The Saskatchewan Roughriders’ 1984 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the West Division

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1984 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1984 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 1 3 0 2 94 106 L2 1-3-0
Regular Season 16 6 9 1 13 348 479 L2 4-2-0
    Home 8 2 6 0 4 141 226 L1 2-4-0
    Visitor 8 4 3 1 9 207 253 L1 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 8 2 6 0 4 159 283 L1 2-4-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 4 3 1 9 189 196 L1 4-2-0

Full 1984 League Standings

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1984 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.609 1-3-0 (4) 1-3-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.414 1-3-0 (4) 3-0-1 (4)
BC Lions (2) 0.781
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.375
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.563
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.719
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.406
Ottawa Rough Riders (2) 0.250
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.594
Montreal Concordes (2) 0.406

Coaches

Head Coaches

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Assistant Coaches
  • Jim Gilstrap – Linebackers
  • Jay Cain
  • Bob Swift
  • Mike Samples
  • Jerry Keeling

1984 Saskatchewan Roughriders Attendance

  • Capacity: 27,637
  • Total: 195,815
  • High: 28,414
  • Avg: 24,476 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1983 Avg: -1,348
  • Low: 22,371
  • Sellouts: 1
  • % of Capacity: 88.57
  • Diff from League Avg: -2,889

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Team Scoring

19841983 +/-
Average Combined Score 51.69 4.31 -
Average Winning Score 32.50 8.50 +
Average Losing Score 14.00 7.82 -
Average Home Score 17.63 4.63 -
Average Visitor Score 25.88 3.13 +
Average Margin of Victory 10.17 6.17 +
Average Margin of Loss 21.33 3.52 +

Stadium

  • 1984 home stadium: Taylor Field
  • Capacity: 27,637
  • Playing surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 1979 – Expansion/artificial turf

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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 514192 157792 291039 4679125 141 (17.6)207 (25.9)348 (21.8)
Opponent 255479 7974153 6066126 6259121 253 (31.6)226 (28.3)479 (29.9)

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 (1-4-0) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 2 (2-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (2-2-1) 7 (3-4-0) 2 (0-2-0) 7 (3-3-1)
After 2nd 3 (1-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-3-1) 7 (5-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 9 (1-7-1)
After 3rd 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (1-6-0) 3 (3-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (0-3-1) 4 (4-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 11 (1-9-1)
After 4th 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 4 (4-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 3 (0-3-0) 6 (6-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 9 (0-9-0)

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1984 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – Dave Ridgway
  • 1 – Joe Paopao
  • Defensive Star

    • None

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Rick Mohr
  • 1 – Jeff Roberts

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1984 Player Awards and Nominations

1984 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Craig Ellis (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Terry Irvin (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Roger Aldag (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Ray Elgaard (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Billy Jackson (Team Nominee)

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1984 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–9 (9) [TOR] Robert Reid (RB) Simon Fraser
2–1 (10) Glen Suitor (DB) Simon Fraser
3–1 (19) Tod Stansbury (LB) Georgia Tech
4–1 (28) Greg Thomas (RB) Concordia
4–2 (29) [MTL] Eddie McQuarters, Jr. (OG) Minot State
4–4 (31) [OTT] Peter Simpson (OL) Guelph
4–7 (34) [WPG] Angelo Visentin (OT) Saint Mary's
4–9 (36) [TOR] Dave Sparenberg (DL) Western Ontario
5–1 (37) Wendell Cornwall (LB) Wilfrid Laurier
5–4 (40) [OTT] Mike Ryan (OT) McMaster
6–1 (46) Darcy Kopp (DB) Calgary
7–1 (55) Ray Wheatley (OT) Oregon
8–1 (64) Carl Slipetz (DT) Illinois

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1984 All-Star Selections

3 All-Division Selections
RB Craig Ellis
IR Chris DeFrance
DB Terry Irvin

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 1
Sun. June 3
3:30 PM
WPG 21 @ SSK 14 L 20,918
5
Thu. June 7
9:30 PM
SSK 33 @ EDM 30 W 21,305
C 10
Thu. June 14
7:00 PM
CGY 31 @ SSK 29 L 20,397 CTVR
14
Mon. June 18
10:30 PM
SSK 18 @ BC 24 L 28,619
1 22
Sun. July 1
3:30 PM
TOR 25 @ SSK 10 L 23,381 CTV, R/C
2 25
Sun. July 8
5:00 PM
SSK 27 @ HAM 27 T 16,530 CTV
3 29
Sun. July 15
3:30 PM
MTL 32 @ SSK 16 L 23,008 CTV, R/C
5 38
Sun. July 29
1:30 PM
SSK 46 @ OTT 24 W 23,575 CTV
6 41
Sun. Aug. 5
3:30 PM
BC 29 @ SSK 7 L 24,558
7 45
Sun. Aug. 12
3:30 PM
EDM 37 @ SSK 21 L 22,371
8 50
Sun. Aug. 19
10:00 PM
SSK 11 @ CGY 32 L 23,443 CBC
9 54
Sun. Aug. 26
5:00 PM
SSK 28 @ WPG 48 L 27,213 CBC
10 56
Sun. Sept. 2
3:30 PM
WPG 25 @ SSK 30 W 25,208 CTV
11 61
Sun. Sept. 9
3:30 PM
CGY 32 @ SSK 18 L 23,942
12 66
Sun. Sept. 16
1:30 PM
SSK 21 @ TOR 18 W 30,025
13 69
Sat. Sept. 22
10:00 PM
SSK 37 @ BC 28 W 35,955 CBC
14 74
Sun. Sept. 30
3:30 PM
OTT 15 @ SSK 31 W 24,933 CBC, R/C
15 75
Sat. Oct. 6
7:00 PM
SSK 30 @ MTL 24 W 18,296 CBC
16 82
Sun. Oct. 14
3:30 PM
HAM 31 @ SSK 8 L 28,414
18 90
Sun. Oct. 28
4:00 PM
SSK 7 @ EDM 52 L 42,644 CBC