The Saskatchewan Roughriders’ 1972 Season

Season Summary

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1972 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1972 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 2 0 4 70 68 W2 2-2-0
Regular Season 16 8 8 0 16 330 283 L1 2-4-0
    Home 8 6 2 0 12 194 108 W2 5-1-0
    Visitor 8 2 6 0 4 136 175 L4 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 12 6 6 0 12 262 232 L3 1-5-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 2 2 0 4 68 51 W2 2-2-0

Full 1972 League Standings

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1972 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.484 4-2-0 (6) 2-4-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.518 2-0-0 (2) 0-2-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.313
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.375
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.625
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.625
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.786
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.286
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.786
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.214

Coaches

Head Coaches

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1972 Saskatchewan Roughriders Attendance

  • Capacity: 22,000
  • Total: 142,932
  • High: 21,531
  • Avg: 17,866 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1971 Avg: +708
  • Low: 11,958
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 81.21
  • Diff from League Avg: -5,329

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Team Scoring

19721971 +/-
Average Combined Score 38.31 3.13 -
Average Winning Score 23.13 6.99 -
Average Losing Score 18.13 6.63 +
Average Home Score 24.25 2.25 -
Average Visitor Score 17.00 0.13 +
Average Margin of Victory 12.88 1.46 -
Average Margin of Loss 7.00 9.33 -

Stadium

  • 1972 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 581674 5943102 181937 5958117 194 (24.3)136 (17.0)330 (20.6)
Opponent 114455 5546101 174158 254469 175 (21.9)108 (13.5)283 (17.7)

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

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1972 Player Awards and Nominations

1972 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Ron Lancaster (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Bill Baker (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Bill Baker (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Tom Campana (Division Finalist)

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1972 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
2–7 (16) Bob Toogood (DE) Manitoba
3–7 (25) Joe Watt (T) McMaster
4–7 (34) Jim Cooper (DB) Waterloo Lutheran
5–7 Pass
6–7 (51) Mark Baldasero (HB) McMaster
7–7 Pass
8–7 Pass
9–7 Pass

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1972 All-Star Selections

3 All-Canadian Selections
RB George Reed
G Jack Abendschan, Jr.
DE Bill Baker
4 All-Division Selections
RB Tom Campana
RB George Reed
DE Bill Baker
DB Bruce Bennett

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 4
Wed. July 5
BC 31 @ SSK 23 L 12,264
B 8
Wed. July 12
SSK 16 @ OTT 19 L 16,444
C 12
Tue. July 18
SSK 16 @ EDM 11 W 16,741
D 15
Fri. July 21
CGY 7 @ SSK 15 W 10,958
1 20
Mon. July 31
SSK 17 @ HAM 20 L 26,497
23
Wed. Aug. 2
SSK 7 @ OTT 22 L 21,662
2 27
Wed. Aug. 9
TOR 6 @ SSK 15 W 15,771
3 31
Wed. Aug. 16
EDM 31 @ SSK 29 L 17,516
4 35
Tue. Aug. 22
SSK 12 @ CGY 10 W 23,616
39
Sun. Aug. 27
CGY 3 @ SSK 35 W 18,858
6 45
Mon. Sept. 4
WPG 21 @ SSK 32 W 21,531
8 50
Tue. Sept. 12
SSK 24 @ BC 13 W 21,937
54
Sun. Sept. 17
EDM 12 @ SSK 14 W 21,230
9 59
Sun. Sept. 24
WPG 18 @ SSK 16 L 19,568
10 63
Sun. Oct. 1
SSK 14 @ CGY 31 L 23,616
12 68
Sun. Oct. 8
BC 14 @ SSK 24 W 16,500
13 75
Sun. Oct. 15
SSK 25 @ WPG 28 L 25,210
14 78
Sun. Oct. 22
SSK 23 @ EDM 25 L 21,426
15 82
Sun. Oct. 29
MTL 3 @ SSK 29 W 11,958
16 84
Sat. Nov. 4
SSK 14 @ BC 26 L 22,597
P1 89
Sun. Nov. 12
SSK 8 @ EDM 6 W 15,773
P2 91
Sun. Nov. 19
SSK 27 @ WPG 24 W 19,534
GC 93
Sun. Dec. 3
1:00 PM
SSK 10 @ HAM 13 L 33,993 CTV, CBC