Season Summary

Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Mon Jul 5
WPG 19 @ OTT 17 L 13,513  
A
Fri Jul 9
OTT 5 @ EDM 1 W 14,768  
B
Mon Jul 12
OTT 41 @ BC 14 W 23,088  
C
Mon Jul 19
BC 22 @ OTT 20 L 15,554  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Tue Jul 27
EDM 11 @ OTT 22 W 19,959  
2
Mon Aug 2
OTT 28 @ WPG 22 W 21,851  
2
Wed Aug 4
OTT 8 @ CGY 9 L 22,251  
3
Wed Aug 11 8:00 PM
HAM 20 @ OTT 17 L 26,385 CTVE
4
Thu Aug 19
OTT 28 @ TOR 30 L 33,135  
5
Fri Aug 27 10:00 PM
OTT 21 @ SSK 42 L 16,980 CTV
7
Mon Sep 6
MTL 17 @ OTT 40 W 24,395 CTVE
8
Sat Sep 11
OTT 6 @ MTL 25 L 24,374 CBCE
9
Sun Sep 19
TOR 26 @ OTT 17 L 26,063 CTVE
10
Sun Sep 26
OTT 7 @ HAM 19 L 26,953 CTVE
11
Sun Oct 3 2:00 PM
TOR 12 @ OTT 3 L 21,868 CTV
12
Sat Oct 9
BC 21 @ OTT 45 W 14,758  
14
Sat Oct 23 2:00 PM
OTT 40 @ HAM 16 W 21,700 CBCE
15
Sat Oct 30 2:00 PM
MTL 7 @ OTT 9 W 27,137 CBCE
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sun Nov 7 2:00 PM
OTT 4 @ HAM 23 L 26,471 CTV
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 2 0 4 83 56 L1 2-2-0
Regular Season 14 6 8 0 12 291 277 W3 3-3-0
    Home 7 4 3 0 8 153 114 W2 3-3-0
    Visitor 7 2 5 0 4 138 163 W1 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 9 3 6 0 6 167 172 W2 2-4-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 3 2 0 6 124 105 W1 3-2-0

Full 1971 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 4 (4-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 6 (4-2-0) 3 (1-2-0) 5 (1-4-0)
After 2nd 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 2 (0-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (2-3-0) 6 (4-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (2-6-0)
After 3rd 3 (3-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (2-3-0) 4 (3-1-0) 3 (1-2-0) 7 (2-5-0)
After 4th 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (0-8-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.548 2-3-0 (5) 1-3-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.488 2-0-0 (2) 1-2-0 (3)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.500
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.429
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.714
BC Lions (1) 0.406
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.594
Edmonton Elks (1) 0.375
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.594
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.469
19711970 +/-
Average Combined Score 40.57 +2.43
Average Winning Score 30.67 +5.92
Average Losing Score 13.38 -2.23
Average Home Score 21.86 +8.71
Average Visitor Score 19.71 -3.57
Average Margin of Victory 15.00 +1.00
Average Margin of Loss 9.50 +1.50
Quarter Team Home (PPG) Visitor (PPG) Total (PPG)
Total Ottawa 153 (21.9) 138 (19.7) 291 (20.8)
Opponent 163 (23.3) 114 (16.3) 277 (19.8)
1st Ottawa 43 (6.1) 34 (4.9) 77 (5.5)
Opponent 43 (6.1) 28 (4.0) 71 (5.1)
2nd Ottawa 34 (4.9) 23 (3.3) 57 (4.1)
Opponent 46 (6.6) 57 (8.1) 103 (7.4)
3rd Ottawa 23 (3.3) 17 (2.4) 40 (2.9)
Opponent 20 (2.9) 11 (1.6) 31 (2.2)
4th Ottawa 53 (7.6) 64 (9.1) 117 (8.4)
Opponent 54 (7.7) 18 (2.6) 72 (5.1)
Head Coach
1971 Player Awards and Nominations
1971 Most Outstanding
Ottawa Rough Riders 1971 All-Star Selections
1 All-Canadian Selections
OLB Jerry “Soupy” Campbell
3 All-Division Selections
RB Dennis Duncan
DT Rudy Sims
DE Tom Laputka

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1971 Ottawa Rough Riders Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–2 (2)   Bob Eccles (LB) Carleton
2–2 (11)   Bob Folusewych (FB) Guelph
3–2 (20)   Bob Hapfield (T) Waterloo
4–2 (29)   Art Lord (DB) Saskatchewan
5–2 (38)   Steve Derbyshire (T) Western Ontario
6–2 (47)   Steve Hoffman (T) Windsor
7–2 (56)   George Hill (LB) Western Ontario
8–2 (64)   Marshall Caplan (LB) McMaster
9–2   Pass

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