Ron Atchison

Inducted in 1978

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Amateur Team: Saskatoon Hilltops

Throughout his career, Ron Atchison was known for his toughness and durability. During his 17-year career with the Roughriders, he played Offensive Centre, Defensive Middle Guard, and Defensive Tackle.

       Ron “Atch” Atchison was described by a western reporter who wrote, “In combat he is fierce, aggressive, and ruthless. When the heat of battle has died away he is warm, friendly, articulate companion.”

       Ron Atchison is a member of the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame.


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Amateur Team: Saskatoon Hilltops



Playing Career
Saskatchewan Roughriders
1952 - 1968

Awards/Honours

—All-Western Middle Guard
1956, 1960 - 1963

—All-Western Defensive Tackle
1964

—Stack Tibbits Award (Most Valuable Canadian)
1963, 1964

—Grey Cup Participation
1966, 1967

—Grey Cup Winning Teams
1966


Class of 1978
—Ron Atchison
—Kaye Vaughan
—Paul Dojack
—Harry McBrien