Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the Eastern Conference
  •  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
Ex
Tue Jul 25 8:00 PM
OTT 28 @ MTL 19 L 15,397  
Ex
Mon Jul 31 8:00 PM
HAM 25 @ MTL 16 L 17,635  
Ex
Sat Aug 5 8:00 PM
CHI 34 @ MTL 16 L 16,293  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Fri Aug 11 8:00 PM
WPG 21 @ MTL 15 L 18,059  
3
Sat Aug 19
MTL 0 @ EDM 33 L 17,000  
3
Mon Aug 21
MTL 7 @ BC 7 T 26,863  
4
Fri Aug 25 8:00 PM
TOR 15 @ MTL 10 L 18,522  
6
Sat Sep 2 2:00 PM
MTL 24 @ OTT 25 L 16,009  
7
Fri Sep 8 8:00 PM
SSK 16 @ MTL 15 L 18,943  
8
Sat Sep 16 2:00 PM
OTT 12 @ MTL 26 W 19,190  
9
Sat Sep 23
MTL 28 @ HAM 7 W 25,291  
11
Mon Oct 2 8:00 PM
CGY 6 @ MTL 2 L 19,028  
11
Sat Oct 7 2:00 PM
TOR 33 @ MTL 27 L 19,075  
13
Sat Oct 14 2:00 PM
MTL 24 @ OTT 14 W 18,589  
14
Sat Oct 21 2:00 PM
MTL 5 @ HAM 15 L 22,723 CTVE
15
Sun Oct 29
MTL 9 @ TOR 15 L 23,316  
16
Sat Nov 4 2:00 PM
HAM 6 @ MTL 21 W 16,199  
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Regular Season 14 4 9 1 9 213 225 W1 2-4-0
    Home 7 2 5 0 4 116 109 W1 2-4-0
    Visitor 7 2 4 1 5 97 116 L2 2-3-1
   Divisional opponent 9 4 5 0 8 174 142 W1 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 0 4 1 1 39 83 L2 0-4-1

Full 1961 League Standings

Home Visitor Total
Quarter Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record)
After 1st 4 (2-2-0) 2 (0-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (1-0-1) 4 (0-4-0) 5 (3-2-0) 4 (1-2-1) 5 (0-5-0)
After 2nd 4 (2-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 2 (1-1-0) 3 (1-1-1) 2 (0-2-0) 6 (3-3-0) 3 (1-1-1) 5 (0-5-0)
After 3rd 3 (2-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 3 (2-1-0) 2 (0-1-1) 2 (0-2-0) 6 (4-2-0) 2 (0-1-1) 6 (0-6-0)
After 4th 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 2 (2-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 4 (0-4-0) 4 (4-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 9 (0-9-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.607 2-2-0 (4) 2-3-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.475 0-3-0 (3) 0-1-1 (2)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.714
Ottawa Rough Riders (3) 0.571
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.536
BC Lions (1) 0.125
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.438
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.656
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.344
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.813
19611960 +/-
Average Combined Score 31.29 -25.71
Average Winning Score 24.75 -8.25
Average Losing Score 11.89 -7.56
Average Home Score 16.57 -9.86
Average Visitor Score 13.86 -8.29
Average Margin of Victory 15.00 +2.80
Average Margin of Loss 8.00 -11.89
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Montreal 292857 184159 31839 382058 116 (16.6)97 (13.9)213 (15.2)
Opponent 33538 433982 37946 263359 116 (16.6)109 (15.6)225 (16.1)
Head Coach
Montreal Alouettes 1961 Player Awards and Nominations
1961 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Don Clark (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Bobby Jack Oliver (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Ed Learn (Team Nominee)
Montreal Alouettes 1961 All-Star Selections
6 All-Division Selections
HB Don Clark
E Marv Luster
T Milt Crain
DT Bobby Jack Oliver
DE Billy Ray Locklin
CLB Ron Brewer

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1961 Montreal Alouettes Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
3–3 (13)   Milt Jewell (G) Toronto
4–3 (17)   Bob McAleese (HB) Queen's
5–3 (21)   Al Braekvelt (G) McGill
6–3 (24)   Ed Rush (HB) Toronto

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