1997 Montreal Alouettes Statistics

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 13-5 26
Finishing 2nd in the CFL's East Division
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Division Final
Coach: Dave Ritchie (13-5)
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1997 Montreal Alouettes Roster
1997 Montreal Alouettes Results

The Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League ended the 1997 season with a record of 13 wins and 5 losses for 26 points, finishing second in the CFL's East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

The Alouettes ran up 509 points, but the defensive squad allowed 532. Tracy Ham directed the offense, slinging for 3,687 yards. Jock Climie grabbed 89 passes, while Chris Armstrong accumulated 1,411 receiving yards.

Mike Pringle carried the ball for a team-best 1,775 yards for Montreal.

The larcenous defense pounced on 59 turnovers, topping in the league. Douglas Craft intercepted 5 opponent throws. Elfrid Payton topped the defensive unit with 14 quarterback sacks.

Dave Ritchie coached the team. The 1997 Montreal Alouettes lost in the Division Final.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Tracy Ham46026156.736878.0235.0122.66588.6
Marvin Graves724359.75687.934.256.94569.7


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mike Pringle30617755.860 12
Tracy Ham825847.141 6
Thomas Haskins181347.430 0
Michael Soles341233.610 1
Terry Baker23517.524 0
Marvin Graves9242.71
Totals45126755.960 20


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jock Climie89121413.643 6
Chris Armstrong80141117.665 12
Mike Pringle333139.535 1
Millard Coleman3142713.835 4
Michael Soles2629911.531 0
Nigel Williams2533613.445 2
Chris Wright1010610.632 0
Denis Montana45313.215 1
Marcus Wall36421.334 0
Thomas Haskins2157.510 0
Andy Antoine11717.017 0
Totals304425514.065 26


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Terry Baker5050100.0523465.41080484260.5861163


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Terry Baker111493244.4806

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Chris Wright847719.262 2
Millard Coleman3237.712 0
Thomas Haskins3175.70
Douglas Craft100.00
John Kalin1-1-1.0-1 0
Totals928108.862 2

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Chris Wright52108820.987 0
Mike Pringle2147922.874 0
Thomas Haskins49423.532 0
Marcus Wall39230.746 0
Millard Coleman24422.027 0
Nigel Williams34414.720 0
Rahsaan Giddings294.50
Chris Armstrong372.30
Andy Antoine155.00
Bruno Heppell100.00
Totals92186220.287 0

Missed Field Goal Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Chris Wright420651.594 0
Spencer McLennan144.00
Totals521042.094 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Douglas Craft520.40
Harold Nash49523.842 2
Tommy Europe3248.017 0
Torey Hunter3144.712 0
Irvin Smith300.00
Charles Gordon23216.017 1
Spencer McLennan16363.063 0
Anthony Drawhorn100.00
Tom Hipsz100.00
Edward Thomas100.00
Totals242309.663 3


Player No. Yds Avg.
Elfrid Payton14.0107.07.6
Swift Burch7.024.03.4
Doug Petersen4.022.05.5
Larry McSeed3.022.07.3
Edward Thomas1.011.011.0
Tommy Europe1.07.07.0
Tracy Gravely1.06.06.0
Ray Bernard1.05.05.0
Tom Hipsz1.04.04.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Terry Baker0345017169
Mike Pringle1210000180
Chris Armstrong12000072
Jock Climie600036
Tracy Ham600036
Millard Coleman40000024
Harold Nash200012
Nigel Williams2000012
Chris Wright0200000012
Tommy Europe010006
Charles Gordon10006
Marvin Graves10006
Bruno Heppell010006
Denis Montana10006
Michael Soles100006
Ray Bernard10006
Tracy Gravely10006


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