The Ottawa Rough Riders’ 1962 Season

Season Summary

Ottawa Rough Riders 1962 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Ottawa Rough Riders 1962 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 2 0 4 51 43 L1 2-2-0
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

Ottawa Rough Riders 1962 Opponent Appearances

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 Eskimos (1) 0.406
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.531
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.688

Coaches

Head Coach

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1962 Ottawa Rough Riders Attendance

  • Capacity: 22,000
  • Total: 124,302
  • High: 21,050
  • Avg: 17,757 (7 out of 7 games)
  • Diff from 1961 Avg: -1,163
  • Low: 15,799
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 80.72
  • Diff from League Avg: -1,326

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Team Scoring

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 -

Stadium

  • 1962 home stadium: Lansdowne Park
  • Capacity: 22,000
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1960 – Expansion

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Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Ottawa 233659 484492 534598 474390 171 (24.4)168 (24.0)339 (24.2)
Opponent 183452 534295 313768 513687 149 (21.3)153 (21.9)302 (21.6)

Lead/Trailed Record by Quarter

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)

Ottawa Rough Riders 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 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

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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Week Game Details (EDT
A 3
Thu. July 19
BC 6 @ OTT 18 W 14,200
5
Mon. July 23
OTT 14 @ WPG 15 L 13,125
B 6
Wed. July 25
OTT 9 @ CGY 8 W 13,000
D 13
Thu. Aug. 2
EDM 14 @ OTT 10 L 7,765
1 16
Thu. Aug. 9
HAM 28 @ OTT 16 L 16,259
2 22
Thu. Aug. 16
OTT 29 @ MTL 18 W 25,534
3 27
Fri. Aug. 24
OTT 29 @ EDM 21 W 15,002
4 29
Mon. Aug. 27
OTT 18 @ BC 7 W 29,423
5 33
Sat. Sept. 1
TOR 8 @ OTT 26 W 15,799
6 38
Fri. Sept. 7
WPG 31 @ OTT 28 L 21,050
7 45
Sun. Sept. 16
OTT 10 @ TOR 16 L 24,721
8 48
Fri. Sept. 21
8:00 PM
CGY 36 @ OTT 32 L 16,265
9 56
Sat. Sept. 29
HAM 0 @ OTT 27 W 17,124
11 62
Mon. Oct. 8
OTT 26 @ MTL 24 W 19,288
65
Sat. Oct. 13
SSK 29 @ OTT 21 L 17,246
12 71
Sat. Oct. 20
MTL 21 @ OTT 21 T 20,559
13 77
Sun. Oct. 28
OTT 22 @ TOR 23 L 20,862
14 78
Sun. Nov. 4
OTT 34 @ HAM 40 L 20,461
P1 83
Sat. Nov. 10
MTL 18 @ OTT 17 L 20,252