1981 Canadian Football League


The 1981 season was the Canadian Football League's 37th, and 9 teams competed in the league that year. The Edmonton Eskimos won the 1981 CFL championship.

1981 Canadian Football League Standings
1981 Canadian Football League League Leaders

BC Lions (10-6) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Calgary Stampeders (6-10) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Edmonton Eskimos (14-1-1) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (11-4-1) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Montreal Alouettes (3-13) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Ottawa Rough Riders (5-11) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Saskatchewan Roughriders (9-7) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Toronto Argonauts (2-14) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (11-5) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results


Marker indicates city location, not venue address.


1981 Award Winners


Joe Faragalli - Annis Stukus Trophy (Coach of the Year)
John Glassford - Grey Cup Most Valuable Player, Defence
J.C. Watts - Grey Cup Most Valuable Player, Offence
Joe Poplawski - Most Outstanding Canadian
Danny Kepley - Most Outstanding Defensive Player
Larry Butler - Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman
Dieter Brock - Most Outstanding Player
Vince Goldsmith - Most Outstanding Rookie
Ken McEachern - Tom Pate Memorial Award

1981 All-Pros



CFL

All-CFL
Val Belcher
Dave Boone
Dieter Brock
Larry Butler
Dave Fennell
Jim Germany
Hank Ilesic
Ed Jones
Brian Kelly
Trevor Kennerd
Danny Kepley
Larry Key
Greg Marshall
Ray Odums
James Parker
Joe Poplawski
Hector Pothier
Mike Raines
Randy Rhino
James Scott
David Shaw
Bill Stevenson
Joey Walters
Al Wilson
Harold Woods
Ben Zambiasi

East All-Star
Zenon Andrusyshyn
Keith Baker
Val Belcher
Larry Brune
Ecomet Burley
Carm Carteri
Tom Clements
Grover Covington
Rufus Crawford
Rocky DiPietro
Ed Fulton
Tony Gabriel
Greg Marshall
Cedric Minter
Bill Norton
Leroy Paul
Doug Payton
John Priestner
Mike Raines
Randy Rhino
Bernie Ruoff
James Scott
David Shaw
Henry Waszczuk
Harold Woods
Ben Zambiasi

West All-Star
Nick Bastaja
Dave Boone
Dieter Brock
Larry Butler
Dave Fennell
Jim Germany
Vince Goldsmith
Eugene Goodlow
Ty Gray
John Helton
Hank Ilesic
Ed Jones
Brian Kelly
Trevor Kennerd
Danny Kepley
Larry Key
Ken McEachern
Ray Odums
James Parker
Joe Poplawski
Hector Pothier
Mike Samples
Bill Stevenson
Merv Walker
Joey Walters
Charles Williams
Al Wilson
Lyall Woznesensky

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