1997 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 2-16 4
Finishing 4th in the CFL's East Division
Coach: Urban Bowman (1-10)
Coach: Don Sutherin (1-6)
Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
1997 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Roster
1997 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Results

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League ended the 1997 season with a record of 2 wins and 16 losses for 4 points, finishing fourth in the CFL's East Division.

Hamilton managed just 362 points, worst in the league, while the shaky defensive squad gave up 549, most in the circuit. Anthony Calvillo threw for 2,177 yards, and Rickey Foggie played quarterback, too. Prince Wimbley led the receiving corps, grabbing 42 receptions for 637 yards. Ashaundai Smith, Burt Thornton, Archie Amerson, Andrew Grigg and Mike Morreale each provided receiving help as well.

Archie Amerson carried the ball for a team-high 630 yards for the Tiger-Cats.

Orlondo Steinauer snatched 7 opponent throws. Willie Whitehead topped the defensive unit with 13 quarterback sacks.

Urban Bowman and Don Sutherin coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Anthony Calvillo27816057.621777.8124.3114.06980.6
Rickey Foggie1799955.313457.552.884.55570.2
Mike Cawley794354.45476.956.345.16276.3
Marquel Fleetwood472246.82164.600.012.12751.4
Jason McCullough9666.712714.100.0222.23070.1
Burt Thornton11100.08181.01100.000.081158.3
Andrew Grigg2150.03015.0150.000.030135.4
Archie Amerson100.
Kenny Nord500.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Archie Amerson1446304.464 4
Anthony Calvillo532424.629 2
Mike Cawley201819.025 0
Rickey Foggie321384.322 3
Markus Thomas271124.127 1
Marquel Fleetwood14966.917 1
Yonel Jourdain13564.314 0
Lee Knight12413.40
Willie Brown8243.012 0
Dean Noel11111.011 0
Ted Long177.00
Marcus Holliday273.50
Kenny Nord122.00
Andrew Grigg001
Totals32815474.764 12


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Prince Wimbley4263715.269 1
Archie Amerson4041410.446 1
Mike Morreale3846612.348 2
Ashaundai Smith3545212.949 2
Burt Thornton3458617.247 4
Earl Winfield2946215.959 2
Andrew Grigg2652920.381 5
Ted Long1522114.747 2
Yonel Jourdain141138.133 1
Markus Thomas1315011.562 1
Lee Knight121169.722 1
Ted Alford911212.418 0
Ken Evraire7628.920 0
Dean Noel56112.226 0
Terry Guess36521.750 1
Kevin Knox33010.012 0
Willie Brown23517.533 0
Marcus Holliday273.50
Gonzalo Floyd252.51
Charlie Simmons100.00
Totals332452313.681 24


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Paul Osbaldiston3131100.0422457.11179449956.9740114


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Paul Osbaldiston147641143.6824

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Kenny Wilhite302036.819 0
Orlondo Steinauer271375.112 0
Sam Rogers211175.625 0
Aaron Ruffin13574.411 0
Andrew Grigg6162.70
Frank West199.00
Earl Winfield263.00
Totals1005455.425 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Aaron Ruffin3166421.438 0
Yonel Jourdain1225020.841 0
Ashaundai Smith1021721.731 0
Sam Rogers510020.026 0
Orlondo Steinauer69716.223 0
Rob Hitchcock45814.518 0
Willie Brown55010.020 0
Archie Amerson23417.017 0
Kenny Wilhite23417.017 0
Lee Knight11212.012 0
Dean Noel166.00
Jason Kaiser100.00
Andrew Grigg100.00
Totals81152218.841 0

Missed Field Goal Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Kenny Wilhite3299.719 0
Sam Rogers12121.021 0
Orlondo Steinauer11818.018 0
Rob Hitchcock11010.010 0
Totals67813.021 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Orlondo Steinauer718426.382 1
Rob Hitchcock5438.629 0
Eric Carter441.00
Gerald Vaughn3268.719 0
Justin Ring231.50
Gonzalo Floyd15050.050 0
Aaron Ruffin14343.024 0
Kenny Wilhite13232.032 0
Calvin Tiggle12020.020 0
K.D. Williams11818.018 0
Kyle Walters133.00
Mike Campbell122.00
Lamar McGriggs100.00
Sam Rogers100.00
Totals3042814.382 1


Player No. Yds Avg.
Willie Whitehead13.0104.08.0
Joe Montford8.086.010.8
Mike Philbrick7.050.07.1
Mike Campbell3.019.06.3
Lamar McGriggs2.012.06.0
Calvin Tiggle1.011.011.0
K.D. Williams1.08.08.0
Melvin Aldridge1.07.07.0
Joe Rumolo1.04.04.0
Justin Ring1.02.02.0
Gonzalo Floyd1.02.02.0
Orlondo Steinauer1.01.01.0

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 Osbaldiston243115118
Andrew Grigg150000036
Archie Amerson41000030
Burt Thornton4000024
Rickey Foggie300018
Mike Morreale200012
Ashaundai Smith2000012
Ted Long0200012
Markus Thomas1100012
Anthony Calvillo200012
Earl Winfield2000012
Lee Knight01000018
Prince Wimbley100018
Gonzalo Floyd1000006
Kenny Wilhite000010006
Marquel Fleetwood10006
Terry Guess10006
Frank West010006
Orlondo Steinauer00010006
Yonel Jourdain0100006


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