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1972 Ottawa Rough Riders (CFL)

1st place • Eastern Conference • 11-3-0 .786
1972 CFLPrevious SeasonNext Season
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Head Coach: Jack Gotta
George BrancatoAssistant Coach
Jay FryAssistant Coach
SCORES
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendance
Thu7/6/1972AHamilton Tiger-Cats22-21WHamilton, ONIvor Wynne Stadium20000
Wed7/12/1972HSaskatchewan Roughriders19-16WOttawa, ONLansdowne Park16444
Wed7/19/1972HToronto Argonauts51-7WOttawa, ONLansdowne Park19508
Tue7/25/1972AWinnipeg Blue Bombers28-29LWinnipeg, MBWinnipeg Stadium17610
Wed8/2/1972HSaskatchewan Roughriders22-7WOttawa, ONLansdowne Park21662
Thu8/10/1972AMontreal Alouettes28-19WMontreal, QCMolson Stadium16649
Wed8/16/1972AToronto Argonauts14-8WToronto, ONExhibition Stadium33135
Wed8/30/1972HToronto Argonauts14-13WOttawa, ONLansdowne Park27472
Mon9/4/1972AHamilton Tiger-Cats16-17LHamilton, ONIvor Wynne Stadium34772
Sat9/9/1972HMontreal Alouettes38-23WOttawa, ONLansdowne Park22196
Sat9/16/1972HHamilton Tiger-Cats22-30LOttawa, ONLansdowne Park25537
Sat9/23/1972AEdmonton Eskimos10-9WEdmonton, ABJoseph A. Clarke Memorial Stadium21632
Tue9/26/1972ABritish Columbia Lions20-17WVancouver, BCEmpire Stadium22108
Sun10/1/1972HHamilton Tiger-Cats20-25LOttawa, ONLansdowne Park25068
Mon10/9/1972HCalgary Stampeders45-30WOttawa, ONLansdowne Park19606
Sun10/22/1972AMontreal Alouettes17-7WMontreal, QCMolson Stadium13972
Sat10/28/1972AToronto Argonauts21-16WToronto, ONExhibition Stadium33135
Sat11/4/1972HWinnipeg Blue Bombers11-7WOttawa, ONLansdowne Park22780
Eastern Semi-Final
Sat11/11/1972HMontreal Alouettes14-11WOttawa, ONLansdowne Park16548
Eastern Final #1
Sat11/18/1972HHamilton Tiger-Cats19-7WOttawa, ONLansdowne Park21800
Eastern Final #2
Sun11/26/1972AHamilton Tiger-Cats8-23LHamilton, ONIvor Wynne Stadium30721
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
ROSTER
PlayerNoPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
Dickie Adams33DB6-019524Miami (Ohio)14
Barry Ardern9DB5-1018126none14
Bert AsksonTE6-322927Texas Southern1
Charlie Brandon61OT-DE6-325529Shaw14
Paul Brothers15QB6-119127Oregon State14
Jerry Campbell54LB5-1121028Idaho14
Art Cantrelle24RB6-020324Louisiana State14
Rick Cassata16QB6-120525Syracuse14
Doug Collins66LOT6-424027Cincinnati14
Billy Cooper23FL5-1018027none14
Danny Dever30LB6-018026Wake Forest14
Skip Eaman25RB5-1020024Queen's14
Jim ElderRB-CB5-1018525Southern University7
Wayne Giardino21RB-DB5-1119529Florida State14
Bob HoumardFB6-323025Ohio University7
John Kennedy52OG6-1240206
John Kruspe3DB5-1118928Wilfrid Laurier14
Tom Laputka60DE6-325525Southern Illinois14
Art LasterDT6-428024Maryland-Eastern Shore2
Al Marcelin31RB-DB6-018527Arizona Western JC; Parsons9
Bob McKeown42C6-222522Yale14
Hugh McKinnis20FB6-121024Arizona State4
Rhome Nixon74TE6-320928New Mexico State; Southern University10
Hugh Oldham27SE5-1017532Paul Quinn; Oregon14
Gerry Organ71WR-K6-220028Guelph14
Roger Perdrix51LOG6-122529Cincinnati14
Jim Piaskoski73OT-DT6-424024none8
Tom Pullen77TE6-321027Michigan14
Moe Racine62ROT6-423235none14
Gus Revenberg63DT6-024524none14
Jack RizzoRB5-1020023Lehigh2
Tom Schuette56ROG6-123827Indiana14
Rudy Sims65DT6-025524Florida A&M14
Wayne Smith75DE6-423022none14
Alan Thompson14FB6-020523Wisconsin2
Wayne Tosh17DB5-1118025Richmond14
Terry Wellesley22RB6-020524Tennessee Tech14
Rod Woodward26DB6-120028Idaho14
Ulysses Young38DB6-219026Allen5
Chuck Zapiec35LB6-221823Penn State7
DRAFT LIST
RoundOverallPlayerPosCollege
322Doug CihockiEWestern Ontario
431Stew MacSweenDBToronto
540Ron PerowneRBBishop's
