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1977 Edmonton Eskimos Statistics

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 Roster
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, the Eskimos 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. Don Warrington, George McGowan and Howard Strickland each provided receiving help, too.

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

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

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

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Tom Wilkinson26415859.819007.2145.3114.27882.3
Bruce Lemmerman21911753.414756.752.362.76270.9
Gerald Kunyk22100.04723.500.000.031118.8
Hank Ilesic11100.01414.000.000.014118.8
Totals48627857.234367.1193.9173.578 

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Germany21110044.894 8
Larry Washington964454.646 0
Howard Strickland632203.525 2
Angelo Santucci17653.816 0
Tom Wilkinson25401.611 0
Stu Lang155.00
Bruce Lemmerman1850.314 1
Don Warrington133.00
Larry Highbaugh3-3-1.017 0
Totals43517844.194 11

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Germany463437.528 2
George McGowan4041210.333 3
Stu Lang3754014.662 1
Don Warrington3552715.178 2
Howard Strickland3450214.835 4
John Konihowski2136817.547 2
Larry Highbaugh2027613.846 2
Waddell Smith1925313.348 2
Larry Washington181307.223 0
Angelo Santucci6477.816 0
Pete Ribbins23819.032 1
Totals278343612.478 19

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Dave Cutler3434100.0735068.51076446258.7901195
Totals3434100.0735068.51076446258.7901195

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Hank Ilesic77346945.1873
Gerald Kunyk41171441.8590
Totals118518343.9873

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Larry Highbaugh5760010.574 0
Gregg Butler1522014.742 0
Joe Hollimon1012012.024 0
Howard Strickland251024.123 0
Ed Jones121018.426 0
Angelo Santucci22814.017 0
York Hentschel144.00
Dave Montagano111.00
John Farlinger1-1-1.0-1 0
Totals12411759.574 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Howard Strickland2035918.036 0
Larry Highbaugh629348.856 0
Joe Hollimon618330.545 0
Jim Germany812715.923 0
Angelo Santucci34214.022 0
Ed Jones23819.019 0
Gregg Butler33311.015 0
Tom Towns5275.414 0
Randy Ragon11616.016 0
Dave Montagano11010.010 0
Roy Painter199.00
Danny Kepley210.50
Totals58113819.656 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Joe Hollimon513226.482 0
Larry Highbaugh510921.844 1
Danny Kepley36321.033 1
John Farlinger34615.322 0
Ed Jones33010.027 0
Dale Potter2147.014 0
Roy Painter14949.049 0
Gregg Butler14646.046 0
Phil Price12020.020 0
George McGowan100.00
Dave Montagano100.00
Totals2650919.682 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
Dave Cutler503411195
Jim Germany82000060
Howard Strickland240000036
George McGowan30000018
Larry Highbaugh02001000018
John Konihowski200012
Waddell Smith200012
Don Warrington0200012
Pete Lavorato10006
Angelo Santucci000010006
Pete Ribbins10006
Tom Towns010006
Stu Lang010006
Bruce Lemmerman10006
Danny Kepley0100006
Hank Ilesic0033
Totals111900023050341400408



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