The Saskatchewan Roughriders 1978 Season

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1978 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 1 3 0 2 66 82 W1 1-3-0
Regular Season 16 4 11 1 9 330 459 W1 2-3-1
    Home 8 2 5 1 5 167 222 L1 2-3-1
    Visitor 8 2 6 0 4 163 237 W1 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 12 3 9 0 6 223 334 W1 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 4 1 2 1 3 107 125 T1 1-2-1

Full 1978 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 2 (0-2-0) 2 (1-1-0) 4 (1-2-1) 2 (0-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (2-3-0) 4 (0-4-0) 3 (1-2-0) 9 (3-5-1)
After 2nd 2 (1-0-1) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (1-4-0) 4 (2-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 6 (3-2-1) 1 (0-1-0) 9 (1-8-0)
After 3rd 3 (1-1-1) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 5 (2-2-1) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (2-9-0)
After 4th 2 (2-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 5 (0-5-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 4 (4-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 11 (0-11-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Wed Jun 14 9:00 PM
SSK 14 @ WPG 23 L 22,527  
B
Sun Jun 18 4:00 PM
HAM 18 @ SSK 11 L 17,510  
C
Thu Jun 29 11:00 PM
SSK 25 @ BC 30 L 19,796  
D
Wed Jul 5 8:00 PM
CGY 11 @ SSK 16 W 17,293  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
2
Wed Jul 19 8:00 PM
SSK 23 @ HAM 27 L 22,746 CTV
3
Wed Jul 26 10:00 PM
EDM 46 @ SSK 11 L 19,587  
4
Wed Aug 2 9:00 PM
SSK 13 @ WPG 23 L 26,619  
5
Tue Aug 8 10:00 PM
BC 43 @ SSK 14 L 19,584 CTVW
6
Tue Aug 15 11:00 PM
SSK 23 @ BC 24 L 24,860  
7
Tue Aug 22 10:00 PM
SSK 22 @ CGY 43 L 28,876 CBCW
8
Sun Aug 27 4:30 PM
TOR 10 @ SSK 31 W 19,341 CBC
9
Mon Sep 4 4:30 PM
WPG 31 @ SSK 29 L 22,451  
10
Sat Sep 9 11:00 PM
SSK 15 @ BC 9 W 23,473  
11
Sun Sep 17 4:30 PM
EDM 25 @ SSK 20 L 21,149  
12
Sun Sep 24 2:00 PM
SSK 18 @ OTT 53 L 24,960 R/C, CBC
13
Sun Oct 1 2:30 PM
CGY 19 @ SSK 20 W 20,065  
14
Sun Oct 8 4:30 PM
MTL 35 @ SSK 35 T 20,907 CBC
15
Sun Oct 15 4:00 PM
SSK 13 @ CGY 32 L 26,526  
16
Sun Oct 22 5:00 PM
WPG 13 @ SSK 7 L 19,614 CTVW
17
Sun Oct 29 4:30 PM
SSK 36 @ EDM 26 W 42,673 CTV

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1978 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.602 1-5-0 (6) 2-4-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.453 1-0-1 (2) 0-2-0 (2)
BC Lions (3) 0.500
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.656
Edmonton Eskimos (3) 0.688
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.563
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1) 0.344
Montreal Alouettes (1) 0.531
Ottawa Rough Riders (1) 0.688
Toronto Argonauts (1) 0.250

Team Scoring

19781977 +/-
Average Combined Score 49.31 +4.38
Average Winning Score 25.50 -3.12
Average Losing Score 17.55 +4.92
Average Home Score 20.88 -7.00
Average Visitor Score 20.38 +7.00
Average Margin of Victory 9.50 -0.75
Average Margin of Loss 15.18 -2.44

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Saskatchewan 154055 4766113 432669 623193 167 (20.9)163 (20.4)330 (20.6)
Opponent 4662108 484593 4872120 8058138 237 (29.6)222 (27.8)459 (28.7)

Coaches

Head Coaches

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1978 Player Awards and Nominations

1978 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Mike Strickland (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Cleveland Vann (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Joe Miller (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Bob Macoritti (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Eary Jones (Team Nominee)

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1978 All-Star Selections

1 All-Canadian Selections
RB Mike Strickland
1 All-Division Selections
RB Mike Strickland

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Saskatchewan Roughriders 1978 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
3–3 (21)   Les McFarlane (DB) Saskatchewan
4–3 (30)   Maurice Butler (WR) Simon Fraser
5–3 (39)   Mike Hume (SB) Concordia
6–3 (48)   Mike Lamborn (DB) Saskatchewan
7–3 (57)   Dan Graham (LB) McGill
8–3 (66)   Tim Molnar (LB) Saskatchewan

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