1962 Ottawa Rough Riders Roster

Canadian Football League (CFL)
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 Statistics
1962 Ottawa Rough Riders Results

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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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
64Gilles ArchambaultG/TMarch 9, 19346'2"245OttawaRichelieu, QC 14
Hal BeattyTMarch 10, 19386'1"240Oklahoma StatePauls Valley, OK 7
51Marv BevanG6'0"245Hamilton Tigers Jr.7
24Bob BisacreHBApril 11, 19376'1"210Wyoming14
40Bruno BitkowskiC/LBNovember 11, 19296'2"220Assumption College (Windsor)Windsor, ON 10
65Billy BoothE/TApril 7, 19406'0"230LSUMinden, LA 14
10George BrancatoHBMay 27, 19315'9"177LSUBrooklyn, NY USA9
63Jim CainT6'4"240Detroit Mercy14
20Len ChandlerEJanuary 28, 19375'8"165Brantford CollegePontiac, MI 14
Dick CoheeHBNovember 26, 19396'1"190Reedley JCWichita Falls, TX 5
54Merv CollinsG6'1"220Ottawa Collegiate14
25Jim ConroyFB/POctober 18, 19376'0"205Southern CaliforniaVancouver, BC 14
23Doug DaigneaultHBAugust 4, 19366'1"192ClemsonValleyfield, QC 6
15Millard FlemmingHBJune 6, 19406'0"200MarshallBeckley, WV 11
22Gene GainesHBJune 26, 19385'11"185UCLALos Angeles, CA 14
77Dave HerneHB6'2"190Ohio4
12Russ JacksonQBJuly 28, 19366'1"195McMasterHamilton, ON 149
16Ron LancasterQBOctober 14, 19385'10"185WittenbergFairchance, PA 145
17Joe PoirierHB6'1"190N.D.G. Maple Leafs Jr.14
Bill QuinterG/TOctober 2, 19396'2"238IndianaTakoma Park, MD 2
62Moe RacineT/KOctober 14, 19376'4"235CornwallCornwall, ON 14
74Jim ReynoldsEJanuary 10, 19386'2"210HillsdalePoland, OH 7
26Tom RodgersQB6'0"185KentuckyMadisonville, KY 1
52Norb RoyG6'0"200Notre Dame12
50Sam ScocciaG5'11"240Hamilton Int.14
42Jerry SelingerC/LBJuly 17, 19356'0"215St. Joseph's (Indiana)Wayburn, SK 13
60Mel SemenkoDEDecember 12, 19376'2"235ColoradoBaton Rouge, LA 11
70Bob SimpsonEApril 20, 19306'0"205Windsor RocketsWindsor, ON 14
71Ted SmaleE6'2"210TorontoToronto, ON 14
41Mike SnodgrassC/LB6'2"218Western Michigan14
Bill SowalskiE5'11"200Hamilton-Bradford BaronsHamilton, ON 7
11Ron StewartHBSeptember 25, 19345'8"180Queen'sToronto, ON 140
21Dave ThelenFBSeptember 2, 19366'0"200Miami (Ohio)14
75Whit TuckerFL6'0"175Western Ontario14
55Kaye VaughanGJune 30, 19316'2"220TulsaConcordia, KS 14
27Ernie WhiteHBJanuary 26, 19385'8"180DaytonYoungstown, OH 140
53Chuck WoodGJuly 26, 19406'1"225McGillMontreal, QC 13