1976 Ottawa Rough Riders Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 9-6-1 19
Finishing 1st in the CFL's Eastern Conference
Postseason: 2-0 Won Grey Cup
Coach: George Brancato (9-6-1)
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1976 Ottawa Rough Riders Roster
1976 Ottawa Rough Riders Results

The Ottawa Rough Riders of the Canadian Football League ended the 1976 season with a record of 9 wins and 6 losses and 1 ties for 19 points, finishing first in the CFL's Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-0.

The Rough Riders moved the ball well, scoring 411 points, and the defensive squad yielded 346. Tom Clements threw for 2,856 yards. Tony Gabriel led all receivers, grabbing 72 receptions for 1,320 yards. Jim Foley contributed to the receiving game as well.

Arthur Green carried the pigskin for a team-high 1,257 yards for Ottawa.

The opportunistic defense created 64 turnovers, best in the league. Larry Cameron and Peter Stenerson each intercepted 5 opponent throws.

George Brancato coached the team. The 1976 Ottawa Rough Riders won the Grey Cup.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Tom Clements32719659.928568.7206.1134.07592.2
Condredge Holloway1065955.79739.298.565.75991.4
Bill Robinson9444.4333.700.0222.21414.8
Jim Foley4250.0328.000.000.01877.1
Gerry Organ2150.000.000.000.0056.3
Rod Woodward200.000.000.000.0039.6
Gary Kuzyk100.000.000.000.0039.6
Totals45126258.138948.6296.4214.775 

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Arthur Green23412575.469 13
Condredge Holloway433407.932 1
Molly McGee672804.225 0
Tom Clements372607.030 4
John Palazeti15573.814 1
Moody Jackson55110.232 0
Jim Foley11383.510 0
Joe Colvey6325.30
Rod Woodward2126.024 0
Bill Robinson451.20
Totals42423325.569 19

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tony Gabriel72132018.362 14
Jim Foley5684715.150 4
Arthur Green535089.631 2
Moody Jackson3563418.175 3
Jeff Avery2133816.162 2
Molly McGee1717510.357 2
John Palazeti4328.019 1
Gary Kuzyk3217.010 1
Condredge Holloway11919.019 0
Totals262389414.975 29

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Gerry Organ4545100.0381950.01083404348.7700112
Totals4545100.0381950.01083404348.7700112

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Gerry Organ97386339.8631
Totals97386339.8631

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Moody Jackson5456010.435 0
Bill Hatanaka1517311.557 0
Arthur Green151469.724 0
Rod Woodward45213.019 0
Jeff Avery6345.713 0
Doug Falconer5285.612 0
Wonder Monds133.00
Totals10099610.057 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Molly McGee2872425.943 0
Moody Jackson1941521.840 0
Bill Hatanaka921123.444 0
Vern Roberson512324.631 0
Larry Cameron36321.026 0
Mark Kosmos24221.024 0
Doug Falconer23718.524 0
Joe Colvey23015.017 0
Rod Woodward12424.024 0
Tuufuli Uperesa11616.016 0
John Palazeti177.00
Totals73169223.244 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Peter Stenerson59719.440 0
Larry Cameron55310.630 1
Wonder Monds45814.530 0
Rod Woodward35618.724 0
Wayne Tosh34715.728 0
Merl Code22110.513 0
Mark Kosmos12323.023 0
Steve Gelley12121.021 0
Al Brenner11515.015 0
Dick Adams11111.011 0
Doug Falconer144.00
Totals2740615.040 1

Defense and Fumbles:


Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Gerry Organ194511113
Arthur Green132000090
Tony Gabriel1400084
Jim Foley0400024
Tom Clements400024
Moody Jackson0300000120
John Palazeti110000012
Jeff Avery2000012
Molly McGee02000012
Condredge Holloway1000018
Gary Kuzyk10006
Larry Cameron0100006
Totals192900010019451120411