1979 Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) 1st place Western Conference 12-2-2 .813
Head Coach: Hugh Campbell
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Tue6/12/1979HBritish Columbia Lions27-32LEdmonton, ABCommonwealth Stadium41326
Tue6/19/1979AToronto Argonauts31-16WToronto, ONExhibition Stadium35742
Sun6/24/1979HOttawa Rough Riders27-30LEdmonton, ABCommonwealth Stadium41379
Fri6/29/1979ASaskatchewan Roughriders53-20WRegina, SKTaylor Field17460
Tue7/10/1979AWinnipeg Blue Bombers28-10WWinnipeg, MBWinnipeg Stadium24024
Tue7/17/1979HSaskatchewan Roughriders52-20WEdmonton, ABCommonwealth Stadium43321
Tue7/31/1979HCalgary Stampeders44-9WEdmonton, ABCommonwealth Stadium42887
Tue8/07/1979ABritish Columbia Lions14-14TVancouver, BCEmpire Stadium30137
Tue8/14/1979AOttawa Rough Riders24-24TOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park27050
Tue8/21/1979HWinnipeg Blue Bombers41-13WEdmonton, ABCommonwealth Stadium42778
Tue8/28/1979HToronto Argonauts28-13WEdmonton, ABCommonwealth Stadium42778
Mon9/03/1979ACalgary Stampeders27-1WCalgary, ABMcMahon Stadium34825
Sun9/09/1979HSaskatchewan Roughriders40-0WEdmonton, ABCommonwealth Stadium40231
Sun9/16/1979HBritish Columbia Lions40-8WEdmonton, ABCommonwealth Stadium42776
Sun9/23/1979AHamilton Tiger-Cats22-21WHamilton, ONIvor Wynne Stadium18186
Sun9/30/1979ACalgary Stampeders19-26LCalgary, ABMcMahon Stadium33245
Mon10/08/1979HMontreal Alouettes47-6WEdmonton, ABCommonwealth Stadium42778
Sun10/14/1979ASaskatchewan Roughriders25-26LRegina, SKTaylor Field20042
Sun10/28/1979HWinnipeg Blue Bombers19-11WEdmonton, ABCommonwealth Stadium42778
Sat11/03/1979ABritish Columbia Lions25-17WVancouver, BCEmpire Stadium26575
Sun11/18/1979HCalgary Stampeders19-7WEdmonton, ABCommonwealth Stadium43033Western Final
Sun11/25/1979AMontreal Alouettes17-9WMontreal, QCOlympic Stadium65113Grey Cup
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
No.PlayerPos.HeightWeightAgeCollegeGPGS
Leo BlanchardOG6'426024Edmonton Huskies Jrs.; Alberta2
Dave BooneDE6'324828Eastern Michigan16
Gregg ButlerDB5'1017527Howard16
Mark CoflinOG6'024223Alberta6
Carl CrennelLB6'123031West Virginia2
Dave CutlerK5'1020034Simon Fraser16
Ronnie EstayDE6'124031Louisiana State16
Dave FennellDT6'324926Edmonton Wildcats Jrs.; North Dakota16
Emilio FraiettaDB5'1017524Edmonton Wildcats Jrs.16
Brian FryerWR6'118526Edmonton Wildcats Jrs.; Alberta2
Jim GermanyHB5'1120026New Mexico State16
York HentschelDT6'325026Red Deer Packers Jrs.16
Larry HighbaughCB5'917929Indiana16
Joe HollimonCB6'019827Arkansas State16
Bob HowesC6'424536Queen's16
Hank IlesicP-K6'121020none160
Ed JonesDB6'018527Rutgers16
Brian KellyWR5'917023Washington State16
Danny KepleyLB6'121826East Carolina16
John KonihowskiWR6'319029Saskatchewan16
Stu LangSB-WR6'119028Queen's16
Pete LavoratoDB6'119527Edmonton Wildcats Jrs.; Utah State16
Ted MilianC6'125025Manitoba16
Warren MoonQB6'321723West Los Angeles CC; Washington16
Hector PothierOG6'325425McGill; St. Mary's (Nova Scotia)11
Dale PotterLB6'222530Ottawa16
Angelo SantucciHB5'1119027St. Mary's (Nova Scotia)16
Tom ScottWB-WR5'1017028San Mateo JC; Washington16
Waddell SmithWR6'218024Los Angeles Southwest JC; Kansas16
Bill StevensonOG6'427029Edmonton Huskies Jrs.; Drake16
Tom TownsLB6'022026Alberta16
Eric UptonOG6'324526Ottawa16
