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Winnipeg Blue Bombers

1965 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Roster

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 11-5
Finished 2nd in the CFL's Western Conference

Postseason: 3-2

Lost Grey Cup

Coach: Bud Grant (11-5)

1965 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Roster
1965 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Game-by-Game Results

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League ended the 1965 season with a record of 11 wins and 5 losses, finishing second in the CFL's Western Conference, and compiled a postseason mark of 3-2. Bud Grant coached the team.


Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Kenny Ploen 213 124 58.2 1789 8.4 15 7.0 14 6.6 53  81.7
Dick Thornton 55 16 29.1 314 5.7 2 3.6 5 9.1 39  25.1
Leo Lewis 7 3 42.9 15 2.1 1 14.3 3 42.9 19  50.3
Billy Cooper 1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 39.6
Brian Palmer 2 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 50.0 0.0
Totals 278 143 51.4 2118 7.6 18 6.5 23 8.3 53  0 0
Opponents nan 2,070 inf nan 21 inf

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dave Raimey 130 1052 8.1 45  4
Leo Lewis 154 828 5.4 33  5
Art Perkins 159 679 4.3 28  5
Kenny Ploen 59 230 3.9 16  2
Dick Thornton 37 130 3.5 20  2
Ed Ulmer 1 8 8.0 0
Billy Cooper 9 8 0.9 35  0
Henry Janzen 2 7 3.5 0
Dennis Liebrecht 1 5 5.0 0
Brian Palmer 2 -4 -2.0 -2  0
Totals 554 2943 5.3 45  18
Opponents 2,581 inf

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Farrell Funston 37 549 14.8 32  5
Billy Cooper 25 382 15.3 53  5
Dave Raimey 20 218 10.9 30  0
Leo Lewis 18 267 14.8 52  0
Art Perkins 17 263 15.5 51  5
Ken Nielsen 14 263 18.8 40  2
Norm Rauhaus 7 119 17.0 37  0
Kenny Ploen 2 30 15.0 19  1
Dick Thornton 2 7 3.5 22  0
Cloyd Webb 1 20 20.0 20  0
Totals 143 2118 14.8 53  18
Opponents 2,070 inf

Kicking:

Player CA CM CP % FGA FGM FG % Long Single Pts.
Jackie Simpson 12 6 50.0 10 4 40.0 38 4 22
Norm Winton 25 18 72.0 7 2 28.6 41 3 27
Dave Thiessen 3 2 66.7 1 0 0.0 0 1 3
Totals 40 26 65.0 18 6 33.3 41 8 52
Opponents nan nan 0

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long Single
Ed Ulmer 127 5265 41.5 68 7
Dick Thornton 9 313 34.8 45 0
Totals 136 5578 41.0 68 7
Opponents nan

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dick Wozney 69 437 6.3 16  0
Billy Cooper 52 238 4.6 29  0
Barry Hansen 3 33 11.0 15  0
Ed Ulmer 2 11 5.5 11  0
Brian Palmer 1 8 8.0 0
Dick Thornton 1 7 7.0 0
Totals 128 734 5.7 29  0
Opponents nan  

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dave Raimey 22 635 28.9 105  1
Leo Lewis 17 474 27.9 52  0
Dick Thornton 4 112 28.0 44  0
Ed Ulmer 3 63 21.0 27  0
Al Miller 2 21 10.5 16  0
Dick Wozney 1 27 27.0 27  0
Billy Cooper 1 8 8.0 0
Norm Rauhaus 1 7 7.0 0
Farrell Funston 1 -2 -2.0 -2  0
Totals 52 1345 25.9 105  1
Opponents nan  

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Henry Janzen 7 139 19.9 67  1
Dick Thornton 2 117 58.5 64  0
Al Miller 2 21 10.5 21  0
Ed Ulmer 2 20 10.0 20  0
Barry Hansen 2 10 5.0 10  0
Dale Hackbart 1 24 24.0 24  0
Brian Palmer 1 24 24.0 24  0
Phil Minnick 1 21 21.0 21  0
Norm Rauhaus 1 2 2.0 0
Jackie Simpson 1 2 2.0 0
Ken Maglicic 1 0 0.0 0
Totals 21 380 18.1 67  1
Opponents 23 nan  

Defense and Fumbles:

Tackles Fumbles Kicks
Player Tackle Def ST TFL TFL Yds Brup QBH Fum F Rec F Rec Yds FR TD FF K Blk
Barry Hansen 1 59 1
Ken Maglicic 1 3 0
Mario Mariani 5 25 0
Cornel Piper 3 0 0
Ernie Pitts 2 0 0
Norm Rauhaus 1 0 0
Frank Rigney 1 12 1
Dick Thornton 1 0 0
Ed Ulmer 2 0 0
Totals 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 99 2 0 0
Opponents

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG R Int Fum Other FG Conv Single 2 Pt Saf Points
Ed Ulmer 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7
Jackie Simpson 0 0 4 6 4 22
Norm Winton 0 2 18 3 27
Dave Thiessen 0 0 2 1 3
Billy Cooper 0 5 0 0 0 0 30
Farrell Funston 5 0 0 0 30
Barry Hansen 0 0 1 0 0 6
Henry Janzen 0 1 0 0 6
Leo Lewis 5 0 0 0 0 30
Ken Nielsen 2 0 0 12
Art Perkins 5 5 0 0 60
Kenny Ploen 2 1 0 0 18
Dave Raimey 4 0 1 0 0 30
Frank Rigney 1 0 0 6
Dick Thornton 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
Totals 18 18 0 1 0 1 2 0 6 26 15 0 1 301
Opponents 262


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