1970 Ottawa Rough Riders season

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1970 Ottawa Rough Riders season
Head coach Jack Gotta
Home field Lansdowne Park
Results
Record4–10
Division place4th, East
Playoff finishDid not qualify

The 1970 Ottawa Rough Riders finished the season in 4th place in the Eastern Conference with a 4–10 record in their first season without Frank Clair as head coach after he served 14 seasons in that capacity. Jack Gotta, who was an assistant with Ottawa from 1967 to 1969 became head coach. [1] The Rough Riders finished the season out of the playoffs and failed to defend their back-to-back Grey Cup titles.

Contents

Preseason

WeekDateOpponentScoreResultRecord
AJuly 8at Toronto Argonauts28–9Loss0–1
AJuly 13vs. Calgary Stampeders26–17Loss0–2
BJuly 20vs. Montreal Alouettes15–8Loss0–2
CJuly 23at Hamilton Tiger-Cats27–20Win1–3

Regular season

Standings

Eastern Football Conference
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1485129227917
Toronto Argonauts 1486032929016
Montreal Alouettes 1476124627915
Ottawa Rough Riders 1441002552798

Schedule

WeekDateOpponentScoreResultRecord
1July 29vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats17–15Loss0–1
2Bye
3Aug 11vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders24–1Loss0–2
4Bye
5Aug 25at Edmonton Eskimos31–23Win1–2
5Aug 27at BC Lions32–30Loss1–3
6Sept 2vs. Montreal Alouettes31–7Win2–3
6Sept 7vs. Toronto Argonauts37–21Loss2–4
7Sept 13at Toronto Argonauts30–25Loss2–5
8Sept 19vs. Calgary Stampeders9–1Win3–5
9Sept 27at Montreal Alouettes16–15Loss3–6
10Oct 3vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers15–0Loss3–7
11Oct 12at Hamilton Tiger-Cats24–17Loss3–8
12Oct 17vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats22–15Loss3–9
13Oct 24at Montreal Alouettes28–12Win4–9
14Oct 31at Toronto Argonauts19–17Loss4–10

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Player stats

Defence

PlayerGames PlayedInterceptionsYardsAverageTouchdowns
Irby Augustine1024723.50

Awards and honours

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References

  1. Who's Who in Canadian Sport, Volume 4, p.170, Bob Ferguson, Fitzhenry and Whiteside Ltd., Markham, ON and Allston, MA, ISBN   1-55041-855-6
  2. http://www.profootballarchives.com/1970cflott.html