGY 20 W 22,961 CTV
11
Sat Sep 25 8:00 PM
TOR 14 @ HAM 29 L 31,793  
12
Sat Oct 2 2:00 PM
OTT 20 @ TOR 20 T 47,685 CTVE
13
Sun Oct 10 4:30 PM
TOR 3 @ SSK 34 L 22,140 CBC
14
Sun Oct 17 2:00 PM
MTL 10 @ TOR 29 W 49,650 CTVE
16
Sat Oct 30 2:00 PM
BC 16 @ TOR 25 W 45,404 R/C, CBC
17
Sun Nov 7 2:00 PM
TOR 14 @ HAM 23 L 35,394 R/C, CBCE
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 1 2 1 3 77 82 L1 1-2-1
Regular Season 16 7 8 1 15 289 354 L1 2-3-1
    Home 8 5 2 1 11 178 141 W2 4-1-1
    Visitor 8 2 6 0 4 111 213 L3 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 11 4 6 1 9 191 243 L1 2-3-1
   Non-divisional opponent 5 3 2 0 6 98 111 W1 3-2-0

Full 1976 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 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-1-1) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (1-6-0) 6 (5-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 10 (2-7-1)
After 2nd 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-1-1) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (1-6-0) 6 (5-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 10 (2-7-1)
After 3rd 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-2-1) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (1-6-0) 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (2-8-1)
After 4th 5 (5-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 2 (0-2-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 7 (7-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 8 (0-8-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.514 4-1-1 (6) 0-5-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.494 1-1-0 (2) 2-1-0 (3)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (4) 0.500
Montreal Alouettes (4) 0.469
Ottawa RedBlacks (3) 0.594
BC Lions (1) 0.375
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.188
Edmonton Elks (1) 0.594
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.688
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.625
19761975 +/-
Average Combined Score 40.19 +3.62
Average Winning Score 24.57 +2.37
Average Losing Score 12.13 -0.78
Average Home Score 22.25 +2.38
Average Visitor Score 13.88 +1.12
Average Margin of Victory 9.57 +1.77
Average Margin of Loss 16.50 +6.30
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Toronto 502070 512677 143751 632891 178 (22.3)111 (13.9)289 (18.1)
Opponent 204969 5058108 263157 4575120 213 (26.6)141 (17.6)354 (22.1)
Head Coaches
1976 Player Awards and Nominations
1976 Most Outstanding
Toronto Argonauts 1976 All-Star Selections
1 All-Canadian Selections
DT Granville Liggins
4 All-Division Selections
WR Mike Eben
DT Granville Liggins
DB Larry Uteck (Tie)
DB Steve Dennis

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1976 Toronto Argonauts Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
3–1 (19)   Rodney Allison (LB) Saint Mary's
4–1 (28)   Brian Utley (OT) Saskatchewan
5–1 (37)   Bob Palmer (RB) York
6–1 (46)   Doug Falconer (DB) Ottawa
7–1 (55)   John Montelepare (LB) Concordia
7–2 (56) [BC] Peter Sorenson (DT) Bishop's
8–1 (64)   Jim Trimm (TE) Toronto
9–1 (73)   Gary McCann (RB) Windsor
9–8 (79) [MTL] George Beattie (DB) Acadia
10–1 (81)   Maurice St. Martin (OT) Queen's
10–8 (87) [MTL] Bernie Muldoon (RB) Windsor

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