The Montreal Alouettes’ 1977 Season

Season Summary

Montreal Alouettes 1977 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Montreal Alouettes 1977 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 2 0 4 80 67 W2 2-2-0
Regular Season 16 11 5 0 22 311 245 W2 3-3-0
    Home 8 6 2 0 12 157 119 W3 4-2-0
    Visitor 8 5 3 0 10 154 126 L3 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 11 7 4 0 14 205 173 W2 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 4 1 0 8 106 72 L1 4-1-0

Full 1977 League Standings

Montreal Alouettes 1977 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.403 3-2-0 (5) 4-2-0 (6)
Non-Divisional 0.525 3-0-0 (3) 1-1-0 (2)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.313
Ottawa Rough Riders (4) 0.500
Toronto Argonauts (4) 0.375
BC Lions (1) 0.625
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.250
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.625
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.500
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.625

Coaches

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

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1977 Montreal Alouettes Attendance

  • Capacity: 66,308
  • Total: 476,201
  • High: 69,093
  • Avg: 59,525 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1976 Avg: +18,005
  • Low: 46,620
  • Sellouts: 2
  • % of Capacity: 89.77
  • Diff from League Avg: +28,221

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Team Scoring

19771976 +/-
Average Combined Score 34.75 1.38 -
Average Winning Score 22.00 5.14 -
Average Losing Score 13.80 1.93 +
Average Home Score 19.63 1.63 -
Average Visitor Score 19.25 2.38 +
Average Margin of Victory 8.36 10.64 -
Average Margin of Loss 5.20 7.43 -

Stadium

  • 1977 home stadium: Olympic Stadium
  • Capacity: 66,308
  • Playing surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
  • Previous stadium change: 1977 – Expansion/artificial turf

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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 231740 4357100 323971 5941100 157 (19.6)154 (19.3)311 (19.4)
Opponent 183048 473077 193554 353166 126 (15.8)119 (14.9)245 (15.3)

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 3 (3-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 3 (2-1-0) 4 (4-0-0) 6 (4-2-0) 6 (3-3-0)
After 2nd 4 (4-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 4 (3-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 8 (7-1-0) 2 (2-0-0) 6 (2-4-0)
After 3rd 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 5 (4-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 10 (9-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (1-4-0)
After 4th 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 11 (11-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0)

Montreal Alouettes 1977 Player Awards and Nominations

1977 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Glen Weir (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Glen Weir (Division Finalist)
  • Offensive Lineman — Dan Yochum (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Glen Weir (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — John O'Leary (Team Nominee)

Montreal Alouettes 1977 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–5 (5) Craig Thomson (LB) Ottawa
2–5 (14) Hector Pothier (DT) Saint Mary's
4–5 (32) Chris Kotsopoulos (WR) Toronto
5–5 (41) Rocky Treleaven (K) Minot State
6–5 (50) Grant Hagerty (OG) Wilfrid Laurier
7–5 (59) Brian Johnston (DT) Mount Allison
8–5 (68) Bruce Wilkins (RB) Bishop's
9–5 (77) Dave Brescacin (C) Windsor
10–5 (86) Mark Bohan (WR) Mount Allison

Montreal Alouettes 1977 All-Star Selections

5 All-Canadian Selections
T Dan Yochum
DT Glen Weir
OLB Chuck Zapiec
CB Dickie Harris
S Randy Rhino
9 All-Division Selections
SB Peter Dalla Riva
WR Brock Aynsley
T Dan Yochum
DT Glen Weir
OLB Chuck Zapiec
DHB Tony Proudfoot
CB Dickie Harris
S Randy Rhino
K Don Sweet

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 4
Wed. June 15
MTL 17 @ WPG 24 L 17,000
C 10
Sun. June 26
EDM 18 @ MTL 16 L 22,147
14
Wed. June 29
MTL 20 @ TOR 6 W 29,103
D 16
Tue. July 5
HAM 19 @ MTL 27 W 23,920
1 23
Wed. July 13
8:00 PM
MTL 27 @ OTT 17 W 25,280 CTVE
2 27
Wed. July 20
8:00 PM
MTL 16 @ TOR 10 W 47,320 CBC
3 29
Tue. July 26
8:00 PM
CGY 6 @ MTL 17 W 55,085 CBC
4 33
Tue. Aug. 2
8:00 PM
MTL 21 @ HAM 11 W 25,782 CBCE
5 39
Thu. Aug. 11
8:00 PM
WPG 10 @ MTL 27 W 63,330 CTV
7 46
Tue. Aug. 23
8:00 PM
OTT 20 @ MTL 27 W 66,544
8 49
Tue. Aug. 30
9:30 PM
MTL 25 @ EDM 20 W 25,875 R/C
9 55
Tue. Sept. 6
8:00 PM
TOR 20 @ MTL 14 L 69,093 CBC
10 58
Sun. Sept. 11
2:00 PM
MTL 16 @ OTT 11 W 33,399 R/C, CBCE
11 63
Sun. Sept. 18
2:00 PM
MTL 13 @ TOR 19 L 47,138 CBC
12 67
Sun. Sept. 25
2:00 PM
MTL 19 @ HAM 20 L 21,748 CBCE
13 69
Sun. Oct. 2
2:00 PM
TOR 18 @ MTL 6 L 62,832 CBCE
14 73
Sun. Oct. 9
2:00 PM
SSK 18 @ MTL 20 W 50,540 R/C, CBC
15 76
Sat. Oct. 15
11:00 PM
MTL 17 @ BC 18 L 32,719
16 80
Sat. Oct. 22
2:00 PM
OTT 16 @ MTL 28 W 62,157 CTVE
17 84
Sat. Oct. 29
2:00 PM
HAM 11 @ MTL 18 W 46,620 CTV
P2 94
Sat. Nov. 19
2:00 PM
OTT 18 @ MTL 21 W 55,400 CTV
GC 96
Sun. Nov. 27
1:00 PM
EDM 6 @ MTL 41 W 68,205 R/C, CTV, CBC