1969 Ottawa Rough Riders season

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1969 Ottawa Rough Riders season
Head coach Frank Clair
Home field Lansdowne Park
Results
Record 11–3
Division place 1st, East
Playoff finish Won Grey Cup
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1968 1970 >

The 1969 Ottawa Rough Riders finished in 1st place in the East division with an 11–3 record and won the Grey Cup, repeating as Grey Cup Champions. Russ Jackson retired from the Canadian Football League after this game, having won three Grey Cup championships. He retired with the team record for total career passing yards with 24,952.[1]

Preseason[edit]

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
A July 5 at Montreal Alouettes 26–20 Win 1–0
B July 14 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 15–13 Loss 1–1
C July 18 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 6–5 Loss 1–2
D July 22 vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders 39–8 Win 2–2

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Eastern Football Conference
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Ottawa Rough Riders 14 11 3 0 399 298 22
Toronto Argonauts 14 10 4 0 406 280 20
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 14 8 5 1 307 315 17
Montreal Alouettes 14 2 10 2 304 395 6

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
1 July 30 vs. Montreal Alouettes 47–15 Win 1–0
2 Aug 6 at Calgary Stampeders 35–19 Win 2–0
3 Aug 13 vs. BC Lions 41–24 Win 3–0
4 Aug 20 at Montreal Alouettes 17–15 Win 4–0
5 Sept 1 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 27–22 Loss 4–1
6 Sept 6 vs. Montreal Alouettes 47–22 Win 5–1
7 Sept 13 vs. Toronto Argonauts 25–23 Win 6–1
8 Sept 20 at Toronto Argonauts 34–27 Win 7–1
9 Sept 27 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 17–0 Win 8–1
10 Oct 4 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 28–20 Win 9–1
11 Oct 12 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 38–21 Loss 9–2
11 Oct 15 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 38–31 Win 10–2
12 Oct 25 vs. Toronto Argonauts 20–9 Win 11–2
13 Nov 1 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 28–7 Loss 11–3

[2]

Postseason[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

Round Date Opponent Score Result Record
East Final #1 Nov 16 at Toronto Argonauts 22–14 Loss 11–4
East Final #2 Nov 22 vs. Toronto Argonauts 32–3 Win 12–4
Grey Cup Nov 30 Saskatchewan Roughriders 29–11 Win 13–4

[2]

Grey Cup[edit]

Teams 1 Q 2 Q 3 Q 4 Q Final
Saskatchewan Roughriders 9 0 2 0 11
Ottawa Roughriders 0 14 7 8 29

[3]

Player stats[edit]

Passing[edit]

Player Games Played Attempts Completions Percentage Yards Touchdowns Interceptions
Russ Jackson 14 358 193 53.9% 3641 33 12

Awards and honours[edit]

CFL All-Stars[edit]

  • Russ Jackson, QB
  • Vic Washington, RB
  • Margene Adkins, SE
  • Billy Joe Booth, DE
  • Ken Lehmann, LB
  • Jerry "Soupy" Campbell, LB
  • Don Sutherin, DB

References[edit]