Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the Eastern Conference
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
Ex
Thu Jul 2 8:00 PM
CFLAS 35 @ OTT 14 L 23,094 CBC
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Wed Jul 8
OTT 8 @ TOR 29 L 29,018  
B
Mon Jul 13 8:00 PM
CGY 26 @ OTT 17 L 15,987  
C
Mon Jul 20 8:30 PM
MTL 15 @ OTT 8 L 15,796  
D
Thu Jul 23
OTT 27 @ HAM 20 W 16,000  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Wed Jul 29 8:00 PM
HAM 17 @ OTT 15 L 23,094 CTVE
3
Tue Aug 11 8:00 PM
SSK 24 @ OTT 1 L 25,192 CTV
5
Tue Aug 25
OTT 31 @ EDM 23 W 19,221  
5
Thu Aug 27 11:00 PM
OTT 30 @ BC 32 L 35,563 CTV
6
Wed Sep 2 8:00 PM
MTL 7 @ OTT 31 W 26,996 CTVE
7
Mon Sep 7 8:00 PM
TOR 37 @ OTT 21 L 26,000 CTV
8
Sun Sep 13 2:00 PM
OTT 25 @ TOR 30 L 33,135 CTVE
9
Sat Sep 19 2:00 PM
CGY 1 @ OTT 9 W 23,013 CBC
10
Sun Sep 27
OTT 15 @ MTL 16 L 26,677  
11
Sat Oct 3 2:00 PM
WPG 15 @ OTT 0 L 19,575 CBC
12
Mon Oct 12 2:00 PM
OTT 17 @ HAM 24 L 21,035 CTV
13
Sat Oct 17 2:00 PM
HAM 22 @ OTT 15 L 21,385 CBCE
14
Sat Oct 24 2:00 PM
OTT 28 @ MTL 12 W 19,758 CBCE
15
Sat Oct 31 2:00 PM
OTT 17 @ TOR 19 L 25,886 CBC
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 1 3 0 2 60 90 W1 1-3-0
Regular Season 14 4 10 0 8 255 279 L1 1-5-0
    Home 7 2 5 0 4 92 123 L2 2-4-0
    Visitor 7 2 5 0 4 163 156 L1 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 9 2 7 0 4 184 184 L1 1-5-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 2 3 0 4 71 95 L1 2-3-0

Full 1970 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) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 4 (1-3-0) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 7 (3-4-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (1-5-0)
After 2nd 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 10 (0-10-0)
After 3rd 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 4 (2-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 6 (4-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (0-8-0)
After 4th 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 10 (0-10-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.571 1-3-0 (4) 1-4-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.500 1-2-0 (3) 1-1-0 (2)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.607
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.536
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.571
BC Lions (1) 0.375
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.563
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.563
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.875
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.125
19701969 +/-
Average Combined Score 38.14 -11.64
Average Winning Score 24.75 -6.98
Average Losing Score 15.60 -1.07
Average Home Score 13.14 -19.00
Average Visitor Score 23.29 -1.57
Average Margin of Victory 14.00 +0.91
Average Margin of Loss 8.00 -6.33
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Ottawa 114556 412869 286088 123042 92 (13.1)163 (23.3)255 (18.2)
Opponent 411960 3672108 222345 244266 156 (22.3)123 (17.6)279 (19.9)
Head Coach
Ottawa Rough Riders 1970 Player Awards and Nominations
1970 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Hugh Oldham (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Marshall Shirk (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Billy Cooper (Team Nominee)
Ottawa Rough Riders 1970 All-Star Selections
2 All-Canadian Selections
OLB Jerry “Soupy” Campbell
DB Al Marcelin
4 All-Division Selections
QB Gary Wood
DT Marshall Shirk
OLB Jerry “Soupy” Campbell
DB Al Marcelin

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1970 Ottawa Rough Riders Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–9 (9)   Mike Sharp (HB) Carleton
2–9 (18)   Gerald Kwapisz (T) Windsor
3–9 (27)   Jeff Hilton (FB) Western Ontario
4–9 (36)   Dave Doherty (DB) McGill
5–9 (44)   Ken Whalen (DB) Guelph
6–9   Pass
7–9 (61)   Ron Clarke (G) Queen's
8–9 (69)   Bob Climie (G) Queen's
9–9   Pass
10–9   Pass

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