1981 Saskatchewan Roughriders Roster

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 9-7 18
Finishing 4th in the CFL's West Division
Coach: Joe Faragalli (9-7)
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
1981 Saskatchewan Roughriders Statistics
1981 Saskatchewan Roughriders Results

The Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League ended the 1981 season with a record of 9 wins and 7 losses for 18 points, finishing fourth in the CFL's West Division.

Saskatchewan scored 431 points, while the defensive squad allowed 371. John Hufnagel passed for 2,743 yards, and Joe Barnes spent time under center, too. Joey Walters led pass catchers, hauling in 91 receptions for 1,715 yards. Chris DeFrance was targeted regularly also.

Lester Brown ran for a team-high 804 yards for the Roughriders.

Steve Dennis picked off 6 errant tosses from the opposition. Vince Goldsmith topped the defensive unit with 17 quarterback sacks, leading the way for a team which created 62 sacks.

Joe Faragalli coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP
Roger AldagGOctober 6, 19536'0"235Regina Rams Jr.Gull Lake, SK 16
Joe BarnesQBDecember 8, 19515'11"205Texas TechFort Worth, TX USA16
Kerry BerrymanLBOctober 4, 19576'1"225Regina Jr.Yorkton, SK 5
Lester BrownRBJanuary 5, 19575'11"178ClemsonGeorgetown, SC 16
Ken ClarkPMay 26, 19486'2"197St. Mary's (Canada)Southampton, England16
Carl CrennelLBSeptember 14, 19486'1"230West VirginiaLynchburg, VA USA15
Chris DeFranceWRSeptember 13, 19566'1"205Arizona St.Waldo, AR USA16
Steve DennisDBJuly 25, 19516'4"185Grambling StateShreveport, LA 16
Dwight EdwardsWRJune 16, 19545'10"170Mississauga RaidersManchester, Jamaica16
Greg FiegerRBOctober 30, 19575'11"185Regina Jr.Beechy, SK 16
Stewart FraserDBMarch 7, 19585'10"180New BrunswickMinto, NB 16
Jerry FriesenLBOctober 27, 19556'1"220SaskatchewanRostern, SK 4
Vince GoldsmithDEJuly 29, 19595'11"235OregonFort Riley, KS 16
Cam HackneyLBDecember 6, 19576'3"210Simon Fraser16
Marshall HamiltonDBOctober 5, 19575'10"175Yale16
Gerry HornettC/TJanuary 3, 19566'3"265Simon FraserEstevan, SK 16
Bobby HoseaDBDecember 5, 19556'1"183UCLAMurfreesboro, TN 16
John HufnagelQBSeptember 13, 19516'1"194Penn St.Pittsburgh, PA USA16
Bryan IllerbrunGApril 20, 19576'4"280Regina Rams Jr.Gainsborough, SK 15
Al JohnsDTNovember 11, 19566'4"235PacificViscount, SK 16
Andre JonesDBJuly 22, 19566'1"205UNLVLos Angeles, CA 11
Zack JonesDBOctober 4, 19575'10"180Louisiana Tech5
Doug MacIverDTFebruary 20, 19536'3"245ManitobaWinnipeg, MB 16
Billy McBrideDBJuly 31, 19566'1"185Tennessee StateSyracuse, NY 16
John McCorquindaleFBDecember 26, 19546'0"205Brigham Young14
Ken McEachernDBJanuary 14, 19536'0"190Weber State16
Bob PoleyCNovember 15, 19556'4"255Regina Rams Jr.Grand Coulee, SK 16
Neil QuilterGAugust 24, 19566'0"260UBCVancouver, BC 16
Frank RobinsonLBMarch 6, 19596'0"200TulaneNassawadox, VA 16
Mike SamplesDTMay 27, 19506'2"245DrakeBonne Terre, MO 14
Tom SchulzLBJuly 16, 19546'2"210Simon Fraser15
Lawrie SkolroodTEApril 1, 19526'5"240North DakotaSaskatoon, SK 12
Don SwaffordTMay 22, 19576'7"260FloridaDayton, OH 16
Emanuel TolbertWRSeptember 2, 19585'10"175Southern MethodistLittle Rock, AR 16
Joey WaltersWROctober 29, 19546'0"175ClemsonFlorence, SC USA16
Paul WatsonKAugust 13, 19566'0"195Washington State16
Bernard WestLBMarch 13, 19586'0"220North TexasConroe, TX 2
Lyall WoznesenskyDEApril 4, 19546'7"240Simon FraserSt. Boniface, MB 16


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