1985 Ottawa Rough Riders Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 7-9 14
Finishing 3rd in the CFL's East Division
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Division Semifinal
Coach: Joe Moss (7-9)
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1985 Ottawa Rough Riders Roster
1985 Ottawa Rough Riders Results

The Ottawa Rough Riders of the Canadian Football League ended the 1985 season with a record of 7 wins and 9 losses for 14 points, finishing third in the CFL's East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

Ottawa racked up 376 points, while the leaky defense allowed 462, most in the circuit. J.C. Watts passed for 2,975 yards. Waymon Alridge grabbed 49 receptions for 797 yards. Mike Caterbone provided receiving help also.

J.C. Watts carried the ball for a team-high 710 yards for the Rough Riders.

Chris Sigler picked off 5 opponent throws. Loyd Lewis sacked quarterbacks 7 times.

Joe Moss coached the team. The 1985 Ottawa Rough Riders lost in the Division Semifinal.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
J.C. Watts43923653.829756.8122.7255.77060.5
Bernard Quarles1015049.56356.311.065.96048.1
Troy Bodine12650.0473.900.0216.72220.5
Steve Smith100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
J.C. Watts1067106.738 1
Lester Brown954975.238 3
Timmy McCray532775.224 3
Bernard Quarles261786.817 0
Jim Reid16664.116 0
Steve Smith5459.031 0
Mike Hudson111.00
Troy Bodine1-2-2.0-2 0
Totals30317725.838 7


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Waymon Alridge4979716.353 4
Mike Caterbone4365415.270 5
Daric Zeno353239.229 2
Mark Barousse2737113.749 1
Mike Hudson2627810.730 1
Lester Brown211557.425 0
Steve Hall2031015.551 0
Timmy McCray1517211.537 0
Jim Reid11777.017 0
Tony January6579.519 0
Don Newman6549.019 0
Thad Jemison55911.819 0
Dave Newman5357.020 0
Mike Williams35418.040 0
Steve Smith3186.017 0
Dwight Edwards28140.560 0
Stewart Fraser2105.00
Totals279350512.670 13


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Dean Dorsey2424100.0382873.7850280356.1904120


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Ken Clark140657347.0788

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Daric Zeno5259011.374 2
Mike Caterbone373288.925 0
Chris Sigler15986.517 0
Ricky Barden2199.50
Mike Williams11313.013 0
Ralph Dixon100.00
Totals10810489.774 2

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Daric Zeno2550720.357 0
Mike Caterbone2143620.845 0
Kevin Gray512224.427 0
Dwight Edwards49223.033 0
Chris Sigler22211.011 0
Mike Williams2189.015 0
Steve Hall2147.010 0
Totals61122520.157 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Chris Sigler512224.441 0
Ricky Barden4379.232 0
Lamont Meacham4379.229 0
Jo Jo Heath3258.325 0
Ralph Dixon3206.720 0
Tom Towns24120.541 0
Rick Sowieta2136.512 0
Al Washington11212.012 0
Kevin Gray111.00
Steve Hirsch100.00
Michel Bourgeau100.00
Totals2730811.441 0


Player No. Yds Avg.
Loyd Lewis7.00.00.0
Greg Marshall6.00.00.0
Jeff Roberts4.00.00.0
Tom Towns4.00.00.0
Michel Bourgeau4.00.00.0
Ralph Dixon2.00.00.0
Mark Smythe1.00.00.0
Rick Sowieta1.00.00.0
Ron Engleson1.00.00.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Dean Dorsey282412120
Mike Caterbone50000030
Waymon Alridge4000024
Daric Zeno22000024
Lester Brown3000018
Timmy McCray3000018
Ken Clark0088
Mike Hudson0100006
Ralph Dixon0010006
Mark Barousse10006
Ricky Barden0010006
J.C. Watts10006