1971 Saskatchewan Roughriders Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 9-6-1 19
Finishing 2nd in the CFL's Western Conference
Postseason: 1-2 Lost Conference Final
Coach: Dave Skrien (9-6-1)
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
1971 Saskatchewan Roughriders Roster
1971 Saskatchewan Roughriders Results

The Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League ended the 1971 season with a record of 9 wins and 6 losses and 1 ties for 19 points, finishing second in the CFL's Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

The Roughriders moved the ball well, scoring 347 points, and the defensive squad yielded 316. George Reed ran for a team-high 1,146 yards for Saskatchewan.

Ron Lancaster threw for 2,759 yards. Bobby Thompson hauled in 48 receptions for 774 yards. Nolan Bailey provided receiving help, too.

Bruce Bennett intercepted 8 opponent throws.

Dave Skrien coached the team. The 1971 Saskatchewan Roughriders lost in the Conference Final.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Ron Lancaster37519251.227597.4164.3236.19764.1
Bubba Wyche582543.13686.323.423.44861.6
Bob Pearce3133.3124.000.000.01246.5
Al Ford100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
George Reed21811465.356 12
Bobby Thompson1215914.934 2
Silas McKinnie633926.272 2
Steve Molnar241486.219 1
Nolan Bailey11908.231 0
Bob Pearce8364.510 0
Bubba Wyche5234.61
Al Ford2115.50
Ron Lancaster500.00
Totals45724375.372 18


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bobby Thompson4877416.197 6
Nolan Bailey3659716.661 2
Al Ford3252516.443 5
Gord Barwell3042914.348 2
Silas McKinnie3039213.137 2
George Reed2425810.823 0
Bill Manchuk78512.129 1
Steve Molnar7405.714 0
Bob Pearce2157.50
Ron Lancaster11212.012 0
John Steele11212.012 0
Totals218313914.497 18


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Jack Abendschan312993.5361747.21231179257.885294
John Steele99100.0100.0009


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Al Ford123501440.8812
Bubba Wyche13636.0360

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Steve Molnar595419.230 0
Jim Walter493837.822 0
Ted Dushinski11847.619 0
Bob Kosid11111.011 0
Gig Perez199.00
Totals12110288.530 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Silas McKinnie1439428.166 0
Jim Walter1837320.734 0
Bob Pearce618731.233 0
Bobby Thompson418045.0115 1
Steve Molnar512525.037 0
Homer Cavitte35117.021 0
Don Seaman284.00
Charlie Collins133.00
Totals53132525.0115 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bruce Bennett818923.651 1
Jim Walter56813.631 0
Ted Dushinski411027.540 0
Bob Kosid36722.371 1
Wally Dempsey3155.010 0
Wayne Shaw3124.010 0
Charlie Collins362.00
Bob Pearce23316.529 0
Tim Roth12323.023 0
Totals3252316.371 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
Jack Abendschan17291494
George Reed12000072
Bobby Thompson26100054
Al Ford0500232
Silas McKinnie22000024
Nolan Bailey0200012
Gord Barwell200012
John Steele000909
Ed McQuarters10006
Bill Manchuk10006
Bob Kosid010006
Bubba Wyche10006
Steve Molnar10000006
Bruce Bennett100006


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