The Montreal Alouettes’ 1970 Season

Season Summary

Montreal Alouettes 1970 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Montreal Alouettes 1970 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 1 1 5 69 59 L1 2-1-1
Regular Season 14 7 6 1 15 246 279 T1 1-4-1
    Home 7 5 1 1 11 160 148 T1 4-1-1
    Visitor 7 2 5 0 4 86 131 L3 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 9 4 4 1 9 174 192 T1 3-2-1
   Non-divisional opponent 5 3 2 0 6 72 87 W1 3-2-0

Full 1970 League Standings

Montreal Alouettes 1970 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.488 3-1-1 (5) 1-3-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.500 2-0-0 (2) 1-2-0 (3)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.607
Ottawa Rough Riders (3) 0.286
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.571
BC Lions (1) 0.375
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.563
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.563
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.875
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.125

Coaches

Head Coach

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1970 Montreal Alouettes Attendance

  • Capacity: 33,172
  • Total: 169,908
  • High: 27,046
  • Avg: 24,272 (7 out of 7 games)
  • Diff from 1969 Avg: +12,104
  • Low: 18,077
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 73.17
  • Diff from League Avg: +919

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Team Scoring

19701969 +/-
Average Combined Score 37.50 12.43 -
Average Winning Score 24.29 8.71 -
Average Losing Score 9.67 9.53 -
Average Home Score 22.86 0.00
Average Visitor Score 12.29 8.29 -
Average Margin of Victory 5.86 5.14 -
Average Margin of Loss 12.33 1.03 +

Stadium

  • 1970 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 221335 501666 372764 513081 160 (22.9)86 (12.3)246 (17.6)
Opponent 363571 223961 481765 424082 131 (18.7)148 (21.1)279 (19.9)

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 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-1-1) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (2-4-0) 3 (3-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 10 (4-5-1)
After 2nd 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-1-1) 2 (2-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (0-4-0) 6 (6-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 7 (1-5-1)
After 3rd 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-1-1) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 9 (2-6-1)
After 4th 5 (5-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 7 (7-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 6 (0-6-0)

Montreal Alouettes 1970 Player Awards and Nominations

1970 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Moses Denson (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Charlie Collins (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Al Phaneuf (Division Finalist)

Montreal Alouettes 1970 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
2–2 (11) Burns McPherson (DB) St. Francis Xavier
3–2 (20) Andy Smith (LB) Mount Allison
4–2 (29) John Porter (DT) Saint Mary's
5–2 (38) Jim Foley (QB) Prince Edward Island
6–2 (46) Fred McLean (C) New Brunswick
7–2 (54) Terry Arnason (DL) St. Francis Xavier
8–2 (63) Ted Abercrombie (LB) Saint Mary's
9–2 (70) Don Lavers (T) New Brunswick
10–2 (74) Mike Brierly (DE) McMaster

Montreal Alouettes 1970 All-Star Selections

2 All-Canadian Selections
DE Steve Smear
DB Al Phaneuf
8 All-Division Selections
RB Moses Denson
C Gene Ceppetelli
T Ed George
DE Steve Booras
DE Steve Smear
MLB Charlie Collins
OLB Mike Widger
DB Al Phaneuf

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 3
Tue. July 7
8:00 PM
WPG 23 @ MTL 27 W 10,000
C 11
Wed. July 15
8:00 PM
CGY 8 @ MTL 8 T 12,144
15
Mon. July 20
8:30 PM
MTL 15 @ OTT 8 W 15,796
D 19
Fri. July 24
MTL 19 @ TOR 20 L 30,886
2 24
Tue. Aug. 4
8:00 PM
TOR 27 @ MTL 34 W 26,743 CTVE
3 30
Wed. Aug. 12
9:00 PM
MTL 16 @ WPG 10 W 17,110 CTV
4 34
Tue. Aug. 18
8:00 PM
EDM 10 @ MTL 14 W 27,046 CTV
6 44
Wed. Sept. 2
8:00 PM
MTL 7 @ OTT 31 L 26,996 CTVE
7 47
Mon. Sept. 7
MTL 12 @ HAM 17 L 28,702
8 51
Sat. Sept. 12
8:00 PM
HAM 23 @ MTL 38 W 25,721 CBCE
9 57
Sun. Sept. 20
2:00 PM
MTL 24 @ TOR 17 W 33,135 CTVE
10 62
Sun. Sept. 27
OTT 15 @ MTL 16 W 26,677
11 67
Sun. Oct. 4
4:30 PM
MTL 10 @ SSK 29 L 21,706 CTV
12 68
Wed. Oct. 7
11:00 PM
MTL 4 @ CGY 11 L 18,970 CTV
13 73
Wed. Oct. 14
8:00 PM
BC 27 @ MTL 28 W 18,077 CBC
77
Sun. Oct. 18
2:00 PM
MTL 13 @ TOR 16 L 33,135 CTVE
14 80
Sat. Oct. 24
2:00 PM
OTT 28 @ MTL 12 L 19,758 CBCE
15 86
Sun. Nov. 1
2:00 PM
HAM 18 @ MTL 18 T 25,886 CTV
P1 88
Sat. Nov. 7
2:00 PM
MTL 16 @ TOR 7 W 31,794 CBC
P2 91
Sun. Nov. 15
2:00 PM
HAM 22 @ MTL 32 W 33,212 CTV
93
Sat. Nov. 21
2:00 PM
MTL 11 @ HAM 4 W 24,270 CTV
GC 95
Sat. Nov. 28
1:00 PM
CGY 10 vs MTL 23 W 32,669 R/C, CTV, CBC