Ottawa Rough Riders 14 vs Saskatchewan Roughriders 29

Game Details

  • The 54th Grey Cup
  • 91st Game of 1966
  • Saturday, Nov 26, 1966 4:00 PM EST ( )
  • (Local)
  • at Empire Stadium in Vancouver, BC
    • Surface: Natural Grass
    • Attendance: 36,553 (Sellout)
    • Capacity: 32,375
  • Broadcasters:
    • CTV
    • CBC
1965 and 1966 Saskatchewan and Ottawa Matchups
1965Week 11OTT 14 @ SSK 21
1966Week ExSSK 10 @ OTT 19
Week 10SSK 8 @ OTT 18
The Grey CupOTT 14 vs SSK 29

Roughriders record vs Rough Riders (Grey Cup)

All-time (through 1965)
  • Saskatchewan Total 0–1–0 (0.000)

Streaks as of Nov. 26, 1966 (Grey Cup)

Roughriders streak at home vs Rough Riders
Roughriders streak overall vs Rough Riders
  • 1L — Nov. 24, 1951

Boxscore

Scoring Summary
1st Quarter

1. OTT: Touchdown TUCKER (61 yard pass from JACKSON) 2:28
  OTT: Convert Kick RACINE failed
2. SSK: Touchdown WORDEN (6 yard pass from LANCASTER) 10:02
  SSK: Convert Kick ABENDSCHAN

2nd Quarter

3. SSK: Touchdown FORD (19 yard pass from LANCASTER) 4:25
  SSK: Convert Kick ABENDSCHAN
4. OTT: Touchdown TUCKER (85 yard pass from JACKSON) 5:07
  OTT: Convert Kick RACINE
5. OTT: Single CLINE (50 yards off a Punt) 10:41

3rd Quarter

No scoring

4th Quarter

6. SSK: Touchdown CAMPBELL (5 yard pass from LANCASTER) 0:09
  SSK: Convert Kick ABENDSCHAN
7. SSK: Touchdown REED (31 yards) 8:30
  SSK: Convert Kick ABENDSCHAN
8. SSK: Single FORD (31 yards off a Punt) 11:41

Linescore
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Rough Riders 7 7 0 0 14
Roughriders 6 8 0 15 29
Quarter scores
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Rough Riders 7 14 14 14 14
Roughriders 6 14 14 29 29
Yardsticks (Team Statistics)
OTTSSK
First Downs1218
Rushing92196
Passing195158
Total Offence287354
Pass Comp-Att6-1610-20
Interceptions by02
Fumbles-Lost3-10-0
Punts-Net Avg.9-39.08-35.0
Penalties-Yards5-636-35
Individual
PASSING

OTTJACKSON: 6/15, 194 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT; STEWART: 0/1, 0 YDS, 0 TD, 1 INT; SSKLANCASTER: 10/20, 160 YDS, 3 TD, 0 INT;

RUSHING

OTTDILLARD: 9/29 YDS, 0 TD; JACKSON: 4/25 YDS, 0 TD; STEWART: 8/23 YDS, 0 TD; SCOTT: 8/15 YDS, 0 TD; SSKREED: 23/133 YDS, 1 TD; BUCHANAN: 10/54 YDS, 0 TD; FORD: 2/5 YDS, 0 TD; LANCASTER: 1/4 YDS, 0 TD;

RECEIVING

OTTTUCKER: 4/173 YDS, 2 TD; ROBERTS: 2/21 YDS, 0 TD; SSKWORDEN: 3/48 YDS, 1 TD; BARWELL: 1/46 YDS, 0 TD; CAMPBELL: 3/28 YDS, 1 TD; BUCHANAN: 2/19 YDS, 0 TD; FORD: 1/19 YDS, 1 TD;


Rough Riders coach: Frank Clair (L)
Roughriders coach: Eagle “Buddy” Keys (W)

