The Toronto Argonauts’ 1998 Season

Season Summary

Toronto Argonauts 1998 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Toronto Argonauts 1998 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 2 0 0 4 43 32 W2 2-0-0
Regular Season 18 9 9 0 18 452 410 L3 2-4-0
    Home 9 4 5 0 8 251 223 L3 3-3-0
    Visitor 9 5 4 0 10 201 187 L1 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 10 5 5 0 10 269 235 L3 2-4-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 4 4 0 8 183 175 L1 4-2-0

Full 1998 League Standings

Toronto Argonauts 1998 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.483 3-2-0 (5) 2-3-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.486 1-3-0 (4) 3-1-0 (4)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.694
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.694
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (4) 0.167
BC Lions (2) 0.500
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.667
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.500
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.278

Coaches

Head Coach

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Assistant Coaches
  • Gary Etcheverry – Defensive line
  • Gregg Butler – Defensive backfield
  • Daryl Edralin – Special teams
  • John Jenkins – Offensive Coordinator
  • Jim Barker – Offensive Coordinator

1998 Toronto Argonauts Attendance

  • Capacity: 52,595
  • Total: 170,189
  • High: 32,717
  • Avg: 18,909 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 1997 Avg: +683
  • Low: 13,894
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 35.95
  • Diff from League Avg: -3,678

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Team Scoring

19981997 +/-
Average Combined Score 47.89 6.94 -
Average Winning Score 34.00 3.60 -
Average Losing Score 16.22 15.78 -
Average Home Score 27.89 9.00 -
Average Visitor Score 22.33 14.11 -
Average Margin of Victory 16.56 6.91 -
Average Margin of Loss 11.89 5.56 +

Stadium

  • 1998 home stadium: The SkyDome
  • Capacity: 52,595
  • Playing surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 1995 – Reconfiguration

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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 374077 6464128 652994 8568153 251 (27.9)201 (22.3)452 (25.1)
Opponent 331548 7763140 483785 6272134 187 (20.8)223 (24.8)410 (22.8)

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 5 (2-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 5 (4-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 10 (6-4-0) 2 (1-1-0) 6 (2-4-0)
After 2nd 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 6 (5-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 10 (8-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (1-7-0)
After 3rd 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 10 (9-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (0-8-0)
After 4th 4 (4-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (0-4-0) 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 9 (9-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 8 (0-8-0)
After OT1 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0)

Toronto Argonauts 1998 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 3 – Kerwin Bell
  • 2 – Derrell Mitchell
  • Defensive Star

    • 1 – Marcello Simmons
    • 1 – Kelly Wiltshire

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Chris Gioskos

Toronto Argonauts 1998 Player Awards and Nominations

1998 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Derrell Mitchell (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Demetrious Maxie (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Willie Williams, Jr. (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Kelly Wiltshire (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Jermaine Haley (Team Nominee)

Toronto Argonauts 1998 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–2 (2) [WPG] Dave Miller-Johnston (K) Concordia
1–8 Forfeited pick for 1997 Supplemental Draft Pick Andre Kirwan
2–2 [WPG] Forfeited pick for 1997 Supplemental Draft Pick Jeremy O'Day
2–7 (12) [SSK] Roger Dunbrack (RB) Western Ontario
2–8 Forfeited pick for 1997 Supplemental Draft Pick
3–8 (20) Jermaine Brown (RB) Winona State
4–8 (28) Brian Mlachak (K) Calgary
5–7 (35) [SSK] Eric Shilts (WR) Toronto
5–8 Forfeited pick for 1997 Supplemental Draft Pick Stephan LeClerc
6–8 (43) Bill Mitoulas (LB) Notre Dame

Toronto Argonauts 1998 All-Star Selections

1 All-Canadian Selections
SB Derrell Mitchell
7 All-Division Selections
QB Kerwin Bell
SB Derrell Mitchell*
WR Paul Masotti
LB Kelly Wiltshire
CB Donald Smith
S Les Smith
P Noel Prefontaine

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 2
Thu. June 18
7:30 PM
MTL 18 @ TOR 21 W 12,645
B 5
Wed. June 24
7:00 PM
TOR 22 @ HAM 14 W 14,675
1 12
Fri. July 3
9:30 PM
TOR 10 @ SSK 19 L 21,714
2 15
Thu. July 9
7:30 PM
CGY 22 @ TOR 19 L 15,672
3 19
Thu. July 16
9:30 PM
TOR 30 @ BC 15 W 15,725
4 22
Thu. July 23
7:30 PM
EDM 30 @ TOR 27 OT L 15,106
5 26
Thu. July 30
10:00 PM
TOR 15 @ CGY 14 W 26,061
6 30
Thu. Aug. 6
7:30 PM
WPG 14 @ TOR 29 W 15,712
7 34
Thu. Aug. 13
7:30 PM
TOR 20 @ MTL 24 L 21,175
8 37
Thu. Aug. 20
7:00 PM
HAM 6 @ TOR 42 W 23,368
9 42
Thu. Aug. 27
8:00 PM
TOR 37 @ WPG 16 W 20,102
10 47
Mon. Sept. 7
1:00 PM
TOR 7 @ HAM 26 L 30,065
11 50
Sat. Sept. 12
1:00 PM
BC 28 @ TOR 37 W 14,218
12 54
Sat. Sept. 19
1:00 PM
WPG 22 @ TOR 46 W 13,894
13 58
Sat. Sept. 26
9:00 PM
TOR 30 @ EDM 29 W 31,923
14 61
Sat. Oct. 3
1:00 PM
SSK 18 @ TOR 15 L 15,272
15 67
Mon. Oct. 12
1:00 PM
TOR 40 @ MTL 13 W 16,268
16 70
Sat. Oct. 17
1:00 PM
MTL 38 @ TOR 28 L 24,230
17 73
Fri. Oct. 23
7:30 PM
HAM 45 @ TOR 8 L 32,717
18 77
Fri. Oct. 30
8:00 PM
TOR 12 @ WPG 31 L 33,810
P1 81
Sun. Nov. 8
1:00 PM
TOR 28 @ MTL 41 L 17,495 CBC