Edmonton Eskimos 20 vs Montreal Alouettes 13

Game Details

  • The 66th Grey Cup Championship
  • 95th Game of 1978
  • Sunday, Nov. 26, 1978 1 PM EST ( )
  • at Exhibition Stadium in Toronto, ON
    • Surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
    • Attendance: 54,386 (Sellout)
    • Capacity: 54,000
  • Broadcasters:
    • CTV
    • CBC
  • Grey Cup Most Valuable Offensive Player
    • Tom Wilkinson (QBEDM)
  • Grey Cup Most Valuable Defensive Player
    • Dave Fennell (DTEDM)
  • Grey Cup Most Valuable Canadian Player
    • Angelo Santucci (RBEDM)

Game Links

Montreal and Edmonton Matchups

1977 and 1978 Matchups
1977Week CEDM 18 @ MTL 16
Week 8MTL 25 @ EDM 20
GCEDM 6 @ MTL 41
1978Week 13EDM 42 @ MTL 22
GCEDM 20 vs MTL 13

Alouettes record vs Eskimos
(Grey Cup)

Last decade 1969 to 1978
  • at Montreal 1–1–0
  • at Edmonton 1–1–0
  • Montreal Total 2–2–0
All-time (through 1978)
  • at Montreal 1–3–0
  • at Edmonton 1–2–0
  • Montreal Total 2–5–0

Streaks as of Nov. 26, 1978
(Regular Season)

Alouettes streak at home vs Eskimos
Alouettes streak overall vs Eskimos


1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Edmonton 10 4 3 3 20
Montreal 3 0 0 10 13
Quarter scores
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Edmonton 10 14 17 20 20
Montreal 3 3 3 13 13

Edmonton coach: Hugh Campbell (W)
Montreal coach: Joe Scannella (L)

Game Time Weather in Toronto, ON

November 26th Hourly Weather Summary for Toronto
Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Pressure
1:00 PM Mainly Clear -3.7°C NE (350°) at 13 km/h 49% 101.65 kPa
2:00 PM Mainly Clear -3.4°C N (30°) at 7 km/h 48% 101.55 kPa
3:00 PM Mostly Cloudy -3.6°C N (40°) at 17 km/h 48% 101.51 kPa
4:00 PM Mostly Cloudy -3.7°C N (70°) at 13 km/h 50% 101.55 kPa
5:00 PM Cloudy -3.8°C N (60°) at 15 km/h 46% 101.65 kPa

Conditions at Toronto Island A (1.76 km away). Weather courtesy of Environment Canada Data.

Edmonton Eskimos 1978 Grey Cup Roster
64DEBoone, David Jr.
34LBBryans, Ian
28DBButler, Gregg
26KCutler, Dave
55DEEstay, Ron
18DB, WRFarlinger, John
65DTFennell, Dave
77WRFryer, Brian
25RBGermany, Jim
69THentschel, York
13DBHighbaugh, Larry
29DBHollimon, Joe
53CHowes, Bob
8PIlesic, Hank
24DBJones, Ed “Too Small”
42LBKepley, Dan
15WRLang, Stu
7DBLavorato, Pete
50TMartin, Willie
76WRMcGowan, George
56CMilian, Ted
1QBMoon, Warren
63GPothier, Hector
30LBPotter, Dale
23RBSantucci, Angelo
22WRScott, Tom
71WRSmith, Waddell
62G, TStevenson, Bill
20LBTowns, Tom
60TETurner, Charlie
57GUpton, Eric
21RBWarrington, Don
12QBWilkinson, Tom

Note: Jersey numbers and positions listed are all numbers used and positions played for the whole season, but only players dressed for Grey Cup are shown.

Montreal Alouettes 1978 Grey Cup Roster
77DEAh You, Junior
24WRAnonsen, Vic
7QBBarnes, Joe
50GBonnett, Pat
39LBBuono, Wally
16DBBurrow, Jim Jr.
72LBCrennel, Carl
74TEDalla Riva, Peter
9WRDattilio, Gerry
22WRGaddis, Bob
26RBGreen, David
62DEGregoire, Gabriel
58GHalsall, Randy
75DLJudges, Gord
60TKahl-Winter, Bill
51DTLuke, Phil
33HBMcMann, Chuck
10RBMofford, Ian
30RBO'Leary, John
LBOlenchalk, John
37DBPerry, Vernon Jr.
23DBProudfoot, Tony
21DBRhino, Randy
53CSmith, Doug
36RBSmith, Larry
11KSweet, Don
DBTaylor, Bruce
8DBUteck, Larry
14QBWade, Jesse “Sonny”
52TWatrin, Ray
64DTWeir, Glen
67TYochum, Dan
76LBZapiec, Chuck

Note: Jersey numbers and positions listed are all numbers used and positions played for the whole season, but only players dressed for Grey Cup are shown.



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