The Montreal Alouettes’ 1971 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the Eastern Conference

Montreal Alouettes 1971 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Montreal Alouettes 1971 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 1 3 0 2 52 104 L1 1-3-0
Regular Season 14 6 8 0 12 226 248 L2 1-5-0
    Home 7 4 3 0 8 142 134 L2 3-3-0
    Visitor 7 2 5 0 4 84 114 L1 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 9 4 5 0 8 142 162 L1 2-4-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 2 3 0 4 84 86 L3 2-3-0

Full 1971 League Standings

Montreal Alouettes 1971 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.548 2-2-0 (4) 2-3-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.488 2-1-0 (3) 0-2-0 (2)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.500
Ottawa Rough Riders (3) 0.429
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.714
BC Lions (1) 0.406
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.594
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.375
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.594
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.469

Coaches

Head Coach

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1971 Montreal Alouettes Attendance

  • Capacity: 33,172
  • Total: 169,372
  • High: 30,821
  • Avg: 24,196 (7 out of 7 games)
  • Diff from 1970 Avg: -76
  • Low: 18,385
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 72.94
  • Diff from League Avg: +183

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Team Scoring

19711970 +/-
Average Combined Score 33.86 3.64 -
Average Winning Score 24.17 0.12 -
Average Losing Score 10.13 0.46 +
Average Home Score 20.29 2.57 -
Average Visitor Score 12.00 0.29 -
Average Margin of Victory 12.17 6.31 +
Average Margin of Loss 11.88 0.46 -

Stadium

  • 1971 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 371855 392362 311849 352560 142 (20.3)84 (12.0)226 (16.1)
Opponent 363369 251843 311142 425294 114 (16.3)134 (19.1)248 (17.7)

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 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 3 (1-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 7 (4-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (2-5-0)
After 2nd 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 4 (2-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 8 (5-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0)
After 3rd 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 3 (2-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 2 (0-2-0) 8 (6-2-0) 2 (0-2-0) 4 (0-4-0)
After 4th 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (0-8-0)

Montreal Alouettes 1971 Player Awards and Nominations

1971 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Mark Kosmos (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Mark Kosmos (Division Finalist)
  • Canadian Player — Terry Evanshen (Winner)

Montreal Alouettes 1971 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
4–9 (36) Tony Proudfoot (LB) New Brunswick
5–9 (45) Jack Galbraith (T) Manitoba
6–9 (54) Bob Keating (T) Manitoba
7–9 (62) Jack Schneider (LB) Bishop's
8–9 (67) Peter Merrill (QB) New Brunswick
9–9 (70) Art Strothart (DB) New Brunswick

Montreal Alouettes 1971 All-Star Selections

2 All-Canadian Selections
T Ed George
OLB Mark Kosmos
7 All-Division Selections
RB Bruce Van Ness
SE Terry Evanshen
G Justin Canale
T Ed George
MLB Steve Smear
OLB Mark Kosmos
DB Gene Gaines

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 6
Thu. July 8
MTL 10 @ TOR 29 L 32,136
B 9
Mon. July 12
CGY 25 @ MTL 14 L 12,529
C 14
Mon. July 19
HAM 9 @ MTL 20 W 11,755
D 18
Thu. July 22
MTL 8 @ CGY 41 L 18,046
2 26
Tue. Aug. 3
8:00 PM
SSK 16 @ MTL 29 W 18,385 CTV
3 33
Thu. Aug. 12
TOR 26 @ MTL 14 L 29,609
5 41
Wed. Aug. 25
MTL 12 @ HAM 8 W 33,321
6 44
Tue. Aug. 31
8:00 PM
HAM 24 @ MTL 25 W 24,401
7 49
Mon. Sept. 6
MTL 17 @ OTT 40 L 24,395
8 51
Sat. Sept. 11
OTT 6 @ MTL 25 W 24,374
9 57
Sat. Sept. 18
MTL 9 @ HAM 10 L 28,871
10 60
Wed. Sept. 22
8:00 PM
CGY 11 @ MTL 26 W 30,821 CTV
11 65
Wed. Sept. 29
11:00 PM
MTL 11 @ EDM 12 L 13,346 CTV
66
Sat. Oct. 2
11:00 PM
MTL 0 @ BC 28 L 25,138 CBC
12 73
Sun. Oct. 10
TOR 32 @ MTL 5 L 22,470
13 78
Sun. Oct. 17
MTL 28 @ TOR 7 W 33,135
14 82
Sun. Oct. 24
WPG 19 @ MTL 18 L 19,312
15 85
Sat. Oct. 30
MTL 7 @ OTT 9 L 27,137