1968 Edmonton Eskimos Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 8-7-1 17
Finishing 3rd in the CFL's Western Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Conference Semifinal
Coach: Neill Armstrong (8-7-1)
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1968 Edmonton Eskimos Roster
1968 Edmonton Eskimos Results

The Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League ended the 1968 season with a record of 8 wins and 7 losses and 1 ties for 17 points, finishing third in the CFL's Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The Eskimos netted 228 points, but the defensive unit conceded 288. Jim Thomas ran for a team-best 881 yards for Edmonton.

Frank Cosentino threw for 858 yards, and Charlie Fulton played quarterback also. Jim Thomas snagged 40 passes for 369 yards. E.A. Sims provided receiving help as well.

The sticky-fingered defense pounced on 57 turnovers. John Wydareny intercepted 7 errant tosses from the opposition.

Neill Armstrong coached the team. The 1968 Edmonton Eskimos lost in the Conference Semifinal.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Frank Cosentino1396848.98586.253.653.65965.6
Charlie Fulton1195243.77296.110.875.98642.3
Corey Colehour402767.53097.712.537.54867.6
Jim Thomas2150.0136.500.000.01370.8
Randy Kerbow100.000.000.01100.000.0
Totals30114849.219096.372.3165.386 

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Thomas1618815.559 6
Art Perkins1105004.523 3
Charlie Fulton662974.536 2
Thurmos Butler632814.523 4
Frank Cosentino23893.917 0
Don Lisbon23873.813 0
Howie Schumm8364.50
Randy Kerbow11717.017 1
Bayne Norrie133.00
Corey Colehour4-13-3.20
Totals46021784.759 16

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Thomas403699.252 0
E.A. Sims2231814.50
Garry Lefebvre1931916.859 3
Art Perkins181538.547 1
Randy Kerbow1431422.448 0
Larry Plancke1019819.886 3
Thurmos Butler99010.028 0
Charlie Fulton5489.615 0
Don Lisbon4328.015 0
Peter Kempf34013.321 0
Joe Hernandez22010.012 0
Robbie Campbell11010.010 0
Howie Schumm1-2-2.0-2 0
Totals148190912.986 7

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Peter Kempf242187.5311651.61140228357.175080
Totals242187.5311651.61140228357.175080

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Garry Lefebvre83323939.0692
Randy Kerbow58242541.8592
John McKillop1454739.1500
Totals155621140.1694

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dick Dupuis514498.826 0
Howie Schumm342316.820 0
Bayne Norrie171297.618 0
Mike Law11797.211 0
Joe Hernandez263.00
Ian MacLeod122.00
Robbie Campbell122.00
Jerry Griffin100.00
Totals1188987.626 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bayne Norrie1638624.136 0
Jim Thomas514829.649 0
Garry Lefebvre413233.050 0
Robbie Campbell47619.021 0
Don Lisbon46716.823 0
Joe Hernandez36521.731 0
Charlie Fulton23718.528 0
Ben Hart22814.019 0
Roy Shatzko100.00
Howie Schumm2-2-1.00
Totals4393721.850 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
John Wydareny7608.632 0
Ian MacLeod47619.036 1
Jerry Griffin3289.315 0
Robbie Campbell3268.723 0
Joe Hernandez22110.511 0
Dave Gasser2115.50
Edgar Poles2105.00
Ron Forwick13434.034 0
Mike Law111.00
Dick Dupuis100.00
Totals2626710.336 1

Defense and Fumbles:


Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Peter Kempf016211180
Jim Thomas60000036
Thurmos Butler40000024
Art Perkins3100024
Garry Lefebvre3000220
Larry Plancke3000018
Charlie Fulton20000012
Randy Kerbow100028
Ian MacLeod0100006
Totals16700010016211500228



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