1979 Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL) 3rd place Eastern Conference 6-10-0 .375
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Head Coach: John Payne
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Wed6/13/1979HToronto Argonauts11-14LHamilton, ONIvor Wynne Stadium19700
Tue6/19/1979ABritish Columbia Lions11-16LVancouver, BCEmpire Stadium17839
Tue6/26/1979HCalgary Stampeders8-23LHamilton, ONIvor Wynne Stadium17205
Tue7/3/1979AMontreal Alouettes8-21LMontreal, QCOlympic Stadium27637
Wed7/11/1979AOttawa Rough Riders19-30LOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park21674
Wed7/18/1979HToronto Argonauts11-18LHamilton, ONIvor Wynne Stadium25104
Wed7/25/1979ASaskatchewan Roughriders24-20WRegina, SKTaylor Field19759
Wed8/1/1979HMontreal Alouettes8-21LHamilton, ONIvor Wynne Stadium41232
Wed8/8/1979AToronto Argonauts0-25LToronto, ONExhibition Stadium41282
Tue8/14/1979AWinnipeg Blue Bombers21-27LWinnipeg, MBWinnipeg Stadium24660
Tue8/21/1979HBritish Columbia Lions16-22LHamilton, ONIvor Wynne Stadium18420
Mon9/3/1979HOttawa Rough Riders16-9WHamilton, ONIvor Wynne Stadium19246
Sat9/8/1979AOttawa Rough Riders4-44LOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park23589
Sun9/16/1979HMontreal Alouettes14-21LHamilton, ONIvor Wynne Stadium18511
Sun9/23/1979HEdmonton Eskimos21-22LHamilton, ONIvor Wynne Stadium18186
Sat9/29/1979AToronto Argonauts17-16WToronto, ONExhibition Stadium37023
Mon10/8/1979HToronto Argonauts42-3WHamilton, ONIvor Wynne Stadium27293
Sun10/14/1979ACalgary Stampeders26-16WCalgary, ABMcMahon Stadium30925
Sun10/21/1979HOttawa Rough Riders21-3WHamilton, ONIvor Wynne Stadium27211
Sun11/4/1979AMontreal Alouettes20-41LMontreal, QCOlympic Stadium41382
Sun11/11/1979AOttawa Rough Riders26-29LOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park25540Eastern Semi-Final
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
Steve AckroydWR6-117523Sheridan5
4Zenon AndrusyshynP-K6-221031UCLA80
19Brock AynsleyRB6-219029Washington State12
47Bill BanksLB6-122524Penn State9
55Danny BassOT6-226525Elon8
41Jack BlairLB6-119223Hamilton Hurricanes Jrs.16
16Reg BoudreauWB5-1018023Saskatoon Hilltops Jrs.3
68Larry ButlerOG6-325027Appalachian State16
39Lou ClareLB6-122529Minnesota8
13Ray ClarkDB5-1118334Simon Fraser16
2Tom ClementsQB5-1018526Notre Dame8
40Mark CoflinC6-024223Alberta9
Rufus CrawfordRB5-1018024Virginia State1
64Linden DavidsonDT6-425324Ottawa6
23Rocky DiPietroTE6-321023Ottawa4
George DoehlaLB6-322723Indiana2
20Larry DorseyDB6-019026Tennessee State7
33Al DosantCB5-1118223Windsor6
54Bart EvansOG6-224027Manitoba10
65Ed GeorgeOT6-427033Ferrum JC; Wake Forest16
14Randy GrahamDB6-018025Simon Fraser16
Dexter GreenRB5-917222Iowa State2
Randy HalsallDL6-325530Wake Forest5
36Bill HarrisonRB6-019826Burlington Braves Jrs.; Ottawa16
10Bill HatanakaWR5-1117225York4
58Jim HeightonDE6-325235none16
34Zac HendersonDB6-119024Oklahoma16
73John HollandSE6-119027Tennessee State9
62Eary JonesDT6-426024Memphis6
Rick KuchmaWR6-419723Hamilton Hurricanes Jrs.2
76Craig LabbettTE6-321523Western Ontario12
32Neil LumsdenRB6-122527Ottawa16
Mark MangesQB6-221023Maryland1
8Dave MarlerQB6-119524Mississippi College; Mississippi State5
66Willie MartinOT6-526028Northeastern State13
42John MartiniLB6-222025Toronto9
56Alan MoffatOT6-426527Ottawa16
Calvin O'NealLB6-123525Michigan1
79Jesse O'NealDE6-425527Grambling State8
Gord PatersonTE5-1118529Manitoba4
71Leif PettersenWR6-218329Otterbein16
Tom PoeLB6-021527Washington State1
21Jim ReidRB6-323022Wilfrid Laurier8
69Mike RileyDT6-425525Dalhousie10
60Glenn RobinsonDE6-624528Navarro JC; Oklahoma State11
26Ronnie RowlandRB6-120524San Jose CC; Washington1313
Danny SandersQB6-420324Carson-Newman1
37David ShawDB6-018026Prairie View A&M15
77Lawrie SkolroodOE6-424027North Dakota8
7Eddie SmithQB6-017023Michigan State16
70Kerry SmithWR5-1016825Scarborough Rams Jrs.11
Mark SullivanDE6-423522Ohio State1
Ike ThomasDB6-219332Bishop10
52Harry WaltersLB6-122027Maryland4
50Henry WaszczukC6-023029Kent State16
Charlie WeatherbieQB6-219224Oklahoma State1
62Angelo WellsDE6-326525Morgan State7
6Harold WoodsDB5-1017724Potomac State; West Virginia16
31Ben ZambiasiLB6-120623Georgia16
