1956 Ottawa Rough Riders Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 7-7 14
Finishing 3rd in the CFL's Interprovincial Rugby Football Union
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Semifinal
Coach: Frank Clair (7-7)
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1956 Ottawa Rough Riders Roster
1956 Ottawa Rough Riders Results

The Ottawa Rough Riders of the Canadian Football League ended the 1956 season with a record of 7 wins and 7 losses for 14 points, finishing third in the CFL's Interprovincial Rugby Football Union. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1. Frank Clair coached the team. The 1956 Ottawa Rough Riders lost in the Semifinal.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Hal Ledyard36317548.231518.7174.7287.79361.9
Avatus Stone2150.03919.500.000.03995.8
Chuck Harding10110.0131.300.0110.0130.0
Don Pinhey2150.0115.500.000.01166.7


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tommy Lewis1236455.234 7
Don St. John953774.024 8
Hal Ledyard513536.925 1
Avatus Stone402526.330 1
Karl Hilzinger392185.618 2
Don Pinhey321956.130 2
Chuck Harding201768.835 0
Tirrel Burton291555.318 3
Boris Kotoff14785.612 0
Tom Tracy11514.619 0
Gary Schreider6203.310 1
Don Guest3155.00
Frank Fraser188.00
Bob Simpson1-1-1.00
Totals46525425.535 25


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bob Simpson47103021.958 7
Don St. John2739714.746 0
Don Pinhey2336916.093 4
Tom Adams1735020.669 3
Tommy Lewis1618311.436 0
Tirrel Burton1431922.868 1
Avatus Stone816921.181 1
Boris Kotoff69115.225 0
Gary Schreider59118.239 0
Tom Tracy58517.034 0
Lou Bruce57014.024 1
Karl Hilzinger3279.015 0
Ted Smale11919.019 0
Chuck Harding11414.014 0
Totals178321418.193 17


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS Pts.
Bud Korchak262180.86350.0131
Tom Tracy99100.011100.0012
Don St. John8562.50005


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Avatus Stone100449945.07111
Don St. John2492838.7531

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Don Pinhey524168.036 0
Gary Schreider1617811.160 0
Bob Simpson251626.523 0
Frank Fraser2115.50
Totals957678.160 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Don Pinhey2057228.649 0
Gary Schreider1028228.249 0
Tirrel Burton1117515.927 0
Avatus Stone38227.330 0
Bob Simpson44912.221 0
Tommy Lewis34615.316 0
Tom Adams44110.214 0
Tom Tracy13131.031 0
Frank Fraser12121.021 0
Ted Smale11313.013 0
Joe Upton111.00
Lou Bruce100.00
Totals60131321.949 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tirrel Burton8648.023 0
Chuck Harding7527.427 0
Tommy Lewis6538.819 1
Bob Simpson4276.813 0
Gary Schreider22211.022 0
Merv Collins177.00
Lou Bruce177.00
Ted Smale155.00
Don St. John155.00
Ken Vargo111.00
Pat Cannamela100.00
Bruno Bitkowski100.00
Karl Hilzinger100.00
Don Pinhey100.00
Larry Hayes100.00
Totals372657.227 1

Defense and Fumbles:

Player Tackle Brup Fum FRec FYds FTD FF
Ted SmaleN/A1

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Don St. John80005154
Tommy Lewis700100048
Bob Simpson0700000042
Don Pinhey2400000036
Bud Korchak321131
Tirrel Burton310000024
Avatus Stone1100001123
Tom Adams3000018
Tom Tracy00019012
Karl Hilzinger20000012
Gary Schreider100000006
Ted Smale00010006
Hal Ledyard10006
Lou Bruce1000006