Jimmy WalkerDT6'227023Arkansas14
Don WarringtonRB-TE6'020531Simon Fraser14
Tom WilkinsonQB5'1018736Wyoming16
Mike WilsonOT6'124332Dayton15
Dave ZacharkoLB6'021523Alberta14
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTX2X2AFGFGAPCTSSAFPTS
Dave Cutler0535498.100254654.3120140
Waddell Smith140000000084
Brian Kelly110011000068
Jim Germany110000000066
Tom Scott60000000036
John Konihowski40000000024
Stu Lang20000000012
Warren Moon20000000012
Angelo Santucci20000000012
Hank Ilesic01250.00000809
Gregg Butler1000000006
Carl Crennel1000000006
Larry Highbaugh1000000006
Danny Kepley1000000006
Tom Towns1000000006
(Team)0000000012
Team Totals57545696.411254654.3201495
Opponents Totals241901424121219
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Jim Germany23813245.6409
Angelo Santucci642544.0221
Warren Moon561502.7172
Don Warrington221245.6250
Danny Kepley13737.0370
Tom Wilkinson10282.8130
Waddell Smith12626.026t1
Dave Cutler11313.0130
Tom Scott155.05t1
Team Totals39419615.014
Opponents Totals31312444.0
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYL
Warren Moon27414954.411323828.716.077207.3124.4
Tom Wilkinson20512058.574213210.417.880178.3115.4
Waddell Smith2150.013618.036.036t150.000.0
Hank Ilesic11100.0099.09.0900.000.0
Team Totals48227156.218845599.516.8387.9234.8
Opponents Totals50525149.722334936.913.9316.1
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Waddell Smith74121416.47713
Brian Kelly61109818.08011
Tom Scott4283219.8545
John Konihowski3049016.3524
Stu Lang2947916.5372
Jim Germany1826114.5472
Angelo Santucci1416812.0481
Don Warrington3175.7100
Team Totals271455916.838
Opponents Totals251349313.9
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Larry Highbaugh1013413.4551
Gregg Butler7608.6331
Ed Jones4389.5310
Danny Kepley3175.7170
Pete Lavorato3175.790
Joe Hollimon22512.5250
Carl Crennel11818.018t1
Tom Towns144.041
Team Totals3131310.14
Opponents Totals231898.2
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBL
Hank Ilesic119561047.176
Tom Wilkinson14040.040
Team Totals140660747.2
Opponents Totals174783845.0
PUNT RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
Gregg Butler716238.8470
Emilio Fraietta3436110.6510
Larry Highbaugh161056.6180
Joe Hollimon15855.7170
Hank Ilesic144.040
Tom Scott144.040
Don Warrington111.010
Pete Lavorato100.000
Team Totals14011838.50
Opponents Totals100102010.2
KICKOFFSNOYDSAVGLG
Dave Cutler73431659.190
Hank Ilesic212964.567
Team Totals75444559.3
Team Totals75444559.3
Opponents Totals
Opponents Totals
KICKOFF RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
Joe Hollimon2360926.5550
Emilio Fraietta1122620.5300
Larry Highbaugh37424.7240
Gregg Butler25326.5410
Tom Scott12222.0220
Ed Jones166.060
John Konihowski200.000
Stu Lang100.000
Team Totals4499022.50
Opponents Totals72172023.9
SACKSNOYDS
Opponents Totals
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Gregg Butler33022220
Dave Cutler1100000
Dave Fennell0002200
Emilio Fraietta1000000
Jim Germany5400000
Larry Highbaugh22134460
Joe Hollimon2200000
Ed Jones0001100
Danny Kepley00011601
Ted Milian0001100
Warren Moon1000000
Dale Potter0002200
Angelo Santucci2211200
Tom Scott1100000
Waddell Smith0010100
Don Warrington1100000
Tom Wilkinson1100000
Team Totals2017313161281
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