The Montreal Alouettes 1980 Season

Season Summary

Team Roster and Stats

Montreal Alouettes 1980 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 4 0 0 8 112 77 W4 4-0-0
Regular Season 16 8 8 0 16 356 375 L2 3-3-0
    Home 8 5 3 0 10 209 182 L1 4-2-0
    Visitor 8 3 5 0 6 147 193 L2 3-3-0
   Divisional opponent 11 7 4 0 14 285 262 W1 5-1-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 1 4 0 2 71 113 L3 1-4-0

Full 1980 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 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 6 (5-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 10 (3-7-0)
After 2nd 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 2 (2-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 7 (6-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 8 (1-7-0)
After 3rd 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 9 (7-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (1-6-0)
After 4th 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 8 (8-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (0-8-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Tue Jun 10
MTL 26 @ WPG 20 W 20,133  
B
Tue Jun 17
TOR 16 @ MTL 31 W 25,423  
C
Wed Jun 25
OTT 24 @ MTL 34 W 26,352  
D
Wed Jul 2
MTL 21 @ HAM 17 W 18,201  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Wed Jul 9 8:00 PM
MTL 11 @ TOR 18 L 32,250  
2
Tue Jul 15 9:30 PM
MTL 8 @ CGY 19 L 32,936 CBC, R/C
3
Tue Jul 22 8:00 PM
HAM 14 @ MTL 17 W 32,048  
5
Wed Aug 6 9:30 PM
MTL 18 @ SSK 10 W 25,947  
6
Tue Aug 12
OTT 27 @ MTL 17 L 34,426  
7
Mon Aug 18
MTL 11 @ OTT 33 L 29,994  
8
Tue Aug 26 8:00 PM
TOR 33 @ MTL 43 W 29,256  
9
Mon Sep 1 8:00 PM
BC 14 @ MTL 6 L 29,827 CBC
10
Sat Sep 6 8:00 PM
MTL 35 @ TOR 24 W 37,214 R/C
11
Sat Sep 13 8:00 PM
MTL 25 @ HAM 14 W 19,619 R/C
12
Sun Sep 21 8:00 PM
HAM 10 @ MTL 49 W 28,185  
13
Sat Sep 27 8:00 PM
TOR 23 @ MTL 29 W 31,633  
14
Sun Oct 5 2:00 PM
MTL 14 @ OTT 49 L 24,971 CBCE
15
Sun Oct 12 2:00 PM
OTT 17 @ MTL 34 W 31,919 CBC
17
Sun Oct 26 3:30 PM
MTL 25 @ WPG 26 L 26,352 CBC
18
Sat Nov 1 2:00 PM
EDM 44 @ MTL 14 L 42,234 CTV
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sat Nov 8 2:00 PM
OTT 21 @ MTL 25 W 17,420 CTV
P2
Sun Nov 16 2:00 PM
MTL 13 @ HAM 24 L 30,838 CBC, R/C

Montreal Alouettes 1980 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.440 5-1-0 (6) 2-3-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.531 0-2-0 (2) 1-2-0 (3)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.531
Ottawa Rough Riders (4) 0.438
Toronto Argonauts (4) 0.375
BC Lions (1) 0.531
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.563
Edmonton Eskimos (1) 0.813
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.125
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.625

Team Scoring

19801979 +/-
Average Combined Score 45.69 +6.00
Average Winning Score 31.25 +6.70
Average Losing Score 13.25 +0.25
Average Home Score 26.13 +1.62
Average Visitor Score 18.38 -1.00
Average Margin of Victory 13.13 +0.67
Average Margin of Loss 15.50 -2.00

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Montreal 422870 5259111 413576 742599 209 (26.1)147 (18.4)356 (22.3)
Opponent 4657103 6268130 202949 543993 193 (24.1)182 (22.8)375 (23.4)

Coaches

Head Coach

Montreal Alouettes 1980 Player Awards and Nominations

1980 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Gerry Dattilio (Division Finalist)
  • Defensive Player — Tom Cousineau (Division Finalist)
  • Offensive Lineman — Doug Payton (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Gerry Dattilio (Winner)
  • Rookie — Alvin “Skip” Walker (Team Nominee)

Montreal Alouettes 1980 All-Star Selections

1 All-Canadian Selections
CB Dickie Harris (Tie)
7 All-Division Selections
QB Gerry Dattilio
RB Alvin “Skip” Walker
WR Keith Baker
T Doug Payton
DE Junior Ah You
MLB Tom Cousineau*
CB Dickie Harris

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Montreal Alouettes 1980 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–8 (8)   Joe Hawco (QB) Toronto
3–5 (23) [BC] Gene Belliveau (DE) St. Francis Xavier
4–8 (35)   J.P. Normand (WR) Royal Military College
5–8 (44)   Mike Washburn (TE) New Brunswick
6–8 (53)   Gary Pooler (WR) Western Ontario
7–8   Pass

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