1986 Saskatchewan Roughriders Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 6-11-1 13
Finishing 5th in the CFL's West Division
Coach: Jack Gotta (6-11-1)
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
1986 Saskatchewan Roughriders Roster
1986 Saskatchewan Roughriders Results

The Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League ended the 1986 season with a record of 6 wins and 11 losses and 1 ties for 13 points, finishing fifth in the CFL's West Division.

The Roughriders stumbled, scoring only 382 points, and the leaky defense conceded 517, most in the circuit. Joe Paopao threw for 2,647 yards, and Bernard Quarles played quarterback also. Ray Elgaard led the receiving corps, hauling in 55 receptions for 1,003 yards. Tony Dennis, Bobby Johnson and Daric Zeno each contributed to the receiving game, too.

Bobby Johnson ran for a team-high 869 yards for Saskatchewan.

Trent Bryant picked off 6 errant tosses from the opposition. Gary Lewis sacked opposing passers 9 times.

Jack Gotta coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Joe Paopao36320757.026477.3133.6246.66064.4
Bernard Quarles20110954.216728.363.063.08579.4
Harold Smith24937.51275.300.028.34020.7
Mike Kelley24833.3773.200.014.21925.9
Mike McTague100.
Gerry McGrath100.
Glen Suitor100.
Timmy McCray100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bobby Johnson1828694.836 12
Denny Ferdinand1125725.133 2
Bernard Quarles332477.534 0
Timmy McCray361784.961 3
David Conrad301394.613 0
Joe Paopao17271.60
Tony Dennis273.50
Mike Kelley252.50
Mike Elarms133.00
Harold Smith100.00
Ray Elgaard1-1-1.00
Glen Suitor1-1-1.00
Totals41820454.961 17


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ray Elgaard55100318.259 4
Tony Dennis5380615.285 3
Daric Zeno4962412.732 3
Bobby Johnson433738.729 1
Mike Elarms3047715.960 2
Denny Ferdinand292779.628 0
David Conrad262409.220 0
Timmy McCray171508.818 2
Mike McTague1426118.639 1
Ron Brown712117.340 1
Tron Armstrong514428.844 2
Jeff Patterson34816.020 0
James Ellingson11010.010 0
Joe Paopao1-11-11.0-11 0
Totals333452313.685 19


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Dave Ridgway353497.1503774.0877462960.1720153


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Gerry McGrath62252640.7631
Mike McTague47181638.6691
Stan Gelbaugh45181140.2601

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Daric Zeno694426.421 0
Greg Holmes9717.916 0
Jeff Patterson7456.410 0
Harry Skipper11444.015 0
Joe Fuller6345.711 0
Fran McDermott7243.410 0
Tony Staten188.00
Tony Dennis177.00
Glen Suitor100.00
Totals1126716.021 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Timmy McCray1936719.349 0
Mike Elarms2134616.527 0
Daric Zeno1733919.932 0
Joe Fuller510621.226 0
Jeff Patterson35618.720 0
Dave Albright3289.319 0
Ron Brown12525.025 0
Tony Staten2189.016 0
David Conrad2178.516 0
Gary Moten11414.014 0
Mark Nelson155.00
Dave Sidoo100.00
Totals76132217.449 0

Missed Field Goal Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Fran McDermott66811.330 0
Tony Slaton12525.025 0
Totals79313.330 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Trent Bryant6569.334 0
Mike McGruder5357.020 0
Eddie Lowe47318.227 0
Harry Skipper27236.041 1
Billy Jackson25326.530 0
Fran McDermott22311.523 0
Eddie Ray Walker231.50
Gary Moten188.00
Glen Suitor100.00
Totals2532312.941 1


Player No. Yds Avg.
Gary Lewis9.00.00.0
Nick Hebeler8.00.00.0
Rick Goltz6.00.00.0
Scott Virkus6.00.00.0
Eddie Lowe4.00.00.0
Bobby Jurasin3.00.00.0
Fran McDermott2.00.00.0
Al Johns2.00.00.0
Billy Jackson2.00.00.0
Dave Albright2.00.00.0
Gary Moten1.00.00.0
Eddie Ray Walker1.00.00.0
Jimmy Hunter1.00.00.0
Steve Wilburn1.00.00.0
Steve Crane1.00.00.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Dave Ridgway37348153
Bobby Johnson12100078
Timmy McCray32000030
Ray Elgaard040000024
Daric Zeno30000018
Tony Dennis03000018
Denny Ferdinand2000012
Tron Armstrong200012
Mike Elarms02000012
Mike McTague10017
Ron Brown100006
Harry Skipper010006
Gerry McGrath0011
Stan Gelbaugh0011


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