1956 Montreal Alouettes Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 10-4 20
Finishing 1st in the CFL's Interprovincial Rugby Football Union
Postseason: 2-1 Lost Grey Cup
Coach: Douglas Walker (10-4)
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1956 Montreal Alouettes Roster
1956 Montreal Alouettes Results

The Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League ended the 1956 season with a record of 10 wins and 4 losses for 20 points, finishing first in the CFL's Interprovincial Rugby Football Union. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-1. Douglas Walker coached the team. The 1956 Montreal Alouettes lost in the Grey Cup.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Sam Etcheverry44627661.9472310.6327.2235.2109100.2
Bruce Coulter492857.13226.612.0612.23644.3
Bill Bewley11100.01212.000.000.012116.7
Tex Coulter2150.0105.000.000.01064.6
Fob James100.000.000.01100.000.0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Pat Abbruzzi20710625.130 17
Sam Etcheverry804425.519 3
Fob James583466.034 4
Bob Pascal572784.918 4
George Brancato462134.617 0
Bill Bewley281665.929 1
Hal Patterson312541.760 0
Bill Tonegusso14715.115 1
Jacques Belec4256.211 1
John Blaicher3175.710 0
Gerry Apostolatos4153.80
Bruce Coulter351.70
Totals50727655.560 31


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Hal Patterson88191421.8109 12
Red O'Quinn5889815.534 2
Joey Pal3568419.564 6
Pat Abbruzzi323069.624 3
George Brancato3045915.354 2
Fob James232219.652 4
Bob Pascal1322217.166 3
Bill Bewley813016.229 0
Bill Tonegusso78111.625 1
Tom Moran47318.232 0
Jim Miller3258.312 0
Bud Korchak23417.024 0
Gerry Apostolatos11111.011 0
Jacques Belec166.00
John Blaicher133.00
Totals306506716.6109 33


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS Pts.
Bill Bewley544583.34125.0351
Bud Korchak12975.02150.0113


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Sam Etcheverry48196841.0563
Tex Coulter47194541.4645

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Pete Karpuk442565.820 0
Joey Pal282408.620 0
George Brancato14976.915 0
Hal Patterson24824.020 0
Fob James5387.615 0
Bill Tonegusso2168.00
Tom Moran133.00
Bob Pascal133.00
Totals977017.220 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Hal Patterson2877127.5105 1
Joey Pal415538.881 1
Fob James915216.943 0
Tom Hugo711616.626 0
George Brancato59118.231 0
Bob Pascal46616.519 0
Pat Abbruzzi33210.724 0
Red O'Quinn4246.011 0
Tex Coulter111.00
Totals65140821.7105 2


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jack Dwyer7507.124 0
Hal Patterson56112.250 0
Tom Moran55711.436 0
Bob Pascal45814.547 1
Tom Hugo37123.736 0
Bruce Coulter362.00
John Blaicher27035.045 0
Jim Miller11717.017 0
Bob MacLellan11414.014 0
George Brancato199.00
Pete Karpuk155.00
Doug McNichol100.00
Totals3441812.350 1

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Pat Abbruzzi1730000120
Hal Patterson01201000078
Bill Bewley10145357
Fob James440000048
Bob Pascal4300100048
Joey Pal60100042
Sam Etcheverry300321
Bud Korchak019113
George Brancato0200000012
Bill Tonegusso11000012
Red O'Quinn2000012
Jacques Belec100006
Tex Coulter00055


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