1980 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 8-7-1 17
Finishing 1st in the CFL's East Division
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Grey Cup
Coach: John Payne (8-7-1)
Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
1980 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Roster
1980 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Results

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League ended the 1980 season with a record of 8 wins and 7 losses and 1 ties for 17 points, finishing first in the CFL's East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

The Tiger-Cats labored to change the scoreboard with just 332 points, and the defensive squad conceded 377. Dave Marler passed for 1,914 yards. Rocky DiPietro led the receiving corps, grabbing 55 receptions for 869 yards, while John Holland contributed to the receiving game, too.

Obie Graves carried the ball for a team-high 658 yards for Hamilton.

Leroy Paul picked off 5 opponent throws.

John Payne coached the team. The 1980 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
Dave Marler26513952.519147.293.4197.25757.3
Bruce Lemmerman1126255.47756.932.7108.95148.8
Tom Rozantz401947.52867.225.0410.02948.5
Charlie Weatherbie251352.02038.128.0416.04466.3
Bernie Ruoff11100.01818.000.000.018118.8
Rufus Crawford100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Obie Graves1266585.240 0
Rufus Crawford1254703.830 4
Dave Marler432455.722 2
John McCorquindale341785.235 1
Ron Rowland501753.515 4
Chris Cobb12615.111 0
Bernie Ruoff23718.519 0
Phil Colwell13292.20
Bruce Lemmerman6264.316 0
Charlie Weatherbie4215.210 0
Steve Powell11151.40
Tom Rozantz3144.711 0
Totals42919294.540 11


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rocky DiPietro5586915.851 2
John Holland5079115.857 3
Leif Pettersen3448614.342 6
Ross Clarkson2134616.544 3
Obie Graves15885.922 0
Marco Cyncar1318013.827 0
Rufus Crawford13796.117 0
Ron Rowland7578.118 0
John McCorquindale7557.917 0
Gord Paterson68814.733 2
Brock Aynsley57515.018 0
Phil Colwell2157.513 0
Al Dosant11818.018 0
Don Ross11818.018 0
Rick Kuchma11212.012 0
Leo Lewis199.00
Chris Cobb188.00
Steve Powell122.00
Totals234319613.757 16


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Bernie Ruoff2626100.0463269.61055316357.5761133
Marco Cyncar3266.700002


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Bernie Ruoff121511842.3753
Dave Marler510721.4360
Marco Cyncar25427.0280

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
David Shaw2434114.2102 1
Rufus Crawford382737.294 1
Marco Cyncar20954.80
Obie Graves12786.514 0
Steve Powell44812.028 0
Leo Lewis4307.515 0
John Holland7233.314 0
Rocky DiPietro133.00
Gord Paterson122.00
Jerry Anderson100.00
Totals1128938.0102 2

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Harold Woods2654921.144 0
Rufus Crawford817622.033 0
Marco Cyncar713919.924 0
Obie Graves713819.736 0
Ron Rowland27236.058 0
Leo Lewis23618.021 0
John Holland22512.520 0
Drew Taylor11010.010 0
Doug Redl177.00
David Shaw166.00
Linden Davidson1-8-8.0-8 0
Totals58115019.858 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Leroy Paul55611.230 0
David Shaw46315.834 0
Jerry Anderson312040.090 1
Randy Graham34214.020 0
Ben Zambiasi33210.718 0
Carl Crennel2157.512 0
Harold Woods2126.010 0
Bob Rozier11010.010 0
Totals2335015.290 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
Bernie Ruoff0322614136
Leif Pettersen600036
Rufus Crawford401000030
Ron Rowland40000024
John Holland30000018
Ross Clarkson300018
Rocky DiPietro2000012
Dave Marler200012
Gord Paterson2000012
Craig Labbett10006
John McCorquindale100006
David Shaw1000006
Jerry Anderson0100006
Marco Cyncar0000202


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