The Montreal Alouettes’ 1972 Season

Season Summary

Montreal Alouettes 1972 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Montreal Alouettes 1972 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 1 3 0 2 49 101 L2 1-3-0
Regular Season 14 4 10 0 8 246 353 L4 1-5-0
    Home 7 2 5 0 4 136 174 L2 2-4-0
    Visitor 7 2 5 0 4 110 179 L5 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 9 2 7 0 4 155 234 L6 0-6-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 2 3 0 4 91 119 L1 2-3-0

Full 1972 League Standings

Montreal Alouettes 1972 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.595 0-5-0 (5) 2-2-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.488 2-0-0 (2) 0-3-0 (3)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.786
Ottawa Rough Riders (3) 0.786
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.214
BC Lions (1) 0.313
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.375
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.625
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.500
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.625

Coaches

Head Coach

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1972 Montreal Alouettes Attendance

  • Capacity: 33,172
  • Total: 99,566
  • High: 18,388
  • Avg: 14,223 (7 out of 7 games)
  • Diff from 1971 Avg: -9,972
  • Low: 11,718
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 42.88
  • Diff from League Avg: -8,972

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Team Scoring

19721971 +/-
Average Combined Score 42.79 8.93 +
Average Winning Score 23.75 0.42 -
Average Losing Score 15.10 4.98 +
Average Home Score 19.43 0.86 -
Average Visitor Score 15.71 3.71 +
Average Margin of Victory 8.50 3.67 -
Average Margin of Loss 14.10 2.22 +

Stadium

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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 471663 204161 20929 494493 136 (19.4)110 (15.7)246 (17.6)
Opponent 454893 433578 374582 4951100 179 (25.6)174 (24.9)353 (25.2)

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

Montreal Alouettes 1972 Player Awards and Nominations

1972 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Ed George (Team Nominee)
  • Lineman — Ed George (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Gord Judges (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Dickie Harris (Team Nominee)

Montreal Alouettes 1972 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–1 (1) Larry Smith (RB) Bishop's
1–5 (5) [WPG] Pete Paliotti (WR) Loyola
2–1 (10) Alexander Baptiste (LB) Bishop's
3–1 (19) Rick Kaupp (DB) New Brunswick
4–1 (28) Jim Leone (G) St. Francis Xavier
5–1 (37) Mike Tanner (DB) Dalhousie
6–1 (45) Dave Scharman (G) Waterloo Lutheran
7–1 (54) John Danaher (DE) New Brunswick
8–1 (62) Ian Purcell (DB) Simon Fraser
9–1 (67) Larry Rodenbush (C) Brandon
9–3 (68) [BC] Will Beaton (G) Carleton

Montreal Alouettes 1972 All-Star Selections

2 All-Canadian Selections
TE Peter Dalla Riva (Tie)
T Ed George
5 All-Division Selections
RB Ike Brown
RB Moses Denson
TE Peter Dalla Riva (Tie)
T Ed George
OLB Mike Widger

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 2
Mon. July 3
WPG 43 @ MTL 10 L 10,170
B 7
Tue. July 11
MTL 15 @ EDM 13 W 16,444
C 13
Wed. July 19
MTL 9 @ HAM 21 L 20,195
D 19
Wed. July 26
TOR 24 @ MTL 15 L 11,368
1 24
Thu. Aug. 3
MTL 19 @ TOR 8 W 33,135
2 28
Thu. Aug. 10
OTT 28 @ MTL 19 L 16,649
3 34
Sat. Aug. 19
MTL 25 @ HAM 23 W 32,417
4 37
Thu. Aug. 24
HAM 25 @ MTL 12 L 18,388
6 44
Mon. Sept. 4
TOR 43 @ MTL 21 L 14,594
7 47
Sat. Sept. 9
MTL 23 @ OTT 38 L 22,196
8 53
Sun. Sept. 17
BC 17 @ MTL 22 W 11,872
9 57
Sun. Sept. 24
MTL 15 @ CGY 34 L 18,903
10 61
Wed. Sept. 27
MTL 22 @ WPG 26 L 20,826
11 66
Tue. Oct. 3
EDM 13 @ MTL 29 W 11,718
12 69
Sun. Oct. 8
MTL 3 @ TOR 21 L 32,571
13 73
Sat. Oct. 14
HAM 31 @ MTL 26 L 12,373
14 79
Sun. Oct. 22
OTT 17 @ MTL 7 L 13,972
15 82
Sun. Oct. 29
MTL 3 @ SSK 29 L 11,958
P1 88
Sat. Nov. 11
MTL 11 @ OTT 14 L 16,548