Dave Ridgway

Bio

Full name: David Ridgway

Preferred name: Dave

Other nicknames: Robo Kicker

Born: April 24, 1959 in Stockport, England (61 years old)

Drafted in 1981 as K by MTL
58th overall (4th position in 7th round) from Toledo.

Last Season (1995) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Non-import
  • Height: 6′ 0″
  • Weight: 190 lbs
  • Position: K
  • Jersey: #36
Amateur Programs
  • Toledo
14 Season Career with SSK

Active years: 1982–1995

239 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 238 regular season games
  • 1 Grey Cup appearance (1 championship win)
Weekly
1982
  • Offensive Star Week 13 (SSK)
1984
  • Offensive Star Week 5 (SSK)
1987
  • Offensive Star Week 14 (SSK)
1988
  • Offensive Star Week 2 (SSK)
1990
  • Offensive Star Week 17 (SSK)
  • 1982 Team Nominee (SSK) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1982 Team Nominee (SSK) Most Outstanding Rookie
  • 1987 Team Nominee (SSK) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1987 Team Nominee (SSK) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1989 Winner (SSK) Grey Cup Most Valuable Canadian Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Dave Ridgway was inducted into the Player wing in 2003 (CFHoF profile).

Saskatchewan Roughriders Plaza of Honour

Dave Ridgway was inducted in 2000.

Saskatchewan Roughriders Retired Jerseys

Dave Ridgway's jersey #36 was retired on 1996.

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
14 seasons
(Rank: T67th,
99th percentile,
14 CFL seasons)
1 team 238
(Rank: T32nd,
99th percentile,
238 CFL games)
0 1
1982 SSK K 36 16 -- 0
1983 SSK K 36 16 -- 0
1984 SSK K 36 16 -- 0
1985 SSK K 36 16 -- 0
1986 SSK K 36 18 -- 0
1987 SSK K 36 17 -- 0
1988 SSK K 36 18 -- 0
1989 SSK K 36 18 -- 1
1990 SSK K 36 18 -- 0
1991 SSK K 36 18 -- 0
1992 SSK K 36 18 -- 0
1993 SSK K 36 18 -- 0
1994 SSK K 36 13 -- 0
1995 SSK K 36 18 -- 0