1981 Saskatchewan Roughriders Statistics

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 Roster
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.

The Roughriders scored 431 points, and 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, while Chris DeFrance contributed to the receiving game also.

Lester Brown ran for a team-high 804 yards for Saskatchewan.

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 Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
John Hufnagel30016956.327439.1217.0196.37484.1
Joe Barnes29015152.121307.3124.182.810078.4
Ken Clark11100.01515.000.000.015118.8


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lester Brown1898044.334 6
Greg Fieger391513.918 2
Joe Barnes241405.821 2
John Hufnagel21914.312 0
Dwight Edwards22814.025 0
Stewart Fraser3206.718 0
John McCorquindale451.21
Ken Clark1-1-1.00
Totals28312384.434 11


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Joey Walters91171518.872 14
Chris DeFrance64119518.7100 5
Emanuel Tolbert4661913.557 7
Greg Fieger4344810.426 2
Dwight Edwards4261414.653 5
Lester Brown322116.620 0
Stewart Fraser38628.736 0
Totals321488815.2100 33


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS KO Yds. Avg. Long KOS Pts.
Paul Watson4141100.0412253.71463386461.3905126


Player No. Yds Avg. Long PS
Ken Clark133591744.5645

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Stewart Fraser775296.932 0
Joey Walters332577.824 0
Dwight Edwards57515.060 0
Ken McEachern2199.512 0
Bobby Hosea199.00
John McCorquindale242.00
Paul Watson100.00
Totals1218937.460 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dwight Edwards2653720.758 0
Emanuel Tolbert1943022.658 0
Billy McBride1020020.031 0
Joey Walters715121.630 0
Bobby Hosea133.00
Totals63132121.058 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Steve Dennis6589.735 0
Bobby Hosea4307.522 0
Billy McBride4194.816 0
Andre Jones3165.30
Ken McEachern24020.028 0
Tom Schulz242.00
Carl Crennel177.00
Marshall Hamilton144.00
Al Johns144.00
Frank Robinson133.00
Totals251857.435 0


Player No. Yds Avg.
Vince Goldsmith17.00.00.0
Lyall Woznesensky14.00.00.0
Mike Samples8.50.00.0
Frank Robinson6.50.00.0
Tom Schulz4.50.00.0
Doug MacIver3.50.00.0
Al Johns2.00.00.0
Cam Hackney2.00.00.0
Carl Crennel2.00.00.0
Bernard West1.00.00.0
Jerry Friesen1.00.00.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Paul Watson0224119126
Joey Walters140000084
Emanuel Tolbert70000144
Lester Brown6000036
Chris DeFrance5000132
Dwight Edwards050000030
Greg Fieger22000126
Joe Barnes2000114
John McCorquindale10100012
Andre Jones010006
Steve Dennis010006
Ken Clark00055


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