Edmonton Eskimos 17 @ Montreal Alouettes 9

Game Details

  • The 67th The Grey Cup
  • 95th Game of 1979
  • Sunday, Nov 25, 1979 1:30 PM EST ( )
  • (Local)
  • at Olympic Stadium in Montreal, QC
    • Surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
    • Attendance: 65,113 (Announced sellout)
    • Capacity: 66,308
  • Broadcasters:
    • CTV
    • CBC
Awards
  • Grey Cup Most Valuable Offensive Player
    • David Green (RBMTL)
  • Grey Cup Most Valuable Defensive Player
    • Tom Cousineau (LBMTL)
  • Grey Cup Most Valuable Canadian Player
    • Don Sweet (KMTL)
1978 and 1979 Montreal and Edmonton Matchups
1978Week 13EDM 42 @ MTL 22
The Grey CupEDM 20 vs MTL 13
1979Week 14MTL 6 @ EDM 47
The Grey CupEDM 17 @ MTL 9

Alouettes record vs Eskimos (Grey Cup)

Last decade (1969 to 1978)
  • Montreal Total 2–2–0 (0.500)
All-time (through 1978)
  • Montreal Total 2–5–0 (0.286)

Streaks as of Nov. 25, 1979 (Grey Cup)

Alouettes streak at home vs Eskimos
Alouettes streak overall vs Eskimos

Boxscore

Linescore
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Eskimos 7 0 10 0 17
Alouettes 3 3 3 0 9
Quarter scores
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Eskimos 7 7 17 17 17
Alouettes 3 6 9 9 9

Eskimos coach: Hugh Campbell (W)
Alouettes coach: Joe Scannella (L)

Game Time Weather in Montreal, QC

November 25th Hourly Weather Summary for Montreal
Site Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Pressure
Montreal/St-Hubert A 1:00 PM Mostly Cloudy 8.7°C N (60°) at 4 km/h 69% 102.38 kPa
Montreal/St-Hubert A 2:00 PM Mostly Cloudy 8.4°C N (90°) at 7 km/h 71% 102.31 kPa
Montreal/St-Hubert A 3:00 PM Mostly Cloudy 8.1°C N (60°) at 6 km/h 81% 102.31 kPa
Montreal/St-Hubert A 4:00 PM Mostly Cloudy 7.2°C N (70°) at 7 km/h 84% 102.31 kPa
Montreal/St-Hubert A 5:00 PM Cloudy 6.7°C N (30°) at 9 km/h 86% 102.24 kPa
Montreal/St-Hubert A 6:00 PM Cloudy 6.9°C N (30°) at 13 km/h 90% 102.21 kPa

Conditions at Montreal/St-Hubert A (11.68 km away). Weather courtesy of Environment Canada Data.

Edmonton Eskimos 1979 Grey Cup Roster
# PosName
59 G Blanchard, Leo
64 DE Boone, David Jr.
28 DB Butler, Gregg
39 LB Crennel, Carl
26 K Cutler, Dave
55 DE Estay, Ron
65 DT Fennell, Dave
37 DB Fraietta, Emilio
25 RB Germany, Jim
69 DT Hentschel, York
13 DB Highbaugh, Larry
29 DB Hollimon, Joe
53 C Howes, Bob
8 P Ilesic, Hank
24 DB Jones, Ed “Too Small”
70 WR Kelly, Brian
42 LB Kepley, Dan
72 WR Konihowski, John
15 WR Lang, Stu
7 DB Lavorato, Pete
56 C Milian, Ted
1 QB Moon, Warren
63 G Pothier, Hector
30 LB Potter, Dale
23 RB Santucci, Angelo
22 WR Scott, Tom
71 WR Smith, Waddell
62 G, T Stevenson, Bill
20 LB Towns, Tom
57 G Upton, Eric
21 RB Warrington, Don
12 QB Wilkinson, Tom
67 T Wilson, Mike

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 1979 Grey Cup Roster
# PosName
77 DE Ah You, Junior
79 TE Arakgi, Nick
12 WR Baker, Keith
7 QB Barnes, Joe
39 LB Buono, Wally
16 DB Burrow, Jim Jr.
17 QB Calcagni, Ron
45 LB Cousineau, Tom
74 TE Dalla Riva, Peter
9 DB, QB Dattilio, Gerry
47 LB Friesen, Jerry
22 WR Gaddis, Bob
27 DB Gelley, Steve
26 RB Green, David
76 DE Gregoire, Gabriel
44 C, G Hameluck, Mike
62 LB Hampton, Bill
18 DB Harris, Dickie
75 DL Judges, Gord
58 G Mangold, Roland
15 DB Marshall, Jim
33 HB McMann, Chuck
30 RB O'Leary, John
61 G, T Payton, Doug
68 DE Petruccio, Tony
66 G, T Pfohl, Larry
23 DB Proudfoot, Tony
53 C Smith, Doug
36 RB Smith, Larry
11 K Sweet, Don
8 DB Uteck, Larry
52 G Watrin, Ray
64 DT Weir, Glen

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.

League Records Set and Approached in EDM @ MTL
Including known plays over 55 yards

Grey Cup
CategoryCurrent
Rank
Original
Rank
ValuePersonRecord Held Span OR
Rushing Yards – Game 4th 4th 147 yards David Green

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