Game Extra

Lead Changes (Experimental)
  • Total: 5
  • Times OTT held lead: 1
  • Times tied: 3
  • Times SSK held lead: 2
Consecutive Points
OTT6 8 
SSK 14 15

Game Time Weather in Vancouver, BC

November 26th Hourly Weather Summary for Vancouver
Site Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Pressure
Vancouver Int'l A 1:00 PM Cloudy 7.8°C NNE (160°) at 8 km/h 77% 102.01 kPa
Vancouver Int'l A 2:00 PM Cloudy 7.2°C NNE (160°) at 16 km/h 83% 102.00 kPa
Vancouver Int'l A 3:00 PM Rain 6.7°C NNE (160°) at 18 km/h 82% 101.97 kPa
Vancouver Int'l A 4:00 PM Cloudy 6.7°C NNE (160°) at 18 km/h 78% 101.91 kPa
Vancouver Int'l A 5:00 PM Rain 6.7°C NNE (160°) at 16 km/h 80% 101.88 kPa

Conditions at Vancouver Int'l A (15.90 km away). Weather courtesy of Environment Canada Data.

Ottawa Rough Riders 1966 Grey Cup Roster
# PosName
20 LB Blum, Mike
65 DE Booth, Billy Joe
60 T Brown, Bob
52 T Cain, Jim
27 DB, QB Cline, Bill
63 G Collins, Ted
25 LB Conroy, Jim
15 DB DeGraw, Larry
23 HB Dillard, Jim
22 DB Gaines, Gene
24 HB Gilbert, Don
66 T Harrison, Chuck
12 QB Jackson, Russ
41 G, T Lehmann, Ken
14 HB McCarthy, Bob
10 DB O'Billovich, Bob
51 G Perdrix, Roger
17 DB Poirier, Joe
62 T, K Racine, Moe
76 TE Roberts, Jay
16 HB Scott, Bo
42 C, LB Selinger, Jerry
56 T Shaw, Andy
53 DT Shirk, Marshall
43 C Specht, Doug
11 HB Stewart, Ron
71 E Thompson, Pete
26 WR Tucker, Whit
50 G, T Walderzak, Mike
75 WR Watkins, Ted

Note: Jersey numbers and positions listed are all numbers used and positions played for the whole season, but only players dressed for Grey Cup are shown.

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1966 Grey Cup Roster
# PosName
53 G, K Abendschan, Jack Jr.
41 G, T Atchison, Ron
71 FL Barwell, Gord
66 G, T Benecick, Al
30 DB Bennett, Bruce
64 G Beynon, Tom
67 T Brock, Clyde
25 HB Buchanan, Ed
31 FL Campbell, Hugh
54 LB Dempsey, Wally
16 FB Dorsch, Henry “Hank”
26 DB Dumelie, Larry
27 DB Dushinski, Ted
75 LB Ekstran, Garner
21 HB Ford, Al
79 DE Gerhardt, Don
24 DB Kosid, Bob
23 QB Lancaster, Ron
65 G, T Levesque, Moe Sr.
61 G, T McQuarters, Ed
11 HB Petmanis, Gil
34 FB Reed, George
58 G, LB Reed, Kenny
51 LB Shaw, Cliff
50 LB Shaw, Wayne
43 C, G Urness, Ted
12 DB West, Dale
62 T, K Whitehouse, Reg
19 DB Wlasiuk, Gene
72 E Worden, Jim

Note: Jersey numbers and positions listed are all numbers used and positions played for the whole season, but only players dressed for Grey Cup are shown.

League Records Set and Approached in OTT vs SSK
Including known plays over 55 yards

Grey Cup
CategoryCurrent
Rank
Original
Rank
ValuePersonRecord Held Span OR
Longest Pass – Play 5th 5th 85 yards Russ Jackson
to Whit Tucker (TD)
Longest Reception – Play 5th 5th 85 yards Whit Tucker
from Russ Jackson (TD)
Rushing Yards – Game 8th 8th 133 yards George Reed
Receiving Yards – Game 3rd 3rd 174 yards Whit Tucker

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