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Edmonton Eskimos

1979 Edmonton Eskimos Roster

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 12-2
Finished 1st in the CFL's Western Conference

Postseason: 2-0

Won Grey Cup

Coach: Hugh Campbell (12-2-2)

1979 Edmonton Eskimos Roster
1979 Edmonton Eskimos Game-by-Game Results

The Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League ended the 1979 season with a record of 12 wins and 2 losses, finishing first in the CFL's Western Conference, and compiled a postseason mark of 2-0. Hugh Campbell coached the team.


Passing:

PlayerAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
Warren Moon27414954.423828.7207.3124.477 89.7
Tom Wilkinson20512058.5213210.4178.3115.480 99.5
Waddell Smith2150.03618.0150.000.036 135.4
Hank Ilesic11100.099.000.000.0104.2
Totals48227156.245599.5387.9234.880 00
Opponentsnan3,493infnan31inf

Rushing:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Jim Germany23813245.640 9
Angelo Santucci642544.022 1
Warren Moon561502.717 2
Don Warrington221245.625 0
Danny Kepley13737.037 0
Tom Wilkinson10282.813 0
Waddell Smith12626.026 1
Dave Cutler11313.013 0
Tom Scott155.01
Totals39419615.040 14
Opponents1,244inf

Receiving:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Waddell Smith74121416.477 13
Brian Kelly61109818.080 11
Tom Scott4283219.854 5
John Konihowski3049016.352 4
Stu Lang2947916.537 2
Jim Germany1826114.547 2
Angelo Santucci1416812.048 1
Don Warrington3175.710 0
Totals271455916.880 38
Opponents3,493inf

Kicking:

PlayerCACMCP %FGAFGMFG %LongSinglePts.
Dave Cutler545398.1462554.35612140
Hank Ilesic2150.0000.0001
Totals565496.4462554.35612141
Opponentsnannan0

Punting:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongSingle
Hank Ilesic119561047.1768
Tom Wilkinson14040.0400
Totals120565047.1768
Opponentsnan

Punt Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Gregg Butler716238.847 0
Emilio Fraietta3436110.651 0
Larry Highbaugh161056.618 0
Joe Hollimon15855.717 0
Hank Ilesic144.00
Tom Scott144.00
Don Warrington111.00
Pete Lavorato100.00
Totals14011838.551 0
Opponentsnan 

Kick Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Joe Hollimon2360926.555 0
Emilio Fraietta1122620.530 0
Larry Highbaugh37424.724 0
Gregg Butler25326.541 0
John Konihowski200.00
Tom Scott12222.022 0
Ed Jones166.00
Stu Lang100.00
Totals4499022.555 0
Opponentsnan 

Interceptions:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Larry Highbaugh1013413.455 1
Gregg Butler7608.633 1
Ed Jones4389.531 0
Danny Kepley3175.717 0
Pete Lavorato3175.70
Joe Hollimon22512.525 0
Carl Crennel11818.018 1
Tom Towns144.01
Totals3131310.155 4
Opponents23nan 

Defense and Fumbles:

TacklesFumblesKicks
PlayerTackleDefSTTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
Gregg Butler2220
Dave Fennell200
Larry Highbaugh3460
Ed Jones100
Danny Kepley1601
Ted Milian100
Dale Potter200
Angelo Santucci100
Totals0000000013128100
Opponents

Total Scoring:

TouchdownsOtherTotal
PlayerRushRecPuntKickMFG RIntFumOtherFGConvSingle2 PtSafPoints
Dave Cutler00255312140
Hank Ilesic000189
Gregg Butler0010006
Carl Crennel1006
Jim Germany920066
Larry Highbaugh0010006
Brian Kelly1100168
Danny Kepley001006
John Konihowski400024
Stu Lang200012
Warren Moon20012
Angelo Santucci1100012
Tom Scott15000036
Waddell Smith1130084
Tom Towns1006
Totals143800041025542011495
Opponents219