The Saskatchewan Roughriders’ 1965 Season

Season Summary

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1965 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1965 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 23 23 W1 1-2-0
Regular Season 16 8 7 1 17 276 277 W2 3-3-0
    Home 8 2 5 1 5 105 154 L1 1-5-0
    Visitor 8 6 2 0 12 171 123 W2 5-1-0
   Divisional opponent 12 5 6 1 11 210 215 W2 2-4-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 3 1 0 6 66 62 W3 3-1-0

Full 1965 League Standings

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1965 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.539 1-4-1 (6) 4-2-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.446 1-1-0 (2) 2-0-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.406
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.750
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.313
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.688
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.714
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.357
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.500
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.214

Team Scoring

19651964 +/-
Average Combined Score 34.56 -3.69
Average Winning Score 23.00 -7.89
Average Losing Score 11.71 +4.29
Average Home Score 13.13 -10.88
Average Visitor Score 21.38 +4.12
Average Margin of Victory 10.88 -6.90
Average Margin of Loss 12.57 -3.43

1965 Saskatchewan Roughriders Attendance

  • Capacity: 15,000
  • Total: 125,427
  • High: 17,919
  • Avg: 15,678 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1964 Avg: -772
  • Low: 12,500
  • Sellouts: 6
  • % of Capacity: 104.52
  • Diff from League Avg: -4,626

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Coaches

Head Coach

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Stadium

  • 1965 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 136881 193857 411253 325385 105 (13.1)171 (21.4)276 (17.3)
Opponent 284573 532477 131225 6042102 123 (15.4)154 (19.3)277 (17.3)

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 1 (1-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (1-4-1) 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (3-1-0) 5 (4-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 10 (4-5-1)
After 2nd 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (1-5-1) 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (3-1-0) 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (4-6-1)
After 3rd 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (1-5-1) 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (2-1-0) 6 (5-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 10 (3-6-1)
After 4th 2 (2-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 5 (0-5-0) 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 8 (8-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 7 (0-7-0)

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1965 Player Awards and Nominations

1965 Most Outstanding
  • Player — George Reed (Winner)
  • Lineman — Al Benecick (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Ted Urness (Team Nominee)

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1965 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–6 (6)   Bob Apps (HB) McMaster
2–6 (15)   Vern Simonson (E) Alberta
3–6 (24)   Demtro Rosevich (FB) Alberta
4–6 (33)   Jim Hale (HB) Alberta
5–6 (42)   Ken Saunders (G) Carleton
6–6 (50)   Don Clarke (E) Saskatchewan
7–6   Pass
8–6   Pass

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1965 All-Star Selections

4 All-Canadian Selections
HB George Reed*
FL Hugh Campbell
C Ted Urness
G Al Benecick
6 All-Division Selections
HB George Reed*
FL Hugh Campbell
C Ted Urness
G Al Benecick
T Clyde Brock
DHB Dale West

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Thu. July 15 10:00 PM
SSK 14 @ BC 17 L 20,184  
A
Thu. July 15 10:45 PM
SSK 7 vs CGY 24 ND    
B
Fri. July 23 10:00 PM
WPG 6 @ SSK 9 W 10,289  
1
Mon. Aug. 2
SSK 8 @ CGY 37 L 18,000  
2
Fri. Aug. 6
CGY 18 @ SSK 20 W 16,000  
3
Fri. Aug. 13
SSK 34 @ EDM 15 W 14,297  
4
Fri. Aug. 20
BC 10 @ SSK 10 T 16,676  
5
Wed. Aug. 25
SSK 25 @ WPG 6 W 22,486  
6
Tue. Aug. 31
HAM 30 @ SSK 6 L 17,130  
7
Mon. Sept. 6
EDM 24 @ SSK 22 L 17,501  
8
Fri. Sept. 10
SSK 28 @ TOR 9 W 20,497  
8
Sun. Sept. 12
SSK 11 @ MTL 9 W 19,226  
9
Sat. Sept. 18
CGY 15 @ SSK 12 L 15,114  
11
Mon. Sept. 27
BC 26 @ SSK 14 L 12,587  
12
Mon. Oct. 4
OTT 14 @ SSK 21 W 12,500  
12
Mon. Oct. 11
SSK 20 @ WPG 21 L 19,285  
13
Sun. Oct. 17 4:00 PM
WPG 17 @ SSK 0 L 17,919  
14
Sun. Oct. 24
SSK 30 @ BC 14 W 37,788  
15
Sat. Oct. 30
SSK 15 @ EDM 12 W 14,000  
P1
Sun. Nov. 7
SSK 9 @ WPG 15 L 21,600