1981 BC Lions Game-by-Game Results

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 10-6 20
Finishing 3rd in the CFL's West Division
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Division Final
Coach: Vic Rapp (10-6)
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1981 BC Lions Statistics
1981 BC Lions Roster

The BC Lions of the Canadian Football League ended the 1981 season with a record of 10 wins and 6 losses for 20 points, finishing third in the CFL's West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

The Lions netted 438 points, and the defensive unit conceded 377. Joe Paopao led the charge, slinging for 3,777 yards. Ty Gray grabbed 63 passes for 1,428 yards.

Larry Key carried the ball for a team-leading 1,098 yards for BC.

Larry Crawford intercepted 8 opponent throws. Nick Hebeler topped the defensive unit with 12 quarterback sacks, leading the way for a team which created 51 sacks.

Vic Rapp coached the team. The 1981 BC Lions lost in the Division Final.

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Regular Season Points For: 438
Regular Season Points Against: 377

Date Game Res Home Road Record
July 4, 1981 Montreal Alouettes 8 at BC Lions 48 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
July 16, 1981 BC Lions 32 at Toronto Argonauts 29 W 1-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0
July 25, 1981 Ottawa Rough Riders 17 at BC Lions 31 W 2-0-0 1-0-0 3-0-0
July 31, 1981 BC Lions 52 at Calgary Stampeders 29 W 2-0-0 2-0-0 4-0-0
August 9, 1981 BC Lions 28 at Saskatchewan Roughriders 24 W 2-0-0 3-0-0 5-0-0
August 16, 1981 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 37 at BC Lions 23 L 2-1-0 3-0-0 5-1-0
August 23, 1981 BC Lions 29 at Montreal Alouettes 14 W 2-1-0 4-0-0 6-1-0
August 29, 1981 Calgary Stampeders 21 at BC Lions 31 W 3-1-0 4-0-0 7-1-0
September 4, 1981 BC Lions 7 at Ottawa Rough Riders 17 L 3-1-0 4-1-0 7-2-0
September 13, 1981 BC Lions 21 at Edmonton Eskimos 38 L 3-1-0 4-2-0 7-3-0
September 19, 1981 Toronto Argonauts 14 at BC Lions 45 W 4-1-0 4-2-0 8-3-0
September 27, 1981 BC Lions 10 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 46 L 4-1-0 4-3-0 8-4-0
October 3, 1981 Edmonton Eskimos 22 at BC Lions 12 L 4-2-0 4-3-0 8-5-0
October 17, 1981 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 49 at BC Lions 22 L 4-3-0 4-3-0 8-6-0
October 25, 1981 BC Lions 34 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 7 W 4-3-0 5-3-0 9-6-0
October 31, 1981 Saskatchewan Roughriders 5 at BC Lions 13 W 5-3-0 5-3-0 10-6-0
November 8, 1981 BC Lions 15 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 11 W 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 Western Semi-Final
November 15, 1981 BC Lions 16 at Edmonton Eskimos 22 L 0-0-0 1-1-0 1-1-0 Western Final


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