The Montreal Concordes’ 1985 Season

Season Summary

Montreal Concordes 1985 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Montreal Concordes 1985 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 4 0 0 8 112 53 W4 4-0-0
Regular Season 16 8 8 0 16 284 332 W2 2-4-0
    Home 8 5 3 0 10 178 178 W1 3-3-0
    Visitor 8 3 5 0 6 106 154 W1 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 6 2 4 0 4 86 124 W1 2-4-0
   Non-divisional opponent 10 6 4 0 12 198 208 W1 3-3-0

Full 1985 League Standings

Montreal Concordes 1985 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.438 1-2-0 (3) 1-2-0 (3)
Non-Divisional 0.538 4-1-0 (5) 2-3-0 (5)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.500
Ottawa Rough Riders (2) 0.438
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.375
BC Lions (2) 0.813
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.188
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.625
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.313
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.750

Coaches

Head Coaches

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Assistant Coaches
  • Stan McGarvey – Offensive backfield
  • Charles McMann – Receivers
  • Dave Ritchie – Defensive backs
  • Jacques Dussault – Defensive line
  • Pasquale Buono – Linebackers
  • Gary Durchik – Special teams
  • George Cortez – Quality control

1985 Montreal Concordes Attendance

  • Capacity: 66,308
  • Total: 176,006
  • High: 26,747
  • Avg: 22,000 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1984 Avg: +4,651
  • Low: 15,765
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 33.18
  • Diff from League Avg: -4,496

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Team Scoring

19851984 +/-
Average Combined Score 38.50 10.88 -
Average Winning Score 25.88 6.29 -
Average Losing Score 9.63 10.26 -
Average Home Score 22.25 4.75 -
Average Visitor Score 13.25 8.00 -
Average Margin of Victory 13.50 0.67 -
Average Margin of Loss 19.50 8.06 +

Stadium

  • 1985 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 392564 662086 211637 524597 178 (22.3)106 (13.3)284 (17.8)
Opponent 313061 5452106 583290 354075 154 (19.3)178 (22.3)332 (20.8)

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 3 (3-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 4 (2-2-0) 2 (2-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 2 (0-2-0) 5 (5-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 6 (2-4-0)
After 2nd 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 2 (2-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 4 (1-3-0) 7 (6-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 7 (2-5-0)
After 3rd 4 (3-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (2-2-0) 2 (2-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 4 (0-4-0) 6 (5-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 8 (2-6-0)
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 Concordes 1985 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – Joe Barnes

Defensive Star

  • 2 – Harry Skipper
  • 1 – Ken Ciancone
  • 1 – Paul Gray

Lineman Star

  • 1 – Brett Williams
  • 1 – Doug Scott

Montreal Concordes 1985 Player Awards and Nominations

1985 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Mike McTague (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Paul Gray (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — Lloyd Fairbanks (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Mike McTague (Team Nominee)
  • Rookie — Tony Johns (Team Nominee)

Montreal Concordes 1985 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–4 (4) Tony Johns (RB) Henderson State
2–4 (13) Scott Robson (C) North Dakota
4–4 (31) Mike O'Donnell (QB) Manitoba
5–4 (40) Bloyce Bulman (DE) Mount Allison
6–4 (49) Mark Clatney (DT) Minnesota State-Moorhead
7–4 (58) Donovan Brown (DB) York
8–4 (67) David Brinkle (LB) Panhandle State
9–4 (76) Denis Boisclair (K) Illinois

Montreal Concordes 1985 All-Star Selections

4 All-Division Selections
IR Nick Arakgi
IR Mike McTague
G Lloyd Fairbanks
DT Doug Scott

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 1
Sat. June 8
7:30 PM
OTT 10 @ MTL 34 W 11,196
5
Thu. June 13
7:30 PM
MTL 37 @ OTT 22 W 26,248
C 10
Fri. June 21
7:30 PM
HAM 13 @ MTL 32 W 12,508
D 15
Fri. June 28
7:30 PM
MTL 9 @ TOR 8 W 26,437
1 19
Thu. July 4
7:30 PM
WPG 18 @ MTL 34 W 23,627 CBC
2 23
Wed. July 10
7:30 PM
CGY 18 @ MTL 22 W 24,946 CTVE
3 28
Fri. July 19
9:00 PM
MTL 21 @ SSK 12 W 24,806 CTV, R/C
4 33
Sat. July 27
10:00 PM
MTL 15 @ BC 28 L 48,281 CTV
5 36
Fri. Aug. 2
7:30 PM
HAM 39 @ MTL 11 L 25,318 CTV
6 42
Sun. Aug. 11
4:00 PM
MTL 29 @ CGY 6 W 13,231 CTV, R/C
7 44
Fri. Aug. 16
7:30 PM
TOR 10 @ MTL 28 W 26,747 CTV
9 54
Mon. Sept. 2
7:00 PM
MTL 16 @ HAM 19 L 14,549 CBC, R/C
10 57
Sun. Sept. 8
1:00 PM
SSK 12 @ MTL 33 W 19,289 CBC
11 59
Fri. Sept. 13
8:30 PM
MTL 0 @ WPG 24 L 30,593 CTV
12 63
Fri. Sept. 20
7:30 PM
BC 31 @ MTL 20 L 24,363 CTV
13 69
Sun. Sept. 29
1:30 PM
MTL 7 @ OTT 23 L 24,909 CBC, R/C
15 76
Sat. Oct. 12
4:00 PM
MTL 1 @ EDM 39 L 39,822 CBC, R/C
16 80
Sat. Oct. 19
1:00 PM
OTT 30 @ MTL 7 L 15,951 CBC
17 85
Sun. Oct. 27
1:30 PM
MTL 17 @ TOR 3 W 28,837 R/C
18 89
Sun. Nov. 3
1:00 PM
EDM 20 @ MTL 23 W 15,765 CTV
P1 91
Sun. Nov. 10
12:30 PM
OTT 20 @ MTL 30 W 11,372 CBC, R/C
P2 93
Sun. Nov. 17
12:30 PM
MTL 26 @ HAM 50 L 24,423 CTV, R/C