1977 Edmonton Eskimos Roster

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 10-6 20
Finishing 1st in the CFL's Western Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Grey Cup
Coach: Hugh Campbell (10-6)
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1977 Edmonton Eskimos Statistics
1977 Edmonton Eskimos Results

The Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League ended the 1977 season with a record of 10 wins and 6 losses for 20 points, finishing first in the CFL's Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

Offensively, Edmonton paced the league with 412 points. On the other side of the ball, the defense allowed 320 points. Tom Wilkinson tossed for 1,900 yards, and Bruce Lemmerman took a significant amount of snaps also. Jim Germany paced pass catchers, snagging 46 passes, while Stu Lang accumulated 540 receiving yards. Howard Strickland, Don Warrington and George McGowan each provided receiving help, too.

Jim Germany ran for a team-best 1,004 yards for the Eskimos.

The ball-hawking defense pounced on 62 turnovers, topping in the league. Larry Highbaugh and Joe Hollimon each picked off 5 opponent throws.

Hugh Campbell coached the team. The 1977 Edmonton Eskimos lost in the Grey Cup.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP
Dave BooneDEOctober 30, 19516'3"248East. MichiganDetroit, MI USA16
Ian BryansLBFebruary 3, 19536'2"219Western Ontario16
Gregg ButlerDBDecember 26, 19525'10"175HowardWashington, DC 7
Ray ClarkDBJanuary 3, 19545'11"183Simon Fraser6
Dave CutlerKOctober 17, 19455'10"185Simon FraserBiggar, SK 16
Herb DobbinsGJune 22, 19516'4"260San Diego St.Statesville, NC USA16
Ronnie EstayDEDecember 22, 19486'1"240LSURaceland, LA 16
John FarlingerDB/WRMarch 4, 19486'0"175Calgary16
Dave FennellDTFebruary 4, 19536'3"249North DakotaEdmonton, AB 16
Jim GermanyRBFebruary 20, 19536'1"205New Mexico StateNew York, NY 16
Lloyd GrimsrudDTDecember 31, 19516'2"250Idaho1
York HentschelTJune 16, 19536'3"250DrakeBentley, AB 16
Larry HighbaughDBJanuary 1, 19495'9"175IndianaIndianapolis, IN 16
Joe HollimonDBNovember 5, 19526'0"200Arkansas StateTruman, AK 8
Bob HowesCJanuary 4, 19436'4"246Queen's16
Hank IlesicPSeptember 7, 19596'1"210noneEdmonton, AB Canada10
Ed JonesDBJune 29, 19526'0"185RutgersLong Branch, NJ USA12
Danny KepleyLBAugust 24, 19536'1"220East CarolinaStanley County, NC 16
John KonihowskiWRJanuary 6, 19506'3"190Saskatchewan10
Gerald KunykPAugust 10, 19536'1"185Alberta6
Stu LangWRJanuary 26, 19516'1"190Queen's16
Pete LavoratoDBAugust 26, 19525'11"195Utah StateEdmonton, AB 16
Bruce LemmermanQBOctober 4, 19456'1"206Cal State-NorthridgeLos Angeles, CA USA16
Willie MartinTApril 27, 19516'5"260Northeastern Oklahoma16
George McGowanWROctober 3, 19486'2"190KansasBethesda, MD 10
Dave MontaganoDBMay 14, 19585'11"185CarletonOttawa, ON 9
Roy PainterDBDecember 8, 19536'1"185Arkansas State3
Dale PotterLBNovember 9, 19496'2"230OttawaOttawa, ON 16
Phil PriceDBSeptember 1, 19496'1"195Idaho StateProvidence, RI 7
Randy RagonWRJanuary 5, 19525'10"175Calgary Jr.Calgary, AB 4
Pete RibbinsDBAugust 31, 19476'2"195OttawaBurlington, ON 5
Angelo SantucciRBFebruary 5, 19525'11"190St. Mary's (Canada)13
Roger ScalesGNovember 25, 19446'1"240Brigham YoungVernon, BC 16
Waddell SmithWRAugust 24, 19556'2"180KansasNew Orleans, LA USA6
Henry SovioTEApril 15, 19496'3"230HawaiiSurrey, BC 2
Bill StevensonG/TAugust 20, 19506'4"273DrakeHigh Prairie, AB 16
Howard StricklandRBDecember 20, 19525'11"189CaliforniaLittle Rock, AR 16
Tom TownsLBMarch 17, 19536'0"220AlbertaRosetown, SK 16
Charlie TurnerTEDecember 12, 19446'3"255OhioBellaire, OH 16
Eric UptonGApril 29, 19536'3"245OttawaOttawa, ON 16
Don WarringtonRBJune 7, 19486'0"205Simon FraserBurnaby, BC 16
Larry WashingtonRBNovember 9, 19546'1"210Tennessee9
Tom WilkinsonQBJanuary 4, 19435'11"187WyomingOttumwa, IA 16



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