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1954 Ottawa Rough Riders (IRFU) 4th place 2-12-0 .143
Head Coach:Clem Crowe
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Fri8/13/1954HWinnipeg Blue Bombers6-29LOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park12000
Mon8/16/1954HEdmonton Eskimos19-18WOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park8000
Sat8/28/1954AToronto Argonauts6-13LToronto, ONVarsity Stadium16702
Sat9/4/1954AMontreal Alouettes2-21LMontreal, QCDelorimier Downs20563
Mon9/6/1954HMontreal Alouettes11-20LOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park13000
Sat9/11/1954AToronto Argonauts12-5WToronto, ONVarsity Stadium13910
Sat9/18/1954HToronto Argonauts6-34LOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park11500
Sat9/25/1954HHamilton Tiger-Cats12-38LOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park9220
Sat10/2/1954AHamilton Tiger-Cats0-45LHamilton, ONCivic Stadium9300
Sat10/9/1954HMontreal Alouettes11-25LOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park9155
Mon10/11/1954AMontreal Alouettes6-24LMontreal, QCDelorimier Downs12865
Sat10/16/1954HToronto Argonauts11-27LOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park9000
Sat10/23/1954AHamilton Tiger-Cats17-25LHamilton, ONCivic Stadium9300
Sat10/30/1954HHamilton Tiger-Cats9-30LOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park8422
Sat11/6/1954AToronto Argonauts12-18LToronto, ONVarsity Stadium11273
Sat11/13/1954HMontreal Alouettes14-12WOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park8370
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
41Ron BakerC6'223822Ottawa Seconds Jrs.14
60Walt BashakT6'122325McMaster14
94Billy BassHB5'1018032Tennessee State; Nevada-Reno14
71Clyde BennettE6'221522South Carolina13
40Bruno BitkowskiC6'222024Ottawa14
51John BoichG6'024321McMaster; Hamilton Panthers Ints.9
72Al BrunoE6'319527Kentucky1
66Don CarterT6'224020Tulsa9
91Al DekdebrunQB5'1018233Columbia; Cornell10
68Jake DunlapT-G6'121529St. Patrick Jrs.7
98Steve FochukFB-LB5'919823Hamilton Tigers Jrs.; Panther Ints.1
83Johnny GramlingQB6'017522South Carolina6
61Joe HarrisT6'322527Toronto14
62Jim JeromeT6'325524Cornell13
77Bob JoslinE6'1200Ohio State1
52Stu KennedyG6'121523Carleton; Queen's14
80Boris KotoffHB6'018726Hamilton Panthers Ints.14
50Benny MacDonnellG6'020024Quebec Swimmers Ints.14
95Tom McHughFB5'1119528Notre Dame7
62Art NowackT6'022524Portland; Notre Dame1
89Don PinheyHB5'1017723Muskingum10
81Gene RobertsHB5'1118831Kansas; Tennessee-Chattanooga14
84Matt RobillardHB6'020020none13
99Jim RootQB6'118523Miami (Ohio)8
93Bob RumballHB5'1118725Toronto12
87Dick SchnaibleQB-HB6'118725Purdue9
77Len ShawE5'1118526McGill14
70Bob SimpsonFW6'020024Western Ontario11
69Roy SmithG-FW-T6'322226Tennessee11
75Bill SowalskiOE5'1120023Brantford Jrs.12
88Avatus StoneHB6'119523Syracuse14
85Hank TamowskiHB5'1017524Toronto14
82Howie TurnerHB5'1017331North Carolina State13
53Joe UptonT6'224829Toronto13
55Kaye VaughanG-T6'222523Tulsa14
73John WeltonDE6'423024Queen's; Wake Forest1
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals23543220
Opponents Totals85829971
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTX2X2AFGFGAPCTSSAFPTS
Gene Roberts4131872.22540.01040
Bob Simpson600000030
Avatus Stone300003018
Tom McHugh200000010
Bill Sowalski200000010
Billy Bass10000005
Johnny Gramling10000005
Boris Kotoff10000005
Jim Root10000005
Ron Baker01333.300001
Team Totals21142166.72540.040129
Opponents Totals53495392.53121337
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Avatus Stone824044.9312
Gene Roberts983633.7174
Billy Bass572975.2281
Tom McHugh432756.4782
Johnny Gramling241174.9191
Dick Schnaible221044.7160
Jim Root21793.8151
Don Pinhey11655.9280
Boris Kotoff13393.0101
Matt Robillard5295.8150
Howie Turner10151.560
Kaye Vaughan199.090
Al Dekdebrun600.090
Team Totals39317964.612
Opponents Totals46425325.523
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Jim Root1375036.5728356.116.78732.21510.925.6
Johnny Gramling985152.0356526.712.84722.01212.240.4
Dick Schnaible21942.9101718.119.08514.829.548.0
Al Dekdebrun291241.4151605.513.34513.426.942.3
Howie Turner22100.0010251.051.073150.000.0158.3
Gene Roberts13646.24796.113.23200.0323.126.3
Avatus Stone7342.93639.021.04800.0114.335.7
Team Totals30714346.612920626.714.482.63511.4361170138.0
Opponents Totals32618456.412427648.515.0257.7185.587.0
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Bob Simpson3776720.7856
Clyde Bennett2632112.3250
Gene Roberts2331713.8760
Avatus Stone1819310.7320
Dick Schnaible121068.8240
Bill Sowalski817521.9452
Billy Bass8678.4220
Len Shaw57815.6280
Al Bruno22311.5160
Tom McHugh2-3-1.520
Boris Kotoff11515.0150
John Welton133.030
Team Totals143206214.48
Opponents Totals184276415.025
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Avatus Stone611218.7401
Dick Schnaible37625.3400
Hank Tamowski2126.0120
Al Dekdebrun294.590
Don Pinhey11010.0100
Roy Smith122.020
Bob Rumball100.000
Bob Simpson100.000
Howie Turner100.000
Team Totals1822112.31
Opponents Totals3560017.13
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBL
Avatus Stone163691342.479
Bob Rumball13939.039
Don Pinhey13535.035
Team Totals165698742.3
Opponents Totals
PUNT RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
Bob Rumball442636.0180
Don Pinhey201567.8250
Boris Kotoff251465.8130
Howie Turner251054.2130
Hank Tamowski9697.7170
Dick Schnaible7355.0130
Avatus Stone11919.0190
Gene Roberts188.080
Bob Simpson166.060
Team Totals1338076.10
Opponents Totals11941
KICKOFFSNOYDSAVGLGS
KICKOFF RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
Don Pinhey1327421.1340
Howie Turner1022322.3400
Bob Rumball819824.8580
Avatus Stone815819.8280
Dick Schnaible612120.2310
Gene Roberts711316.1250
Boris Kotoff57214.4220
Matt Robillard22613.0200
Billy Bass22412.0200
Tom McHugh11010.0100
Len Shaw199.090
Team Totals0
Opponents Totals0
SACKSNOYDS
Opponents Totals361
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Team Totals3917223052
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