1978 Saskatchewan Roughriders Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 4-11-1 9
Finishing 5th in the CFL's Western Conference
Coach: Walt Posadowski (4-5-1)
Coach: Jim Eddy (0-6)
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
1978 Saskatchewan Roughriders Roster
1978 Saskatchewan Roughriders Results

The Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 4 wins and 11 losses and 1 ties for 9 points, finishing fifth in the CFL's Western Conference.

The Roughriders scored 330 points, but the porous defense gave up 459, most in the circuit. Ron Lancaster threw for 2,677 yards. Mike Strickland led the receiving corps, hauling in 40 receptions, while Bob Bruer contributed 491 receiving yards. Frank Russell contributed to the receiving game, too.

Mike Strickland ran for a team-high 1,306 yards for Saskatchewan.

Ken McEachern intercepted 4 errant tosses from the opposition.

Walt Posadowski and Jim Eddy coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Ron Lancaster39020552.626776.9153.8276.97358.5
Larry Dick1135649.69188.143.543.55774.3
Mike Strickland100.
Bob Macoritti100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mike Strickland28413064.637 7
Steve Molnar562153.817 0
Molly McGee321103.416 0
Ron Jamerson6315.210 0
Brian O'Hara482.018 0
Larry Dick581.60
Ron Lancaster1080.83
Joey Walters100.00
Totals39816864.237 10


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mike Strickland402436.128 0
Bob Bruer3449114.452 2
Frank Russell2237917.246 2
Freeman Johns2231714.436 3
Bob Richardson2223710.837 1
Molly McGee222059.333 2
Steve Mazurak2136017.163 2
Brian O'Hara1935518.773 1
Joey Walters1727216.044 3
Steve Molnar1619212.029 0
Rodney Parker1534923.352 2
Paul Williams413934.857 1
Ron Jamerson4164.00
Gerry Fellner34013.319 0
Totals261359513.873 19


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Bob Macoritti2727100.0413278.0668355452.3830129


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Bob Macoritti124553344.6823

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Maurice Butler2829310.531 0
Brian O'Hara241666.924 0
Joey Walters912814.235 0
Rodney Parker121199.924 0
Paul Williams19613.222 0
Molly McGee33712.316 0
Harold Woods33411.316 0
Emil Nielsen12222.022 0
Mike Strickland2126.010 0
Ron Jamerson294.50
Steve Molnar1-3-3.0-3 0
Totals1048788.435 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Brian O'Hara2052726.444 0
Paul Williams1226922.453 0
Rodney Parker821827.255 0
Harold Woods518036.052 0
Homer Butler814217.831 0
Mike Strickland38929.734 0
Molly McGee48020.027 0
Steve Molnar45814.519 0
Lou Clare23417.017 0
Rick Dundas11616.016 0
Sam Holden11515.015 0
Bryan Illerbrun166.00
Totals69164423.855 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ken McEachern410025.044 0
Paul Williams39832.756 1
Randy Hall16868.068 1
Preston Young14040.040 0
Chuck Wills11919.019 0
Steve Gelley11111.011 0
Cleveland Vann11010.010 0
Steve Dennis199.00
Bill Manchuk188.00
Eary Jones188.00
Homer Butler100.00
Totals1637123.268 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
Bob Macoritti32279132
Mike Strickland700000042
Ron Lancaster300018
Joey Walters03000018
Freeman Johns3000018
Frank Russell2000114
Paul Williams100100012
Rodney Parker20000012
Bob Bruer200012
Steve Mazurak200012
Molly McGee020000012
Brian O'Hara01000006
Sam Holden010006
Randy Hall10006
Bob Richardson10006


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