1978 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 5-10-1 11
Finishing 3rd in the CFL's Eastern Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Division Semifinal
Coach: Tom Dimitroff (1-3-1)
Coach: John Payne (4-7)
Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
1978 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Roster
1978 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Results

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 5 wins and 10 losses and 1 ties for 11 points, finishing third in the CFL's Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

Hamilton scored only 225 points, worst in the league, while the wobbly defensive unit surrendered 403. Jimmy Jones tossed for 2,060 yards. Leif Pettersen grabbed 41 receptions, while Lawrie Skolrood contributed 661 receiving yards, while Jimmy Edwards was targeted regularly, too.

Jimmy Edwards carried the ball for a team-high 840 yards for the Tiger-Cats.

Bill Armstrong, Zac Henderson, David Shaw and Ike Thomas each snatched 2 opponent throws.

Tom Dimitroff and John Payne coached the team. The 1978 Hamilton Tiger-Cats lost in the Division Semifinal.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Jimmy Jones26915959.120607.793.3114.17577.4
Tom Shuman1074743.97056.654.776.55754.5
Roy Henry251144.0994.000.014.01838.6
Jimmy Edwards300.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jimmy Edwards1978404.332 2
Neil Lumsden472685.758 0
Jimmy Jones432044.728 1
Vince Allen341454.312 1
John Kinch221034.70
Tom Shuman5306.00
Bill Harrison6172.80
Roy Henry122.00
Kerry Smith1-14-14.00
Lawrie Skolrood1-14-14.00
Totals35715814.458 4


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Leif Pettersen4155713.638 0
Lawrie Skolrood4066116.557 4
Jimmy Edwards332969.075 4
Rocky DiPietro2946316.042 2
John Kinch161096.817 3
Neil Lumsden1515810.550 0
Dave Quehl131209.222 0
Kerry Smith1225621.350 1
Bill Harrison812015.036 0
Vince Allen67813.052 0
Brock Aynsley33511.718 0
Bob Riley11111.011 0
Totals217286413.275 14


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Nick Jambrosic131292.3231147.8938201353.070155
Neil Lumsden33100.0200.0205
Leif Pettersen00100.0101


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Nick Jambrosic54235343.6683
Ken Clark40188547.1761
Neil Lumsden1357944.5570
Zac Henderson1150345.7510
Bill Palmer1141737.9610

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jimmy Edwards392506.422 0
Vince Allen1015115.135 0
Mike Williams812816.098 1
Ron Meeks13856.516 0
Steve Ackroyd7527.413 0
Mike Siganos8364.515 0
David Shaw4256.20
Dave Quehl2178.515 0
Bill Harrison144.00
Lawrie Skolrood111.00
Totals937498.198 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ron Meeks2347120.546 0
Jimmy Edwards1832418.024 0
Mike Siganos1123621.531 0
Vince Allen48120.227 0
Bill Harrison45313.228 0
Steve Ackroyd11010.010 0
Leif Pettersen100.00
Larry Butler100.00
Alan Moffat100.00
Totals64117518.446 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Zac Henderson27135.545 1
Ike Thomas24522.530 0
David Shaw23015.030 0
Bill Armstrong2199.513 0
Ben Zambiasi14444.044 1
Tommy Mills13333.033 0
Ray Nettles12020.020 0
Randy Graham133.00
Mike Siganos100.00
Totals1326520.445 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
Nick Jambrosic11121358
Jimmy Edwards2400000138
Lawrie Skolrood040000330
John Kinch0300018
Rocky DiPietro2000114
Jimmy Jones100018
Ben Zambiasi100006
Kerry Smith010006
Zac Henderson10006
Henry Waszczuk10006
Ike Thomas010006
Mike Williams10006
Vince Allen10000006
Neil Lumsden000325
Leif Pettersen0000113
Ken Clark0011


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