1979 Toronto Argonauts Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 5-11 10
Finishing 4th in the CFL's Eastern Conference
Coach: Forrest Gregg (5-11)
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1979 Toronto Argonauts Roster
1979 Toronto Argonauts Results

The Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League ended the 1979 season with a record of 5 wins and 11 losses for 10 points, finishing fourth in the CFL's Eastern Conference.

Toronto labored to change the scoreboard with just 234 points, while the shaky defensive squad allowed 352. Tony Adams passed for 2,692 yards. Terry Metcalf paced pass catchers, snagging 55 passes, while Dwight Edwards accumulated 738 receiving yards, while M.L. Harris and Peter Muller provided receiving help as well.

Terry Metcalf carried the ball for a team-best 691 yards for the Argonauts, while Mike McArthur also buoyed the ground attack.

Billy Hardee picked off 8 opponent throws.

Forrest Gregg coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Tony Adams39424161.226926.8133.3184.65073.5
Mark Jackson381847.42155.700.0410.54025.5
Terry Metcalf200.
Ian Sunter100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Terry Metcalf1416914.930 2
Mike McArthur1186115.250 1
Tony Adams592053.520 1
Mark Bragagnolo481182.515 1
Dwight Edwards7578.136 0
Eddie Payton15513.412 0
Mark Jackson9394.310 2
Larry Poole8162.00
M.L. Harris3134.30
Paul Bennett100.00
Jerome Heavens1-1-1.00
Al Chester1-2-2.0-2 0
Totals41117984.450 7


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Terry Metcalf5556810.340 5
Peter Muller5254210.442 4
M.L. Harris4653011.535 1
Dwight Edwards4373817.250 1
Mike McArthur201095.421 0
Paul Pearson1120818.942 1
Mark Bragagnolo9647.118 0
Dan Huclack7426.017 1
Vic Anonsen6325.310 0
Larry Poole3268.717 0
Eddie Payton3248.00
Al Chester3196.313 0
Slade Willis155.00
Totals259290711.250 13


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Ian Sunter1818100.0322165.61044253057.583192


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Ian Sunter147612341.7666
Peter Muller11212.0120

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Paul Bennett544658.643 0
Mike McArthur261415.417 0
Mike Williams131189.132 0
Terry Metcalf141107.933 0
Eddie Payton3279.011 0
Totals1108617.843 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Paul Bennett1842923.832 0
Mike McArthur1331824.559 0
Terry Metcalf920522.832 0
Dwight Edwards510320.627 0
Eddie Payton38428.032 0
Mike Williams45914.817 0
Jerome Heavens24623.024 0
Billy Hardee100.00
Totals55124422.659 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Billy Hardee8556.945 0
Preston Young5438.620 0
Mike Kramer45112.832 1
Ron Southwick35618.755 0
Rick Razzano34916.329 0
Eric Harris3124.012 0
James Marshall200.00
Steve Ackroyd11818.018 0
Mike Williams11414.014 0
Paul Bennett122.00
Totals313009.755 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
Ian Sunter21181798
Terry Metcalf2500000042
Peter Muller4000126
Mark Jackson200012
Dan Huclack100006
Ecomet Burley10006
Mike McArthur10000006
Mark Bragagnolo100006
Mike Kramer10006
M.L. Harris010006
Paul Pearson10006
Tony Adams10006
Dwight Edwards0100006


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