1970 Ottawa Rough Riders Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 4-10 8
Finishing 4th in the CFL's Eastern Conference
Coach: Jack Gotta (4-10)
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1970 Ottawa Rough Riders Roster
1970 Ottawa Rough Riders Results

The Ottawa Rough Riders of the Canadian Football League ended the 1970 season with a record of 4 wins and 10 losses for 8 points, finishing fourth in the CFL's Eastern Conference.

The Rough Riders chalked up 255 points, and the defensive unit gave up 279. Gary Wood threw for 2,759 yards. Hugh Oldham grabbed 45 receptions for 1,043 yards. Billy Cooper contributed to the receiving game, too.

Gary Wood carried the ball for a team-high 493 yards for Ottawa, while Jim Mankins also contributed to the rushing attack.

Al Marcelin picked off 9 opponent throws.

Jack Gotta coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Gary Wood34017451.227598.1185.3277.97563.1
Bill Van Burkleo7114.3415.900.000.04151.5
Barclay Allen100.
Wayne Giardino100.
Hugh Oldham100.000.000.01100.000.0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gary Wood864935.730 4
Jim Mankins984564.731 2
Terry Wellesley532354.419 0
Gene Wren311063.441 1
Charlie Leigh481002.112 1
Wayne Giardino22994.517 0
Ron Stewart28953.412 0
Bill Van Burkleo23015.021 0
Greg Thompson5255.017 0
Hugh Oldham155.00
Barclay Allen221.00
Totals37616464.441 8


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Hugh Oldham45104323.273 13
Billy Cooper3561317.555 2
Jay Roberts1619812.429 0
Dave Pivec1515510.326 0
Jim Mankins141349.624 0
Terry Wellesley1024424.475 3
Ron Stewart9404.410 0
Gene Wren8435.414 0
Freeman White714821.129 0
Whit Tucker610116.828 0
Wayne Giardino5306.016 0
Charlie Leigh44010.021 0
Greg Thompson199.00
Al Marcelin020
Totals175280016.075 18


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Ivan MacMillan282589.3291448.3843248957.975075


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Bill Van Burkleo112460941.2712
Barclay Allen628247.0440
Greg Thompson13535.0350

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Barry Ardern562314.122 0
Al Marcelin252238.922 0
Billy Cooper341454.335 0
Bill Van Burkleo5357.016 0
Greg Thompson100.00
Joe Poirier100.00
Totals1226345.235 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Al Marcelin2165931.485 0
Hugh Oldham1334026.236 0
Gene Wren46115.222 0
Irby Augustine2115.511 0
Danny Dever430.80
Wayne Giardino111.00
Totals45107523.985 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Al Marcelin917619.668 0
Bill Van Burkleo610217.057 1
Jerry Campbell4399.816 0
Danny Dever310535.083 0
Barry Ardern37625.343 0
Wayne Giardino3268.726 1
Irby Augustine24723.535 0
Joe Poirier2157.512 0
John Kruspe12424.024 0
Ken Lehmann144.00
Totals3461418.183 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
Hugh Oldham0130000078
Ivan MacMillan1425875
Gary Wood400024
Terry Wellesley0300018
Jim Mankins2000012
Billy Cooper2000012
Bill Van Burkleo00100028
Gene Wren1000006
Wayne Giardino00010006
Joe Vijuk10006
Charlie Leigh100006