Save the USFL Video Archive

1978 Calgary Stampeders Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 9-4-3 21
Finishing 2nd in the CFL's Western Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Division Final
Coach: Jack Gotta (9-4-3)
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1978 Calgary Stampeders Roster
1978 Calgary Stampeders Results

The Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 9 wins and 4 losses and 3 ties for 21 points, finishing second in the CFL's Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

The Stampeders scored 381 points, and the defensive squad allowed 311. John Hufnagel passed for 2,663 yards. James Sykes led pass catchers, grabbing 50 receptions, while Willie Armstead contributed 881 receiving yards. Tom Forzani contributed to the receiving game, too.

James Sykes carried the ball for a team-high 1,020 yards for Calgary.

Al Burleson and Terry Irvin each snatched 7 opponent throws.

Jack Gotta coached the team. The 1978 Calgary Stampeders lost in the Division Final.

Click on column headings to sort.


Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
John Hufnagel31516953.726638.5134.1134.18278.6
Ken Johnson593661.063510.846.846.810192.1
Craig Juntunen18950.01256.900.0316.74533.1
Matthew Reed14964.3936.600.000.01783.3
Cyril McFall11100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
James Sykes20410205.031 13
Willie Burden1606273.923 2
John Hufnagel563025.433 1
Ken Johnson15855.712 0
John Palazeti13544.225 0
Ron Rowland6284.714 0
Matthew Reed3144.70
Craig Juntunen11313.013 0
Willie Armstead11010.010 0
Kelvin Kirk166.00
Totals46021594.733 16


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
James Sykes5061412.362 1
Tom Forzani4373117.067 5
Willie Armstead3988122.6101 9
Willie Burden313079.954 1
Bob Viccars2536914.840 1
Kelvin Kirk2348721.271 0
John Palazeti6589.718 0
Ron Rowland3165.30
Vic Anonsen14545.045 0
Alex Morris11313.013 0
Mark McDonald199.00
Willie Thomas1-13-13.0-13 0
Totals224351715.7101 17


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Cyril McFall3636100.0533769.8966389859.1901157


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Cyril McFall128576945.1956
Robin Harber27236.0390

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Kelvin Kirk3636710.231 0
James Sykes2124111.567 1
Tom Forzani372306.223 0
Tom Reimer155.00
Totals958438.967 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
James Sykes2049624.836 0
Kelvin Kirk2047723.845 0
John Palazeti47218.030 0
Terry Irvin24824.026 0
Tom Forzani4399.827 0
Bernie Morrison144.00
Anthony Dickerson100.00
Totals52113621.845 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Terry Irvin715922.773 1
Al Burleson77210.332 0
Ray Odums36220.739 0
John Palazeti33110.324 0
Ollie Bakken22613.020 0
Bernie Morrison284.00
Doug Falconer13535.035 1
Miles Gorrell177.00
Anthony Dickerson100.00
Ed McAleney100.00
Totals2840014.373 2

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Cyril McFall373616163
James Sykes1311000090
Willie Armstead0900054
Tom Forzani50000030
Willie Burden2100018
John Hufnagel10006
Bob Viccars10006
Terry Irvin010006
Doug Falconer10006


Football Search

Latest News

Stampeders Sign Receiver
Posted on Wednesday November 30, 2022

The Calgary Stampeders have signed American receiver Felton Davis III.Felton Davis IIIReceiverCollege: Michigan StateHeight: 6.03W...

Stampeders Sign McNary
Posted on Tuesday November 29, 2022

The Calgary Stampeders have signed American defensive back Dishon McNary.Dishon McNaryDefensive backCollege: Central MichiganHeight: 6...

Stamps Re-Sign Global Players
Posted on Monday November 28, 2022

The Calgary Stampeders have re-signed three global players - defensive back Bailey Devine-Scott, offensive lineman Keanu Ebanks and linebacker Ryan Go...