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1971 Ottawa Rough Riders (CFL)

3rd place • Eastern Conference • 6-8-0 .429
1971 CFLPrevious SeasonNext Season
Roster KeyStat Key
Head Coach: Jack Gotta
George BrancatoAssistant Coach
Jay FryAssistant Coach
SCORES
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendance
Mon7/5/1971HWinnipeg Blue Bombers17-19LOttawa, ONLansdowne Park13513
Fri7/9/1971AEdmonton Eskimos5-1WEdmonton, ABJoseph A. Clarke Memorial Stadium14768
Mon7/12/1971ABritish Columbia Lions41-14WVancouver, BCEmpire Stadium23088
Mon7/19/1971HBritish Columbia Lions20-22LOttawa, ONLansdowne Park15554
Tue7/27/1971HEdmonton Eskimos22-11WOttawa, ONLansdowne Park19959
Mon8/2/1971AWinnipeg Blue Bombers28-22WWinnipeg, MBWinnipeg Stadium21851
Wed8/4/1971ACalgary Stampeders8-9LCalgary, ABMcMahon Stadium22251
Wed8/11/1971HHamilton Tiger-Cats17-20LOttawa, ONLansdowne Park26385
Thu8/19/1971AToronto Argonauts28-30LToronto, ONExhibition Stadium33135
Fri8/27/1971ASaskatchewan Roughriders21-42LRegina, SKTaylor Field16980
Mon9/6/1971HMontreal Alouettes40-17WOttawa, ONLansdowne Park24395
Sat9/11/1971AMontreal Alouettes6-25LMontreal, QCAutostade24374
Sun9/19/1971HToronto Argonauts17-26LOttawa, ONLansdowne Park26063
Sun9/26/1971AHamilton Tiger-Cats7-19LHamilton, ONIvor Wynne Stadium26953
Sun10/3/1971HToronto Argonauts3-12LOttawa, ONLansdowne Park21868
Sat10/9/1971HBritish Columbia Lions45-21WOttawa, ONLansdowne Park14758
Sat10/23/1971AHamilton Tiger-Cats40-16WHamilton, ONIvor Wynne Stadium21700
Sat10/30/1971HMontreal Alouettes9-7WOttawa, ONLansdowne Park27137
Eastern Semi-Final
Sun11/7/1971AHamilton Tiger-Cats4-23LHamilton, ONIvor Wynne Stadium26471
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
ROSTER
PlayerNoPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
Barclay Allen14QB-DB6-220026Southern Illinois14
Barry Ardern9DB5-1018125none14
Dave Braggins55OG-DE6-224526Florida State14
Paul BrothersQB6-119126Oregon State4
Jerry Campbell54LB5-1121027Idaho14
Rick Cassata16QB6-120524Syracuse14
Doug Collins66OT-DT6-424026Cincinnati14
Billy Cooper23FL5-1018026none14
Marcel deLeeuw5DB6-119528none14
Danny Dever30LB6-018025Wake Forest14
Dennis Duncan35FB6-223028Northwestern State (Louisiana); Louisiana College13
Skip Eaman25SB5-1020023Queen's14
Wayne Giardino21LB5-1119528Florida State14
Bob Houmard33RB6-323024Ohio University3
John Kruspe3DB5-1118927Wilfrid Laurier14
Tom Laputka64DE6-325524Southern Illinois14
Ken Lehmann41LB5-1122229Marquette; Xavier (Ohio)12
Al Marcelin31DB6-018526Arizona Western JC; Parsons10
Bob McKeown42OG-C6-222521Yale14
Hugh Oldham27FL5-1017531Paul Quinn; Oregon14
Gerry Organ71K-WR6-220027Guelph14
Roger Perdrix51OG6-122528Cincinnati14
Alan PitcaithleyHB6-221523Oregon1
Dave Pivec1TE6-324028Notre Dame14
Moe Racine62OT6-423234none14
Gus Revenberg63DT6-024523none14
Tom Schuette56OG6-123826Indiana14
Tom Schultz20TE6-322224North Carolina Central; Queen's; Ottawa14
Marshall Shirk53DT6-225031UCLA14
Rudy Sims65DT6-025523Florida A&M14
Wayne Smith75DE6-423021none14
Doug Specht43C6-225029Brigham Young14
Terry SwarnWR6-320524Colorado State3
Greg Thompson24FB5-1020023none7
Wayne ToshDB5-1118024Richmond14
Terry Wellesley22RB6-020523Tennessee Tech5
Gary Wood10QB5-1118829Cornell10
Rod Woodward26DB6-120027Idaho14
DRAFT LIST
RoundOverallPlayerPosCollege
12Bob EcclesLBCarleton
211Bob FolusewychFBGuelph
320Bob PadfieldTWaterloo
429Art LordDBSaskatchewan
538Steve DerbyshireTWestern Ontario
647Steve HoffmanDEWindsor
756George HillLBWestern Ontario
864Marshall CaplanLBMcMaster
