1955 Ottawa Rough Riders Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 3-9 6
Finishing 4th in the CFL's Interprovincial Rugby Football Union
Coach: Chan Caldwell (3-9)
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1955 Ottawa Rough Riders Roster
1955 Ottawa Rough Riders Results

The Ottawa Rough Riders of the Canadian Football League ended the 1955 season with a record of 3 wins and 9 losses for 6 points, finishing fourth in the CFL's Interprovincial Rugby Football Union.

The Rough Riders scored only 174 points, worst in the league, while the shaky defensive squad conceded 337, most in the circuit. Tom Tracy carried the ball for a team-high 729 yards for Ottawa.

Jack Scarbath passed for 1,204 yards. Hugh Taylor led the receiving corps, grabbing 31 receptions, while Bob Simpson contributed 676 receiving yards.

Bob Simpson picked off 5 opponent throws.

Chan Caldwell coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Jack Scarbath1567447.412047.763.81610.36347.0
Duke Bailey711926.86158.779.957.08066.7
Geoff Crain221045.51848.414.5627.37450.4
Bernie Custis2150.02613.000.0150.02656.3
Don Pinhey100.
Avatus Stone100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tom Tracy1027297.175 1
Avatus Stone1025055.050 2
Don Pinhey422566.127 3
Duke Bailey351043.013 0
Jack Scarbath261034.022 2
Bernie Custis17663.910 0
Bob Cunningham8475.913 0
Joe Guido6152.50
Boris Kotoff3113.70
Karl Hilzinger561.20
Geoff Crain3-4-1.30
Totals34918385.375 8


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Hugh Taylor3163620.580 2
Bob Simpson2367629.474 9
Don Pinhey1321816.847 2
Avatus Stone1223219.346 0
Bill Sowalski79213.142 0
Tom Tracy6325.318 0
Bernie Custis45213.024 1
Bob Cunningham44711.815 0
Karl Hilzinger22512.518 0
Ed Yablonski2199.510 0
Totals104202919.580 14


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Tom Tracy262388.57457.135
Don Pinhey100.0000


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Avatus Stone118517943.9714
Tom Tracy12424.0240

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Don Pinhey453287.320 0
Bob Simpson68313.855 1
Karl Hilzinger9616.819 0
Pete Karpuk7517.311 0
Mike Maruska4369.010 0
Tom Tracy11919.019 0
Boris Kotoff11616.016 0
Avatus Stone2105.00
Totals756048.155 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Don Pinhey2663224.353 0
Avatus Stone820125.140 0
Tom Tracy816921.131 0
Bernie Custis36923.027 0
Bob Simpson55711.418 0
Bob Cunningham24723.530 0
Karl Hilzinger34515.019 0
Hugh Taylor12828.028 0
Joe Guido12323.023 0
Boris Kotoff11111.011 0
Bill Sowalski11010.010 0
Pete Petcoff155.00
Joe Moss100.00
Totals61129721.353 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bob Simpson513527.050 2
Avatus Stone4143.514 0
Pete Karpuk310133.749 0
Don Pinhey37826.053 1
Bernie Custis34615.324 1
Joe Guido22512.514 0
Pete Ladygo2126.012 0
Bob Pinkney11616.016 0
Dick Barwegen155.00
Joe Stracina133.00
Ted Daffer100.00
John Welton100.00
Totals2743516.153 4

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Bob Simpson910200060
Tom Tracy1000423040
Don Pinhey3200100030
Avatus Stone2000000414
Hugh Taylor2000010
Bernie Custis010100010
Jack Scarbath200010