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1953 Edmonton Eskimos (WIFU) 1st place 12-4-0 .750
Head Coach: Darrell Riyal
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Fri8/14/1953HToronto Argonauts28-16WEdmonton, ABJoseph A. Clarke Memorial Stadium14000
Mon8/17/1953HOttawa Rough Riders12-9WEdmonton, ABJoseph A. Clarke Memorial Stadium12500
Sat8/29/1953AWinnipeg Blue Bombers6-7LWinnipeg, MBWinnipeg Stadium16108
Mon8/31/1953ASaskatchewan Roughriders19-17WRegina, SKTaylor Field11030
Sat9/5/1953ACalgary Stampeders18-6WCalgary, ABMewata Stadium15000
Mon9/7/1953HCalgary Stampeders19-5WEdmonton, ABJoseph A. Clarke Memorial Stadium15500
Sat9/12/1953HSaskatchewan Roughriders13-1WEdmonton, ABJoseph A. Clarke Memorial Stadium15300
Mon9/14/1953HWinnipeg Blue Bombers9-7WEdmonton, ABJoseph A. Clarke Memorial Stadium16000
Sat9/19/1953ASaskatchewan Roughriders12-6WRegina, SKTaylor Field13024
Sat9/26/1953HCalgary Stampeders15-6WEdmonton, ABJoseph A. Clarke Memorial Stadium15000
Mon9/28/1953ACalgary Stampeders21-12WCalgary, ABMewata Stadium12000
Sat10/3/1953ASaskatchewan Roughriders13-19LRegina, SKTaylor Field12646
Mon10/5/1953AWinnipeg Blue Bombers16-6WWinnipeg, MBWinnipeg Stadium17014
Sat10/10/1953ACalgary Stampeders34-13WCalgary, ABMewata Stadium
Mon10/12/1953HCalgary Stampeders22-6WEdmonton, ABJoseph A. Clarke Memorial Stadium15500
Sat10/17/1953HWinnipeg Blue Bombers32-9WEdmonton, ABJoseph A. Clarke Memorial Stadium
Mon10/19/1953HSaskatchewan Roughriders19-20LEdmonton, ABJoseph A. Clarke Memorial Stadium15000
Sat10/24/1953HWinnipeg Blue Bombers8-17LEdmonton, ABJoseph A. Clarke Memorial Stadium15000
Sat11/7/1953HWinnipeg Blue Bombers25-7WEdmonton, ABJoseph A. Clarke Memorial Stadium15500WIFU Final #1
Wed11/11/1953AWinnipeg Blue Bombers17-21LWinnipeg, MBWinnipeg Stadium17434WIFU Final #2
Sat11/14/1953HWinnipeg Blue Bombers24-30LEdmonton, ABJoseph A. Clarke Memorial Stadium16000WIFU Final #3
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
70Frankie AndersonDE6'121025Oklahoma16
99Claude ArnoldQB6'017529Oklahoma12
42Don BarryC5'1121522Edmonton Maple Leafs Jrs.15
71Steve BendiakE6'421022Edmonton Wildcats Jrs.12
60Joe BlanchardT6'222025Kansas State13
72Bill BriggsC-E6'42082816
87Al BryantHB-G6'0170Edmonton Maple Leafs Jrs.8
90Jimmy ChambersHB6'119526Montreal Ints.7
96Eddie CrowderQB6'017022Oklahoma4
96Ray EnrightHB6'017724Edmonton Jrs.13
Charley GenthnerT6'221521Texas2
41John GoughE6'5210Oklahoma16
94Bob HaytonHBCalgary Mustangs Jrs.1
83Laurie HodgsonLB6'021022Edmonton Rams Jrs.15
40Eagle KeysC6'321730Western Kentucky16
82Mike KingHB6'02102816
50Gene KiniskiT6'322525Edmonton Jrs.; Arizona13
95Normie KwongFB5'919024North Hill Blizzard Jrs.15
81Don LordE-HB6'219225Vancouver Meralomas Jrs.; British Columbia16
55Ray MacLeodT6'021322Oregon16
66Willie ManleyOT6'221827Oklahoma14
91Vic MaysonFW5'10172Edmonton Maple Leafs Jrs.15
93Glen McWhinneyQB5'1017023Weston Wildcats Jrs.; St. Boniface Legionaires Ints.15
88Steve MendrykFW6'118725Edmonton Jrs.16
98Rollie MilesOHB5'1017526St. Augustine's16
53Frankie MorrisG5'11230309
80Rod PantagesHB5'1120024Vancouver Blue Bombers Jrs.16
65Steve PaproskiT-G6'024525North Dakota; Arizona9
74Rollin PratherE6'523228Kansas State1
57Chuck QuilterT6'024027Tyler JC4
53Jim QuondamatteoOG5'92202615
86Bill RowekampFW6'120023Army; Missouri1
41Charlie ShiraT-G27Texas A&M; Army2
96Don SimonHB5'1117222Edmonton Jrs.16
63Bill SnyderT6'224024Utah12
75Tommy StolhandskeE6'221022Texas14
