1996 Ottawa Rough Riders Roster

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 3-15 6
Finishing 4th in the CFL's East Division
Coach: Jim Gilstrap (0-2)
Coach: John Payne (3-13)
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1996 Ottawa Rough Riders Statistics
1996 Ottawa Rough Riders Results

The Ottawa Rough Riders of the Canadian Football League ended the 1996 season with a record of 3 wins and 15 losses for 6 points, finishing fourth in the CFL's East Division.

The Rough Riders managed just 353 points, worst in the league, and the shaky defensive squad surrendered 524. David Archer directed the offense, slinging for 3,977 yards. Joseph Rogers led all receivers, grabbing 79 receptions for 1,253 yards. Bob Gordon contributed to the receiving game, too.

Dave Dinnall carried the ball for a team-high 404 yards for Ottawa.

Tommy Henry picked off 5 opponent throws. Jeff Cummins sacked opposing passers 8 times.

Jim Gilstrap and John Payne coached the team.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
29Melvin AldridgeDBJuly 22, 19706'2"195Murray St.Pittsburgh, TX USA4
89Travis AndersonLBFebruary 18, 19735'10"185Iowa Central CCToronto, ON 5
18David ArcherQBFebruary 15, 19626'2"207Snow College (UT)Fayetteville, NC USA1816
68Duane ArrindellOLSeptember 8, 19726'2"280Northern IllinoisMississauga, ON 8
91Charles Barnes6'6"253Jackson State1
19Reggie BarnesRBOctober 19, 19675'10"210Delaware StatePhiladelphia, PA 3
95Ray BernardLBMay 29, 19676'1"225Bishop'sLaval, QC 18
61Kai BjornOLJuly 13, 19686'5"290Bishop'sMontreal, QC 4
87Andre BolducSBMarch 25, 19715'11"185ConcordiaAlma, QC 18
22Sammie BrennanDBMarch 11, 19736'3"200Bishop'sPembroke, ON 17
1Eddie BrittonWRDecember 1, 19685'10"170Central State (OH)Chicago, IL 2
24Kerry BrownDBFebruary 12, 19726'5"210PacificBoynton, FL 1
90Swift BurchDTMay 8, 19696'4"255TempleWashington, DC 16
57Chris BurnsTDecember 12, 19726'4"292Portland StateGreenwich, CT 18
37Jermaine ChaneyDBApril 6, 19736'1"210IndianaAthens, GA 1
2Steve ClayWRFebruary 3, 19745'5"160Eastern MichiganCincinnati, OH 2
99Jeff CumminsDEMarch 25, 19696'6"270OregonSan Pedro, CA 1818
34Shawn DanielsFBSeptember 3, 19665'11"240Bowling GreenMontreal, QC 12
27Bobby DawsonDBFebruary 18, 19665'11"210IllinoisSacremento, CA 1
21Dave DinnallRBSeptember 4, 19695'11"200Burlington Jr.London, England9
33Carlo DisipioRBMay 4, 19705'8"205OttawaOttawa, ON 5
20Jayson DzikowiczDBAugust 11, 19685'11"195ManitobaWinnipeg, MB 15
85James EllingsonSBMay 18, 19636'2"190Richmond Jr.Calgary, AB 16
69Chuck EstyGDecember 30, 19686'5"300St. LawrenceBoston, MA 12
93Stacy EvansDEJuly 28, 19726'2"285South CarolinaLaurens, SC 7
16Chris FlynnQBNovember 17, 19666'1"190St. Mary's (Canada)Ottawa, ON 3
34Delaun FowlerLBDecember 27, 19736'1"215Southwest Missouri1
