1968 Ottawa Rough Riders season

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1968 Ottawa Rough Riders season
Head coach Frank Clair
Home field Lansdowne Park
Results
Record 9–3–2
Division place 1st, East
Playoff finish Won Grey Cup

The 1968 Ottawa Rough Riders finished in 1st place in the Eastern Conference with a 9–3–2 record and won the Grey Cup.

Preseason

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
A July 11 vs. Calgary Stampeders 15–15 Tie 0–0–1
B July 17 vs. BC Lions 22–15 Win 1–0–1
C July 22 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 43–35 Win 2–0–1
C July 24 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 29–13 Loss 2–1–1

Regular season

Standings

Eastern Football Conference
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Ottawa Rough Riders 14 9 3 2 416 271 20
Toronto Argonauts 14 9 5 0 284 266 18
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 14 6 7 1 262 292 13
Montreal Alouettes 14 3 9 2 234 327 8

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
1 Aug 1 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 53–13 Win 1–0
2 Aug 9 at Toronto Argonauts 38–14 Win 2–0
3 Aug 14 vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders 37–23 Win 3–0
4 Aug 22 at Montreal Alouettes 25–24 Loss 3–1
5 Sept 4 vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers 24–17 Win 4–1
6 Sept 11 at Edmonton Eskimos 25–20 Loss 4–2
6 Sept 14 at BC Lions 22–22 Tie 4–2–1
7 Sept 21 vs. Calgary Stampeders 27–24 Loss 4–3–1
8 Sept 28 at Montreal Alouettes 30–20 Win 5–3–1
9 Oct 6 vs. Toronto Argonauts 31–10 Win 6–3–1
10 Oct 13 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 36–23 Win 7–3–1
11 Oct 19 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 27–24 Win 8–3–1
12 Oct 26 vs. Montreal Alouettes 19–19 Tie 8–3–2
13 Nov 3 at Toronto Argonauts 31–9 Win 9–3–2

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Postseason

Playoffs

Round Date Opponent Score Result Record
East Final #1 Nov 17 at Toronto Argonauts 13–11 Loss 9–4–2
East Final #2 Nov 24 vs. Toronto Argonauts 36–14 Win 10–4–2
Grey Cup Nov 30 Calgary Stampeders 24–21 Win 11–4–2

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Grey Cup

Teams 1 Q 2 Q 3 Q 4 Q Final
Calgary Stampeders 0 14 0 7 21
Ottawa Roughriders 1 3 7 13 24

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Player stats

Passing

Player Games Played Attempts Completions Percentage Yards Touchdowns Interceptions
Russ Jackson 14 305 171 56.1% 3187 25 16

Awards and honours

CFL All-Stars

  • Russ Jackson, QB

References

  1. ^ a b http://www.profootballarchives.com/1968irfuott.html
  2. ^ https://www.cfl.ca/page/his_greycup_recap1968
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