The Saskatchewan Roughriders’ 1996 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 5th (in tiebreaker) in the West Division

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1996 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1996 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 38 46 W1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 5 13 0 10 360 498 L1 2-4-0
    Home 9 4 5 0 8 212 252 W2 3-3-0
    Visitor 9 1 8 0 2 148 246 L8 0-6-0
   Divisional opponent 10 3 7 0 6 189 287 L1 2-4-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 2 6 0 4 171 211 W1 1-5-0

Full 1996 League Standings

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1996 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.544 3-2-0 (5) 0-5-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.528 1-3-0 (4) 1-3-0 (4)
BC Lions (2) 0.278
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.722
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.611
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3) 0.500
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.444
Montreal Alouettes (2) 0.667
Ottawa Rough Riders (2) 0.167
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.833

Coaches

Head Coach
  • Jim Daley (Jan. 19, 1996 – Nov. 27, 1998)

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Assistant Coaches
  • Paul Chryst – Receivers
  • Richie Hall, Jr. – Defensive backs
  • Greg Marshall – Defensive Coordinator
  • Jerry Friesen – Special teams
  • Bill Dole – Offensive line

1996 Saskatchewan Roughriders Attendance

  • Capacity: 27,732
  • Total: 201,365
  • High: 25,876
  • Avg: 22,373 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 1995 Avg: -6,126
  • Low: 19,567
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 80.68
  • Diff from League Avg: +129

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Team Scoring

19961995 +/-
Average Combined Score 47.67 0.83 -
Average Winning Score 32.20 1.13 -
Average Losing Score 15.31 3.19 -
Average Home Score 23.56 3.67 -
Average Visitor Score 16.44 3.22 -
Average Margin of Victory 11.00 3.67 -
Average Margin of Loss 14.85 5.10 +

Stadium

  • 1996 home stadium: Taylor Field
  • Capacity: 27,732
  • Playing surface: Sand Filled Artificial Turf (OmniTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 1996 – 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 471764 9357150 303161 424082 212 (23.6)148 (16.4)360 (20.0)
Opponent 424890 8348131 5263115 7577152 246 (27.3)252 (28.0)498 (27.7)

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 (3-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 2 (0-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (1-6-0) 7 (3-4-0) 1 (1-0-0) 10 (1-9-0)
After 2nd 6 (4-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 4 (1-3-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (0-4-0) 10 (5-5-0) 1 (0-1-0) 7 (0-7-0)
After 3rd 3 (2-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 3 (1-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 6 (3-3-0) 1 (1-0-0) 11 (1-10-0)
After 4th 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 1 (1-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 7 (0-7-0) 5 (5-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 12 (0-12-0)
After OT1 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0)

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1996 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 2 – Robert Mimbs
  • 1 – Curtis Mayfield
  • Defensive Star

    • 1 – Aaron Ruffin

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Bobby Jurasin

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1996 Player Awards and Nominations

1996 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Robert Mimbs (Division Finalist)
  • Defensive Player — Bobby Jurasin (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Scott Hendrickson (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Dan Rashovich (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Bryce Bevill (Team Nominee)

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1996 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–3 (3) Mike Sutherland (OL) Northern Illinois
2–3 (12) Tom Monois (WR) Northeastern
3–5 (23) [HAM] Alton Francis (RB) Northern Illinois
4–2 (29) [TOR] Paul Frian (LB) St. Francis Xavier
4–3 (30) Dwayne Ell (DL) North Dakota
5–3 (39) Nelson Van Waes (SB) Tulsa
6–3 (47) Christopher Flory (OL) Saskatchewan
7–3 (56) Greg Moe (K) Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1996 All-Star Selections

1 All-Canadian Selections
RB Robert Mimbs
1 All-Division Selections
RB Robert Mimbs

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 2
Mon. June 10
9:30 PM
SSK 15 @ CGY 28 L 19,214
B 5
Fri. June 14
10:30 PM
EDM 18 @ SSK 23 W 25,632
1 10
Sun. June 23
7:00 PM
CGY 33 @ SSK 13 L 20,311 TSN
2 15
Wed. July 3
7:30 PM
SSK 29 @ OTT 14 W 10,125
3 20
Wed. July 10
9:30 PM
EDM 24 @ SSK 27 W 21,014
23
Sun. July 14
7:00 PM
SSK 24 @ HAM 27 L 20,542 TSN, RDS
5 30
Fri. July 26
9:30 PM
TOR 40 @ SSK 16 L 24,902 TSN
6 36
Mon. Aug. 5
3:30 PM
SSK 11 @ CGY 38 L 26,110
7 41
Sun. Aug. 11
5:30 PM
MTL 32 @ SSK 20 L 21,997
8 45
Sat. Aug. 17
7:00 PM
SSK 8 @ EDM 25 L 36,011 TSN, RDS
9 47
Fri. Aug. 23
7:30 PM
SSK 16 @ MTL 23 OT L 26,511 RDS
10 52
Sun. Sept. 1
4:00 PM
WPG 23 @ SSK 41 W 25,876
11 57
Sun. Sept. 8
1:00 PM
SSK 13 @ TOR 31 L 17,576 CBC
12 61
Sun. Sept. 15
2:00 PM
OTT 18 @ SSK 16 L 19,567 CBC
13 65
Sat. Sept. 21
10:30 PM
SSK 10 @ BC 22 L 22,221 TSN
14 68
Sat. Sept. 28
8:00 PM
WPG 37 @ SSK 15 L 19,861 CBC
15 74
Sun. Oct. 6
2:00 PM
HAM 26 @ SSK 37 W 22,682 CBC
16 76
Sun. Oct. 13
2:00 PM
SSK 14 @ WPG 20 L 26,161 CBC
17 81
Sat. Oct. 19
4:00 PM
BC 19 @ SSK 27 W 25,155 TSN
19 90
Sun. Nov. 3
3:00 PM
SSK 23 @ CGY 46 L 19,747 CBC