1962 Ottawa Rough Riders Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 6-7-1 13
Finishing 2nd in the CFL's Eastern Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Conference Semifinal
Coach: Frank Clair (6-7-1)
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1962 Ottawa Rough Riders Roster
The Ottawa Rough Riders of the Canadian Football League ended the 1962 season with a record of 6 wins and 7 losses and 1 ties for 13 points, finishing second in the CFL's Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.
Ottawa ran up 339 points, while the defense allowed 302. Ernie White carried the ball for a team-high 804 yards for the Rough Riders, while Dave Thelen also contributed to the rushing attack.
Russ Jackson threw for 1,427 yards, and Ron Lancaster played quarterback, too. Ernie White grabbed 31 receptions for 758 yards. Bob Simpson was targeted regularly as well.
Joe Poirier picked off 5 opponent throws.
Frank Clair coached the team. The 1962 Ottawa Rough Riders lost in the Conference Semifinal.
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Regular Season Points For: 339
Regular Season Points Against: 302
|August 9, 1962||Hamilton Tiger-Cats 28 at Ottawa Rough Riders 16||L||0-1-0||0-0-0||0-1-0|
|August 16, 1962||Ottawa Rough Riders 29 at Montreal Alouettes 18||W||0-1-0||1-0-0||1-1-0|
|August 24, 1962||Ottawa Rough Riders 29 at Edmonton Eskimos 21||W||0-1-0||2-0-0||2-1-0|
|August 27, 1962||Ottawa Rough Riders 18 at BC Lions 7||W||0-1-0||3-0-0||3-1-0|
|September 1, 1962||Toronto Argonauts 8 at Ottawa Rough Riders 26||W||1-1-0||3-0-0||4-1-0|
|September 7, 1962||Winnipeg Blue Bombers 31 at Ottawa Rough Riders 28||L||1-2-0||3-0-0||4-2-0|
|September 16, 1962||Ottawa Rough Riders 10 at Toronto Argonauts 16||L||1-2-0||3-1-0||4-3-0|
|September 21, 1962||Calgary Stampeders 36 at Ottawa Rough Riders 32||L||1-3-0||3-1-0||4-4-0|
|September 29, 1962||Hamilton Tiger-Cats 0 at Ottawa Rough Riders 27||W||2-3-0||3-1-0||5-4-0|
|October 8, 1962||Ottawa Rough Riders 26 at Montreal Alouettes 24||W||2-3-0||4-1-0||6-4-0|
|October 13, 1962||Saskatchewan Roughriders 29 at Ottawa Rough Riders 21||L||2-4-0||4-1-0||6-5-0|
|October 20, 1962||Montreal Alouettes 21 at Ottawa Rough Riders 21||T||2-4-1||4-1-0||6-5-1|
|October 28, 1962||Ottawa Rough Riders 22 at Toronto Argonauts 23||L||2-4-1||4-2-0||6-6-1|
|November 4, 1962||Ottawa Rough Riders 34 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 40||L||2-4-1||4-3-0||6-7-1|
|November 10, 1962||Montreal Alouettes 18 at Ottawa Rough Riders 17||L||0-1-0||0-0-0||0-1-0||Eastern Semi-Final|