The Toronto Argonauts’ 1978 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the Eastern Conference

Toronto Argonauts 1978 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

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

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

Coaches

Head Coaches

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1978 Toronto Argonauts Attendance

  • Capacity: 54,000
  • Total: 372,367
  • High: 52,308
  • Avg: 46,545 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1977 Avg: -369
  • Low: 40,120
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 86.20
  • Diff from League Avg: +14,666

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Team Scoring

19781977 +/-
Average Combined Score 38.94 6.63 +
Average Winning Score 22.75 0.42 -
Average Losing Score 11.92 0.72 +
Average Home Score 14.25 1.13 -
Average Visitor Score 15.00 1.00 -
Average Margin of Victory 8.75 8.25 -
Average Margin of Loss 15.83 4.13 +

Stadium

  • 1978 home stadium: Exhibition Stadium
  • Capacity: 54,000
  • Playing surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 1976 – Expansion/artificial turf

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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 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)

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)

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 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

Toronto Argonauts 1978 All-Star Selections

3 All-Division Selections
DE Jim Corrigall
CB Eric Harris
P Ken Clark

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
B 5
Sat. June 17
9:30 PM
TOR 14 @ EDM 26 L 25,007
9
Thu. June 22
8:00 PM
WPG 4 @ TOR 35 W 37,207
C 13
Thu. June 29
8:00 PM
HAM 11 @ TOR 16 W 38,120
D 15
Tue. July 4
8:00 PM
TOR 24 @ MTL 27 L 34,500
1 21
Wed. July 12
8:00 PM
HAM 22 @ TOR 34 W 49,950
2 23
Tue. July 18
8:00 PM
TOR 23 @ MTL 30 L 51,388 CBCE
3 30
Wed. July 26
8:00 PM
OTT 16 @ TOR 20 W 48,159
4 33
Wed. Aug. 2
8:00 PM
MTL 11 @ TOR 16 W 52,308
5 35
Tue. Aug. 8
8:00 PM
TOR 18 @ OTT 37 L 30,723 CTVE
6 41
Wed. Aug. 16
8:00 PM
EDM 40 @ TOR 3 L 49,168 CTV
8 47
Sun. Aug. 27
4:30 PM
TOR 10 @ SSK 31 L 19,341 CBC
9 52
Mon. Sept. 4
8:00 PM
TOR 16 @ HAM 19 L 31,377 R/C, CTV
10 58
Sun. Sept. 10
2:00 PM
MTL 27 @ TOR 2 L 46,202 CBCE
11 59
Sat. Sept. 16
6:00 PM
TOR 14 @ WPG 19 L 27,201 CTV
13 68
Sat. Sept. 30
8:00 PM
OTT 24 @ TOR 3 L 45,210 R/C, CTVE
14 71
Sat. Oct. 7
10:00 PM
TOR 16 @ CGY 22 L 26,190 CTV
15 75
Sat. Oct. 14
8:00 PM
HAM 7 @ TOR 21 W 41,250
16 80
Sat. Oct. 21
2:00 PM
TOR 7 @ MTL 30 L 45,547 CTVE
17 85
Sun. Oct. 29
2:00 PM
BC 31 @ TOR 15 L 40,120 R/C, CBC
18 90
Sun. Nov. 5
2:00 PM
TOR 16 @ HAM 23 L 31,005 R/C, CBCE