The Saskatchewan Roughriders’ 1963 Season

Season Summary

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1963 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1963 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 1 0 1 0 0 0 40 L1 0-1-0
Regular Season 16 7 7 2 16 223 266 L1 2-3-1
Home 8 3 4 1 7 99 121 T1 2-3-1
Visitor 8 4 3 1 9 124 145 L1 3-2-1
Intra-division 12 5 5 2 12 145 171 T1 2-2-2
Inter-division 4 2 2 0 4 78 95 L1 2-2-0

Full 1963 League Standings

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1963 Opponent Appearances

Opponent@ SSKSSK @
BC Lions (3)0-2-0 (2)0-1-0 (1)
Calgary Stampeders (3)0-1-1 (2)0-0-1 (1)
Edmonton Eskimos (3)1-0-0 (1)2-0-0 (2)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1)1-0-0 (1)--
Montreal Alouettes (1)--1-0-0 (1)
Ottawa Rough Riders (1)0-1-0 (1)--
Toronto Argonauts (1)--0-1-0 (1)
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3)1-0-0 (1)1-1-0 (2)

Coaches

Head Coaches

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1963 Saskatchewan Roughriders Attendance

  • Capacity: 15,000
  • High: 16,200
  • Avg: 13,961 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Variance over 1962 Avg: +1,477
  • Low: 12,600
  • Sellouts: 3
  • % of Capacity: 93.08
  • Variance from League Avg: -6,762

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Team Scoring

19631962 +/-
Average Combined Score 30.56 7.19 -
Average Winning Score 16.14 6.98 -
Average Losing Score 10.43 0.43 -
Average Home Score 12.38 6.13 -
Average Visitor Score 15.50 0.50 +
Average Margin of Victory 5.57 3.55 -
Average Margin of Loss 11.71 8.43 -

Stadium

  • 1963 home stadium: Taylor Field
  • Capacity: 15,000
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1958 – 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)
Saskatchewan 212243 213152 254267 322961 99 (12.4)124 (15.5)223 (13.9)
Opponent 381957 424284 154055 264470 145 (18.1)121 (15.1)266 (16.6)

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 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 4 (2-1-1) 2 (1-1-0) 4 (2-1-1) 2 (1-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 8 (3-4-1) 6 (3-2-1)
After 2nd 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 7 (2-4-1) 2 (2-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 4 (2-1-1) 2 (2-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 11 (4-5-2)
After 3rd 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 7 (2-4-1) 2 (2-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (2-2-1) 2 (2-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 12 (4-6-2)
After 4th 3 (3-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 4 (0-4-0) 4 (4-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 3 (0-3-0) 7 (7-0-0) 2 (0-0-2) 7 (0-7-0)

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1963 Player Awards and Nominations

1963 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Bob Ptacek, Jr. (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Garner Ekstran (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Dale West (Division Finalist)

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1963 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–5 (5) Jim Hogan (T) Western Ontario
2–5 (14) Gary Cranmer (HB) Western Ontario
3–5 (23) Bill Siman (HB) Queen's
4–5 (32) Don Williams (G) Saskatchewan
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Week Game Details (CET
B 6
Wed. July 24
SSK 0 @ BC 40 L 18,240
1 14
Mon. Aug. 5
SSK 19 @ EDM 16 W 12,117
16
Thu. Aug. 8
BC 16 @ SSK 7 L 12,605
2 22
Thu. Aug. 15
HAM 3 @ SSK 5 W 12,609
3 26
Mon. Aug. 19
SSK 1 @ WPG 16 L 16,672
4 29
Fri. Aug. 23
CGY 17 @ SSK 16 L 12,744
5 36
Mon. Sept. 2
WPG 9 @ SSK 15 W 16,200
6 39
Sat. Sept. 7
SSK 22 @ EDM 9 W 15,149
7 43
Mon. Sept. 9
BC 8 @ SSK 2 L 15,384
44
Sat. Sept. 14
SSK 4 @ CGY 4 T 18,000
8 50
Sat. Sept. 21
EDM 7 @ SSK 8 W 15,000
10 58
Mon. Sept. 30
SSK 12 @ WPG 10 W 18,216
11 61
Sat. Oct. 5
OTT 28 @ SSK 13 L 14,551
12 64
Sat. Oct. 12
SSK 6 @ BC 26 L 30,079
13 71
Sat. Oct. 19
CGY 33 @ SSK 33 T 12,600
14 73
Thu. Oct. 24
SSK 32 @ MTL 20 W 18,509
76
Sun. Oct. 27
SSK 28 @ TOR 44 L 19,263
P1 82
Sat. Nov. 9
SSK 9 @ CGY 35 L 19,000
84
Mon. Nov. 11
CGY 12 @ SSK 39 W 12,900
P2 86
Sat. Nov. 16
9:30 PM
BC 19 @ SSK 7 L 16,262 CTV, CBC
87
Thu. Nov. 21
5:00 AM
SSK 13 @ BC 8 W 26,738 CBC, CTV
88
Sat. Nov. 23
11:00 PM
SSK 1 @ BC 36 L 25,603 CTV, CBC