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals57934486
Opponents Totals1151135258
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushingPassingPenaltyPENYDS
Team Totals28893171241501221
Opponents Totals276113142211431284
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTX2X2AFGFGAPCTSSAFPTS
Neil Lumsden877100.0081266.75084
Zenon Andrusyshyn0151693.80102050.010055
Leif Pettersen4001000026
Brock Aynsley4000000024
Dave Marler133100.00040.04013
Rufus Crawford2000000012
John Holland2000000012
Ronnie Rowland2000000012
Jack Blair100000006
Tom Clements100000006
Craig Labbett100000006
Jesse O'Neal100000006
Gord Paterson100000006
Kerry Smith100000006
Zac Henderson000000202
(Team)000000024
Team Totals29252696.213183650.0212280
Opponents Totals37340223956.4141338
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Ronnie Rowland1798144.5452
Neil Lumsden994384.4165
Tom Clements221456.6211
Jim Reid261335.1150
Dave Marler12857.1271
Rufus Crawford8658.1211
Dexter Green23642.8150
Eddie Smith13584.5190
Bill Harrison5193.870
Mark Manges2168.090
Charlie Weatherbie393.0130
Zac Henderson188.080
Brock Aynsley1-3-3.0-30
Team Totals39418514.710
Opponents Totals44721864.9
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Tom Clements21113061.67418098.613.952104.773.391.1
Eddie Smith1406143.6657945.713.05342.91410.032.0
Dave Marler893943.8415496.214.13222.2910.132.2
Charlie Weatherbie13646.2617513.529.25917.717.786.2
Zenon Andrusyshyn11100.001919.019.01900.000.0118.8
Mark Manges11218.2960.53.0900.000.039.6
John Holland100.0100.000.000.039.6
Team Totals46623951.319633527.214.0173.6316.759.2
Opponents Totals40924559.914631317.712.8184.4
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Leif Pettersen5683815.0524
John Holland3758215.7532
Ronnie Rowland3542012.0560
Brock Aynsley2238217.4594
Neil Lumsden211426.8213
Lawrie Skolrood1727516.2320
Gord Paterson1323818.3371
Kerry Smith1217114.3321
Craig Labbett810913.6171
Jim Reid6579.5180
Rufus Crawford55410.8311
Dexter Green3258.3170
Bill Harrison23115.5240
Harold Woods11919.0190
Steve Ackroyd199.090
Team Totals239335214.017
Opponents Totals245313112.8
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Harold Woods5397.8350
Ike Thomas36220.7510
David Shaw36120.3330
Zac Henderson331.030
Larry Dorsey14242.0420
Ben Zambiasi14242.0420
Jesse O'Neal12727.027t1
Randy Graham199.090
Team Totals1828515.81
Opponents Totals3131710.2
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLS
Zenon Andrusyshyn51220543.2664
Zac Henderson58225938.9802
Dave Marler1981242.7651
Team Totals128526741.1
Opponents Totals138571841.4
PUNT RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
David Shaw444219.6810
Bill Hatanaka16694.3170
John Holland17613.6120
Harold Woods9546.0120
Dexter Green7517.3190
Leif Pettersen44812.0180
Rufus Crawford44010.0130
Kerry Smith6366.0130
Larry Dorsey11010.0100
Bill Harrison188.080
Jack Blair100.000
Al Dosant1-4-4.0-40
Team Totals1117947.20
Opponents Totals1099488.7
KICKOFFSNOYDSAVGLGS
Zenon Andrusyshyn27168662.4900
Neil Lumsden1584656.4751
Dave Marler526853.6730
Team Totals47280059.6
Opponents Totals
KICKOFF RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
Harold Woods1841623.1500
Bill Hatanaka922424.9310
Ronnie Rowland918820.9350
Al Dosant610116.8230
John Holland68914.8270
Rufus Crawford36923.0240
Dexter Green36220.7240
Bill Harrison23517.5200
Larry Butler23417.0180
Leif Pettersen11313.0130
Ray Clark166.060
Team Totals60123720.60
Opponents Totals4081620.4
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Zenon Andrusyshyn3200000
Brock Aynsley1100000
Bill Banks00011270
Jack Blair0002201
Larry Butler0010100
Lou Clare0002200
Tom Clements1020200
Rufus Crawford2200000
Larry Dorsey0001100
Al Dosant0001160
Randy Graham0001100
Dexter Green2200000
Bill Harrison0001100
Jim Heighton0001100
Zac Henderson1101180
John Holland1100000
Eary Jones0001100
Neil Lumsden0001100
Dave Marler3211200
Jesse O'Neal0001120
Leif Pettersen1010100
Jim Reid1100000
Ronnie Rowland5520200
David Shaw2110100
Eddie Smith2100000
Henry Waszczuk1010100
Charlie Weatherbie1000000
Harold Woods1001100
Ben Zambiasi0004440
Team Totals281992029471
Opponents Totals201919
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