The Montreal Alouettes’ 1973 Season

Season Summary

Montreal Alouettes 1973 Full Schedule/Results

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

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

Coaches

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

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1973 Montreal Alouettes Attendance

  • Capacity: 33,172
  • Total: 142,387
  • High: 27,205
  • Avg: 20,341 (7 out of 7 games)
  • Diff from 1972 Avg: +6,117
  • Low: 14,505
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 61.32
  • Diff from League Avg: -4,438

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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 -

Stadium

  • 1973 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 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)

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)

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 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

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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Week Game Details (EDT
A 2
Tue. July 3
MTL 24 @ SSK 10 W 13,829
6
Fri. July 6
MTL 14 @ EDM 25 L 19,662
B 10
Thu. July 12
CGY 10 @ MTL 21 W 12,731
C 14
Thu. July 19
OTT 14 @ MTL 17 W 14,207
1 23
Wed. Aug. 1
MTL 18 @ HAM 9 W 29,116
2 26
Tue. Aug. 7
HAM 14 @ MTL 21 W 23,416
32
Wed. Aug. 15
MTL 21 @ TOR 22 L 33,135
4 37
Sat. Aug. 25
OTT 30 @ MTL 3 L 27,205
5 43
Mon. Sept. 3
TOR 23 @ MTL 23 T 22,488
6 46
Sat. Sept. 8
MTL 18 @ EDM 23 L 22,637
7 50
Tue. Sept. 11
MTL 10 @ BC 7 W 30,479
54
Sun. Sept. 16
SSK 37 @ MTL 20 L 17,142
8 59
Sun. Sept. 23
2:00 PM
TOR 10 @ MTL 19 W 15,494 CTVE
10 65
Sun. Sept. 30
MTL 28 @ OTT 15 W 26,316
11 71
Mon. Oct. 8
CGY 0 @ MTL 45 W 22,137
13 77
Sat. Oct. 20
WPG 7 @ MTL 34 W 14,505
14 81
Sun. Oct. 28
MTL 0 @ OTT 16 L 36,734
15 87
Sun. Nov. 4
MTL 13 @ HAM 25 L 30,240
P1 89
Sun. Nov. 11
1:00 PM
MTL 32 @ TOR 10 OT W 33,135 CBC
P2 91
Sun. Nov. 18
1:30 PM
MTL 14 @ OTT 23 L 19,793 CTV