The Montreal Alouettes 1976 Season

Season Summary

Team Roster and Stats

Montreal Alouettes 1976 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 3 1 0 6 88 70 W1 3-1-0
Regular Season 16 7 8 1 15 305 273 W1 2-4-0
    Home 8 5 3 0 10 170 86 W1 4-2-0
    Visitor 8 2 5 1 5 135 187 L2 1-5-0
   Divisional opponent 11 5 6 0 10 206 187 W1 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 2 2 1 5 99 86 L2 2-2-1

Full 1976 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 5 (3-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (2-1-0) 2 (1-0-1) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (1-4-0) 7 (4-2-1) 1 (0-1-0) 8 (3-5-0)
After 2nd 5 (5-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (2-0-1) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 8 (7-0-1) 2 (0-2-0) 6 (0-6-0)
After 3rd 5 (5-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 2 (1-0-1) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 7 (6-0-1) 2 (0-2-0) 7 (1-6-0)
After 4th 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 2 (2-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 5 (0-5-0) 7 (7-0-0) 1 (0-0-1) 8 (0-8-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Wed Jun 30
MTL 25 @ HAM 1 W 13,070  
B
Mon Jul 5
MTL 26 @ OTT 22 W 22,040  
C
Thu Jul 8
SSK 35 @ MTL 7 L 22,000  
D
Wed Jul 14
HAM 12 @ MTL 30 W 19,457  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
2
Mon Jul 26 10:00 PM
MTL 26 @ SSK 17 W 20,136  
2
Thu Jul 29
MTL 20 @ CGY 20 T 22,977  
3
Wed Aug 4
MTL 10 @ TOR 23 L 44,920  
4
Thu Aug 12
HAM 12 @ MTL 11 L 21,285  
5
Mon Aug 16 8:00 PM
MTL 9 @ OTT 45 L 29,779 R/C
6
Mon Aug 23 8:00 PM
TOR 3 @ MTL 23 W 25,802 CTVE
7
Mon Aug 30 8:00 PM
BC 9 @ MTL 30 W 20,108  
8
Sun Sep 5 2:00 PM
TOR 0 @ MTL 28 W 20,444 CBC
9
Sat Sep 11 2:00 PM
MTL 13 @ OTT 21 L 25,234 CTV
11
Sun Sep 26 2:00 PM
OTT 2 @ MTL 23 W 68,505 R/C, CBC
12
Sun Oct 3 2:00 PM
HAM 26 @ MTL 19 L 58,730 CBC
13
Mon Oct 11 2:00 PM
MTL 34 @ HAM 9 W 32,155 CBC
14
Sun Oct 17 2:00 PM
MTL 10 @ TOR 29 L 49,650 CTVE
15
Sat Oct 23 2:00 PM
EDM 17 @ MTL 10 L 55,337 CTV
16
Sun Oct 31 3:30 PM
MTL 13 @ WPG 23 L 24,146 R/C, CBC
17
Sat Nov 6 2:00 PM
OTT 17 @ MTL 26 W 61,950 CTVE
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sat Nov 13 2:00 PM
MTL 0 @ HAM 23 L 25,107 CTV

Montreal Alouettes 1976 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.523 4-2-0 (6) 1-4-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.494 1-1-0 (2) 1-1-1 (3)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.500
Ottawa Rough Riders (4) 0.594
Toronto Argonauts (4) 0.469
BC Lions (1) 0.375
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.188
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.594
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.688
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.625

Team Scoring

19761975 +/-
Average Combined Score 36.13 -7.50
Average Winning Score 27.14 -0.30
Average Losing Score 11.88 -3.27
Average Home Score 21.25 +2.62
Average Visitor Score 16.88 -8.62
Average Margin of Victory 19.00 +10.11
Average Margin of Loss 12.63 +2.34

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Montreal 192443 6445109 351247 5254106 170 (21.3)135 (16.9)305 (19.1)
Opponent 135265 303868 264571 175269 187 (23.4)86 (10.8)273 (17.1)

Coaches

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

Montreal Alouettes 1976 Player Awards and Nominations

1976 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Peter Dalla Riva (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Chuck Zapiec (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Dan Yochum (Winner)
  • Canadian Player — Peter Dalla Riva (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Chuck McMann (Team Nominee)

Montreal Alouettes 1976 All-Star Selections

4 All-Canadian Selections
G Dave Braggins, Jr.
T Dan Yochum
DE Junior Ah You
DB Dickie Harris
9 All-Division Selections
RB Andy Hopkins, Sr.
WR Johnny “Ordinary Superstar” Rodgers
G Dave Braggins, Jr.
T Dan Yochum
DT Glen Weir
DE Junior Ah You
OLB Chuck Zapiec
DB Phil Price
DB Dickie Harris

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Montreal Alouettes 1976 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
3–6 (24) [OTT] Chuck McMann (RB) Wilfrid Laurier
3–8 (26)   Errol Moen (DT) Alberta
4–8 (35)   Glen Leach (DB) Wilfrid Laurier
5–8 (44)   Bill McIver (DB) Queen's
6–8 (53)   Paul Szlichta (QB) Purdue
7–8 (62)   Rod Millard (DB) McMaster
8–8 (71)   Larry Baines (RB) McMaster

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