1986 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 9-8-1 19
Finishing 2nd in the CFL's East Division
Postseason: 2-1 Won Grey Cup
Coach: Al Bruno (9-8-1)
Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
1986 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Roster
1986 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Results

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League ended the 1986 season with a record of 9 wins and 8 losses and 1 ties for 19 points, finishing second in the CFL's East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-1.

Hamilton chalked up 405 points, while the defensive unit yielded 366. Mike Kerrigan passed for 3,193 yards. Rocky DiPietro grabbed 86 receptions, while Tony Champion contributed 1,216 receiving yards.

Walter Bender carried the ball for a team-high 618 yards for the Tiger-Cats, and Ken Hobart also aided the ground game.

The larcenous defense manufactured 68 turnovers. Mark Streeter intercepted 9 opponent throws. Mike Walker topped pass rushers with 21 quarterback sacks.

Al Bruno coached the team. The 1986 Hamilton Tiger-Cats won the Grey Cup.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Mike Kerrigan42424257.131937.5163.8194.57574.9
Ken Hobart21710447.910624.920.962.85254.0
Tom Porras11100.01616.000.000.016118.8
Tony Champion200.000.000.0150.000.0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Walter Bender1626183.832 8
Ken Hobart825937.235 6
Ken Zachary592754.734 2
Jed Tommy421393.30
Mike Kerrigan25813.216 0
Dan Huclack10363.60
Johnny Shepherd8283.50
Dave Graffi7213.00
Tony Champion188.00
Bernie Ruoff155.00
Tom Porras100.00
Steve Stapler2-15-7.50
Totals40017894.535 16


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rocky DiPietro86108712.647 4
Tony Champion74121616.475 6
Steve Stapler6286113.951 5
Wayne Lee4656412.336 2
Walter Bender261676.423 0
Ken Zachary121169.724 0
Jed Tommy12574.810 0
Steve Jackson8658.118 0
Ron Ingram8486.00
Dan Huclack6315.214 1
Dave Graffi44711.816 0
Johnny Shepherd310.30
Don Newman133.00
Totals348426312.275 18


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Paul Osbaldiston1616100.0302376.7739209553.766092
Bernie Ruoff1919100.0251664.0735204358.470074
Dan Huclack3266.73133.3207


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Bernie Ruoff82350642.8682
Steve Stapler64260640.7782
Paul Osbaldiston27105639.1590
Paul Bennett11919.0190

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Paul Bennett917288.032 0
Wayne Lee403518.876 0
Less Browne1111111.047 0
Mike Robinson199.00
Ben Zambiasi177.00
Howard Fields177.00
Tony Champion155.00
Terry Lehne231.50
Leo Ezerins100.00
Totals13912218.876 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Less Browne2052026.061 0
Howard Fields2039419.735 0
Walter Bender1125923.532 0
Tony Champion1023323.343 0
Steve Stapler46416.020 0
Wayne Lee46315.822 0
Ken Zachary23819.021 0
Terry Lehne22512.515 0
Don Newman11919.019 0
Totals74161521.861 0

Missed Field Goal Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Less Browne27035.050 0
Paul Bennett55110.220 0
Totals712117.350 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mark Streeter920723.052 2
Less Browne812816.042 1
Lance Shields8374.616 0
Howard Fields611819.750 0
Leo Ezerins382.70
Ben Zambiasi24824.029 0
Calvin Adams23417.032 0
Frank Robinson22914.528 0
Paul Bennett2105.010 0
Leon Lyszkiewicz100.00
Totals4362514.552 3


Player No. Yds Avg.
Mike Walker21.00.00.0
Grover Covington18.00.00.0
Rod Skillman9.00.00.0
Mitchell Price7.00.00.0
Ben Zambiasi4.00.00.0
Frank Robinson4.00.00.0
Mark Streeter2.00.00.0
Romel Andrews2.00.00.0
Ed Gataveckas1.00.00.0
Leo Ezerins1.00.00.0
Less Browne1.00.00.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Paul Osbaldiston2316792
Bernie Ruoff01619976
Walter Bender80000048
Ken Hobart600036
Tony Champion060000036
Steve Stapler05000232
Rocky DiPietro400024
Dan Huclack0112213
Ken Zachary20000012
Mark Streeter200012
Wayne Lee20000012
Less Browne00010006
Mark Napiorkowski10006


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