The Saskatchewan Roughriders’ 1986 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 5th in the West Division

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1986 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1986 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 0 2 0 0 39 75 L2 0-2-0
Regular Season 18 6 11 1 13 382 517 L4 1-5-0
    Home 9 4 4 1 9 222 216 L1 3-2-1
    Visitor 9 2 7 0 4 160 301 L3 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 10 2 8 0 4 178 354 L5 1-5-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 4 3 1 9 204 163 L1 3-2-1

Full 1986 League Standings

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1986 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.650 2-3-0 (5) 0-5-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.375 2-1-1 (4) 2-2-0 (4)
BC Lions (2) 0.667
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.611
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.750
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.611
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.528
Montreal Alouettes (2) 0.222
Ottawa Rough Riders (2) 0.194
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.556

Coaches

Head Coaches

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Assistant Coaches
  • Jerry Keeling – Quarterbacks
  • Jim Gilstrap – Offensive line
  • Gerry Hart – Defensive Coordinator
  • Mike Kolling – Defensive secondary
  • George Brancato – Special Teams Coordinator

1986 Saskatchewan Roughriders Attendance

  • Capacity: 27,637
  • Total: 172,493
  • High: 25,274
  • Avg: 19,165 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 1985 Avg: -3,950
  • Low: 16,388
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 69.35
  • Diff from League Avg: -6,609

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Team Scoring

19861985 +/-
Average Combined Score 49.94 1.07 +
Average Winning Score 29.83 4.57 -
Average Losing Score 16.55 3.09 +
Average Home Score 24.67 2.04 +
Average Visitor Score 17.78 0.40 +
Average Margin of Victory 12.00 0.00
Average Margin of Loss 18.82 0.45 +

Stadium

  • 1986 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 403777 4669115 6934103 642084 222 (24.7)160 (17.8)382 (21.2)
Opponent 415596 7498172 304575 68103171 301 (33.4)216 (24.0)517 (28.7)

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 4 (3-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (0-3-1) 4 (2-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 8 (5-3-0) 1 (1-0-0) 9 (0-8-1)
After 2nd 5 (3-1-1) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 3 (2-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (0-5-0) 8 (5-2-1) 1 (0-1-0) 9 (1-8-0)
After 3rd 4 (3-0-1) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (1-3-0) 4 (2-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (0-4-0) 8 (5-2-1) 2 (0-2-0) 8 (1-7-0)
After 4th 4 (4-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 4 (0-4-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 6 (6-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 11 (0-11-0)
After OT1 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 0 (0-0-0)

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1986 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – Ray Elgaard

Defensive Star

  • 1 – Billy Jackson

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Roger Aldag

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1986 Player Awards and Nominations

1986 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Bobby Johnson (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Billy Jackson (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Roger Aldag (Winner)
  • Canadian Player — Tony Dennis (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Bobby Jurasin (Team Nominee)

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1986 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–2 (2) Rueben Mayes (RB) Washington State
2–2 (11) James Ellingson (WR) British Columbia (UBC)
3–2 (20) [MTL, SSK] Dave McEachern (DB) Princeton
4–3 (30) [TOR] Tony Brown (K) San Jose State
5–2 (38) Bill Henry (DL) British Columbia (UBC)
5–7 (43) [WPG] Glenn Harper (P) Washington State
6–2 (47) Elio Geremia (RB) Calgary
7–2 (56) Dave Ostertag (DB) Saskatchewan
8–2 (65) Calvin Sikorski (LB) Minot State

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1986 All-Star Selections

2 All-Canadian Selections
RB Bobby Johnson
G Roger Aldag
3 All-Division Selections
RB Bobby Johnson
G Roger Aldag
OLB Billy Jackson

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 2
Sat. June 7
9:00 PM
BC 41 @ SSK 21 L 14,704
B 7
Mon. June 16
9:30 PM
SSK 18 @ EDM 34 L 29,604
2 15
Sun. June 29
5:00 PM
CGY 14 @ SSK 28 W 16,937 CTVW
3 19
Sat. July 5
8:30 PM
SSK 0 @ WPG 56 L 26,746 CBC
4 23
Sat. July 12
9:00 PM
EDM 31 @ SSK 19 L 16,498 CBC
24
Thu. July 17
7:30 PM
SSK 21 @ TOR 14 W 23,500 CBCE
6 31
Sat. July 26
9:00 PM
TOR 27 @ SSK 17 L 18,307 CTV
7 35
Mon. Aug. 4
3:00 PM
OTT 14 @ SSK 33 W 18,024 CBC
8 39
Sat. Aug. 9
10:00 PM
SSK 24 @ BC 39 L 48,984 CBC
9 43
Sat. Aug. 16
7:30 PM
SSK 21 @ HAM 23 L 14,907
11 49
Sun. Aug. 31
3:30 PM
WPG 30 @ SSK 34 W 25,274 CBC
12 53
Fri. Sept. 5
9:30 PM
SSK 14 @ WPG 38 L 24,996 CTV
13 59
Sun. Sept. 14
3:30 PM
HAM 21 @ SSK 21 OT T 18,565 CBC
14 62
Sat. Sept. 20
7:30 PM
SSK 34 @ OTT 24 W 15,390 CTV
15 67
Sun. Sept. 28
3:30 PM
CGY 39 @ SSK 24 L 25,078
16 73
Sun. Oct. 12
3:30 PM
MTL 11 @ SSK 29 W 17,422 CBC
17 76
Fri. Oct. 17
7:30 PM
SSK 28 @ MTL 29 L 9,204 CTV
19 83
Sun. Oct. 26
2:30 PM
BC 29 @ SSK 17 L 16,388
84
Fri. Oct. 31
9:30 PM
SSK 4 @ CGY 36 L 24,704 CTV
20 91
Sun. Nov. 9
4:00 PM
SSK 14 @ EDM 42 L 44,121 CTV