17Eric GeterDBJune 24, 19705'11"195ClemsonNewman, GA 3
27Mike GillockDBMay 20, 19725'10"175Indianapolis2
84Bob GordonWRJuly 9, 19685'10"190NebraskaDetroit, MI 17
2Profail GrierRBMarch 1, 19715'9"185Utah StateAtlanta, GA 5
92Sam HairstonDLNovember 9, 19696'3"250North Carolina A&TWinston-Salem, NC 1
58Dave HarperLBMay 5, 19666'1"220Humboldt St.Eureka, CA USA2
42Michael HendricksLBJanuary 23, 19726'3"235OttawaMiddleton, NS 16
6Tommy HenryDBNovember 4, 19696'1"200Florida StateArcadia, FL 14
80Billy HessWRFebruary 6, 19665'9"175West Chester StateAnnapolis, MD 8
82Willie HinchcliffWRSeptember 13, 19695'11"195Aukland Institute, NZTrenton, NJ 13
23Leonard HumphriesDBJune 19, 19705'9"180Penn St.Akron, OH USA18
13Johnson JosephWRNovember 22, 19715'8"165Texas TechMontreal, QC 5
67Mike JovanovichTMay 11, 19676'5"295Boston CollegeToronto, ON 10
56Chris KeneallyTMay 27, 19726'6"290Rhode IslandSomerville, NJ 4
44DeWayne KnightLBNovember 8, 19706'2"215Virginia TechHampton, VA 18
28Lee KnightSBFebruary 8, 19656'3"230Burlington Jr.Wallesey, England8
86Joe KralikWRDecember 14, 19705'11"190WashingtonDeKalb, IL 1
9Wayne LammleKApril 10, 19696'4"220UtahVancouver, BC 180
76Loyd LewisDEFebruary 23, 19626'3"250Texas A&M - KingsvilleDallas, TX 7
38Lamar McGriggsLBMay 9, 19686'3"213Oklahoma St.Chicago, IL USA10
81Kelvin MeansWRAugust 27, 19695'11"183Fresno StateHollywood, CA 1
8Joe MeroDBFebruary 8, 19685'11"185LSUNew Orleans, LA 18
1Troy MillsRBJanuary 7, 19666'0"212CaliforniaGlendale, CA 5
59James MonroeCSeptember 16, 19696'2"272SyracuseMontreal, QC 18
73Uzooma OkekeTSeptember 3, 19706'2"310Southern MethodistBeaumont, TX 1414
32Sean ReadeRBFebruary 23, 19745'11"210Western OntarioHarrowsmith, ON 15
45Nick RichardsLBApril 26, 19676'2"245AcadiaDerby, England9
83Joseph RogersWRMay 21, 19715'7"165Texas SouthernMiami, FL 17
24Dallas RysavyDBJune 30, 19715'10"185North DakotaMoose Jaw, SK 4
65Richard SaenzCMay 5, 19736'4"284VanderbiltHouston, TX 4
19Al ShipmanRBMarch 26, 19745'8"175MiamiPalm Beach, FL 1
52Ante SkorputGDecember 24, 19716'3"290Michigan1
96Obie SpanicDLJanuary 2, 19706'4"265Weber StateHamilton, ON 18
10Orlondo SteinauerDBJune 9, 19735'10"180Western WashingtonSeattle, WA 2
51Rob StevensonGDecember 20, 19696'2"288Florida StatePensacola, FL 15
91Leuea TagoaiLBApril 29, 19706'0"295HawaiiHonolulu, HI 2
3Steve TaylorQBJanuary 7, 19676'0"205NebraskaFresno, CA 182
94Chris TsangarisLBJuly 20, 19686'2"235Long Beach StateMontreal, QC 5
4Wayne WalkerWRDecember 27, 19665'8"162Texas TechWaco, TX USA4
7Jason WallaceDBAugust 28, 19695'10"175VirginiaHamilton, VA 1
5Frank WestDBMarch 21, 19725'11"185Illinois StateMagnolia, AK 17
25Kenny WilhiteDBJuly 26, 19705'8"177NebraskaSt. Louis, MO 18
56Jermaine YoungerLBJune 1, 19716'1"275Utah StateSan Francisco, CA 9
98Lubo ZizakovicDTFebruary 28, 19686'8"270MarylandWeston, ON 18