1979 Canadian Football League


The 1979 season was the Canadian Football League's 35th, and 9 teams competed in the league that year. The Edmonton Eskimos won the 1979 CFL championship.

1979 Canadian Football League Standings
1979 Canadian Football League League Leaders

BC Lions (9-6-1) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Calgary Stampeders (12-4) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Edmonton Eskimos (12-2-2) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (6-10) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Montreal Alouettes (11-4-1) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Ottawa Rough Riders (8-6-2) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2-14) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Toronto Argonauts (5-11) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (4-12) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results


Marker indicates city location, not venue address.


1979 Award Winners


Hugh Campbell - Annis Stukus Trophy (Coach of the Year)
Tom Cousineau - Grey Cup Most Valuable Player, Defence
David Green - Grey Cup Most Valuable Player, Offence
Dave Fennell - Most Outstanding Canadian
Ben Zambiasi - Most Outstanding Defensive Player
Mike Wilson - Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman
David Green - Most Outstanding Player
Brian Kelly - Most Outstanding Rookie
John Helton - Tom Pate Memorial Award

1979 All-Pros



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Junior Ah You
Willie Armstead
Al Burleson
Gregg Butler
Larry Butler
Lloyd Fairbanks
Dave Fennell
Tony Gabriel
David Green
Dickie Harris
John Helton
Hank Ilesic
Ed Jones
Brian Kelly
Danny Kepley
Larry Key
Reggie Lewis
Mike Nelms
Lui Passaglia
Waddell Smith
Ray Watrin
Tom Wilkinson
Al Wilson
Mike D. Wilson
Ben Zambiasi

East All-Star
Junior Ah You
Nick Bastaja
Jim Burrow
Larry Butler
Tom Clements
Jim Corrigall
Martin Cox
Carl Crennel
Ron Foxx
Tony Gabriel
Bob Gaddis
David Green
Billy Hardee
Dickie Harris
Terry Metcalf
Mike Nelms
Leif Pettersen
Tony Proudfoot
Mike Raines
Doug Smith
Ian Sunter
Don Sweet
Ray Watrin
Glen Weir
Dan Yochum
Ben Zambiasi

West All-Star
Willie Armstead
Dave Boone
Al Burleson
Gregg Butler
Lloyd Fairbanks
Dave Fennell
Jim Germany
John Helton
Harry Holt
Hank Ilesic
Terry Irvin
Glen Jackson
Ed Jones
Brian Kelly
Danny Kepley
Larry Key
Reggie Lewis
Ray Odums
Lui Passaglia
Waddell Smith
Bill Stevenson
Tom Towns
Eric Upton
Tom Wilkinson
Al Wilson
Mike D. Wilson

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