The Ottawa Rough Riders’ 1975 Season

Season Summary

Ottawa Rough Riders 1975 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Ottawa Rough Riders 1975 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 1 3 0 2 90 99 L1 1-3-0
Regular Season 16 10 5 1 21 394 280 W1 4-1-1
    Home 8 5 3 0 10 244 150 W1 5-1-0
    Visitor 8 5 2 1 11 150 130 T1 3-2-1
   Divisional opponent 11 8 3 0 16 287 166 W4 5-1-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 2 2 1 5 107 114 T1 2-2-1

Full 1975 League Standings

Ottawa Rough Riders 1975 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.423 4-2-0 (6) 4-1-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.519 1-1-0 (2) 1-1-1 (3)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (4) 0.344
Montreal Alouettes (4) 0.563
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.344
BC Lions (1) 0.375
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.375
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.750
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.656
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.438

Coaches

Head Coach

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1975 Ottawa Rough Riders Attendance

  • Capacity: 34,972
  • Total: 224,834
  • High: 35,342
  • Avg: 28,104 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1974 Avg: +9,180
  • Low: 19,002
  • Sellouts: 1
  • % of Capacity: 80.36
  • Diff from League Avg: +2,771

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Team Scoring

19751974 +/-
Average Combined Score 42.13 8.88 +
Average Winning Score 29.00 3.43 +
Average Losing Score 15.80 6.69 +
Average Home Score 30.50 13.75 +
Average Visitor Score 18.75 2.88 +
Average Margin of Victory 15.20 2.77 +
Average Margin of Loss 7.60 3.18 -

Stadium

  • 1975 home stadium: Lansdowne Park
  • Capacity: 34,972
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1975 – 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 581876 7546121 6936105 425092 244 (30.5)150 (18.8)394 (24.6)
Opponent 173653 493584 313061 532982 130 (16.3)150 (18.8)280 (17.5)

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 6 (5-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 3 (2-0-1) 3 (2-1-0) 8 (6-2-0) 4 (2-1-1) 4 (2-2-0)
After 2nd 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 3 (1-1-1) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (3-1-0) 8 (6-1-1) 1 (1-0-0) 7 (3-4-0)
After 3rd 6 (5-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 4 (3-1-0) 1 (0-0-1) 3 (2-1-0) 10 (8-2-0) 1 (0-0-1) 5 (2-3-0)
After 4th 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 5 (5-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 2 (0-2-0) 10 (10-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 5 (0-5-0)

Ottawa Rough Riders 1975 Player Awards and Nominations

1975 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Art Green (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Rod Woodward (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Tom Schuette (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Jim Foley (Winner)
  • Rookie — Tom Clements (Winner)

Ottawa Rough Riders 1975 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–7 (7) Marv Allemang (TE) Acadia
2–4 (13) [BC] Dave Patterson (LB) Simon Fraser
2–7 (16) Jim Baker (C) Alberta
3–7 (25) Cliff Summers (LB) Western Ontario
4–7 (34) Grant Stephenson (LB) St. Francis Xavier
5–7 (43) Scott Gibson (OG) Manitoba
6–7 (51) Arnuas Piechaltis (TE) Carleton
7–7 (59) Roy Biljetina (TE) Wooster
8–7 Pass

Ottawa Rough Riders 1975 All-Star Selections

5 All-Canadian Selections
RB Art Green
WR Tony Gabriel
MLB Jerry “Soupy” Campbell
DB Rod Woodward
DB Dick Adams
10 All-Division Selections
QB Tom Clements*
RB Art Green
WR Tony Gabriel
G Tom Schuette
T Jeff Turcotte
MLB Jerry “Soupy” Campbell
OLB Mark Kosmos
DB Wayne Tosh
DB Dick Adams
DB Rod Woodward

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 1
Tue. July 1
OTT 20 @ EDM 21 L
B 5
Thu. July 3
OTT 31 @ BC 41 L 14,334
C 10
Wed. July 9
SSK 16 @ OTT 20 W 17,022
D 17
Wed. July 16
6:30 PM
HAM 21 @ OTT 19 L 18,040
1 21
Thu. July 24
8:00 PM
OTT 18 @ TOR 16 W 36,912 CBCE
2 26
Wed. July 30
8:00 PM
OTT 31 @ HAM 9 W 24,249 CBCE
3 30
Wed. Aug. 6
8:00 PM
TOR 16 @ OTT 14 L 31,023 CTVE
4 34
Tue. Aug. 12
8:00 PM
MTL 34 @ OTT 31 L 31,688 CBCE
5 40
Thu. Aug. 21
10:00 PM
OTT 6 @ CGY 23 L 25,878 CBC
6 41
Sun. Aug. 24
4:30 PM
OTT 23 @ SSK 16 W 20,111 CTV
7 48
Wed. Sept. 3
8:00 PM
OTT 18 @ MTL 11 W 25,225 CTVE
8 51
Sun. Sept. 7
HAM 31 @ OTT 56 W 27,259
9 56
Sat. Sept. 13
OTT 13 @ MTL 19 L 22,879
10 59
Wed. Sept. 17
8:00 PM
EDM 25 @ OTT 38 W 29,063 CTV
11 65
Sat. Sept. 27
2:00 PM
TOR 9 @ OTT 13 W 28,810 CBC
12 68
Wed. Oct. 1
8:00 PM
OTT 16 @ HAM 11 W 20,221 CBC
13 73
Wed. Oct. 8
8:00 PM
HAM 4 @ OTT 31 W 22,647 CBC
16 83
Wed. Oct. 15
8:00 PM
BC 25 @ OTT 15 L 19,002
14 82
Sun. Oct. 19
OTT 25 @ WPG 25 T 23,721
17 90
Sun. Nov. 2
MTL 6 @ OTT 46 W 35,342 CTVE
P2 93
Sat. Nov. 15
2:00 PM
MTL 20 @ OTT 10 L 32,699 CTV