Ron Atchison

Bio

Full name: Ron Atchison

Born April 21, 1930 in Central Butte, SK

Last Season (1968) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 3″
  • Position: DT
  • Jersey: #41
Amateur Programs
  • Saskatoon Hilltops Jr.
17 Season Career with SSK

Active years: 1952–1968

237 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 235 regular season games
  • 2 Grey Cup appearances (1 championship win)
  • 1958 Team Nominee (SSK) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1959 Team Nominee (SSK) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
  • 1960 Team Nominee (SSK) Most Outstanding Canadian Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Ron Atchison was inducted into the Player wing in 1978 (CFHoF profile).

Saskatchewan Roughriders Plaza of Honour

Ron Atchison was inducted in 1987.

Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame

Ron Atchison was inducted into the Player wing in 1980.

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
17 seasons
(Rank: T15th,
99th percentile,
17 CFL seasons)
1 team 235
(Rank: T39th,
99th percentile,
235 CFL games)
0 2
1952 SSK DT 14 7 -- 0
1953 SSK DT 64 12 -- 0
1954 SSK DT 64 16 -- 0
1955 SSK G, T 64 15 -- 0
1956 SSK T 54 10 -- 0
1957 SSK G 54 16 -- 0
1958 SSK G 54 16 -- 0
1959 SSK T 54 13 -- 0
1960 SSK C, LB 41 16 -- 0
1961 SSK C, G 41 12 -- 0
1962 SSK C, G 41 16 -- 0
1963 SSK C, G 41 16 -- 0
1964 SSK G, T 41 16 -- 0
1965 SSK G, T 41 7 -- 0
1966 SSK G, T 41 15 -- 1
1967 SSK G, T 41 16 -- 1
1968 SSK DT 41 16 -- 0