The Montreal Alouettes 1973 Season

Season Summary

Team Roster and Stats

Montreal Alouettes 1973 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 3 1 0 6 76 59 W2 3-1-0
Regular Season 14 7 6 1 15 273 238 L2 4-2-0
    Home 7 4 2 1 9 165 121 W3 3-2-1
    Visitor 7 3 4 0 6 108 117 L2 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 9 4 4 1 9 146 164 L2 2-3-1
   Non-divisional opponent 5 3 2 0 6 127 74 W2 3-2-0

Full 1973 League Standings

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 2 (1-1-0) 2 (2-0-0) 3 (1-1-1) 5 (2-3-0) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (3-4-0) 4 (3-1-0) 3 (1-1-1)
After 2nd 3 (2-0-1) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 4 (2-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 7 (4-2-1) 1 (1-0-0) 6 (2-4-0)
After 3rd 4 (3-0-1) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 4 (2-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 8 (5-2-1) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (1-4-0)
After 4th 4 (4-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 2 (0-2-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 7 (7-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 6 (0-6-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Tue Jul 3
MTL 24 @ SSK 10 W 13,829  
A
Fri Jul 6
MTL 14 @ EDM 25 L 19,662  
B
Thu Jul 12
CGY 10 @ MTL 21 W 12,731  
C
Thu Jul 19
OTT 14 @ MTL 17 W 14,207  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Wed Aug 1
MTL 18 @ HAM 9 W 29,116  
2
Tue Aug 7
HAM 14 @ MTL 21 W 23,416  
3
Wed Aug 15
MTL 21 @ TOR 22 L 33,135  
5
Sat Aug 25
OTT 30 @ MTL 3 L 27,205  
6
Mon Sep 3
TOR 23 @ MTL 23 T 22,488  
7
Sat Sep 8
MTL 18 @ EDM 23 L 22,637  
7
Tue Sep 11
MTL 10 @ BC 7 W 30,479  
8
Sun Sep 16
SSK 37 @ MTL 20 L 17,142  
9
Sun Sep 23 2:00 PM
TOR 10 @ MTL 19 W 15,494 CTVE
10
Sun Sep 30
MTL 28 @ OTT 15 W 26,316  
11
Mon Oct 8
CGY 0 @ MTL 45 W 22,137  
13
Sat Oct 20
WPG 7 @ MTL 34 W 14,505  
14
Sun Oct 28
MTL 0 @ OTT 16 L 36,734  
15
Sun Nov 4
MTL 13 @ HAM 25 L 30,240  
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sun Nov 11 1:00 PM
MTL 32 @ TOR 10 OT W 33,135 CBC
P2
Sun Nov 18 1:30 PM
MTL 14 @ OTT 23 L 19,793 CTV

Montreal Alouettes 1973 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.571 2-1-1 (4) 2-3-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.456 2-1-0 (3) 1-1-0 (2)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.500
Ottawa Rough Riders (3) 0.643
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.571
BC Lions (1) 0.375
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.375
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.625
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.625
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.281

Team Scoring

19731972 +/-
Average Combined Score 36.50 -6.29
Average Winning Score 25.00 +1.25
Average Losing Score 12.50 -2.60
Average Home Score 23.57 +4.14
Average Visitor Score 15.43 -0.29
Average Margin of Victory 16.14 +7.64
Average Margin of Loss 13.00 -1.10

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Montreal 223456 442266 472067 523284 165 (23.6)108 (15.4)273 (19.5)
Opponent 31839 323769 282452 304878 117 (16.7)121 (17.3)238 (17.0)

Coaches

Head Coach
  • Marv Levy (Jan. 25, 1973 – Dec. 20, 1977)

Montreal Alouettes 1973 Player Awards and Nominations

1973 Most Outstanding
  • Player — John Harvey (Division Finalist)
  • Lineman — Ed George (Division Finalist)
  • Canadian Player — Gord Judges (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Johnny “Ordinary Superstar” Rodgers (Winner)

Montreal Alouettes 1973 All-Star Selections

5 All-Canadian Selections
RB John Harvey
TE Peter Dalla Riva
WR Johnny “Ordinary Superstar” Rodgers
G Ed George
OLB Mike Widger
8 All-Division Selections
RB John Harvey*
WR Johnny “Ordinary Superstar” Rodgers
G Ed George
T Dan Yochum
DT Gord Judges
DE Carl Crennel
OLB Mike Widger
DB Dickie Harris

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Montreal Alouettes 1973 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–4 (4) [EDM] Pierre Lefebvre (DB) Saint Mary's
1–5 (5)   Jack Schwartzberg (K) Alberta
3–5 (23)   Stacey Coray (DB) Waterloo Lutheran
4–5 (32)   David Mair (TE) Youngstown State
5–5 (41)   Robert Whitfield (T) Guelph
6–5 (49)   John Cater (DB) Waterloo Lutheran
7–5 (57)   James Drummond (G) Alberta
8–5 (65)   Michael Oulton (DB) Mount Allison
9–5 (72)   Ted McEachern (G) Guelph

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