Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the Western Conference
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
Ex
Sat Jul 29
SSK 3 vs BC 13 L 28,000  
Ex
Tue Aug 1 11:00 PM
SSK 7 vs CGY 14 L 7,511  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Thu Aug 10 10:30 PM
CGY 20 @ SSK 10 L 12,700  
2
Mon Aug 14
SSK 8 @ EDM 38 L 16,500  
3
Sat Aug 19 11:30 PM
SSK 22 @ CGY 15 W 15,000  
4
Thu Aug 24 10:30 PM
BC 6 @ SSK 25 W 12,341  
5
Mon Aug 28 10:30 PM
OTT 29 @ SSK 10 L 14,291  
6
Mon Sep 4 4:30 PM
WPG 17 @ SSK 11 L 15,124  
7
Fri Sep 8 8:00 PM
SSK 16 @ MTL 15 W 18,943  
7
Sun Sep 10 2:00 PM
SSK 7 @ TOR 27 L 24,047  
9
Mon Sep 18 10:30 PM
HAM 22 @ SSK 15 L 10,152  
10
Mon Sep 25 10:30 PM
EDM 16 @ SSK 1 L 10,182  
10
Sat Sep 30
SSK 6 @ WPG 29 L 14,354  
12
Mon Oct 9 4:30 PM
BC 7 @ SSK 17 W 11,529  
13
Sat Oct 14
SSK 10 @ EDM 21 L 12,338  
14
Sat Oct 21 10:30 PM
CGY 22 @ SSK 17 L 10,271  
15
Sat Oct 28
SSK 17 @ BC 17 T 19,836  
15
Mon Oct 30
SSK 19 @ WPG 13 W 15,164  
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season There was no Pre-Season schedule in 1961.
Regular Season 16 5 10 1 11 211 314 W1 2-3-1
    Home 8 2 6 0 4 106 139 L1 1-5-0
    Visitor 8 3 4 1 7 105 175 W1 2-3-1
   Divisional opponent 12 4 7 1 9 163 221 W1 2-3-1
   Non-divisional opponent 4 1 3 0 2 48 93 L2 1-3-0

Full 1961 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 2 (0-2-0) 2 (0-2-0) 4 (2-2-0) 2 (2-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 3 (0-2-1) 4 (2-2-0) 5 (1-4-0) 7 (2-4-1)
After 2nd 4 (1-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 3 (2-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-3-1) 7 (3-4-0) 0 (0-0-0) 9 (2-6-1)
After 3rd 3 (2-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 3 (3-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (0-3-1) 6 (5-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 9 (0-8-1)
After 4th 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 3 (3-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 4 (0-4-0) 5 (5-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 10 (0-10-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.508 2-4-0 (6) 2-3-1 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.536 0-2-0 (2) 1-1-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.125
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.438
Edmonton Elks (3) 0.656
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.813
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.714
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.321
Ottawa RedBlacks (1) 0.571
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.536
19611960 +/-
Average Combined Score 32.81 -6.38
Average Winning Score 19.80 -14.20
Average Losing Score 9.50 +0.50
Average Home Score 13.25 -1.62
Average Visitor Score 13.13 +2.38
Average Margin of Victory 8.60 +0.60
Average Margin of Loss 14.60 -4.82
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Saskatchewan 253156 372562 212748 232245 106 (13.3)105 (13.1)211 (13.2)
Opponent 273461 454792 283462 396099 175 (21.9)139 (17.4)314 (19.6)
Head Coach
1961 Player Awards and Nominations
1961 Most Outstanding
Saskatchewan Roughriders 1961 All-Star Selections
5 All-Division Selections
E Jack “Jocko” Gotta
C Neil Habig
DT Bill Clarke
MG Ron Atchison
CLB Bob Ptacek, Jr.

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1961 Saskatchewan Roughriders Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
No draft picks for 1961 in database.

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