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1980 Ottawa Rough Riders season
Head Coach George Brancato
Home Field Lansdowne Park
Results
Record 7–9–0
Place 3rd, East
Playoff Finish Lost East Semi-Final
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1979 1981

The 1980 Ottawa Rough Riders finished the season in 3rd place in the East Division with a 7–9–0 record. They lost the East Semi-Final to the Montreal Alouettes.

OffseasonEdit

CFL DraftEdit

Rd Pick Player Position School
0 0 Gary Cook SB Carleton
0 0 Glenn Cook CB Richmond
1 6 Pat McBride RB North Dakota State
2 11 Mark Philp RB Richmond
2 13 Neville Edwards RB Western Ontario
4 33 Wesley Woof WR Wilfrid Laurier
5 42 Steve Shubat OT York
6 51 Mike Szemeredy TE Toronto
7 60 Elwin Worobec OG Utah

PreseasonEdit

Date Opponent Final Score Result Attendance Record
June 10 at BC Lions 26–26 Tie 17,284 0–0–1
June 18 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 25–13 Loss 17,231 0–1–1
June 25 at Montreal Alouettes 34–24 Loss 28,352 0–2–1
July 1 vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders 29–3 Win 16,765 1–2–1

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Eastern Football Conference
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 16 8 7 1 332 377 17
Montreal Alouettes 16 8 8 0 356 375 16
Ottawa Rough Riders 16 7 9 0 353 393 14
Toronto Argonauts 16 6 10 0 334 358 12

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Score Result Attendance Record
1 July 8 vs. Calgary Stampeders 26–20 Win 21,064 1–0
2 July 15 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 41–23 Loss 23,100 1–1
3 July 23 at Toronto Argonauts 20–16 Win 40,112 2–1
4 July 29 vs. Toronto Argonauts 18–10 Loss 28,742 2–2
5 Aug 5 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 13–3 Loss 24,181 2–3
6 Aug 12 at Montreal Alouettes 27–17 Win 34,426 3–3
7 Aug 18 vs. Montreal Alouettes 33–11 Win 29,994 4–3
8 Aug 26 at Edmonton Eskimos 45–20 Loss 42,728 4–4
9 Sept 7 vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders 31–21 Win 20,681 5–4
10 Sept 14 vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers 20–19 Loss 21,241 5–5
11 Sept 21 at Toronto Argonauts 41–17 Loss 33,156 5–6
12 Sept 28 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 49–24 Loss 18,383 5–7
13 Oct 5 vs. Montreal Alouettes 49–14 Win 24,971 6–7
14 Oct 12 at Montreal Alouettes 34–17 Loss 31,919 6–8
15 Oct 18 at BC Lions 27–7 Loss 17,399 6–9
16 Oct 25 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 27–26 Win 21,788 7–9
17 Bye
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PostseasonEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Result Attendance
East Semi-Final Nov 8 at Montreal Alouettes 25–21 Loss 17,420

Awards and honoursEdit

CFL All-StarsEdit

Eastern All-StarsEdit

CFL AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit


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