The Toronto Argonauts 1978 Season

Toronto Argonauts 1978 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 2 0 4 89 68 L1 2-2-0
Regular Season 16 4 12 0 8 234 389 L3 1-5-0
    Home 8 4 4 0 8 114 178 L1 2-4-0
    Visitor 8 0 8 0 0 120 211 L8 0-6-0
   Divisional opponent 11 4 7 0 8 176 246 L2 1-5-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 0 5 0 0 58 143 L5 0-5-0

Full 1978 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 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (0-3-0) 4 (0-4-0) 4 (3-1-0) 3 (0-3-0) 9 (1-8-0)
After 2nd 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 2 (0-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (0-5-0) 5 (3-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 10 (1-9-0)
After 3rd 2 (2-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (0-8-0) 2 (2-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 13 (1-12-0)
After 4th 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (0-8-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 12 (0-12-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
B
Sat Jun 17 9:30 PM
TOR 14 @ EDM 26 L 25,007  
B
Thu Jun 22 8:00 PM
WPG 4 @ TOR 35 W 37,207  
C
Thu Jun 29 8:00 PM
HAM 11 @ TOR 16 W 38,120  
D
Tue Jul 4 8:00 PM
TOR 24 @ MTL 27 L 34,500  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Wed Jul 12 8:00 PM
HAM 22 @ TOR 34 W 49,950  
2
Tue Jul 18 8:00 PM
TOR 23 @ MTL 30 L 51,388 CBCE
3
Wed Jul 26 8:00 PM
OTT 16 @ TOR 20 W 48,159  
4
Wed Aug 2 8:00 PM
MTL 11 @ TOR 16 W 52,308  
5
Tue Aug 8 8:00 PM
TOR 18 @ OTT 37 L 30,723 CTVE
6
Wed Aug 16 8:00 PM
EDM 40 @ TOR 3 L 49,168 CTV
8
Sun Aug 27 4:30 PM
TOR 10 @ SSK 31 L 19,341 CBC
9
Mon Sep 4 8:00 PM
TOR 16 @ HAM 19 L 31,377 R/C, CTV
10
Sun Sep 10 2:00 PM
MTL 27 @ TOR 2 L 46,202 CBCE
11
Sat Sep 16 6:00 PM
TOR 14 @ WPG 19 L 27,201 CTV
13
Sat Sep 30 8:00 PM
OTT 24 @ TOR 3 L 45,210 R/C, CTVE
14
Sat Oct 7 10:00 PM
TOR 16 @ CGY 22 L 26,190 CTV
15
Sat Oct 14 8:00 PM
HAM 7 @ TOR 21 W 41,250  
16
Sat Oct 21 2:00 PM
TOR 7 @ MTL 30 L 45,547 CTVE
17
Sun Oct 29 2:00 PM
BC 31 @ TOR 15 L 40,120 R/C, CBC
18
Sun Nov 5 2:00 PM
TOR 16 @ HAM 23 L 31,005 R/C, CBCE

Toronto Argonauts 1978 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.506 4-2-0 (6) 0-5-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.538 0-2-0 (2) 0-3-0 (3)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (4) 0.344
Montreal Alouettes (4) 0.531
Ottawa Rough Riders (3) 0.688
BC Lions (1) 0.500
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.656
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.688
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.281
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.563

Team Scoring

19781977 +/-
Average Combined Score 38.94 +6.62
Average Winning Score 22.75 -0.42
Average Losing Score 11.92 +0.72
Average Home Score 14.25 -1.12
Average Visitor Score 15.00 -1.00
Average Margin of Victory 8.75 -8.25
Average Margin of Loss 15.83 +4.13

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Toronto 14923 333164 233255 444892 114 (14.3)120 (15.0)234 (14.6)
Opponent 483381 354580 5066116 4567112 211 (26.4)178 (22.3)389 (24.3)

Coaches

Head Coaches

Toronto Argonauts 1978 Player Awards and Nominations

1978 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Jim Corrigall (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Jim Corrigall (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Nick Bastaja (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Jim Corrigall (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Dwight Edwards (Team Nominee)

Toronto Argonauts 1978 All-Star Selections

No Toronto Argonauts Canadian or Division All-Star selections in 1978.

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Toronto Argonauts 1978 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–5 (5)   Mark Brown (RB) Guelph
3–5 (23)   Jerry Gulyes (K) Wilfrid Laurier
4–5 (32)   Ian Magowan (DT) McMaster
5–5 (41)   John Greenough (WR) Waterloo
6–5 (50)   Tim Jones (C) Simon Fraser
7–5 (59)   Clark Johnson (WR) Concordia
8–5 (68)   Stan Strecker (DB) Guelph

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