1978 Montreal Alouettes Roster

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 8-7-1 17
Finishing 2nd in the CFL's Eastern Conference
Postseason: 2-1 Lost Grey Cup
Coach: Joe Scannella (8-7-1)
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1978 Montreal Alouettes Statistics
1978 Montreal Alouettes Results

The Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 8 wins and 7 losses and 1 ties for 17 points, finishing second in the CFL's Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-1.

Montreal scored 331 points, while the solid defense yielded 295. Joe Barnes threw for 1,177 yards, and Gerry Dattilio played quarterback also. Bob Gaddis paced all receivers, grabbing 45 passes for 814 yards. Larry Smith provided receiving help, too.

John O'Leary carried the ball for a team-best 584 yards for the Alouettes.

Jim Burrow picked off 5 opponent throws.

Joe Scannella coached the team. The 1978 Montreal Alouettes lost in the Grey Cup.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP
77Junior Ah YouDEDecember 30, 19486'3"233Arizona StateSale Miu, American Samoa10
70Clifton AlapaDEDecember 14, 19546'2"238Arizona StateKahuku, HI 10
24Vic AnonsenWRMay 19, 19545'10"175ManitobaMoose Jaw, SK 2
Brock AynsleyWRJanuary 18, 19506'2"190Washington StateVancouver, BC 12
7Joe BarnesQBDecember 8, 19515'11"205Texas TechFort Worth, TX USA12
50Pat BonnettGSeptember 11, 19516'3"233Idaho StateMontreal, QC 16
39Wally BuonoLBFebruary 7, 19505'11"205Idaho StatePotenza, Italy16
Jim BurrowDBNovember 29, 19535'11"181NebraskaHampton, VA USA16
Al CowlingsDLJune 16, 19476'5"255USCSan Francisco, CA USA4
72Carl CrennelLBSeptember 14, 19486'1"230West VirginiaLynchburg, VA USA16
Dwayne CrumpRBAugust 9, 19505'11"180Fresno St.Madera, CA USA8
74Peter Dalla RivaTEDecember 11, 19456'3"225Oakville Black Knights (Sr.)Treviso, Italy12
9Gerry DattilioWRJune 11, 19536'1"200Northern ColoradoMontreal, QC 16
Eletise FiatoaDTJuly 31, 19545'11"244Long Beach StateSamoa, HI 6
Jerry FriesenLBOctober 27, 19556'1"220SaskatchewanRostern, SK 16
22Bob GaddisWRJanuary 20, 19525'11"178Miss. Valley St.Jackson, MS USA16
25David GreenRBSeptember 7, 19535'10"200ChowanJacksonville, NC USA5
62Gabriel GregoireDEDecember 22, 19536'3"230Verdun Maple Leafs Jr.Ste-Martine, QC 16
58Randy HalsallGOctober 24, 19496'3"255Wake ForestToronto, ON 5
Mike HameluckC/GAugust 26, 19556'4"260Ottawa Sooners Jr.Ottawa, ON 3
Dickie HarrisDBMay 24, 19505'11"170South CarolinaPoint Pleasant Beach NJ, 11
75Gord JudgesDLJuly 30, 19476'3"250Bramalea SatellitesToronto, ON 16
79Craig LabbettTEMay 15, 19566'3"215Western OntarioToronto, ON 6
Larry LawrenceQBApril 11, 19496'1"208IowaMount Pleasant, IA USA3
Phil LukeDTFebruary 14, 19556'5"230Simon Fraser3
33Chuck McMannHBMay 11, 19516'0"202Wilfrid LaurierToronto, ON 16
Joe MitchellRBFebruary 12, 19536'2"210Northeast LouisianaMonroe, LA 2
10Ian MoffordRBAugust 12, 19545'9"180Verdun Invictus Jr.Verdun, QC 16
20Ty MorrisWRSeptember 21, 19565'11"195Puget Sound (Washington)14
30John O'LearyRBJuly 10, 19546'1"210NebraskaMineola, NY 15
John OlenchalkLBNovember 27, 19556'0"228StanfordStockton, CA USA0
61Doug PaytonG/TJuly 22, 19526'4"255ColoradoColorado Springs, CO 15
37Vernon PerryDBSeptember 22, 19536'2"211Jackson St.Jackson, MS USA4
Terry PetersHBApril 26, 19555'11"178OklahomaPauls Valley, OK 3
23Tony ProudfootDBSeptember 10, 19496'1"195New BrunswickWinnipeg, MB 8
21Randy RhinoDBDecember 2, 19535'10"180Georgia TechAtlanta, GA 16
Tom ShumanQBNovember 9, 19536'2"194Penn StatePottstown, PA 3
53Doug SmithCJune 16, 19526'1"235Wilfrid LaurierGalt, ON 16
Larry SmithRBApril 28, 19516'2"210Bishop'sMontreal, QC 16
32Ken StarchRBMarch 5, 19545'11"219WisconsinMadison, WI USA12
11Don SweetKJuly 13, 19486'0"187Washington StateVancouver, BC 16
Bruce TaylorDBMay 28, 19486'0"193Boston Univ.Perth Amboy, NJ USA0
John TaylorTOctober 25, 19536'4"255PacificLos Angeles, CA 6
8Larry UteckDBOctober 9, 19526'0"186Wilfrid LaurierThornhill, ON 16
14Sonny WadeQBApril 1, 19476'3"210Emory & HenryMartinsville, VA 4
52Ray WatrinTFebruary 1, 19456'2"240Utah StateHigh River, AB 16
Brent WatsonTDecember 16, 19556'4"256TennesseeTwin Falls, ID 2
64Glen WeirDTJuly 23, 19516'2"242London Lords Sr.London, ON 15
Bill WintersTJuly 22, 19546'5"270PrincetonAsbury Park, NJ 8
67Dan YochumTAugust 19, 19506'5"252SyracuseBethlehem, PA 16
76Chuck ZapiecLBJuly 1, 19496'1"216Penn StatePhiladelphia, PA 16


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