The Montreal Alouettes’ 1968 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the Eastern Conference

Montreal Alouettes 1968 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Montreal Alouettes 1968 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 5 2 3 0 4 98 92 W1 2-3-0
Regular Season 14 3 9 2 8 234 327 T2 0-4-2
    Home 7 2 4 1 5 111 159 T1 2-3-1
    Visitor 7 1 5 1 3 123 168 T1 1-4-1
   Divisional opponent 9 2 5 2 6 182 235 T2 0-4-2
   Non-divisional opponent 5 1 4 0 2 52 92 L3 1-4-0

Full 1968 League Standings

Montreal Alouettes 1968 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.607 2-2-1 (5) 0-3-1 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.481 0-2-0 (2) 1-2-0 (3)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.464
Ottawa Rough Riders (3) 0.714
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.643
BC Lions (1) 0.281
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.625
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.531
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.781
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.188

Coaches

Head Coach

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1968 Montreal Alouettes Attendance

  • Capacity: 33,172
  • Total: 115,214
  • High: 27,214
  • Avg: 16,459 (7 out of 7 games)
  • Diff from 1967 Avg: +4,125
  • Low: 8,000
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 49.62
  • Diff from League Avg: -4,295

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Team Scoring

19681967 +/-
Average Combined Score 40.07 6.64 +
Average Winning Score 23.00 7.50 -
Average Losing Score 13.89 5.14 +
Average Home Score 15.86 1.71 +
Average Visitor Score 17.57 8.00 +
Average Margin of Victory 3.00 3.50 -
Average Margin of Loss 11.33 1.08 -

Stadium

  • 1968 home stadium: Autostade
  • Capacity: 33,172
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1968 – Opened 1967

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Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Montreal 261440 364076 123446 373572 111 (15.9)123 (17.6)234 (16.7)
Opponent 523688 4456100 373370 264369 168 (24.0)159 (22.7)327 (23.4)

Lead/Trailed Record by Quarter

Home Visitor Total
Quarter Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record)
After 1st 1 (1-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (1-3-1) 2 (0-1-1) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 3 (1-1-1) 1 (0-1-0) 10 (2-7-1)
After 2nd 2 (1-0-1) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 1 (1-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (0-4-1) 3 (2-0-1) 1 (0-1-0) 10 (1-8-1)
After 3rd 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (2-4-1) 2 (0-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-3-1) 2 (0-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 12 (3-7-2)
After 4th 2 (2-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 4 (0-4-0) 1 (1-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 5 (0-5-0) 3 (3-0-0) 2 (0-0-2) 9 (0-9-0)

Montreal Alouettes 1968 Player Awards and Nominations

1968 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Dave Lewis (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Charlie Parker (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Larry Fairholm (Team Nominee)

Montreal Alouettes 1968 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
2–2 (11) Willis Scanlon (DB) Ottawa
3–2 (20) Douglas Cowan (HB) Queen's
4–2 (29) John Weenk (C) Saskatchewan
5–2 (38) Garry Andrews (FL) Saskatchewan
6–2 (46) Will Mitchell Bishop's
7–2 (53) Gary Lamourie Carleton
8–2 (60) John McKillop Western Ontario
9–2 (67) Brian Murphy Saint Mary's
10–2 (71) Bill Israel Western Ontario
11–2 Pass

Montreal Alouettes 1968 All-Star Selections

1 All-Canadian Selections
G Charlie Parker
3 All-Division Selections
C Basil Bark
G Charlie Parker
DB Larry Fairholm

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 2
Mon. July 8
WPG 14 @ MTL 33 W 15,000
B 8
Mon. July 15
8:00 PM
CGY 30 @ MTL 11 L 13,000
C 12
Thu. July 18
10:00 PM
MTL 14 @ SSK 16 L 12,728
13
Sun. July 21
MTL 6 @ EDM 17 L 12,000
D 18
Thu. July 25
8:00 PM
HAM 15 @ MTL 34 W 15,000
1 21
Wed. July 31
EDM 27 @ MTL 10 L 14,500
2 28
Sat. Aug. 10
MTL 25 @ HAM 31 L 19,785
4 36
Thu. Aug. 22
OTT 24 @ MTL 25 W 16,000
5 40
Wed. Aug. 28
HAM 21 @ MTL 23 W 23,500
6 48
Sun. Sept. 8
MTL 21 @ WPG 15 W 21,500
7 51
Sun. Sept. 15
TOR 23 @ MTL 8 L 27,214
8 56
Sun. Sept. 22
MTL 16 @ TOR 37 L 30,303
9 59
Sat. Sept. 28
OTT 30 @ MTL 20 L 15,000
10 66
Sun. Oct. 6
MTL 7 @ SSK 11 L 14,830
11 67
Wed. Oct. 9
MTL 10 @ CGY 26 L 18,450
71
Mon. Oct. 14
BC 13 @ MTL 4 L 11,000
12 76
Sun. Oct. 20
MTL 25 @ TOR 29 L 21,142
13 79
Sat. Oct. 26
MTL 19 @ OTT 19 T 17,747
14 84
Sat. Nov. 2
2:00 PM
HAM 21 @ MTL 21 T 8,000 CBCE