1968 Ottawa Rough Riders Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 9-3-2 20
Finishing 1st in the CFL's Eastern Conference
Postseason: 2-1 Won Grey Cup
Coach: Frank Clair (9-3-2)
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1968 Ottawa Rough Riders Roster
1968 Ottawa Rough Riders Results

The Ottawa Rough Riders of the Canadian Football League ended the 1968 season with a record of 9 wins and 3 losses and 2 ties for 20 points, finishing first in the CFL's Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-1.

Offensively, Ottawa topped the league with 416 points. At the same time, the defensive squad allowed 271 points. Bo Scott carried the ball for a team-high 911 yards for the Rough Riders.

Russ Jackson threw for 3,187 yards. Whit Tucker grabbed 36 receptions for 890 yards. Jay Roberts and Margene Adkins were targeted regularly, too.

Joe Poirier picked off 6 opponent throws.

Frank Clair coached the team. The 1968 Ottawa Rough Riders won the Grey Cup.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Russ Jackson30517156.1318710.4258.2165.26597.8
Bill Van Burkleo16425.0704.400.0318.8275.7


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bo Scott1379116.660 7
Vic Washington1096786.234 7
Russ Jackson545349.973 6
Lovell Coleman391363.519 0
Ron Stewart311143.716 0
Rick Black281093.911 1
Bill Van Burkleo6508.323 0
Wayne Giardino3186.011 0
Jim Mankins2-1-0.50
Margene Adkins1-21-21.0-21 0
Totals41025286.273 21


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Whit Tucker3689024.765 13
Margene Adkins3282125.757 8
Jay Roberts3256617.738 1
Vic Washington2542617.060 2
Bo Scott161157.220 1
Ron Stewart141299.223 0
Lovell Coleman1020520.554 0
Tom Pullen67212.027 0
Rick Black3134.30
Billy Cooper12020.020 0
Totals175325718.665 25


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Don Sutherin514486.3371745.9863374959.5853106


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Bill Van Burkleo84353842.1652
Gino Berretta1143839.8500

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Barry Ardern593185.426 0
Billy Cooper441964.531 0
Vic Washington612721.236 0
Don Sutherin221.00
Bill Van Burkleo111.00
Totals1126445.836 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Vic Washington2685332.8104 1
Billy Cooper921123.453 0
Ken Lehmann3217.010 0
Jerry Campbell22010.013 0
Tom Pullen284.00
Wayne Giardino177.00
LaVerle Pratt155.00
Totals44112525.6104 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Joe Poirier611018.347 1
Don Sutherin56412.835 1
Jerry Campbell5377.422 0
Ken Lehmann46416.056 0
Gene Gaines38026.740 0
Bill Van Burkleo36622.038 0
Ed Joyner13030.030 0
Vic Washington12525.025 0
Billy Cooper11919.019 0
Billy Booth1-4-4.0-4 0
Totals3049116.456 2

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Don Sutherin01174411112
Whit Tucker1300078
Vic Washington7201000060
Bo Scott7100048
Margene Adkins0800048
Russ Jackson600036
Wayne Giardino0010006
Jay Roberts10006
Joe Poirier10006
Jerry Campbell0010006
Rick Black100006
Bill Van Burkleo0000022