Season Summary

Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
Ex
Thu Jul 19 8:00 PM
BC 6 @ OTT 18 W 14,200  
Ex
Mon Jul 23
OTT 14 @ WPG 15 L 13,125  
Ex
Wed Jul 25 11:30 PM
OTT 9 @ CGY 8 W 13,000  
Ex
Thu Aug 2 8:00 PM
EDM 14 @ OTT 10 L 7,765  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Thu Aug 9 8:00 PM
HAM 28 @ OTT 16 L 16,259  
2
Thu Aug 16 8:00 PM
OTT 29 @ MTL 18 W 25,534  
3
Fri Aug 24
OTT 29 @ EDM 21 W 15,002  
4
Mon Aug 27
OTT 18 @ BC 7 W 29,423  
5
Sat Sep 1 2:00 PM
TOR 8 @ OTT 26 W 15,799  
6
Fri Sep 7
WPG 31 @ OTT 28 L 21,050  
7
Sun Sep 16
OTT 10 @ TOR 16 L 24,721  
8
Fri Sep 21 8:00 PM
CGY 36 @ OTT 32 L 16,265  
9
Sat Sep 29 2:00 PM
HAM 0 @ OTT 27 W 17,124  
11
Mon Oct 8 2:00 PM
OTT 26 @ MTL 24 W 19,288  
11
Sat Oct 13 2:00 PM
SSK 29 @ OTT 21 L 17,246  
12
Sat Oct 20
MTL 21 @ OTT 21 T 20,559  
13
Sun Oct 28
OTT 22 @ TOR 23 L 20,862  
14
Sun Nov 4
OTT 34 @ HAM 40 L 20,461  
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sat Nov 10
MTL 18 @ OTT 17 L 20,252  
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season There was no Pre-Season schedule in 1962.
Regular Season 14 6 7 1 13 339 302 L2 2-3-1
    Home 7 2 4 1 5 171 153 T1 2-3-1
    Visitor 7 4 3 0 8 168 149 L2 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 9 4 4 1 9 211 178 L2 2-3-1
   Non-divisional opponent 5 2 3 0 4 128 124 L3 2-3-0

Full 1962 League Standings

Home Visitor Total
Quarter Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record)
After 1st 3 (2-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (0-2-1) 3 (2-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 6 (4-2-0) 2 (1-1-0) 6 (1-4-1)
After 2nd 4 (2-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-2-1) 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 8 (5-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-4-1)
After 3rd 5 (2-2-1) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 9 (5-3-1) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0)
After 4th 2 (2-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 4 (0-4-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 6 (6-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 7 (0-7-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.452 2-1-1 (4) 2-3-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.531 0-3-0 (3) 2-0-0 (2)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.679
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.393
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.286
BC Lions (1) 0.438
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.594
Edmonton Elks (1) 0.406
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.531
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.688
19621961 +/-
Average Combined Score 45.79 -0.21
Average Winning Score 25.83 -5.67
Average Losing Score 23.29 +5.45
Average Home Score 24.43 -3.43
Average Visitor Score 24.00 +0.57
Average Margin of Victory 12.83 -5.42
Average Margin of Loss 5.71 -6.29
Quarter Team Home (PPG) Visitor (PPG) Total (PPG)
Total Ottawa 171 (24.4) 168 (24.0) 339 (24.2)
Opponent 149 (21.3) 153 (21.9) 302 (21.6)
1st Ottawa 23 (3.3) 36 (5.1) 59 (4.2)
Opponent 34 (4.9) 18 (2.6) 52 (3.7)
2nd Ottawa 48 (6.9) 44 (6.3) 92 (6.6)
Opponent 42 (6.0) 53 (7.6) 95 (6.8)
3rd Ottawa 53 (7.6) 45 (6.4) 98 (7.0)
Opponent 37 (5.3) 31 (4.4) 68 (4.9)
4th Ottawa 47 (6.7) 43 (6.1) 90 (6.4)
Opponent 36 (5.1) 51 (7.3) 87 (6.2)
Head Coach
1962 Player Awards and Nominations
1962 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Ernie White, II (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Kaye Vaughan (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Russ Jackson (Division Finalist)
Ottawa Rough Riders 1962 All-Star Selections
2 All-Canadian Selections
MG Kaye Vaughan
CLB Jim Conroy
7 All-Division Selections
QB Russ Jackson
HB Ernie White, II
T Moe Racine
DE Mel Semenko
MG Kaye Vaughan
CLB Jim Conroy
DHB Joe Poirier

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1962 Ottawa Rough Riders Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–4 (4)   Chuck Wood (G) McGill
2–4 (9)   Whit Tucker (HB) Western Ontario
3–4 (14)   Bob Windsor (E) McGill
4–4 (19)   Larry Shaw (E) Western Ontario
5–4 (24)   Hugh Cook (E) Toronto
6–4 (28)   Doug Niklas (T) Queen's
7–4   Pass
8–4   Pass
9–4   Pass
10–4   Pass
11–4   Pass
12–4   Pass

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