The Montreal Alouettes’ 1986 Season

Season Summary

  • Finished 3rd in the East Division

Montreal Alouettes 1986 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Montreal Alouettes 1986 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 3 1 2 0 2 40 75 L1 1-2-0
Regular Season 18 4 14 0 8 320 500 L3 2-4-0
    Home 9 3 6 0 6 175 232 L2 2-4-0
    Visitor 9 1 8 0 2 145 268 L6 0-6-0
   Divisional opponent 8 1 7 0 2 147 229 L5 1-5-0
   Non-divisional opponent 10 3 7 0 6 173 271 L1 2-4-0

Full 1986 League Standings

Montreal Alouettes 1986 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.413 0-4-0 (4) 1-3-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.600 3-2-0 (5) 0-5-0 (5)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.528
Ottawa Rough Riders (3) 0.194
Toronto Argonauts (3) 0.556
BC Lions (2) 0.667
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.611
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.750
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.361
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.611

Coaches

Head Coaches

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Assistant Coaches
  • Doug Sams – Offensive line
  • Stan McGarvey – Offensive backfield
  • Dave Ritchie – Defensive backs
  • Pasquale Buono – Linebackers
  • George Cortez – Special teams

1986 Montreal Alouettes Attendance

  • Capacity: 66,308
  • Total: 91,140
  • High: 14,127
  • Avg: 10,126 (9 out of 9 games)
  • Diff from 1985 Avg: +10,126
  • Low: 5,200
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 15.27
  • Diff from League Avg: -15,648

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Team Scoring

19861985 +/-
Average Combined Score 45.56 45.56 +
Average Winning Score 25.75 25.75 +
Average Losing Score 15.50 15.50 +
Average Home Score 19.44 19.44 +
Average Visitor Score 16.11 16.11 +
Average Margin of Victory 6.50 6.50 +
Average Margin of Loss 14.71 14.71 +

Stadium

  • 1986 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 361854 5656112 213051 6241103 175 (19.4)145 (16.1)320 (17.8)
Opponent 5862120 8249131 4465109 4892140 268 (29.8)232 (25.8)500 (27.8)

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) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (1-3-0) 1 (0-1-0) 1 (0-1-0) 7 (1-6-0) 5 (2-3-0) 2 (0-2-0) 11 (2-9-0)
After 2nd 2 (1-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 2 (0-2-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (1-5-0) 4 (1-3-0) 2 (1-1-0) 12 (2-10-0)
After 3rd 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 7 (2-5-0) 2 (0-2-0) 1 (1-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 4 (1-3-0) 1 (1-0-0) 13 (2-11-0)
After 4th 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 1 (1-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 8 (0-8-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 14 (0-14-0)

Montreal Alouettes 1986 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – James Hood

Defensive Star

  • 2 – Terry Irvin
  • 1 – Steve Benjamin

Lineman Star

  • 2 – Brett Williams

Montreal Alouettes 1986 Player Awards and Nominations

1986 Most Outstanding
  • Player — James Hood (Division Finalist)
  • Defensive Player — Brett Williams (Division Finalist)
  • Offensive Lineman — Lloyd Fairbanks (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Rick Ryan (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Dave Daniels (Team Nominee)

Montreal Alouettes 1986 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–5 (5) Matt Finlay (LB) Eastern Michigan
4–5 (32) Peter Hess (TE) Mount Allison
5–5 (41) Jim Spradbrow (DE) Windsor
6–5 (50) Dennis Touchette (DB) McGill
7–5 (59) Paul Johnson (WR) Mount Allison
8–5 (68) Vince Salazar (CB) Toronto

Montreal Alouettes 1986 All-Star Selections

2 All-Canadian Selections
WR James Hood
DT Brett Williams
6 All-Division Selections
WR James Hood
T Lloyd Fairbanks
DT Brett Williams
DB Terry Irvin
S Rick Ryan
ST Jeff Treftlin

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 1
Sat. June 7
12:00 PM
WPG 35 vs MTL 10 L 11,463
5
Thu. June 12
7:30 PM
OTT 16 @ MTL 17 W 8,675
B 8
Tue. June 17
7:30 PM
MTL 13 @ TOR 24 L 21,780
1 14
Fri. June 27
7:30 PM
MTL 11 @ OTT 20 L 17,410 CTV
2 18
Fri. July 4
7:30 PM
TOR 20 @ MTL 12 L 13,287 CTV
5 27
Sat. July 19
10:00 PM
MTL 20 @ BC 27 L 42,158 CBC
28
Thu. July 24
7:30 PM
MTL 29 @ OTT 28 W 20,052
6 33
Fri. Aug. 1
7:30 PM
WPG 37 @ MTL 10 L 14,127
7 36
Thu. Aug. 7
9:30 PM
EDM 6 @ MTL 17 W 11,203 CBCE
8 40
Thu. Aug. 14
9:30 PM
MTL 10 @ CGY 21 L 28,062 CBC
9 44
Thu. Aug. 21
9:30 PM
HAM 28 @ MTL 23 L 8,010 CBCE
11 50
Mon. Sept. 1
7:00 PM
MTL 7 @ HAM 42 L 23,185 CBC
12 55
Sun. Sept. 7
4:00 PM
MTL 22 @ EDM 37 L 37,332
13 57
Fri. Sept. 12
7:30 PM
OTT 29 @ MTL 28 L 11,399
60
Thu. Sept. 18
8:30 PM
MTL 14 @ WPG 39 L 21,899 CBC
16 70
Sun. Oct. 5
1:30 PM
BC 15 @ MTL 28 W 5,200 CBCW
73
Sun. Oct. 12
3:30 PM
MTL 11 @ SSK 29 L 17,422 CBC
17 76
Fri. Oct. 17
7:30 PM
SSK 28 @ MTL 29 W 9,204 CTV
18 80
Fri. Oct. 24
7:30 PM
CGY 32 @ MTL 12 L 9,665 CTV
20 86
Sun. Nov. 2
1:30 PM
MTL 21 @ TOR 25 L 23,488 CTV
90
Sun. Nov. 9
1:30 PM
TOR 37 @ MTL 16 L 9,045 CBC