The Ottawa Rough Riders’ 1986 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the East Division

Ottawa Rough Riders 1986 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Ottawa Rough Riders 1986 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 39 33 W1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 3 14 1 7 346 514 L1 0-5-1
    Home 9 1 7 1 3 161 220 T1 0-5-1
    Visitor 9 2 7 0 4 185 294 L3 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 8 3 5 0 6 158 181 L3 1-5-0
   Non-divisional opponent 10 0 9 1 1 188 333 T1 0-5-1

Full 1986 League Standings

Ottawa Rough Riders 1986 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.420 1-3-0 (4) 2-2-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.600 0-4-1 (5) 0-5-0 (5)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.528
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.222
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.556
BC Lions (2) 0.667
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.611
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.750
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.361
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.611

Coaches

Head Coaches

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Assistant Coaches
  • Ted Heath – Defensive line
  • Dick Adams – Defensive secondary
  • June Jones, III – Offensive consultant until Oct. 4, 1986
  • Bob Swift – Offensive line
  • Kevin Gilbride – Quarterbacks
  • Kevin Gilbride – Receivers

1986 Ottawa Rough Riders Attendance

  • Capacity: 34,972
  • Total: 164,503
  • High: 23,177
  • Avg: 18,278 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 1985 Avg: -1,798
  • Low: 13,572
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 52.26
  • Diff from League Avg: -7,497

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Team Scoring

19861985 +/-
Average Combined Score 47.78 5.65 +
Average Winning Score 22.33 0.81 -
Average Losing Score 18.79 6.56 +
Average Home Score 17.89 0.24 -
Average Visitor Score 20.56 4.68 +
Average Margin of Victory 8.67 4.19 -
Average Margin of Loss 13.86 10.59 -

Stadium

  • 1986 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 193857 5976135 171431 6657123 161 (17.9)185 (20.6)346 (19.2)
Opponent 463379 9491185 4881129 3289121 294 (32.7)220 (24.4)514 (28.6)

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 2 (0-2-0) 2 (0-1-1) 5 (1-4-0) 4 (0-4-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (2-2-0) 6 (0-6-0) 3 (0-2-1) 9 (3-6-0)
After 2nd 2 (0-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (1-5-1) 4 (1-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 6 (1-5-0) 0 (0-0-0) 12 (2-9-1)
After 3rd 1 (1-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 7 (0-6-1) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (1-6-0) 3 (2-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 14 (1-12-1)
After 4th 1 (1-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 7 (0-7-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 3 (3-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 14 (0-14-0)
After OT1 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 0 (0-0-0)

Ottawa Rough Riders 1986 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • None
  • Defensive Star

    • 1 – Chris Sigler
    • 1 – Darrell Nicholson

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Loyd Lewis

Ottawa Rough Riders 1986 Player Awards and Nominations

1986 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Loyd Lewis (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Loyd Lewis (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Billy Kidd, Jr. (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Ken Clark (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Gilbert Renfroe (Team Nominee)

Ottawa Rough Riders 1986 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–4 (4) Mike Schad (OT) Queen's
2–4 (13) Bob Harding (TE) York
3–5 (23) [MTL] Chuch Wust (DB) Simon Fraser
4–2 (29) [SSK] Rob Taylor (DE) Toronto
4–4 (31) Angus Donnelly (DE) Carleton
6–4 (49) Richard Storey (DL) McMaster
7–4 (58) Devon Hanson (DB) York
8–4 (67) Andre Van Vugt (OT) Windsor

Ottawa Rough Riders 1986 All-Star Selections

2 All-Division Selections
RB Jim Reid
SB Mark Barousse

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 5
Thu. June 12
7:30 PM
OTT 16 @ MTL 17 L 8,675
B 10
Wed. June 18
7:30 PM
HAM 16 @ OTT 23 W 13,613
1 14
Fri. June 27
7:30 PM
MTL 11 @ OTT 20 W 17,410 CTV
2 16
Thu. July 3
9:30 PM
OTT 18 @ HAM 2 W 15,877 CBCE
3 20
Thu. July 10
7:30 PM
CGY 31 @ OTT 15 L 21,266 CBC
4 25
Thu. July 17
10:30 PM
OTT 39 @ EDM 49 L 33,922 CBCW
5 28
Thu. July 24
7:30 PM
MTL 29 @ OTT 28 L 20,052
7 35
Mon. Aug. 4
3:00 PM
OTT 14 @ SSK 33 L 18,024 CBC
9 41
Fri. Aug. 15
7:30 PM
BC 25 @ OTT 19 L 23,177 CTV
10 46
Fri. Aug. 22
8:30 PM
OTT 14 @ WPG 46 L 23,918 CTV
48
Fri. Aug. 29
7:30 PM
TOR 25 @ OTT 12 L 22,357 CTV
11 52
Thu. Sept. 4
10:00 PM
OTT 10 @ BC 40 L 40,091 CBC
13 57
Fri. Sept. 12
7:30 PM
OTT 29 @ MTL 28 W 11,399
14 62
Sat. Sept. 20
7:30 PM
SSK 34 @ OTT 24 L 15,390 CTV
15 65
Sat. Sept. 27
7:30 PM
HAM 31 @ OTT 11 L 17,221 CBC
68
Fri. Oct. 3
9:30 PM
OTT 21 @ CGY 41 L 26,074 CTV
17 74
Mon. Oct. 13
1:30 PM
WPG 18 @ OTT 16 L 13,572 CBC
18 78
Sun. Oct. 19
1:30 PM
OTT 21 @ TOR 35 L 27,320
19 85
Sat. Nov. 1
1:30 PM
EDM 16 @ OTT 16 OT T 14,058 CTV
20 88
Fri. Nov. 7
7:30 PM
OTT 19 @ HAM 20 L 14,101 CTV