The Saskatchewan Roughriders 1968 Season

Season Summary

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

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)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Wed Jul 10
SSK 9 @ BC 8 W 26,095  
B
Fri Jul 12
SSK 12 @ EDM 16 L 8,500  
C
Thu Jul 18 10:00 PM
MTL 14 @ SSK 16 W 12,728  
D
Wed Jul 24
OTT 13 @ SSK 29 W 13,422  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Tue Jul 30
SSK 25 @ CGY 24 W 21,652  
1
Sun Aug 4
WPG 8 @ SSK 27 W 16,465  
2
Wed Aug 7
SSK 10 @ EDM 10 T 16,960  
3
Wed Aug 14
SSK 23 @ OTT 37 L 25,254  
3
Sat Aug 17
SSK 3 @ HAM 9 L 24,393  
4
Sun Aug 25
TOR 17 @ SSK 32 W 20,390  
5
Mon Sep 2
EDM 2 @ SSK 29 W 19,763  
6
Sat Sep 7
SSK 14 @ BC 8 W 30,342  
7
Sun Sep 15
WPG 3 @ SSK 31 W 16,136  
8
Sun Sep 22
BC 12 @ SSK 16 W 16,151  
9
Sun Sep 29
SSK 35 @ CGY 38 L 23,380  
10
Sun Oct 6
MTL 7 @ SSK 11 W 14,830  
11
Mon Oct 14
CGY 15 @ SSK 19 W 22,157  
13
Wed Oct 23
SSK 24 @ WPG 7 W 10,000  
14
Wed Oct 30
EDM 20 @ SSK 34 W 17,048  
14
Sat Nov 2 11:00 PM
SSK 12 @ BC 6 W 22,645 CBCW
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P2
Sat Nov 16
CGY 32 @ SSK 0 L 18,833  
P2
Wed Nov 20 10:00 PM
SSK 12 @ CGY 25 L 23,380 CTV

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

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 -0.62
Average Margin of Victory 12.08 +3.50
Average Margin of Loss 7.67 -2.08

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)

Coaches

Head Coach

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 All-Star Selections

No Saskatchewan Roughriders Canadian or Division All-Star selections in 1968.

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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

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