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1961 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 10-4 20
Finishing 1st in the CFL's Eastern Conference
Postseason: 1-2 Lost Grey Cup
Coach: Jim Trimble (10-4)
Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
1961 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Roster
1961 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Results

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League ended the 1961 season with a record of 10 wins and 4 losses for 20 points, finishing first in the CFL's Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

The Tiger-Cats scored 340 points, and the defense surrendered 293. Bernie Faloney passed for 2,565 yards. Gerry McDougall led pass catchers, grabbing 40 receptions for 632 yards. Paul Dekker and George Scott contributed to the receiving game as well.

Larry Hickman carried the ball for a team-high 447 yards for Hamilton, while Bob Jarus and Bernie Faloney additionally aided the ground game.

Don Sutherin picked off 11 opponent throws.

Jim Trimble coached the team. The 1961 Hamilton Tiger-Cats lost in the Grey Cup.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Bernie Faloney27415656.925659.4238.4145.17295.2
Frank Cosentino592339.03566.023.446.84142.8
Tom Dublinski241145.82189.128.328.37471.2
Gerry McDougall3133.33612.0133.300.036119.4
Don Sutherin22100.0157.500.000.01097.9
George Scott11100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Larry Hickman694476.567 1
Bernie Faloney774345.627 4
Bob Jarus723504.923 0
Gerry McDougall583355.876 3
George Scott512895.727 1
Carver Shannon321524.823 1
Frank Cosentino16774.813 0
Garney Henley7699.952 1
Ralph Goldston10434.31
Don Sutherin3103.310 0
Tommy Grant144.00
Geno DeNobile020
Milam Wall111.00
Paul Palmer100.00
Totals39822135.676 12


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gerry McDougall4063215.856 7
Paul Dekker3757815.648 7
George Scott3255117.274 6
Ralph Goldston2541416.672 2
Hal Patterson2045222.665 3
Bob Jarus1321016.235 0
Garney Henley911412.727 0
Tommy Grant77811.116 1
Carver Shannon34414.722 1
Tom Dublinski24422.028 1
Milam Wall2168.010 0
Larry Hickman252.50
Don Sutherin15252.052 0
Ron Miller188.00
Totals194319816.574 28


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Don Sutherin433581.4251040.0458341458.979069
Milam Wall11100.000001


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Cam Fraser51221043.3672
Bernie Faloney50228745.7582
Don Sutherin1563942.6840
Gerry McDougall318260.7720

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Garney Henley311866.020 0
Ron Howell561743.126 0
Don Sutherin14815.830 0
Paul Palmer9525.813 0
George Scott33010.019 0
Cam Fraser122.00
Grant McKee200.00
Totals1165254.530 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
George Scott1431722.646 0
Hal Patterson1227222.738 0
Carver Shannon412130.236 0
Garney Henley49724.243 0
Ron Howell24623.024 0
Gerry McDougall24422.029 0
Bob Jarus22814.019 0
Chet Miksza22713.519 0
Don Sutherin12222.022 0
Ralph Goldston2199.514 0
Zeno Karcz144.00
Bob Minihane100.00
Totals4799721.246 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Don Sutherin1115013.656 0
Garney Henley34414.738 0
Ron Howell34113.719 0
Ralph Goldston294.50
Zeno Karcz122.00
Totals2024612.356 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Don Sutherin000001035469
Gerry McDougall370100066
Paul Dekker700042
George Scott160000042
Bernie Faloney400226
Hal Patterson3000018
Ralph Goldston120000018
Garney Henley10000100012
Carver Shannon11000012
Tommy Grant010006
Al Rogers10006
Tom Dublinski10006
Pete Neumann10006
Larry Hickman100006
Cam Fraser00022
Milam Wall000101


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