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1979 Canadian Football League Leaders

1979 Canadian Football League Teams, Rosters and Statistics
1979 Canadian Football League Standings

Passing TD Leaders

Player Team Att Comp Yds TDs Ints
Warren Moon Edmonton Eskimos 274 149 2382 20 12
Ken Johnson Calgary Stampeders 312 176 2344 19 8
Tom Wilkinson Edmonton Eskimos 205 120 2132 17 11
Condredge Holloway Ottawa Rough Riders 238 128 1965 17 8
Dieter Brock Winnipeg Blue Bombers 354 194 2383 15 12
Joe Barnes Montreal Alouettes 305 163 2456 13 13
Tony Adams Toronto Argonauts 394 241 2692 13 18
Tom Clements Hamilton Tiger-Cats 370 211 2803 12 18
Jimmy Jones Ottawa Rough Riders 199 118 1342 8 12
Joe Paopao BC Lions 223 126 1508 7 13

Passing Yardage Leaders

Player Team Att Comp Yds TDs Ints
Tom Clements Hamilton Tiger-Cats 370 211 2803 12 18
Tony Adams Toronto Argonauts 394 241 2692 13 18
Joe Barnes Montreal Alouettes 305 163 2456 13 13
Dieter Brock Winnipeg Blue Bombers 354 194 2383 15 12
Warren Moon Edmonton Eskimos 274 149 2382 20 12
Ken Johnson Calgary Stampeders 312 176 2344 19 8
Tom Wilkinson Edmonton Eskimos 205 120 2132 17 11
Condredge Holloway Ottawa Rough Riders 238 128 1965 17 8
Joe Paopao BC Lions 223 126 1508 7 13
Jimmy Jones Ottawa Rough Riders 199 118 1342 8 12

Rushing TD Leaders

Player Team Att Yds TDs
David Green Montreal Alouettes 287 1678 11
Jim Germany Edmonton Eskimos 238 1324 9
Larry Key BC Lions 204 1060 9
John O'Leary Montreal Alouettes 132 680 5
Neil Lumsden Hamilton Tiger-Cats 99 438 5
James Sykes Calgary Stampeders 151 703 5
Richard Crump Calgary Stampeders 136 581 5
Willie Burden Calgary Stampeders 145 658 5
Mike Strickland Saskatchewan Roughriders 176 770 4
Emmett King Ottawa Rough Riders 57 277 3
Joe Barnes Montreal Alouettes 63 269 3
John White BC Lions 149 776 3

Rushing Yardage Leaders

Player Team Att Yds TDs
David Green Montreal Alouettes 287 1678 11
Jim Germany Edmonton Eskimos 238 1324 9
Larry Key BC Lions 204 1060 9
Jim Washington Winnipeg Blue Bombers 204 918 1
Ron Rowland Hamilton Tiger-Cats 179 814 2
John White BC Lions 149 776 3
Mike Strickland Saskatchewan Roughriders 176 770 4
James Sykes Calgary Stampeders 151 703 5
Terry Metcalf Toronto Argonauts 141 691 2
John O'Leary Montreal Alouettes 132 680 5

Receiving Leaders

Player Team Rec Yds TDs
Waddell Smith Edmonton Eskimos 74 1214 13
Brian Kelly Edmonton Eskimos 61 1098 11
Mike Holmes Winnipeg Blue Bombers 60 1034 10
Tom Forzani Calgary Stampeders 58 761 8
Leif Pettersen Hamilton Tiger-Cats 56 838 4
Terry Metcalf Toronto Argonauts 55 568 5
Gord Paterson Hamilton Tiger-Cats 53 692 2
Peter Muller Toronto Argonauts 52 542 4
Walt Passaglia Winnipeg Blue Bombers 51 626 2
Tony Gabriel Ottawa Rough Riders 48 761 8
Willie Armstead Calgary Stampeders 48 968 8

Receiving TD Leaders

Player Team Rec Yds TDs
Waddell Smith Edmonton Eskimos 74 1214 13
Brian Kelly Edmonton Eskimos 61 1098 11
Mike Holmes Winnipeg Blue Bombers 60 1034 10
Tom Forzani Calgary Stampeders 58 761 8
Willie Armstead Calgary Stampeders 48 968 8
Tony Gabriel Ottawa Rough Riders 48 761 8
Martin Cox Ottawa Rough Riders 32 546 7
Tom Scott Edmonton Eskimos 42 832 5
Terry Metcalf Toronto Argonauts 55 568 5
Keith Baker Montreal Alouettes 29 571 5

Receiving Yardage Leaders

Player Team Rec Yds TDs
Waddell Smith Edmonton Eskimos 74 1214 13
Brian Kelly Edmonton Eskimos 61 1098 11
Mike Holmes Winnipeg Blue Bombers 60 1034 10
Willie Armstead Calgary Stampeders 48 968 8
Leif Pettersen Hamilton Tiger-Cats 56 838 4
Tom Scott Edmonton Eskimos 42 832 5
Joey Walters Saskatchewan Roughriders 40 772 4
Tony Gabriel Ottawa Rough Riders 48 761 8
Tom Forzani Calgary Stampeders 58 761 8
Dwight Edwards Toronto Argonauts 43 738 1