1970 Toronto Argonauts Roster

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 8-6 16
Finishing 2nd in the CFL's Eastern Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Conference Semifinal
Coach: Leo Cahill (8-6)
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1970 Toronto Argonauts Statistics
1970 Toronto Argonauts Results

The Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League ended the 1970 season with a record of 8 wins and 6 losses for 16 points, finishing second in the CFL's Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

Toronto moved the ball well, scoring 329 points, while the defensive squad allowed 290. Don Jonas tossed for 2,041 yards, and Tom Wilkinson took a significant amount of snaps, too. Jim Thorpe snagged 43 passes for 671 yards, while Mel Profit was targeted regularly as well.

Bill Symons carried the pigskin for a team-best 908 yards for the Argonauts, and Dave Raimey also aided the ground game.

Dick Aldridge intercepted 7 opponent throws.

Leo Cahill coached the team. The 1970 Toronto Argonauts lost in the Conference Semifinal.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP
31Dick AldridgeLBJanuary 19, 19416'0"198WaterlooToronto, ON 14
17Ron ArendsDBMarch 11, 19456'1"171Weston Redmen Jr.Toronto, ON 14
64Walt BalasiukDTOctober 19, 19396'1"255East York ArgosBenito, MB 14
30Chip BarrettDBAugust 10, 19446'2"198UBCToronto, ON 14
32Tom BlandHBJuly 2, 19405'11"170West Liberty StateWheeling, WV 13
70Mike BlumLBOctober 24, 19436'0"225Northern MichiganOttawa, ON 14
57Charlie BrayGSeptember 23, 19456'0"255Central State (OK)Pauls Valley, OK 14
42Ron CaphamCDecember 2, 19436'2"240AlbertaFlin Flon, MB 14
Dennis Caponi0
79Jim CorrigallDTMay 7, 19466'3"253Kent StateBarrie, ON 14
Billy GambrellWRSeptember 18, 19415'10"175South CarolinaAthens, GA USA2
54Ed HarringtonDEFebruary 8, 19416'3"225LangstonHugo, OK 13
Jim HendersonWRApril 12, 19436'4"200Simpson CollegeToronto, ON 6
66Bob HudspethTNovember 21, 19456'4"275Southern Illinois14
Gary InskeepDEMarch 31, 19476'4"258Stout StateLonaconing, MD 6
13Don JonasQBDecember 3, 19385'11"195Penn St.Scranton, PA USA14
69Dave KnechtelDESeptember 25, 19456'3"244Waterloo LutheranKitchener, ON 10
27Marv LusterDBNovember 27, 19376'1"200UCLAShreveport, LA 14
Ian MacDonaldDE6'5"235TulsaMontreal, QC 2
16Dave MannDBJune 2, 19326'1"190Oregon St.Berkeley, CA USA14
76Paul MarkleEOctober 23, 19466'2"218Waterloo LutheranLondon, ON 14
77Pete MartinG/LBOctober 10, 19406'0"220Western OntarioToronto, ON 14
11Tony MoroEDecember 4, 19476'1"215DaytonUdine, Italy14
60Danny NykolukTJune 16, 19346'3"250ScarbroughToronto, ON 14
Gil PetmanisHBApril 12, 19426'0"195East YorkRiga, Latvia4
75Mel ProfitTEJuly 30, 19416'5"230UCLANew York, NY 14
14Dave RaimeyHBNovember 18, 19405'10"195MichiganDayton, OH USA14
51Roger ScalesGNovember 25, 19446'1"240Brigham YoungVernon, BC 14
34Gerry SternbergDBMarch 18, 19435'10"175TorontoOrsk, Russia14
65Art StrahanDEJuly 17, 19436'5"250Texas SouthernNewton, TX USA2
Don SutherinDB/KFebruary 29, 19365'10"193Ohio St.Empire, OH USA5
53Bob SwiftGNovember 29, 19436'0"230ClemsonShawinigan Falls, QC 14
33Bill SymonsRBJune 14, 19436'0"215ColoradoNucla, CO 14
24Bobby TaylorWRMarch 5, 19415'10"185Calgary Jr.Barrow-In-Furness, England4
25Dick ThorntonDBNovember 1, 19396'0"185NorthwesternChicago, IL 10
20Jim ThorpeWRJanuary 10, 19466'2"185HofstraManhasset, NY 12
23Jim TomlinDBDecember 6, 19455'11"187Stephen F. Austin14
59Mike WadsworthDTJune 4, 19436'3"250Notre DameOttawa, ON 14
68Larry WatkinsTMay 22, 19486'4"270Western KentuckyLouisville, KY 7
19Tom WilkinsonQBJanuary 4, 19435'11"187WyomingOttumwa, IA 14


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