The Ottawa Rough Riders’ 1984 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the East Division

Ottawa Rough Riders 1984 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Ottawa Rough Riders 1984 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 2 0 4 100 88 L1 2-2-0
Regular Season 16 4 12 0 8 354 507 L4 1-5-0
    Home 8 3 5 0 6 182 225 L2 1-5-0
    Visitor 8 1 7 0 2 172 282 L6 0-6-0
   Divisional opponent 6 2 4 0 4 134 158 L4 2-4-0
   Non-divisional opponent 10 2 8 0 4 220 349 L2 1-5-0

Full 1984 League Standings

Ottawa Rough Riders 1984 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.469 1-2-0 (3) 1-2-0 (3)
Non-Divisional 0.569 2-3-0 (5) 0-5-0 (5)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.406
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.594
Montreal Concordes (2) 0.406
BC Lions (2) 0.781
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.375
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.563
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.406
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.719

Coaches

Head Coaches

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1984 Ottawa Rough Riders Attendance

  • Capacity: 34,972
  • Total: 173,763
  • High: 25,708
  • Avg: 21,720 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1983 Avg: -1,476
  • Low: 17,162
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 62.11
  • Diff from League Avg: -5,645

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Team Scoring

19841983 +/-
Average Combined Score 53.81 3.31 +
Average Winning Score 27.75 1.75 -
Average Losing Score 20.25 1.75 +
Average Home Score 22.75 2.88 -
Average Visitor Score 21.50 0.88 -
Average Margin of Victory 8.75 0.75 +
Average Margin of Loss 15.67 2.67 +

Stadium

  • 1984 home stadium: Lansdowne Park
  • Capacity: 34,972
  • Playing surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 1984 – Artificial turf

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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 6748115 363975 454388 344276 182 (22.8)172 (21.5)354 (22.1)
Opponent 276188 7599174 5952111 6470134 282 (35.3)225 (28.1)507 (31.7)

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 (2-4-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 3 (1-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 9 (3-6-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (1-6-0)
After 2nd 4 (2-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 3 (1-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (0-4-0) 7 (3-4-0) 1 (0-1-0) 8 (1-7-0)
After 3rd 2 (2-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 2 (1-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (0-5-0) 4 (3-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 10 (0-10-0)
After 4th 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 12 (0-12-0)

Ottawa Rough Riders 1984 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – Tim McCray

Defensive Star

  • 1 – Ricky Barden

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Greg Marshall

Ottawa Rough Riders 1984 Player Awards and Nominations

1984 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Ricky Barden (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Ricky Barden (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Rudy Phillips (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Ken Clark (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Tim McCray (Team Nominee)
1984 Other Awards
  • Tom Pate Memorial Award — Bruce Walker (Winner)

Ottawa Rough Riders 1984 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–4 (4) Maurice Martin (CB) Toronto
2–4 (13) Dan Rashovich (LB) Simon Fraser
3–4 (22) Damir Dupin (DL) Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV)
6–4 (49) Dave Maginja (OL) York
7–4 (58) Mike White (DB) Waterloo
8–4 (67) Barry Armstrong (DB) Ottawa

Ottawa Rough Riders 1984 All-Star Selections

3 All-Division Selections
DE Greg Marshall
LB Al Washington
DB Ricky Barden

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 4
Wed. June 6
7:30 PM
MTL 38 @ OTT 18 L 16,209
B 7
Mon. June 11
7:30 PM
OTT 18 @ MTL 0 W 9,042
C 13
Mon. June 18
7:30 PM
OTT 37 @ TOR 11 W 27,005
D 18
Fri. June 22
7:30 PM
HAM 39 @ OTT 27 L 16,100
1 21
Sat. June 30
9:30 PM
OTT 31 @ EDM 32 L 32,441 CBC
2 24
Sat. July 7
7:30 PM
CGY 16 @ OTT 17 W 20,042 CBC
3 28
Sat. July 14
7:30 PM
HAM 9 @ OTT 31 W 22,405 CBC
4 32
Sat. July 21
7:00 PM
OTT 31 @ MTL 28 W 19,758 CTV
5 38
Sun. July 29
1:30 PM
SSK 46 @ OTT 24 L 23,575 CTV
6 42
Sun. Aug. 5
5:00 PM
OTT 14 @ TOR 49 L 33,077 CTV
7 44
Sat. Aug. 11
10:00 PM
OTT 21 @ BC 34 L 37,560 CTV
8 47
Fri. Aug. 17
7:30 PM
WPG 46 @ OTT 17 L 24,204 CTV
10 55
Fri. Aug. 31
7:30 PM
TOR 23 @ OTT 20 L 25,708 CTV, R/C
11 59
Fri. Sept. 7
8:30 PM
OTT 25 @ WPG 65 L 26,187 CTV
12 63
Fri. Sept. 14
9:00 PM
OTT 21 @ CGY 23 L 20,154 CTV
13 67
Fri. Sept. 21
7:30 PM
EDM 23 @ OTT 32 W 19,387 CTV
14 74
Sun. Sept. 30
3:30 PM
OTT 15 @ SSK 31 L 24,933 CBC, R/C
16 79
Sat. Oct. 13
1:30 PM
BC 33 @ OTT 17 L 21,280 CBC, R/C
17 83
Sat. Oct. 20
7:30 PM
OTT 14 @ HAM 20 L 18,101
18 89
Sun. Oct. 28
1:30 PM
MTL 29 @ OTT 24 L 17,162 CTV