1996 Calgary Stampeders season

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1996 Calgary Stampeders season
Head coach Wally Buono
Home field McMahon Stadium
Results
Record13–5
Division place1st, West
Playoff finishLost West Final
Uniform
CFL CAL Jersey 1996.png

The 1996 Calgary Stampeders finished in 1st place in the West Division with a 13–5 record. They appeared in the West Final but lost to the Edmonton Eskimos.

The 1996 Canadian Football League season is considered to be the 43rd season in modern-day Canadian football, although it is officially the 39th Canadian Football League season.

Calgary Stampeders Canadian football team

The Calgary Stampeders are a professional Canadian football team based in Calgary, Alberta, competing in the West Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL). The Stampeders play their home games at McMahon Stadium and are the third-oldest active franchise in the CFL. The Stampeders were officially founded in 1945, although there were clubs operating in Calgary as early as 1909.

Edmonton Eskimos Canadian Football League team

The Edmonton Eskimos are a professional Canadian football team based in Edmonton, Alberta, competing in the West Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL). The Eskimos play their home games at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium and are the third-youngest franchise in the CFL. The Eskimos were founded in 1949, although there were clubs with the name Edmonton Eskimos as early as 1895. The Eskimos are arguably the most successful CFL franchise of the modern era, having won the league's Grey Cup championship fourteen times, second overall only to the Toronto Argonauts who have won seventeen. This includes a three-peat between 1954 and 1956 and an unmatched five consecutive wins between 1978 and 1982, and most recently in 2015.

Contents

Offseason

CFL Draft

RdPickPlayerPositionSchool
18 Farell Duclair LB Concordia
217Rob RobinsonDT Cincinnati
321Jean-Agnes CharlesDB Michigan
326Cory StevensP/K Minot State
435Vito GrecoLB/FB Carleton
544 Jung-Yul Kim OT Toronto
652David LaneOL Simon Fraser

Preseason

WeekDateOpponentScoreResultAttendanceRecord
AJune 10vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders26–15Win19,2141–0
BJune 14at BC Lions33–21Win2–0

Regular season

Season standings

West Division
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Calgary Stampeders 18135060837526
Edmonton Eskimos 18117045935422
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1899042149518
Saskatchewan Roughriders 18513036049810
BC Lions 18513041048310

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Season schedule

WeekDateOpponentScoreResultRecord
1June 23at Saskatchewan Roughriders33–13Win1–0
2June 29vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers39–12Win2–0
3July 10at Montreal Alouettes62–22Win3–0
4July 20vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats40–22Win4–0
5July 27at Winnipeg Blue Bombers38–36Loss4–1
6Aug 5vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders38–11Win5–1
7Aug 10at BC Lions32–7Win6–1
8Aug 16at Hamilton Tiger-Cats47–10Win7–1
9Aug 21vs. BC Lions23–21Win8–1
10Sept 2vs. Edmonton Eskimos31–13Win9–1
11Sept 6at Edmonton Eskimos20–19Loss9–2
12Sept 13vs. Montreal Alouettes25–23Loss9–3
13Sept 21at Toronto Argonauts23–22Loss9–4
14Sept 27vs. Ottawa Rough Riders24–17Win10–4
15Oct 5at Ottawa Rough Riders31–24Win11–4
16Oct 14vs. Toronto Argonauts30–23Win12–4
17Oct 27at Edmonton Eskimos41–32Loss12–5
18Nov 3vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders46–23Win13–5

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Awards and records

1996 CFL All-Stars

Offence

Defence

Special teams

Western All-Star selections

Offence

Jeff Garcia American football quarterback

Jeffrey Jason Garcia is a former American football and Canadian football quarterback. After attending high school and junior college in Gilroy, California, Garcia played college football at San Jose State University.

Allen Pitts was a receiver for the Calgary Stampeders in the Canadian Football League from 1990 to 2000. He attended Cal-State Fullerton and played his entire professional career as a receiver for the Calgary Stampeders. He retired as the CFL's all-time leading receiver in term of career yardage until he was passed by Milt Stegall in 2008.

Terry Vaughn is a former Canadian Football League receiver most recently with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. In 2005, Terry Vaughn's 1113 receiving yards combined with those of his teammates as the 2005 Montreal Alouettes became only the second team in CFL history to achieve four players all having over 1,000 yards receiving in the same season. On July 14, 2006 Terry Vaughn became the all-time leader in receptions in the Canadian Football League, surpassing Darren Flutie's previous record of 973 receptions. Vaughn finished the season with 1,006 career receptions, a record which stood until Ben Cahoon broke it on October 11, 2010. Vaughn also holds the record for most 1,000+ yards receiving with 11, while also holding the record for most consecutive 1,000+ yards receiving, also with 11. He finished his career in fourth as the CFL's all-time receiving yards leader with 13,746 yards. He announced his retirement as a Calgary Stampeder near the beginning of the 2007 season.

Defence

Rodney Harding was a defensive lineman in the Canadian Football League.

Marvin Coleman was a football player in the Canadian Football League for ten years. Coleman played cornerback for the Calgary Stampeders and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers from 1994-2003. He was a CFL All-Star three times.

Special teams

Tony Martino is a former punter and placekicker from 1988–2002 for four Canadian Football League teams. He was five times named as a league or division All-Star as a punter.

Mark McLoughlin is a former placekicker in the Canadian Football League for the Calgary Stampeders from 1988 to 2003 and the BC Lions in 2005. He won three Grey Cups for the Stampeders in 1992, 1998, and 2001, and was the second leading scorer in CFL history, behind only Lui Passaglia, at the time of his retirement. Seven times he scored over 200 points in a season with a career high of 220 in 1995 and tied that mark in 1996.

Playoffs

West Final

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Total
Edmonton Eskimos 660315
Calgary Stampeders 333312

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