1997 Toronto Argonauts Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 15-3 30
Finishing 1st in the CFL's East Division
Postseason: 2-0 Won Grey Cup
Coach: Don Matthews (15-3)
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1997 Toronto Argonauts Roster
1997 Toronto Argonauts Results

The Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League ended the 1997 season with a record of 15 wins and 3 losses for 30 points, finishing first in the CFL's East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-0.

Toronto scored 452 points, while the defensive squad allowed 410. Doug Flutie led the charge, passing for 5,505 yards. Michael Clemons paced pass catchers, snagging 122 passes, while Derrell Mitchell accumulated 1,457 receiving yards. Paul Masotti provided receiving help, too.

Robert Drummond carried the ball for a team-best 1,134 yards for the Argonauts.

Les Smith seized 6 opponent throws. Andrew Stewart sacked opposing passers 8 times, helping propel the defense to an overall total of 49 sacks.

Don Matthews coached the team. The 1997 Toronto Argonauts won the Grey Cup.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Doug Flutie67343063.955058.2477.0243.67897.8
Andre Ware261557.71937.427.700.00106.7
Mike Saunders100.
Mike Vanderjagt100.
Robert Drummond100.
Michael Clemons11100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Robert Drummond18111346.378 12
Doug Flutie925425.934 5
Michael Clemons503156.347 4
Andre Ware66010.039 1
Mike Vanderjagt22512.513 0
Derrell Mitchell166.00
Matt DuBuc242.00
Mike Saunders122.00
Totals33520886.278 22


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Michael Clemons12210858.956 10
Robert Drummond858409.975 6
Derrell Mitchell77145718.971 17
Paul Masotti77101113.151 5
Duane Dmytryshyn2246821.378 3
Andre Kirwan2141619.859 1
Mike Saunders1417312.427 3
Jack Jackson1213010.835 2
Felman Malveaux9889.830 1
Jeremy O'Day22110.516 1
Norm Casola2178.510 0
Matt DuBuc252.50
Doug Flutie100.00
Mike Kiselak1-3-3.0-3 0
Totals447570812.878 49


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Mike Vanderjagt7777100.0433376.75113665058.8882183


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Mike Vanderjagt118530344.9807

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Michael Clemons11110709.665 1
Adrion Smith7517.325 0
Mike Saunders155.00
Totals11911269.565 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Michael Clemons49111722.862 0
Les Smith59418.831 0
Felman Malveaux36521.730 0
Jimmy Lee14141.041 0
Kelly Wiltshire3279.014 0
Mike Saunders12626.026 0
Derrell Mitchell11717.017 0
Norm Casola11313.013 0
Adrion Smith11010.010 0
Totals65141021.762 0

Missed Field Goal Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Michael Clemons725336.163 0
Derrell Mitchell29849.052 0
Les Smith14040.040 0
Totals1039139.163 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Les Smith610417.342 1
Adrion Smith57314.637 1
Johnnie Harris57214.453 0
Donald Smith4369.037 0
Charles Anthony24120.529 0
Kelly Wiltshire2147.013 0
Antonious Bonner200.00
Mike O'Shea11313.013 0
Reggie Givens166.00
Ken Benson100.00
Totals2935912.453 2


Player No. Yds Avg.
Andrew Stewart8.045.05.6
Demetrious Maxie7.053.07.6
Reggie Givens6.057.09.5
Mike O'Shea5.036.07.2
Les Smith5.034.06.8
Rob Waldrop5.027.05.4
Marcello Simmons4.025.06.2
Ken Benson4.023.05.8
Kelly Wiltshire2.017.08.5
Antonious Bonner1.08.08.0
Brendan Rogers1.07.07.0
Noah Cantor1.03.03.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Mike Vanderjagt0337714190
Robert Drummond126000108
Derrell Mitchell01700000102
Michael Clemons410100000192
Paul Masotti500030
Doug Flutie5000030
Mike Saunders030000018
Duane Dmytryshyn300018
Jack Jackson200012
Adrion Smith001100012
Reggie Givens0200012
Les Smith00100006
Andre Ware10006
Felman Malveaux100006
Marcello Simmons10006
Jeremy O'Day10006
Andre Kirwan10006


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