The Toronto Argonauts 1997 Season

Toronto Argonauts 1997 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 2 0 0 4 58 14 W2 2-0-0
Regular Season 18 15 3 0 30 660 327 L1 5-1-0
    Home 9 9 0 0 18 332 116 W9 6-0-0
    Visitor 9 6 3 0 12 328 211 L1 4-2-0
   Divisional opponent 10 9 1 0 18 384 176 L1 5-1-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 6 2 0 12 276 151 W5 5-1-0

Full 1997 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 6 (6-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (2-1-0) 2 (2-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 9 (8-1-0) 4 (4-0-0) 5 (3-2-0)
After 2nd 9 (9-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 14 (14-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0)
After 3rd 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 13 (13-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (2-3-0)
After 4th 9 (9-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 15 (15-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Fri Jun 13 7:30 PM
HAM 14 @ TOR 18 W 13,452  
B
Wed Jun 18 7:30 PM
TOR 40 @ MTL 0 W 6,394  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Fri Jun 27 7:30 PM
WPG 23 @ TOR 38 W 16,551 TSN
2
Sun Jul 6 2:30 PM
TOR 20 @ HAM 15 W 14,033 TSN
3
Sat Jul 12 8:00 PM
TOR 23 @ SSK 27 L 22,956 TSN
4
Thu Jul 17 7:30 PM
HAM 20 @ TOR 27 W 17,222 TSN
5
Thu Jul 24 10:30 PM
TOR 34 @ BC 20 W 23,330 TSN
6
Thu Jul 31 7:30 PM
MTL 8 @ TOR 46 W 16,213 TSN
7
Thu Aug 7 9:30 PM
TOR 35 @ CGY 45 L 25,311 TSN, RDS
8
Thu Aug 14 7:00 PM
EDM 14 @ TOR 38 W 18,031 RDS, TSN
9
Thu Aug 21 7:30 PM
SSK 1 @ TOR 27 W 17,330 TSN
10
Mon Sep 1 7:00 PM
TOR 46 @ HAM 3 W 18,377 CBC
11
Sun Sep 7 2:00 PM
TOR 66 @ WPG 25 W 21,080 CBC
12
Sun Sep 14 2:00 PM
HAM 9 @ TOR 34 W 20,234 CBC
13
Sat Sep 20 10:00 PM
TOR 25 @ EDM 24 W 38,619 TSN
14
Sun Sep 28 2:00 PM
TOR 41 @ WPG 9 W 20,004 CBC
15
Sat Oct 4 2:00 PM
BC 3 @ TOR 46 W 17,019 CBC
16
Sat Oct 11 2:00 PM
MTL 21 @ TOR 28 W 17,355 CBC
17
Sat Oct 18 2:00 PM
CGY 17 @ TOR 48 W 24,083 CBC, RDS
18
Sun Oct 26 1:00 PM
TOR 38 @ MTL 43 L 10,801 CBC
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P2
Sun Nov 9 12:45 PM
MTL 30 @ TOR 37 W 32,085 CBC
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
GC
Sun Nov 16 4:30 PM
TOR 47 vs SSK 23 W 60,431 CBC

Toronto Argonauts 1997 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.328 5-0-0 (5) 4-1-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.528 4-0-0 (4) 2-2-0 (4)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (4) 0.111
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.722
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.222
BC Lions (2) 0.444
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.556
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.667
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.444

Team Scoring

19971996 +/-
Average Combined Score 54.83 +4.00
Average Winning Score 37.60 +5.20
Average Losing Score 32.00 +8.67
Average Home Score 36.89 +7.00
Average Visitor Score 36.44 +4.56
Average Margin of Victory 23.47 +8.13
Average Margin of Loss 6.33 -4.67

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Toronto 8365148 93122215 6666132 9075165 332 (36.9)328 (36.4)660 (36.7)
Opponent 245377 255277 273764 4069109 211 (23.4)116 (12.9)327 (18.2)

Coaches

Head Coach
Assistant Coaches
  • John Jenkins – Offensive Coordinator
  • Jim Barker – Offensive line
  • Bill Bradley – Defensive Coordinator
  • Gary Etcheverry – Defensive line
  • Daryl Edralin – Special teams

Toronto Argonauts 1997 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 4 – Michael Clemons
  • 4 – Robert Drummond
  • 1 – Doug Flutie

Defensive Star

  • 1 – Les Smith
  • 1 – Mike O'Shea
  • 1 – Reggie Givens

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Demetrious Maxie
  • 1 – Reggie Givens
  • 1 – Rob Waldrop

Toronto Argonauts 1997 Player Awards and Nominations

1997 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Doug Flutie (Winner)
  • Defensive Player — Les Smith (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Mike Kiselak (Winner)
  • Canadian Player — Mike O'Shea (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Derrell “Mookie” Mitchell (Winner)

Toronto Argonauts 1997 All-Star Selections

11 All-Canadian Selections
QB Doug Flutie*
FB Robert Drummond
SB Derrell “Mookie” Mitchell
C Mike Kiselak*
G Pierre Vercheval
DT Rob Waldrop
DHB Johnnie Harris
S Les Smith
P Mike Vanderjagt
K Mike Vanderjagt
ST Michael “Pinball” Clemons
15 All-Division Selections
QB Doug Flutie
FB Robert Drummond
SB Derrell “Mookie” Mitchell
WR Paul Masotti
C Mike Kiselak
G Pierre Vercheval
DT Rob Waldrop
LB Ken Benson
LB Mike O'Shea
DHB Johnnie Harris
CB Adrion Smith
S Les Smith
P Mike Vanderjagt
K Mike Vanderjagt
ST Michael “Pinball” Clemons

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Toronto Argonauts 1997 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1) [OTT] Chad Folk (OL) Utah
1–9 (9)   Matt DuBuc (SB) Texas Tech
2–8 (17)   Steve Salter (OL) Ottawa
3–1 (18) [SSK, WPG] Aldi Henry (CB) Michigan State
3–8 (24)   Dave Mudge (OT) Michigan State
4–9 (33)   Jayson Hansen (OL) Texas Tech
5–8 (41)   Mark Giardetti (DE) Evangel
6–8 (48)   Kris Kershaw (QB) Salisbury State

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