The Montreal Alouettes 1981 Season

Montreal Alouettes 1981 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 2 2 0 4 97 86 W2 2-2-0
Regular Season 16 3 13 0 6 267 518 W1 2-4-0
    Home 8 3 5 0 6 161 217 W1 2-4-0
    Visitor 8 0 8 0 0 106 301 L8 0-6-0
   Divisional opponent 6 2 4 0 4 128 132 W1 2-4-0
   Non-divisional opponent 10 1 9 0 2 139 386 L2 1-5-0

Full 1981 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 (2-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 1 (0-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (0-6-0) 5 (2-3-0) 1 (0-1-0) 10 (1-9-0)
After 2nd 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (2-5-0) 2 (0-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 3 (1-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 13 (2-11-0)
After 3rd 3 (2-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 1 (0-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (0-7-0) 4 (2-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 12 (1-11-0)
After 4th 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (0-8-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 13 (0-13-0)
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Sun Jun 7 1:30 PM
HAM 27 @ MTL 21 L 21,742  
B
Thu Jun 11 8:00 PM
MTL 17 @ OTT 18 L 16,139  
C
Sun Jun 21 1:30 PM
OTT 17 @ MTL 21 W 21,240  
D
Sat Jun 27 7:00 PM
MTL 38 @ HAM 24 W 16,604  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Sat Jul 4 11:00 PM
MTL 8 @ BC 48 L 26,627 CBC, R/C
2
Fri Jul 10 8:00 PM
TOR 22 @ MTL 23 W 35,281 CTV
3
Fri Jul 17 7:00 PM
MTL 31 @ OTT 33 L 24,872 R/C
4
Sun Jul 26 1:30 PM
EDM 33 @ MTL 17 L 45,835 CTV
5
Sun Aug 2 1:30 PM
SSK 43 @ MTL 23 L 33,209 CTV
6
Sat Aug 8 9:30 PM
MTL 2 @ WPG 58 L 32,938 CBCW, R/C
8
Sun Aug 23 1:30 PM
BC 29 @ MTL 14 L 28,932 CBC
9
Sat Aug 29 7:00 PM
MTL 11 @ HAM 16 L 27,180 CBCE, R/C
10
Sun Sep 6 4:00 PM
MTL 26 @ SSK 35 L 28,526 CBC, R/C
11
Sat Sep 12 1:30 PM
HAM 26 @ MTL 10 L 27,720 CBC
13
Sat Sep 26 9:00 PM
MTL 11 @ EDM 62 L 48,472 CTV, R/C
14
Sun Oct 4 1:30 PM
CGY 16 @ MTL 22 W 15,523 CTV
15
Sat Oct 10 9:00 PM
MTL 3 @ CGY 29 L 29,986 CTV
16
Sat Oct 17 7:30 PM
MTL 14 @ TOR 20 L 31,038 CTVE, R/C
17
Sat Oct 24 1:30 PM
WPG 33 @ MTL 13 L 20,487 CBC
18
Sun Nov 1 1:30 PM
OTT 15 @ MTL 39 W 20,867 CBCE
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sun Nov 8 1:00 PM
MTL 16 @ OTT 20 L 17,554 CBC

Montreal Alouettes 1981 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.385 2-1-0 (3) 0-3-0 (3)
Non-Divisional 0.631 1-4-0 (5) 0-5-0 (5)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.719
Ottawa Rough Riders (2) 0.313
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.125
BC Lions (2) 0.625
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.375
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.906
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.563
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.688

Team Scoring

19811980 +/-
Average Combined Score 49.06 +3.38
Average Winning Score 28.00 -3.25
Average Losing Score 14.08 +0.83
Average Home Score 20.13 -6.00
Average Visitor Score 13.25 -5.12
Average Margin of Victory 10.33 -2.79
Average Margin of Loss 21.69 +6.19

Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Montreal 491564 183149 322153 6239101 161 (20.1)106 (13.3)267 (16.7)
Opponent 474693 86111197 257499 5970129 301 (37.6)217 (27.1)518 (32.4)

Coaches

Head Coaches

Montreal Alouettes 1981 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – David Overstreet

Defensive Star

  • 1 – Jim Marshall
  • 1 – Tom Cousineau

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Keith Gary

Montreal Alouettes 1981 Player Awards and Nominations

1981 Most Outstanding
  • Player — James Scott (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Doug Scott (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Doug Payton (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Doug Scott (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — David Overstreet (Team Nominee)

Montreal Alouettes 1981 All-Star Selections

No Montreal Alouettes Canadian or Division All-Star selections in 1981.

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Montreal Alouettes 1981 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–4 (4)   Chris Walby (DT) Dickinson State
2–4 (13)   Stan Marshall (DB) Simon Fraser
2–6 (15) [CGY] Fred Prinzen (LB) Queen's
3–4 (22)   Joe Kuklo (DB) Simon Fraser
4–4 (31)   Dean Claridge (DE) British Columbia (UBC)
5–4 (40)   Murray Wenhardt (TE) Saskatchewan
6–4 (49)   Dom Vetro (WR) Wilfrid Laurier
7–4 (58)   Dave Ridgway (K) Toledo

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