1984 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 6-9-1 13
Finishing 2nd in the CFL's East Division
Postseason: 2-1 Lost Grey Cup
Coach: Al Bruno (6-9-1)
Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
1984 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Roster
1984 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Results

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League ended the 1984 season with a record of 6 wins and 9 losses and 1 ties for 13 points, finishing second in the CFL's East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-1.

The Tiger-Cats scored 353 points, but the defensive squad gave up 439. Dieter Brock led the charge, slinging for 3,966 yards. Rocky DiPietro led the receiving corps, grabbing 71 receptions for 1,063 yards. Rufus Crawford contributed to the receiving game also.

Kelvin Lindsey carried the ball for a team-high 308 yards for Hamilton.

The opportunistic defense led the way with 65 turnovers. Gerald Bess picked off 12 opponent throws. Grover Covington topped the defensive unit with 18.5 quarterback sacks, leading the way for a team which created 60 sacks.

Al Bruno coached the team. The 1984 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
Dieter Brock56132057.039667.1152.7234.18370.9
Pete Gales451942.23347.412.212.28066.3
Jeff Tedford12650.0423.500.000.01658.3


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Kelvin Lindsey623085.083 4
Mark Bragagnolo542234.119 3
Johnny Shepherd592063.527 1
Rufus Crawford431363.214 2
Dieter Brock481342.818 6
Dave Graffi17502.913 0
Donnie Craft10272.70
Steve Stapler11414.014 0
Pete Gales4-4-1.00
Jeff Tedford3-6-2.0-3 0
DeWayne Jett3-25-8.30
Totals30410633.583 16


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rocky DiPietro71106315.080 5
Rufus Crawford6686413.147 3
Ron Johnson5068113.664 2
Mark Bragagnolo322568.019 0
Keith Baker2435214.770 2
Steve Stapler2136117.283 2
Kelvin Lindsey2121810.439 2
Johnny Shepherd201598.044 0
DeWayne Jett161499.313 0
Donnie Craft8567.012 0
Wayne Lee79513.619 0
Dave Graffi6549.013 0
Steve Kearns33411.312 0
Totals345434212.683 16


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Bernie Ruoff2929100.0443477.3555336361.1924140


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Bernie Ruoff156730246.8775

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rufus Crawford100110711.163 0
Howard Fields151177.820 0
Paul Bennett8546.814 0
Mark Young155.00
Totals124128310.363 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rufus Crawford3678821.939 0
Howard Fields925728.646 0
Kelvin Lindsey310535.040 0
Less Browne27236.031 0
Dave Graffi55010.016 0
Donnie Craft13737.037 0
Keith Baker23216.023 0
Leo Ezerins188.00
Rocky DiPietro284.00
Johnny Shepherd122.00
DeWayne Jett100.00
Totals63136221.646 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gerald Bess1212310.235 0
Felix Wright710014.330 1
Howard Fields4112.80
Leo Ezerins3175.715 0
Mike McIntyre294.50
Mark Young13939.039 0
Ed Gataveckas11111.011 0
Ben Zambiasi188.00
Rod Skillman111.00
John Priestner100.00
Mark Streeter100.00
Totals343199.439 1


Player No. Yds Avg.
Grover Covington18.50.00.0
Ben Zambiasi7.00.00.0
Leon Lyszkiewicz5.50.00.0
Mitchell Price5.00.00.0
John Priestner4.00.00.0
Rod Skillman3.50.00.0
Mike Walker3.00.00.0
Ed Gataveckas2.50.00.0
Gord Elser2.00.00.0
Greg Gary2.00.00.0
Dave Sauve2.00.00.0
Leo Ezerins1.00.00.0
Mark Streeter1.00.00.0
Mike Barker1.00.00.0
Howard Fields1.00.00.0
Gerald Bess1.00.00.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Bernie Ruoff342914145
Kelvin Lindsey42000036
Dieter Brock600036
Rocky DiPietro50000132
Rufus Crawford230000030
Mark Bragagnolo3000018
Keith Baker2000012
Steve Stapler0200012
Ron Johnson200012
Gerald Bess010006
Felix Wright100006
Johnny Shepherd10000006


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