1981 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Roster

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 11-5 22
Finishing 2nd in the CFL's West Division
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Division Semifinal
Coach: Ray Jauch (11-5)
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1981 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Statistics
1981 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Results

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League ended the 1981 season with a record of 11 wins and 5 losses for 22 points, finishing second in the CFL's West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The Blue Bombers racked up 517 points, and the solid defense gave up 299. Dieter Brock led the charge, throwing for 4,796 yards. Eugene Goodlow caught 100 balls for 1,494 yards. Rick House and Joe Poplawski provided receiving help as well.

William Miller rushed for a team-high 684 yards for Winnipeg, while Obie Graves also contributed to the rushing attack.

Reggie Pierson intercepted 7 opponent throws. Tony Norman topped the defensive unit with 12 quarterback sacks.

Ray Jauch coached the team. The 1981 Winnipeg Blue Bombers lost in the Division Semifinal.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
Marv AllemangDEMarch 12, 19536'3"260AcadiaAncaster, ON 4
65Nick BastajaGFebruary 4, 19536'1"255Simon FraserGrantham, England15
27Paul BennettDBMarch 27, 19545'10"195Wilfrid LaurierScarborough, ON 15
43John BonkCAugust 27, 19506'3"230Burlington BravesHamilton, ON 16
5Dieter BrockQBFebruary 12, 19516'0"195Jacksonville St.Birmingham, AL USA1616
22Don BurrellDBAugust 2, 19566'0"195Mississippi StateBirmingham, AL 11
68Larry ButlerGJuly 10, 19526'3"250Appalachian StateJohnson City, IN 16
Mike CalhounDEMay 6, 19576'4"260Notre DameYoungstown, OH USA1
6Bob CameronPJuly 18, 19546'0"185AcadiaHamilton, ON 16
53Pete CatanDENovember 12, 19576'2"240Eastern IllinoisRochester, NY 14
60Ron CherkasDTDecember 30, 19536'4"240Utah StateKamsack, SK 16
76Ken CianconeLBNovember 18, 19586'4"210Utah StateKamloops, BC 16
Mike CollymoreWRSeptember 24, 19586'1"185Etobicoke JrToronto, ON 5
10Peter CrepinDBNovember 5, 19526'0"180Ottawa Sooners Jr.Ottawa, ON 8
Jimmy EdwardsRBSeptember 19, 19525'9"185OklahomaOklahoma City, OK USA1
72Leo EzerinsLBAugust 10, 19566'4"242WhitworthWinnipeg, MB 16
Bob GaddisWRJanuary 20, 19525'11"178Miss. Valley St.Jackson, MS USA2
34Eugene GoodlowWRDecember 19, 19586'2"185Kansas St.St. Louis, MO USA16
24Obie GravesRBApril 21, 19575'9"170California State - FullertonCollins, MS 11
99John HeltonDEMay 23, 19476'3"250Arizona StateMount Union, PA 14
52York HentschelDTJune 16, 19536'3"250DrakeBentley, AB 14
Mike HolmesWRNovember 18, 19506'2"193Texas SouthernGalveston, TX USA1
31Rick HouseSBMay 18, 19575'10"180Simon FraserNew Westminster, BC 16
30Dan HuclackRBAugust 12, 19576'2"221Simon FraserVancouver, BC 15
7Mark JacksonQBJune 12, 19546'0"195BaylorCarlsbad, NM 160
3Trevor KennerdKDecember 23, 19565'8"170AlbertaCalgary, AB 160
73John KonihowskiWRJanuary 6, 19506'3"190Saskatchewan14
Dock LuckieDLMay 29, 19576'2"270FloridaGainesville, FL 1
Pete MartellRBApril 23, 19596'1"215St. Francis XavierSydney, NS 3
33William MillerRBJanuary 3, 19575'9"190Ouachita BaptistRison, AR 10
28Ian MoffordRBAugust 12, 19545'9"180Verdun Invictus Jr.Verdun, QC 11
55Tony NormanDEJanuary 27, 19556'5"270Iowa St.Atlanta, GA USA16
79Bob O'DohertyWRApril 27, 19566'0"185Queen's12
54Vernon PahlLBFebruary 19, 19576'2"200PEIMontreal, QC 15
9Vince PhasonDBMay 2, 19535'10"190ArizonaDenver, CO 16
8Reggie PiersonDBDecember 13, 19525'11"185Oklahoma St.Los Angeles, CA USA16
71Joe PoplawskiWRAugust 2, 19576'1"180AlbertaEdmonton, AB 16
57James ReedLBOctober 10, 19556'2"230CaliforniaCorpus Christi, TX USA16
Dick RigelhofLBJuly 12, 19566'2"205North Dakota2
21Gary RosolowichDBSeptember 10, 19555'10"180Boise State16
56Franky SmithOLJanuary 16, 19566'6"279Alabama A&MBirmingham, AL USA16
50Willie ThomasGAugust 14, 19556'1"225CalgaryWinnipeg, MB 16
Bobby ThompsonOLSeptember 9, 19596'8"290Kansas StateColumbus, OH 16
Chris WalbyTOctober 23, 19566'7"325Dickinson StateWinnipeg, MB 2
Bruce WilkinsFBJune 29, 19536'1"215ConcordiaMontreal, QC 9
Charles WilliamsDBSeptember 14, 19536'1"180Jackson St.Magee, MS USA14


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