The Saskatchewan Roughriders 1971 Season

Season Summary

Team Roster and Stats

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1971 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 1 3 0 2 63 84 L2 1-3-0
Regular Season 16 9 6 1 19 347 316 L1 3-2-1
    Home 8 5 2 1 11 212 147 W1 5-0-1
    Visitor 8 4 4 0 8 135 169 L1 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 12 7 4 1 15 244 224 L1 3-2-1
   Non-divisional opponent 4 2 2 0 4 103 92 W2 2-2-0

Full 1971 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 (4-0-1) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 8 (7-0-1) 1 (0-1-0) 7 (2-5-0)
After 2nd 5 (4-0-1) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 9 (8-0-1) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (1-6-0)
After 3rd 4 (3-0-1) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (2-4-0) 6 (5-0-1) 0 (0-0-0) 10 (4-6-0)
After 4th 5 (5-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 2 (0-2-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 9 (9-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 6 (0-6-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Wed Jul 7
SSK 0 @ CGY 27 L 18,910  
B
Mon Jul 12
HAM 16 @ SSK 32 W 10,499  
C
Mon Jul 19
EDM 24 @ SSK 21 L 12,197  
D
Wed Jul 21
SSK 10 @ WPG 17 L 16,125  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Tue Jul 27
SSK 14 @ BC 10 W 30,492  
1
Fri Jul 30
CGY 21 @ SSK 0 L 16,000  
2
Tue Aug 3 8:00 PM
SSK 16 @ MTL 29 L 18,385 CTV
2
Fri Aug 6 8:00 PM
SSK 17 @ TOR 22 L 33,135 CBC
3
Fri Aug 13
WPG 32 @ SSK 22 L 14,358  
4
Thu Aug 19
SSK 31 @ WPG 25 W 20,980  
5
Fri Aug 27 10:00 PM
OTT 21 @ SSK 42 W 16,980 CTV
7
Mon Sep 6 10:00 PM
BC 14 @ SSK 35 W 21,485 CTV
9
Sat Sep 18 11:00 PM
SSK 19 @ EDM 3 W 22,474 CBC
10
Sun Sep 26 4:00 PM
EDM 14 @ SSK 28 W 19,018 CTV
11
Sat Oct 2
SSK 2 @ WPG 35 L 20,717  
12
Wed Oct 6 10:00 PM
HAM 20 @ SSK 28 W 13,914 CTV
12
Mon Oct 11 5:00 PM
SSK 24 @ CGY 17 W 23,616 CTV
13
Sun Oct 17
CGY 7 @ SSK 7 T 21,706  
14
Sun Oct 24
BC 18 @ SSK 50 W 13,801  
15
Sun Oct 31 5:00 PM
SSK 12 @ EDM 28 L 19,549 CTV
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sat Nov 6 4:00 PM
WPG 23 @ SSK 34 W 14,488  
P2
Sat Nov 13
SSK 21 @ CGY 30 L 23,616  
P2
Wed Nov 17
CGY 23 @ SSK 21 L 14,588  

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1971 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.461 3-2-1 (6) 4-2-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.518 2-0-0 (2) 0-2-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.406
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.594
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.375
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.469
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.500
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.429
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.429
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.714

Team Scoring

19711970 +/-
Average Combined Score 41.44 +5.50
Average Winning Score 30.11 +4.18
Average Losing Score 11.50 +8.50
Average Home Score 26.50 +2.25
Average Visitor Score 16.88 -5.00
Average Margin of Victory 14.33 +0.26
Average Margin of Loss 16.33 -0.67

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Saskatchewan 623597 493079 283260 7338111 212 (26.5)135 (16.9)347 (21.7)
Opponent 356398 524294 323769 282755 169 (21.1)147 (18.4)316 (19.8)

Coaches

Head Coach

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1971 Player Awards and Nominations

1971 Most Outstanding
  • Player — George Reed (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Eddie McQuarters, Jr. (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Wayne Shaw (Team Nominee)

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1971 All-Star Selections

2 All-Canadian Selections
RB George Reed
G Jack Abendschan, Jr.
5 All-Division Selections
RB George Reed
G Jack Abendschan, Jr.
DE Bill Baker
OLB Wayne Shaw
DB Bruce Bennett

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Saskatchewan Roughriders 1971 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1) [WPG] Brian Donnelly (DB) Simon Fraser
1–6 (6)   Bill Manchuk (DB) Alberta
2–6 (15)   John Steele (LB) Simon Fraser
3–6 (24)   Jim Lazaruk (C) Alberta
4–6 (33)   Bob Clarke (DE) Alberta
5–6 (42)   Fred Pazarena (LB) Simon Fraser
8–6   Pass
9–6   Pass

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