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Ottawa Rough Riders

1972 Ottawa Rough Riders Roster

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 11-3
Finished 2nd in the CFL's Eastern Conference

Postseason: 2-1

Coach: Jack Gotta (11-3)

1972 Ottawa Rough Riders Statistics
1972 Ottawa Rough Riders Game-by-Game Results

The Ottawa Rough Riders of the Canadian Football League ended the 1972 season with a record of 11 wins and 3 losses, finishing second in the CFL's Eastern Conference, and compiled a postseason mark of 2-1. Jack Gotta coached the team.

Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College
Dick Adams DB February 13, 1948 72 195 Miami (Ohio)
Barry Ardern DB May 12, 1946 70 180 Ottawa Sooners Jr.
Bert Askson DE-TE December 16, 1945 75 223 Texas Southern
Charlie Brandon T,G September 13, 1945 76 240 Shaw
Paul Brothers QB April 18, 1945 73 190 Oregon State
Jerry Campbell LB July 14, 1944 71 210 Idaho
Art Cantrelle RB July 25, 1948 72 210 LSU
Rick Cassata QB November 17, 1947 73 200 Syracuse
Doug Collins DT,T February 18, 1946 76 240 Cincinnati
Billy Cooper HB,DB January 1, 1945 70 180 Winnipeg Rods Jr.
Danny Dever DB,LB February 7, 1946 72 180 Wake Forest
Skip Eaman WR August 14, 1947 70 202 Queen's
Jim Elder DB November 23, 1947 70 185 LSU
Wayne Giardino LB,HB November 7, 1943 71 195 Florida State
Bob Houmard FB,RB,TE February 1, 1947 75 230 Ohio
John Kennedy G,T May 27, 1950 73 240 Carleton
John Kruspe DB July 5, 1944 71 190 Waterloo Lutheran
Tom Laputka DE,DT December 30, 1947 75 255 Southern Illinois
Art Laster T March 2, 1948 77 280 Md-Eastern Shore
Al Marcelin DB April 17, 1945 73 190 Parsons
Bob McKeown C October 10, 1950 74 225 Yale
Hugh McKinnis RB June 9, 1948 72 225 Arizona St.
Rhome Nixon WR February 9, 1944 77 215 Southern
Hugh Oldham WR March 18, 1943 70 175 Oregon
Gerry Organ K/WR,K December 4, 1944 74 200 Guelph
Roger Perdrix G,T/G June 17, 1943 73 225 Cincinnati
Jim Piaskoski DE October 10, 1948 75 240 Eastern Michigan
Tom Pullen E,WR January 3, 1945 76 205 Michigan
Moe Racine T,T/K October 14, 1937 76 235 Cornwall
Gus Revenberg DT,OL January 26, 1948 72 245 Windsor Jr.
Jack Rizzo RB June 15, 1949 70 195 Lehigh
Tom Schuette G January 10, 1945 73 230 Indiana
Rudy Sims DT October 25, 1946 73 250 Florida A&M
Wayne Smith DE,DL January 24, 1950 76 230 Halifax Buccaneers Srs.
Alan Thompson RB October 5, 1949 72 205 Wisconsin
Wayne Tosh DB August 7, 1947 71 180 Richmond
Terry Wellesley SB January 7, 1948 72 205 Colorado
Rod Woodward DB September 22, 1944 73 200 Idaho
Ulysses Young DB December 19, 1947 74 190 Allen
Chuck Zapiec LB July 1, 1949 73 216 Penn State


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