1979 Montreal Alouettes Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 11-4-1 23
Finishing 1st in the CFL's Eastern Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Grey Cup
Coach: Joe Scannella (11-4-1)
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1979 Montreal Alouettes Roster
1979 Montreal Alouettes Results

The Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League ended the 1979 season with a record of 11 wins and 4 losses and 1 ties for 23 points, finishing first in the CFL's Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

The Alouettes scored 351 points, and the defensive squad surrendered 284. David Green piled up yardage, accumulating a 1,678 yards for Montreal.

Joe Barnes threw for 2,456 yards. Bob Gaddis paced all receivers, grabbing 46 passes for 578 yards. Keith Baker and John O'Leary contributed to the receiving game as well.

Jim Burrow picked off 6 errant tosses from the opposition.

Joe Scannella coached the team. The 1979 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 Barnes30516353.424568.1134.3134.38076.6
Gerry Dattilio21942.91155.500.0314.31821.0
Ron Calcagni16743.81016.300.0425.02625.3
Bob Gaddis11100.02626.01100.000.026158.3
Keith Baker100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
David Green28716785.851 11
John O'Leary1326805.257 5
Joe Barnes632694.318 3
Keith Baker34214.024 0
Ron Calcagni6305.011 0
Bob Gaddis3248.014 0
Gerry Dattilio6183.015 0
Chuck McMann3124.010 0
Doug Smith100.00
Larry Smith1-1-1.00
Totals50527525.457 19


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bob Gaddis4657812.630 2
John O'Leary3753714.580 3
Keith Baker2957119.772 5
Larry Smith2131715.140 2
David Green1921011.142 0
Peter Dalla Riva1021021.057 0
Chuck McMann912213.622 1
Nick Arakgi57314.626 1
Gerry Dattilio48020.038 0
Totals180269815.080 14


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Don Sweet3838100.0322268.8763366958.2710111


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Wally Buono132524039.7604
Don Sweet624540.8520

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dickie Harris5565311.9102 3
Randy Rhino4446910.764 0
Keith Baker1213411.238 0
Bobby Hosea2105.00
Totals113126611.2102 3

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
David Green2041420.742 0
Greg Anderson411127.838 0
Keith Baker59519.039 0
John O'Leary59218.441 0
Randy Rhino49122.825 0
Bob Gaddis36421.326 0
Chuck McMann23417.022 0
Dickie Harris11515.015 0
Peter Dalla Riva11010.010 0
Totals4592620.642 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Burrow613322.232 1
Dickie Harris5326.424 0
Tony Proudfoot24522.524 0
Bobby Hosea22412.024 0
Wally Buono2-5-2.50
William Hampton11515.015 0
Carl Crennel11515.015 0
Randy Rhino11212.012 0
James Marshall100.00
Totals2127112.932 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 Sweet22387111
David Green110000066
John O'Leary530000048
Keith Baker0500000030
Dickie Harris300000018
Joe Barnes300018
Bob Gaddis02000012
Larry Smith0200012
William Hampton010006
Jim Burrow100006
Nick Arakgi100006
Chuck McMann0100006
Junior Ah You10006
Wally Buono000044


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