The Saskatchewan Roughriders’ 1977 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the Western Conference

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1977 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1977 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 0 4 0 0 66 131 L4 0-4-0
Regular Season 16 8 8 0 16 330 389 L1 2-4-0
    Home 8 6 2 0 12 223 183 W1 5-1-0
    Visitor 8 2 6 0 4 107 206 L4 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 12 5 7 0 10 220 309 L1 2-4-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 3 1 0 6 110 80 L1 3-1-0

Full 1977 League Standings

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1977 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.531 4-2-0 (6) 1-5-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.469 2-0-0 (2) 1-1-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.625
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.250
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.625
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.625
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.313
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.688
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.500
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.375

Coaches

Head Coach
  • Jim Eddy (Jan. 1, 1977 – Aug. 15, 1978)

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1977 Saskatchewan Roughriders Attendance

  • Capacity: 22,000
  • Total: 169,279
  • High: 22,616
  • Avg: 21,159 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1976 Avg: -498
  • Low: 18,455
  • Sellouts: 3
  • % of Capacity: 96.18
  • Diff from League Avg: -10,143

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Team Scoring

19771976 +/-
Average Combined Score 44.94 3.38 +
Average Winning Score 28.63 2.92 -
Average Losing Score 12.63 3.38 -
Average Home Score 27.88 3.38 +
Average Visitor Score 13.38 15.50 -
Average Margin of Victory 10.25 9.93 -
Average Margin of Loss 17.63 11.03 +

Stadium

  • 1977 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 423072 643498 42951 7534109 223 (27.9)107 (13.4)330 (20.6)
Opponent 473885 167793 5254106 6837105 206 (25.8)183 (22.9)389 (24.3)

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 3 (3-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 3 (2-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 3 (0-3-0) 6 (5-1-0) 4 (2-2-0) 6 (1-5-0)
After 2nd 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 8 (7-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (1-7-0)
After 3rd 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (1-6-0) 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 9 (1-8-0)
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 1977 Player Awards and Nominations

1977 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Ron Lancaster (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Roger Goree (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Ralph Galloway (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Steve Molnar (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Joey Walters (Team Nominee)
1977 Other Awards
  • Tom Pate Memorial Award — Ron Lancaster (Winner)

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1977 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–3 (3) [BC] Emil Neilson (DB) Simon Fraser
2–4 (13) [WPG] John Nelson (FB) Manitoba
2–8 (17) Roger Adams (TE) Windsor
3–8 (26) Mike Murphy (LB) Wilfrid Laurier
4–8 (35) Gary Gaska (DB) Manitoba
5–8 (44) Harry Kruger (DB) Calgary
6–8 (53) Mike Steele (OG) Toronto

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1977 All-Star Selections

1 All-Canadian Selections
G Ralph Galloway
3 All-Division Selections
G Ralph Galloway
OLB Roger Goree
CB Paul Williams, Jr. (Tie)

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 5
Thu. June 16
SSK 10 @ BC 19 L 14,366
B 8
Wed. June 22
WPG 27 @ SSK 19 L 17,213
C 13
Wed. June 29
SSK 17 @ CGY 46 L 22,280
D 18
Tue. July 5
EDM 39 @ SSK 20 L 17,073
1 22
Tue. July 12
10:00 PM
SSK 11 @ WPG 33 L 24,844
2 26
Wed. July 20
10:00 PM
BC 34 @ SSK 14 L 18,455
3 28
Tue. July 26
11:00 PM
SSK 24 @ BC 5 W 26,459
4 32
Tue. Aug. 2
9:30 PM
SSK 9 @ EDM 34 L 25,618 CBCW
5 37
Tue. Aug. 9
10:00 PM
OTT 17 @ SSK 27 W 19,216 CBC
6 42
Wed. Aug. 17
8:00 PM
SSK 27 @ TOR 26 W 49,714 CTV
8 48
Sun. Aug. 28
4:30 PM
CGY 19 @ SSK 30 W 21,555 CBC
9 54
Mon. Sept. 5
4:30 PM
WPG 18 @ SSK 26 W 22,616 CBC
10 59
Sun. Sept. 11
3:30 PM
SSK 17 @ WPG 39 L 25,210 CBCW
11 62
Sun. Sept. 18
4:00 PM
HAM 17 @ SSK 38 W 21,307 CTV
12 66
Sun. Sept. 25
4:30 PM
SSK 1 @ CGY 11 L 26,484 CBCW
13 70
Sun. Oct. 2
4:30 PM
CGY 17 @ SSK 19 W 21,505
14 73
Sun. Oct. 9
2:00 PM
SSK 18 @ MTL 20 L 50,540 R/C, CBC
15 78
Sun. Oct. 16
4:30 PM
EDM 33 @ SSK 31 L 22,452 CTV
17 87
Sun. Oct. 30
3:30 PM
BC 28 @ SSK 38 W 22,173 CBCR
18 90
Sun. Nov. 6
4:30 PM
SSK 0 @ EDM 38 L 25,131 CBCW