The Montreal Alouettes’ 1980 Season

Season Summary

Montreal Alouettes 1980 Full Schedule/Results

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

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

Coaches

Head Coach

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1980 Montreal Alouettes Attendance

  • Capacity: 66,308
  • Total: 259,528
  • High: 42,234
  • Avg: 32,441 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1979 Avg: -12,163
  • Low: 28,185
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 48.92
  • Diff from League Avg: +3,315

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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 1.63 +
Average Visitor Score 18.38 1.00 -
Average Margin of Victory 13.13 0.67 +
Average Margin of Loss 15.50 2.00 -

Stadium

  • 1980 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 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)

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)

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 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

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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Week Game Details (EDT
A 2
Tue. June 10
MTL 26 @ WPG 20 W 20,133
B 8
Tue. June 17
TOR 16 @ MTL 31 W 25,423
C 12
Wed. June 25
OTT 24 @ MTL 34 W 26,352
D 17
Wed. July 2
MTL 21 @ HAM 17 W 18,201
1 21
Wed. July 9
8:00 PM
MTL 11 @ TOR 18 L 32,250
2 24
Tue. July 15
9:30 PM
MTL 8 @ CGY 19 L 32,936 CBC, R/C
3 27
Tue. July 22
8:00 PM
HAM 14 @ MTL 17 W 32,048
5 38
Wed. Aug. 6
9:30 PM
MTL 18 @ SSK 10 W 25,947
6 39
Tue. Aug. 12
OTT 27 @ MTL 17 L 34,426
7 43
Mon. Aug. 18
MTL 11 @ OTT 33 L 29,994
8 47
Tue. Aug. 26
8:00 PM
TOR 33 @ MTL 43 W 29,256
9 51
Mon. Sept. 1
8:00 PM
BC 14 @ MTL 6 L 29,827 CBC
10 55
Sat. Sept. 6
8:00 PM
MTL 35 @ TOR 24 W 37,214 R/C
11 59
Sat. Sept. 13
8:00 PM
MTL 25 @ HAM 14 W 19,619 R/C
12 66
Sun. Sept. 21
8:00 PM
HAM 10 @ MTL 49 W 28,185
13 67
Sat. Sept. 27
8:00 PM
TOR 23 @ MTL 29 W 31,633
14 72
Sun. Oct. 5
2:00 PM
MTL 14 @ OTT 49 L 24,971 CBCE
15 75
Sun. Oct. 12
2:00 PM
OTT 17 @ MTL 34 W 31,919 CBC
17 85
Sun. Oct. 26
3:30 PM
MTL 25 @ WPG 26 L 26,352 CBC
18 87
Sat. Nov. 1
2:00 PM
EDM 44 @ MTL 14 L 42,234 CTV
P1 91
Sat. Nov. 8
2:00 PM
OTT 21 @ MTL 25 W 17,420 CTV
P2 93
Sun. Nov. 16
2:00 PM
MTL 13 @ HAM 24 L 30,838 CBC, R/C