Class of 1978
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.
1952 - 1968
All-Western Middle Guard
1956, 1960 - 1963
All-Western Defensive Tackle
Stack Tibbits Award (Most Valuable Canadian)
Grey Cup Participation
Grey Cup Winning Teams