1976 Saskatchewan Roughriders Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 11-5 22
Finishing 1st in the CFL's Western Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Grey Cup
Coach: John Payne (11-5)
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
1976 Saskatchewan Roughriders Roster
1976 Saskatchewan Roughriders Results

The Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League ended the 1976 season with a record of 11 wins and 5 losses for 22 points, finishing first in the CFL's Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

The defense proved to be a force, as the Roughriders conceded 238 points, the lowest total in the circuit. Saskatchewan piled up points with 427 points. Ron Lancaster triggered the aerial attack, passing for 3,869 yards. Rhett Dawson hauled in 65 receptions for 996 yards. Tom Campana was targeted regularly, too.

Steve Molnar ran for a team-high 822 yards.

The ball-hawking defense created 61 turnovers. Lorne Richardson snatched 7 errant tosses from the opposition.

John Payne coached the team. The 1976 Saskatchewan Roughriders lost in the Grey Cup.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Ron Lancaster49429760.138697.8255.1255.17280.6
Dave Syme271140.71897.013.727.43446.7
Bob Macoritti2150.03115.500.000.03195.8
Molly McGee100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Steve Molnar1808224.623 5
Pete Van Valkenberg1295724.490 3
Robert Holmes441814.130 0
Molly McGee341624.816 1
Keith Barnette17684.011 1
Al Ford20562.82
John Washington6284.713 0
Ron Lancaster551.02
Tom Campana600.00
Dave Syme5-1-0.20
Totals44618934.290 14


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rhett Dawson6599615.357 10
Tom Campana5177115.172 4
Pete Van Valkenberg434219.827 2
Bob Richardson4152712.929 3
Steve Mazurak3959915.459 2
Steve Molnar332607.931 1
Leif Pettersen1016116.137 3
Al Ford88010.023 0
Molly McGee715021.459 0
Robert Holmes7669.442 0
Keith Barnette4276.813 1
Lou Clare13131.031 0
Totals309408913.272 26


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Bob Macoritti494898.0352365.7982434152.9781127


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Bob Macoritti127530741.8766

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tom Campana5362911.980 1
Paul Williams615408.9108 1
James Marshall2147.010 0
Al Ford155.00
John Washington155.00
Steve Mazurak351.70
Lou Clare100.00
Molly McGee100.00
Leif Pettersen2-5-2.50
Totals12511939.5108 2

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Paul Williams1743125.477 0
Tom Campana1630719.235 0
Molly McGee34314.327 0
Al Ford33210.720 0
Mike Dirks11515.015 0
Leif Pettersen100.00
Steve Mazurak200.00
Totals4384919.777 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lorne Richardson714420.657 1
Ken McEachern612821.380 1
Paul Williams69215.334 1
Roger Goree57014.028 0
Ted Provost310936.345 0
James Marshall34013.326 1
Ray Odums200.00
Bill Manchuk12727.027 1
Cleveland Vann12020.020 1
Frank Landy199.00
Totals3563918.380 6

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Bob Macoritti234816133
Rhett Dawson1000060
Steve Molnar5100036
Tom Campana041000030
Pete Van Valkenberg320000030
Bob Richardson300018
Leif Pettersen30000018
Ron Lancaster200012
Steve Mazurak20000012
Al Ford200000012
Paul Williams10100012
Keith Barnette1100012
Molly McGee10000006
Ken McEachern100006
James Marshall010006
Bill Manchuk100006
Lorne Richardson10006
Cleveland Vann100006


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