648Gordon LadbrookLBDalhousie
757Fred TokarykDTDalhousie
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thPTS
Team Totals87635494298
Opponents Totals48844551228
TEAM STATSTOPFirst DownsRushPassPen2nd Down Efficiency3rd Down EfficiencyPENPENY
Team Totals230851252099721
Opponents Totals214751271271623
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSSAFPTS
Gerry Organ12828100.0-295058.0100131
Hugh Oldham700-000042
Terry Wellesley500-000030
Wayne Giardino300-000018
Art Cantrelle200-000012
Rick Cassata200-000012
Bob Houmard200-000012
Tom Pullen200-000012
Dickie Adams100-00309
Barry Ardern100-00006
Billy Cooper100-00006
Rudy Sims100-00006
(Team)000-00012
Team Totals282828100.0295058.0131298
Opponents Totals2621133240.6101228
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Art Cantrelle1606524.1552
Rick Cassata854425.2432
Bob Houmard612263.7202
Terry Wellesley351634.7442
Alan Thompson18945.2440
Hugh McKinnis28802.90
Jack Rizzo13302.3110
Keith Eaman9273.060
Wayne Giardino3134.3130
Rod Woodward188.080
Paul Brothers1-1-1.0-10
Team Totals41417344.28
Opponents Totals37213953.8
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Rick Cassata35717917915625487.114.273133.6226.260.1
Paul Brothers291010171705.917.02813.426.938.0
Hugh McKinnis100100.000.000.039.6
Team Totals38818948.717527187.014.4143.6246.258.1
Opponents Totals38219851.814428937.614.64010.5
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Art Cantrelle444079.3270
Hugh Oldham3671920.0607
Tom Pullen2635313.6282
Rhome Nixon2534713.9280
Terry Wellesley2239518.0733
Billy Cooper1735620.9631
Keith Eaman66210.3230
Bob Houmard5316.2130
Alan Thompson3258.3130
Hugh McKinnis2189.00
Jack Rizzo133.030
Gerry Organ122.02t1
Team Totals189271814.414
Opponents Totals198289314.6
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Jerry Campbell8526.5150
Dickie Adams715021.4431
Rod Woodward711616.6250
Wayne Tosh59018.0250
Barry Ardern310.310
Chuck Zapiec25527.5510
Wayne Giardino23618.0331
Al Marcelin22110.5110
Jim Elder17474.0580
Rudy Sims12626.026t1
Wayne Smith100.000
Ulysses Young1-2-2.0-20
Team Totals4061915.53
Opponents Totals2438616.1
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLS
Dickie Adams124484539.171-
Keith Eaman16060.060-
Gerry Organ12828.028-
Bob Houmard12525.025-
Rod Woodward12525.025-
Team Totals128498338.9-
Opponents Totals145571139.4-
PUNT RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
Dickie Adams794255.4220
Rod Woodward131148.8210
Billy Cooper32822.6140
Al Marcelin2199.5160
Team Totals1266405.1
Opponents Totals1156095.3
KICKOFFSNOYDSAVGLGS
Gerry Organ38152040.0650
Moe Racine316454.7660
Team Totals41168441.1
Opponents Totals
KICKOFF RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
Al Marcelin1232727.3630
Jim Elder712718.1280
Rod Woodward49924.8300
Hugh McKinnis47919.80
Hugh Oldham26733.5340
Bob Houmard34916.3220
Dickie Adams12525.0250
Alan Thompson12222.0220
Jack Rizzo11515.0150
Wayne Giardino294.560
Danny Dever284.040
Tom Pullen100.000
Team Totals4082720.70
Opponents Totals3855614.6
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Dickie Adams2201100
Barry Ardern00011291
Charlie Brandon0001100
Jerry Campbell1101100
Art Cantrelle220000
Rick Cassata440000
Billy Cooper110000
Danny Dever0001100
Jim Elder110000
Wayne Giardino000331462
Bob Houmard210000
Tom Laputka0001100
Hugh McKinnis1100000
Hugh Oldham220000
Gerry Organ001100
Moe Racine001100
Jack Rizzo110000
Rudy Sims0003310
Wayne Smith00044190
Alan Thompson110000
Wayne Tosh001100
Rod Woodward20011110
Chuck Zapiec0002200
Team Totals2017320232063
Opponents Totals201717
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