1978 Montreal Alouettes Statistics

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 Roster
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 Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Joe Barnes1377252.611778.6107.396.68278.6
Gerry Dattilio1427854.911207.953.596.35966.1
Sonny Wade773950.65507.133.956.56460.0
Tom Shuman291344.82107.200.000.03869.6
Larry Lawrence3266.73110.300.000.024100.7
Wally Buono2150.02412.000.000.02493.8


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
John O'Leary1465844.015 4
Ken Starch1094293.918 2
David Green623095.045 2
Gerry Dattilio312126.827 1
Joe Barnes321474.618 1
Larry Smith15151.051 0
Joe Mitchell14322.31
Ian Mofford4174.20
Sonny Wade4164.00
Bob Gaddis11515.015 0
Tom Shuman540.80
Chuck McMann111.00
Totals41018174.451 11


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bob Gaddis4581418.164 3
Larry Smith3552815.152 3
Peter Dalla Riva3355716.942 4
John O'Leary2444518.557 1
Brock Aynsley2037518.882 3
Ken Starch17714.215 1
Chuck McMann1214612.218 1
Ian Mofford8769.524 0
David Green7365.111 1
Vic Anonsen13838.038 0
Gerry Dattilio11414.014 0
Craig Labbett11212.012 1
Joe Mitchell100.00
Totals205311215.282 18


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Don Sweet3131100.0353085.7256315456.3710123


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Wally Buono120524143.7908
Sonny Wade627445.7500
Chuck Zapiec13535.0350

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Randy Rhino7686811.449 0
Dickie Harris191638.678 1
Jim Burrow6599.822 0
Ian Mofford4369.016 0
Bob Gaddis11616.016 0
David Green188.00
Larry Uteck166.00
John O'Leary133.00
Carl Crennel1-1-1.0-1 0
Totals110115810.578 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ian Mofford2757921.440 0
David Green512725.433 0
John O'Leary48020.027 0
Randy Rhino25326.527 0
Bob Gaddis44411.023 0
Terry Peters12626.026 0
Carl Crennel166.00
Wally Buono166.00
Tony Proudfoot100.00
Totals4692120.040 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Burrow5346.820 1
Wally Buono46115.233 0
Dickie Harris39632.058 0
Larry Uteck24824.042 0
Randy Rhino23618.023 0
Carl Crennel23015.020 0
Chuck Zapiec242.00
Tony Proudfoot133.00
Totals2131214.958 1

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Don Sweet30312123
John O'Leary410000030
Peter Dalla Riva4000126
David Green210000018
Larry Smith0300018
Brock Aynsley300018
Ken Starch2100018
Bob Gaddis030000018
Wally Buono0000088
Joe Barnes10006
Dickie Harris1000006
Chuck McMann010006
Joe Mitchell100006
Junior Ah You10006
Jim Burrow0100006
Gerry Dattilio100006
Al Cowlings10006
Craig Labbett10006


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