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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

PlayerTeamAttCompYdsTDsInts
Warren MoonEdmonton Eskimos27414923822012
Ken JohnsonCalgary Stampeders3121762344198
Condredge HollowayOttawa Rough Riders2381281965178
Tom WilkinsonEdmonton Eskimos20512021321711
Dieter BrockWinnipeg Blue Bombers35419423831512
Joe BarnesMontreal Alouettes30516324561313
Tony AdamsToronto Argonauts39424126921318
Tom ClementsHamilton Tiger-Cats37021128031218
Jimmy JonesOttawa Rough Riders1991181342812
Joe PaopaoBC Lions2231261508713

Passing Yardage Leaders

PlayerTeamAttCompYdsTDsInts
Tom ClementsHamilton Tiger-Cats37021128031218
Tony AdamsToronto Argonauts39424126921318
Joe BarnesMontreal Alouettes30516324561313
Dieter BrockWinnipeg Blue Bombers35419423831512
Warren MoonEdmonton Eskimos27414923822012
Ken JohnsonCalgary Stampeders3121762344198
Tom WilkinsonEdmonton Eskimos20512021321711
Condredge HollowayOttawa Rough Riders2381281965178
Joe PaopaoBC Lions2231261508713
Jimmy JonesOttawa Rough Riders1991181342812

Rushing TD Leaders

PlayerTeamAttYdsTDs
David GreenMontreal Alouettes287167811
Jim GermanyEdmonton Eskimos23813249
Larry KeyBC Lions20410609
John O'LearyMontreal Alouettes1326805
Neil LumsdenHamilton Tiger-Cats994385
James SykesCalgary Stampeders1517035
Richard CrumpCalgary Stampeders1365815
Willie BurdenCalgary Stampeders1456585
Mike StricklandSaskatchewan Roughriders1767704
Joe BarnesMontreal Alouettes632693
John WhiteBC Lions1497763
Emmett KingOttawa Rough Riders572773

Rushing Yardage Leaders

PlayerTeamAttYdsTDs
David GreenMontreal Alouettes287167811
Jim GermanyEdmonton Eskimos23813249
Larry KeyBC Lions20410609
Jim WashingtonWinnipeg Blue Bombers2049181
Ron RowlandHamilton Tiger-Cats1798142
John WhiteBC Lions1497763
Mike StricklandSaskatchewan Roughriders1767704
James SykesCalgary Stampeders1517035
Terry MetcalfToronto Argonauts1416912
John O'LearyMontreal Alouettes1326805

Receiving Leaders

PlayerTeamRecYdsTDs
Waddell SmithEdmonton Eskimos74121413
Brian KellyEdmonton Eskimos61109811
Mike HolmesWinnipeg Blue Bombers60103410
Tom ForzaniCalgary Stampeders587618
Leif PettersenHamilton Tiger-Cats568384
Terry MetcalfToronto Argonauts555685
Gord PatersonHamilton Tiger-Cats536922
Peter MullerToronto Argonauts525424
Walt PassagliaWinnipeg Blue Bombers516262
Willie ArmsteadCalgary Stampeders489688
Tony GabrielOttawa Rough Riders487618

Receiving TD Leaders

PlayerTeamRecYdsTDs
Waddell SmithEdmonton Eskimos74121413
Brian KellyEdmonton Eskimos61109811
Mike HolmesWinnipeg Blue Bombers60103410
Tom ForzaniCalgary Stampeders587618
Willie ArmsteadCalgary Stampeders489688
Tony GabrielOttawa Rough Riders487618
Martin CoxOttawa Rough Riders325467
Tom ScottEdmonton Eskimos428325
Terry MetcalfToronto Argonauts555685
Keith BakerMontreal Alouettes295715

Receiving Yardage Leaders

PlayerTeamRecYdsTDs
Waddell SmithEdmonton Eskimos74121413
Brian KellyEdmonton Eskimos61109811
Mike HolmesWinnipeg Blue Bombers60103410
Willie ArmsteadCalgary Stampeders489688
Leif PettersenHamilton Tiger-Cats568384
Tom ScottEdmonton Eskimos428325
Joey WaltersSaskatchewan Roughriders407724
Tom ForzaniCalgary Stampeders587618
Tony GabrielOttawa Rough Riders487618
Dwight EdwardsToronto Argonauts437381