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thPTS
Team Totals775740117291
Opponents Totals711033172277
TEAM STATSTOPFirst DownsRushPassPen2nd Down Efficiency3rd Down EfficiencyPENPENY
Team Totals220941071998762
Opponents Totals222771192691753
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSSAFPTS
Gerry Organ1313296.9-172665.44092
Hugh Oldham600-000036
Billy Cooper500-000030
Dave Pivec400-000024
Dennis Duncan300-000018
Bob Houmard200-000012
Al Marcelin200-000012
Gary Wood200-000012
Barclay Allen100-00006
Barry Ardern100-00006
Jerry Campbell100-00006
Rick Cassata100-00006
Keith Eaman100-00006
John Kruspe100-00006
Alan Pitcaithley100-00006
Wayne Tosh100-00006
Marcel deLeeuw000-00404
Wayne Giardino011100.0-00001
(Team)000-00012
Team Totals33323397.0172665.481291
Opponents Totals3126143935.9211277
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Dennis Duncan1557604.9442
Rick Cassata653936.0581
Gary Wood352246.4502
Wayne Giardino542013.7180
Bob Houmard521853.62
Keith Eaman19753.9221
Hugh Oldham13604.6190
Terry Swarn12534.4300
Paul Brothers2126.00
Al Marcelin2115.580
Terry Wellesley4102.580
Alan Pitcaithley1
Greg Thompson0
Team Totals41719824.89
Opponents Totals36113843.8
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Rick Cassata18177779011006.114.310073.9147.743.5
Gary Wood15277776710577.013.762106.685.373.3
Barclay Allen11101010.010.01000.000.0108.3
Wayne Giardino100100.000.000.039.6
Paul Brothers300100.000.0266.70.0
Team Totals33815545.915921676.414.0175.0247.154.2
Opponents Totals40420550.717529127.214.2245.9
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Hugh Oldham3873619.41006
Dave Pivec2736213.4424
Billy Cooper2542216.9455
Wayne Giardino201276.4200
Dennis Duncan1212910.8471
Keith Eaman1115814.4270
Terry Swarn10878.70
Gerry Organ38628.7481
Bob Houmard3103.30
Alan Pitcaithley24120.5240
Terry Wellesley273.5120
Team Totals155216714.017
Opponents Totals205291214.2
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Al Marcelin511022.0621
Rod Woodward56713.4340
Barry Ardern4389.5331
John Kruspe36521.7351
Wayne Tosh36020.0601
Barclay Allen24824.0321
Jerry Campbell122.020
Danny Dever100.000
Team Totals2439016.35
Opponents Totals2443118.0
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLS
Marcel deLeeuw136578542.567-
Team Totals136578542.5-
Opponents Totals161680642.3-
PUNT RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
Barry Ardern623876.2260
Billy Cooper513156.2240
Al Marcelin1125022.7841
Rod Woodward1112010.9250
John Kruspe100.000
Team Totals13310728.11
Opponents Totals1277636.0
KICKOFFSNOYDSAVGLGS
Gerry Organ45252656.1750
Team Totals45252656.1
Opponents Totals
KICKOFF RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
Al Marcelin1638424.0380
Hugh Oldham1131328.5450
Billy Cooper513927.8370
Terry Swarn39331.0490
Keith Eaman24422.0250
Dennis Duncan11818.0180
Danny Dever2136.5120
Tom Schultz11313.0130
Dave Pivec11212.0120
Barry Ardern100.000
Team Totals43102923.90
Opponents Totals4498622.4
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Barry Ardern5301100
Paul Brothers00000
Jerry Campbell033231
Rick Cassata4400000
Billy Cooper1110100
Marcel deLeeuw2211200
Danny Dever10123370
Dennis Duncan4400000
Keith Eaman2200000
Wayne Giardino2200000
Bob Houmard00000
John Kruspe02200
Tom Laputka02200
Al Marcelin2200000
Hugh Oldham10100
Marshall Shirk03300
Rudy Sims02200
Wayne Smith011130
Doug Specht1000000
Terry Swarn00000
Gary Wood3300000
Rod Woodward11134130
Team Totals342952025861
Opponents Totals202929
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