The Ottawa Rough Riders’ 1969 Season

Season Summary

Ottawa Rough Riders 1969 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Ottawa Rough Riders 1969 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 2 0 4 83 49 W1 2-2-0
Regular Season 14 11 3 0 22 399 298 L1 4-2-0
    Home 7 7 0 0 14 225 113 W7 6-0-0
    Visitor 7 4 3 0 8 174 185 L1 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 9 7 2 0 14 247 186 L1 5-1-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 4 1 0 8 152 112 W1 4-1-0

Full 1969 League Standings

Ottawa Rough Riders 1969 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.512 5-0-0 (5) 2-2-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.444 2-0-0 (2) 2-1-0 (3)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.607
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.214
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.714
BC Lions (1) 0.313
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.563
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.313
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.813
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.219

Team Scoring

19691968 +/-
Average Combined Score 49.79 +0.71
Average Winning Score 31.73 -2.38
Average Losing Score 16.67 -6.00
Average Home Score 32.14 +1.43
Average Visitor Score 24.86 -3.86
Average Margin of Victory 13.09 -4.02
Average Margin of Loss 14.33 +11.33

1969 Ottawa Rough Riders Attendance

  • Capacity: 27,172
  • Total: 155,863
  • High: 27,115
  • Avg: 22,266 (7 out of 7 games)
  • Diff from 1968 Avg: -1,090
  • Low: 16,975
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 81.95
  • Diff from League Avg: +1,107

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Coaches

Head Coaches

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Stadium

  • 1969 home stadium: Lansdowne Park
  • Capacity: 27,172
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1967 – Expansion

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Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

298 (21.3)
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Ottawa 612788 7555130 5652108 334073 225 (32.1)174 (24.9)399 (28.5)
Opponent 92938 304676 165066 5860118 185 (26.4)113 (16.1)

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 4 (4-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 7 (7-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 5 (2-3-0)
After 2nd 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 9 (9-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (2-3-0)
After 3rd 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (3-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 10 (10-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (0-3-0)
After 4th 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 11 (11-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0)

Ottawa Rough Riders 1969 Player Awards and Nominations

1969 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Russ Jackson (Winner)
  • Lineman — Billy Joe Booth (Division Finalist)
  • Canadian Player — Russ Jackson (Winner)

Ottawa Rough Riders 1969 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–9 (9)   Jim Foley (QB) Saint Dunstan's
2–9 (17)   Norm Lukey (QB) Saint Mary's
3–9 (26)   Brian Donnelly (FL) Queen's
4–9 (35)   Wayne Powell (OG) Ottawa
5–9 (42)   Dan Croteau (HB) Laurentian
6–9 (49)   Bruce McGregor (FL) Carleton
7–9   Pass
8–9   Pass

Ottawa Rough Riders 1969 All-Star Selections

7 All-Canadian Selections
QB Russ Jackson
RB Vic Washington
SE Margene Adkins
DE Billy Joe Booth
ILB Ken Lehmann
OLB Jerry “Soupy” Campbell
DB Don Sutherin
8 All-Division Selections
QB Russ Jackson*
RB Vic Washington
SE Margene Adkins (Tie)
DT Marshall Shirk
DE Billy Joe Booth
ILB Ken Lehmann
OLB Jerry “Soupy” Campbell
DB Don Sutherin

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Sat. July 5
OTT 26 @ MTL 20 W 8,000  
B
Mon. July 14
EDM 15 @ OTT 13 L 12,000  
C
Fri. July 18 10:00 PM
OTT 5 @ SSK 6 L 12,890  
D
Tue. July 22
SSK 8 @ OTT 39 W    
1
Wed. July 30
MTL 15 @ OTT 47 W 18,104  
2
Wed. Aug. 6
OTT 35 @ CGY 19 W 23,532  
3
Wed. Aug. 13
BC 24 @ OTT 41 W 20,315  
4
Wed. Aug. 20
OTT 17 @ MTL 15 W 18,592  
6
Mon. Sept. 1
OTT 22 @ HAM 27 L 30,296  
7
Sat. Sept. 6
MTL 22 @ OTT 47 W 19,362  
8
Sat. Sept. 13
TOR 23 @ OTT 25 W 26,989  
9
Sat. Sept. 20
OTT 34 @ TOR 27 W 33,135  
10
Sat. Sept. 27
EDM 0 @ OTT 17 W 16,975  
11
Sat. Oct. 4
HAM 20 @ OTT 28 W 27,003  
12
Sun. Oct. 12
OTT 21 @ SSK 38 L 21,957  
13
Wed. Oct. 15
OTT 38 @ WPG 31 W 12,520  
14
Sat. Oct. 25
TOR 9 @ OTT 20 W 27,115  
15
Sat. Nov. 1
OTT 7 @ HAM 28 L 23,012  
P2
Sun. Nov. 16
OTT 14 @ TOR 22 L 33,135  
P2
Sat. Nov. 22
TOR 3 @ OTT 32 W 24,354  
GC
Sun. Nov. 30 1:00 PM
SSK 11 vs OTT 29 W 33,172 R/C, CTV, CBC