1963 Ottawa Rough Riders Game-by-Game Results

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 9-5 18
Finishing 2nd in the CFL's Eastern Conference
Postseason: 2-1 Lost Conference Final
Coach: Frank Clair (9-5)
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1963 Ottawa Rough Riders Statistics
1963 Ottawa Rough Riders Roster

The Ottawa Rough Riders of the Canadian Football League ended the 1963 season with a record of 9 wins and 5 losses for 18 points, finishing second in the CFL's Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-1.

The Rough Riders racked up 326 points, and the defensive squad surrendered 284. Dave Thelen carried the ball for a team-high 907 yards for Ottawa.

Russ Jackson tossed for 2,910 yards. Whit Tucker grabbed 41 receptions for 967 yards. Ted Watkins contributed to the receiving game, too.

Larry Degraw picked off 5 opponent throws.

Frank Clair coached the team. The 1963 Ottawa Rough Riders lost in the Conference Final.

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Regular Season Points For: 326
Regular Season Points Against: 284

Date Game Res Home Road Record
August 9, 1963 Ottawa Rough Riders 5 at Toronto Argonauts 8 L 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0
August 15, 1963 Montreal Alouettes 14 at Ottawa Rough Riders 31 W 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0
August 24, 1963 Ottawa Rough Riders 16 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 20 L 1-0-0 0-2-0 1-2-0
September 2, 1963 Ottawa Rough Riders 15 at Montreal Alouettes 37 L 1-0-0 0-3-0 1-3-0
September 7, 1963 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 27 at Ottawa Rough Riders 28 W 2-0-0 0-3-0 2-3-0
September 14, 1963 Ottawa Rough Riders 32 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 26 W 2-0-0 1-3-0 3-3-0
September 23, 1963 BC Lions 17 at Ottawa Rough Riders 23 W 3-0-0 1-3-0 4-3-0
September 28, 1963 Toronto Argonauts 12 at Ottawa Rough Riders 30 W 4-0-0 1-3-0 5-3-0
October 5, 1963 Ottawa Rough Riders 28 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 13 W 4-0-0 2-3-0 6-3-0
October 7, 1963 Ottawa Rough Riders 17 at Calgary Stampeders 47 L 4-0-0 2-4-0 6-4-0
October 12, 1963 Edmonton Eskimos 10 at Ottawa Rough Riders 34 W 5-0-0 2-4-0 7-4-0
October 19, 1963 Montreal Alouettes 21 at Ottawa Rough Riders 27 W 6-0-0 2-4-0 8-4-0
October 26, 1963 Ottawa Rough Riders 10 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 11 L 6-0-0 2-5-0 8-5-0
November 2, 1963 Toronto Argonauts 21 at Ottawa Rough Riders 30 W 7-0-0 2-5-0 9-5-0
November 9, 1963 Montreal Alouettes 5 at Ottawa Rough Riders 17 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 Eastern Semi-Final
November 16, 1963 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 45 at Ottawa Rough Riders 0 L 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0 Eastern Final Game 1
November 24, 1963 Ottawa Rough Riders 35 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 18 W 1-1-0 1-0-0 2-1-0 Eastern Final Game 2