84Ted TullyG-FW6'020524Vancouver Meralomas Jrs.16
97Billy VesselsOHB6'019022Oklahoma16
92Ray WillseyDB5'1018025Santa Ana JC; California16
62Bill ZockT6'1245359
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals63467889
Opponents Totals32273060
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTX2X2AFGFGAPCTSSAFPTS
Rollie Miles1100000055
Bill Snyder03131100.051435.75051
Billy Vessels1000000050
Steve Mendryk400000020
Tommy Stolhandske400000020
Ted Tully17887.51333.31016
Rod Pantages1000011016
Frankie Anderson300000015
Claude Arnold200000010
Normie Kwong200000010
Don Simon200000010
Don Lord00000101
(Team)00000012
Team Totals40384095.061735.3181276
Opponents Totals24212487.531225.070157
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Billy Vessels1299267.27
Rollie Miles1348196.1918
Normie Kwong1178026.92
Rod Pantages211356.41
Eddie Crowder231064.60
Claude Arnold48982.02
Don Simon17814.82
Ray Willsey10767.60
Steve Mendryk3258.31
Glen McWhinney5163.20
Ray Enright7162.30
Jimmy Chambers284.0150
Al Bryant155.050
Mike King100.000
Bill Snyder1-18-18.0-180
Team Totals51930956.023
Opponents Totals43718004.112
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Claude Arnold1457954.55411718.114.874.8128.362.7
Billy Vessels301860.01139313.121.8413.313.3129.9
Rollie Miles271244.41428710.623.927.413.792.7
Eddie Crowder281242.9132348.419.513.6310.744.9
Ray Willsey10660.0411711.719.500.000.0100.8
Ray Enright11100.001515.015.01500.000.0118.8
Team Totals24112853.19622179.217.3145.8177.174.6
Opponents Totals37920153.014926587.013.282.1297.750.7
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Rollie Miles3765717.83
Frankie Anderson2243019.53
Billy Vessels2031015.51
Tommy Stolhandske1938220.14
Steve Mendryk1219916.63
Normie Kwong6427.00
Don Simon48020.00
Ray Enright24321.50
Glen McWhinney23316.50
Rod Pantages22412.00
Claude Arnold11616.0160
Bill Briggs111.010
Team Totals128221717.314
Opponents Totals201265813.28
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Ray Willsey7618.7390
Rollie Miles6569.3290
Mike King5255.0160
Billy Vessels400.000
Eddie Crowder22512.5250
Steve Mendryk2105.0100
Bill Briggs221.020
Vic Mayson14646.0460
Team Totals292257.80
Opponents Totals1721412.60
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBL
Rod Pantages118524744.5823
Bill Snyder13333.00
Team Totals119528044.43
Opponents Totals
PUNT RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
Rollie Miles544648.6320
Ray Willsey423789.0240
Eddie Crowder4266.5100
Ted Tully11616.0160
Billy Vessels3144.770
Laurie Hodgson166.060
Glen McWhinney252.550
Ray Enright133.030
Steve Mendryk133.030
Team Totals1099158.40
Opponents Totals110113610.31
KICKOFFSNOYDSAVGLGS
Bill Snyder43222151.7881
Ted Tully1576851.2590
Team Totals58298951.5
Opponents Totals
KICKOFF RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
Billy Vessels934738.62
Ray Willsey913014.40
Rollie Miles612320.50
Bill Rowekamp14242.0420
Jimmy Chambers34013.30
Don Simon22914.50
Don Lord11111.0110
Tommy Stolhandske188.080
Frankie Anderson166.060
Bill Snyder144.040
Joe Blanchard100.000
Jim Quondamatteo100.000
Team Totals3674020.62
Opponents Totals57124221.81
SACKSNOYDS
Opponents Totals
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Frankie Anderson1100
Bill Briggs1100
Al Bryant1100
Eagle Keys11100
Mike King1100
Glen McWhinney1100
Rollie Miles33220
Rod Pantages1100
Bill Snyder1100
Ted Tully1101
Ray Willsey3300
Team Totals342014173132
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