The Saskatchewan Roughriders’ 1968 Season

Season Summary

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1968 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1968 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 3 1 0 6 66 51 W2 3-1-0
Regular Season 16 12 3 1 25 345 223 W5 5-1-0
    Home 8 8 0 0 16 199 84 W8 6-0-0
    Visitor 8 4 3 1 9 146 139 W2 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 12 10 1 1 21 276 153 W4 5-1-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 2 2 0 4 69 70 W2 2-2-0

Full 1968 League Standings

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1968 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.406 6-0-0 (6) 4-1-1 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.527 2-0-0 (2) 0-2-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.281
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.625
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.531
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.188
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.464
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.286
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.714
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.643

Coaches

Head Coach

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1968 Saskatchewan Roughriders Attendance

  • Capacity: 22,000
  • Total: 142,940
  • High: 22,157
  • Avg: 17,867 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1967 Avg: -1,148
  • Low: 14,830
  • Sellouts: 1
  • % of Capacity: 81.22
  • Diff from League Avg: -2,887

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Team Scoring

19681967 +/-
Average Combined Score 35.50 3.75 -
Average Winning Score 22.83 1.50 -
Average Losing Score 20.33 6.83 +
Average Home Score 24.88 0.50 +
Average Visitor Score 18.25 0.63 -
Average Margin of Victory 12.08 3.50 +
Average Margin of Loss 7.67 2.08 -

Stadium

  • 1968 home stadium: Taylor Field
  • Capacity: 22,000
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1968 – 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 322759 8442126 354984 482876 199 (24.9)146 (18.3)345 (21.6)
Opponent 201636 294877 93443 264167 139 (17.4)84 (10.5)223 (13.9)

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 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (3-0-0) 4 (3-1-0) 3 (1-1-1) 1 (0-1-0) 9 (8-1-0) 3 (1-1-1) 4 (3-1-0)
After 2nd 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-2-1) 11 (10-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (2-2-1)
After 3rd 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 6 (4-2-0) 1 (0-0-1) 1 (0-1-0) 13 (11-2-0) 1 (0-0-1) 2 (1-1-0)
After 4th 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (4-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 3 (0-3-0) 12 (12-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 3 (0-3-0)

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1968 Player Awards and Nominations

1968 Most Outstanding
  • Player — George Reed (Division Finalist)
  • Lineman — Ted Urness (Division Finalist)
  • Canadian Player — Al Ford (Team Nominee)

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1968 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–8 (8) Pete Gilbert (C) Alberta
2–8 (17) Larry Derocher (E) Toronto
3–8 (26) Doug Quackenbush Dalhousie
4–8 (35) Winston Ingalls Macdonald
5–8 (43) Bob Moyle Laurentian
6–8 (51) Terry Lampert Alberta
7–8 (58) Gord Garvie Saskatchewan
8–8 (65) Norm Lowes Saskatchewan
9–8 Pass
10–8 Pass
11–8 Pass

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1968 All-Star Selections

6 All-Canadian Selections
RB George Reed
C Ted Urness
T Clyde Brock
DT Ed McQuarters
LB Wally Dempsey
DB Bob Kosid
9 All-Division Selections
QB Ron Lancaster
RB George Reed
C Ted Urness
G John Atamian
T Clyde Brock
DT Ed McQuarters
LB Wally Dempsey
DB Bruce Bennett
DB Bob Kosid

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 3
Wed. July 10
SSK 9 @ BC 8 W 26,095
B 6
Fri. July 12
SSK 12 @ EDM 16 L 8,500
C 12
Thu. July 18
10:00 PM
MTL 14 @ SSK 16 W 12,728
D 17
Wed. July 24
OTT 13 @ SSK 29 W 13,422
1 19
Tue. July 30
SSK 25 @ CGY 24 W 21,652
24
Sun. Aug. 4
WPG 8 @ SSK 27 W 16,465
2 26
Wed. Aug. 7
SSK 10 @ EDM 10 T 16,960
3 30
Wed. Aug. 14
SSK 23 @ OTT 37 L 25,254
32
Sat. Aug. 17
SSK 3 @ HAM 9 L 24,393
4 38
Sun. Aug. 25
TOR 17 @ SSK 32 W 20,390
5 43
Mon. Sept. 2
EDM 2 @ SSK 29 W 19,763
6 45
Sat. Sept. 7
SSK 14 @ BC 8 W 30,342
7 52
Sun. Sept. 15
WPG 3 @ SSK 31 W 16,136
8 55
Sun. Sept. 22
BC 12 @ SSK 16 W 16,151
9 60
Sun. Sept. 29
SSK 35 @ CGY 38 L 23,380
10 66
Sun. Oct. 6
MTL 7 @ SSK 11 W 14,830
11 72
Mon. Oct. 14
CGY 15 @ SSK 19 W 22,157
13 77
Wed. Oct. 23
SSK 24 @ WPG 7 W 10,000
14 82
Wed. Oct. 30
EDM 20 @ SSK 34 W 17,048
83
Sat. Nov. 2
11:00 PM
SSK 12 @ BC 6 W 22,645 CBCW
P2 89
Sat. Nov. 16
CGY 32 @ SSK 0 L 18,833
91
Wed. Nov. 20
10:00 PM
SSK 12 @ CGY 25 L 23,380 CTV