The Saskatchewan Roughriders’ 1969 Season

Season Summary

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1969 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1969 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 1 3 0 2 66 103 L2 1-3-0
Regular Season 16 13 3 0 26 392 261 W7 6-0-0
    Home 8 7 1 0 14 217 129 W3 5-1-0
    Visitor 8 6 2 0 12 175 132 W5 5-1-0
   Divisional opponent 12 11 1 0 22 283 167 W7 6-0-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 2 2 0 4 109 94 W1 2-2-0

Full 1969 League Standings

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1969 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.352 6-0-0 (6) 5-1-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.580 1-1-0 (2) 1-1-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.313
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.563
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.313
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.219
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.607
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.214
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.786
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.714

Team Scoring

19691968 +/-
Average Combined Score 40.81 +5.31
Average Winning Score 25.69 +2.86
Average Losing Score 19.33 -1.00
Average Home Score 27.13 +2.25
Average Visitor Score 21.88 +3.62
Average Margin of Victory 11.85 -0.24
Average Margin of Loss 7.67 +0.00

1969 Saskatchewan Roughriders Attendance

  • Capacity: 22,000
  • Total: 143,402
  • High: 21,957
  • Avg: 17,925 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1968 Avg: +57
  • Low: 13,000
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 81.48
  • Diff from League Avg: -3,233

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Coaches

Head Coach

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Stadium

  • 1969 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 405494 363167 8631117 5559114 217 (27.1)175 (21.9)392 (24.5)
Opponent 103242 572784 192847 434588 132 (16.5)129 (16.1)261 (16.3)

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

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1969 Player Awards and Nominations

1969 Most Outstanding
  • Player — George Reed (Division Finalist)
  • Lineman — Eddie McQuarters, Jr. (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Bill Baker (Team Nominee)

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1969 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–3 (3) [BC] Keith “Skip” Eamon (HB) Toronto
1–6 (6)   Alex Squires (DE) Toronto
2–6 (15)   Bruce Haugh (DB) Western Ontario
3–6 (23)   Jim McKeen (DB) Queen's
4–6 (32)   Bruce Gainer (OG) Alberta
5–6 (40)   Bill Orange (T) Laurentian
6–6 (47)   John Ricker (T) Laurentian
7–6 (54)   Darryl Burgess (HB) Saint Mary's
8–6 (59)   Dave Fleiszer (HB) McGill
9–5 (65)   Dan McCarthy (HB) Queen's
9–6 (66)   John Keabeney (T) St. Francis Xavier

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1969 All-Star Selections

6 All-Canadian Selections
RB George Reed
C Ted Urness
G Jack Abendschan, Jr.
T Clyde Brock
DT Ed McQuarters
DB Bruce Bennett
11 All-Division Selections
QB Ron Lancaster
RB George Reed
FL Hugh Campbell (Tie)
C Ted Urness
G Jack Abendschan, Jr.
T Clyde Brock
DT Ed McQuarters
DE Kenny Reed (Tie)
OLB Wayne Shaw
OLB Wally Dempsey
DB Bruce Bennett

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
B
Fri. July 11
HAM 32 @ SSK 31 L 11,500  
C
Fri. July 18 10:00 PM
OTT 5 @ SSK 6 W 12,890  
D
Tue. July 22
SSK 8 @ OTT 39 L    
D
Thu. July 24
SSK 21 @ MTL 27 L 6,000  
2
Sun. Aug. 3
BC 20 @ SSK 22 W 13,000  
3
Mon. Aug. 11
SSK 21 @ EDM 20 W 20,370  
3
Fri. Aug. 15
CGY 8 @ SSK 24 W 18,416  
4
Fri. Aug. 22
EDM 9 @ SSK 24 W 17,055  
5
Wed. Aug. 27
SSK 14 @ WPG 16 L 21,100  
6
Mon. Sept. 1
BC 14 @ SSK 32 W 16,470  
7
Sun. Sept. 7
SSK 15 @ TOR 34 L 33,135  
8
Wed. Sept. 10
SSK 27 @ MTL 8 W 9,030  
8
Sun. Sept. 14
HAM 31 @ SSK 29 L 19,556  
9
Sat. Sept. 20
SSK 31 @ CGY 12 W 23,616  
10
Sun. Sept. 28
WPG 8 @ SSK 24 W 16,828  
11
Sun. Oct. 5
SSK 22 @ WPG 10 W 19,334  
12
Sun. Oct. 12
OTT 21 @ SSK 38 W 21,957  
13
Sun. Oct. 19
CGY 18 @ SSK 24 W 20,120  
15
Thu. Oct. 30
SSK 18 @ BC 7 W 32,340  
15
Sun. Nov. 2
SSK 27 @ EDM 25 W 20,500  
P2
Sat. Nov. 15
CGY 11 @ SSK 17 W 15,955  
P2
Wed. Nov. 19
SSK 36 @ CGY 13 W 23,625  
GC
Sun. Nov. 30 1:00 PM
SSK 11 vs OTT 29 L 33,172 R/C, CTV, CBC