Season Summary

Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Thu Jul 6 8:00 PM
OTT 22 @ HAM 21 W 20,000  
B
Wed Jul 12 8:00 PM
SSK 16 @ OTT 19 W 16,444  
C
Wed Jul 19 8:00 PM
TOR 7 @ OTT 51 W 19,508  
D
Tue Jul 25 9:00 PM
OTT 28 @ WPG 29 L 17,610  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Wed Aug 2 8:00 PM
SSK 7 @ OTT 22 W 21,662 CTV
2
Thu Aug 10 8:00 PM
OTT 28 @ MTL 19 W 16,649  
3
Wed Aug 16 8:00 PM
OTT 14 @ TOR 8 W 33,135 CTVE
5
Wed Aug 30 8:00 PM
TOR 13 @ OTT 14 W 27,472 CTVE
6
Mon Sep 4 8:00 PM
OTT 16 @ HAM 17 L 34,772  
7
Sat Sep 9 8:00 PM
MTL 23 @ OTT 38 W 22,196 CBC
8
Sat Sep 16 2:00 PM
HAM 30 @ OTT 22 L 25,537 CBCE
9
Sat Sep 23 10:00 PM
OTT 10 @ EDM 9 W 21,632 CBC
10
Tue Sep 26 10:30 PM
OTT 20 @ BC 17 W 22,108 CTV
10
Sun Oct 1 2:00 PM
HAM 25 @ OTT 20 L 25,068 CTVE
12
Mon Oct 9 2:00 PM
CGY 30 @ OTT 45 W 19,606 CTV
14
Sun Oct 22 2:00 PM
OTT 17 @ MTL 7 W 13,972  
15
Sat Oct 28 2:00 PM
OTT 21 @ TOR 16 W 33,135 CBCE
16
Sat Nov 4 2:00 PM
WPG 7 @ OTT 11 W 22,780 CBC
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sat Nov 11 2:30 PM
MTL 11 @ OTT 14 W 16,548 CBC
P2
Sat Nov 18 2:00 PM
HAM 7 @ OTT 19 W 21,800 CTV
P2
Sun Nov 26 2:00 PM
OTT 8 @ HAM 23 L 30,721 CTV
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 3 1 0 6 120 73 L1 3-1-0
Regular Season 14 11 3 0 22 298 228 W4 5-1-0
    Home 7 5 2 0 10 172 135 W2 4-2-0
    Visitor 7 6 1 0 12 126 93 W4 5-1-0
   Divisional opponent 9 6 3 0 12 190 158 W2 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 5 0 0 10 108 70 W5 5-0-0

Full 1972 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 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (2-1-0) 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 9 (7-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (4-1-0)
After 2nd 3 (3-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (2-1-0) 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (3-0-0) 7 (6-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (5-1-0)
After 3rd 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (3-0-0) 9 (8-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (3-2-0)
After 4th 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 11 (11-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.429 2-2-0 (4) 4-1-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.488 3-0-0 (3) 2-0-0 (2)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.786
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.286
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.214
BC Lions (1) 0.313
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.375
Edmonton Elks (1) 0.625
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.500
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.625
19721971 +/-
Average Combined Score 37.57 -3.00
Average Winning Score 21.82 -8.85
Average Losing Score 19.33 +5.96
Average Home Score 24.57 +2.71
Average Visitor Score 18.00 -1.71
Average Margin of Victory 7.64 -7.36
Average Margin of Loss 4.67 -4.83
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Ottawa 404787 323163 371754 633194 172 (24.6)126 (18.0)298 (21.3)
Opponent 311748 463884 222345 361551 93 (13.3)135 (19.3)228 (16.3)
Head Coach
1972 Player Awards and Nominations
1972 Most Outstanding
Ottawa Rough Riders 1972 All-Star Selections
3 All-Canadian Selections
DE Wayne Smith
MLB Jerry “Soupy” Campbell
DB Dick Adams
5 All-Division Selections
DT Rudy Sims
DE Wayne Smith
MLB Jerry “Soupy” Campbell
DB Rod Woodward
DB Dick Adams

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1972 Ottawa Rough Riders Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
3–4 (22)   Doug Chihocki (E) Western Ontario
4–4 (31)   Stew MacSween (DB) Toronto
5–4 (40)   Ron Perowne (RB) Bishop's
6–4 (48)   Gordon Ladbrook (LB) Dalhousie
7–4 (57)   Fred Tokoryk (DT) Dalhousie
8–4   Pass
9–4   Pass

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