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 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 14 7 -- 0
1953 SSK 64 12 -- 0
1954 SSK 64 16 -- 0
1955 SSK 64 15 -- 0
1956 SSK 54 10 -- 0
1957 SSK 54 16 -- 0
1958 SSK 54 16 -- 0
1959 SSK 54 13 -- 0
1960 SSK 41 16 -- 0
1961 SSK 41 12 -- 0
1962 SSK 41 16 -- 0
1963 SSK 41 16 -- 0
1964 SSK 41 16 -- 0
1965 SSK 41 7 -- 0
1966 SSK 41 15 -- 1
1967 SSK 41 16 -- 1
1968 SSK 41 16 -- 0