QB Dieter Brock WPG
RB Larry Key* BC
RB Jim Germany EDM
TE Joey Walters SSK
SB Joe Poplawski WPG
WR Brian Kelly* EDM
WR Eugene Goodlow (Tie) WPG
WR Ty Gray (Tie) BC
C Al Wilson BC
G Nick Bastaja WPG
G Larry Butler WPG
T Hector Pothier EDM
T Bill Stevenson EDM
DT Dave Fennell EDM
DT John Helton (Tie) WPG
DT Mike Samples (Tie) SSK
DE David Boone, Jr. EDM
DE Lyall Woznesensky SSK
MLB Dan Kepley EDM
OLB Vince Goldsmith SSK
OLB James “Quick” Parker EDM
DHB Ed “Too Small” Jones* EDM
DHB Merv Walker CGY
CB Ray Odums CGY
CB Charley Williams WPG
S Ken McEachern SSK
Special Teams
P Hank Ilesic EDM
K Trevor Kennerd WPG

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Conference Breakdown

Career to 1981 Western Conference Player All-Star Selections

Player Season Division Selection
Bastaja, Nick 7th 2nd
Boone, David Jr. 7th 3rd
Brock, Dieter 8th 2nd
Butler, Larry 6th 6th
Fennell, Dave 8th 5th
Germany, Jim 5th 2nd
Goldsmith, Vince 1st 1st
Goodlow, Eugene 2nd 1st
Gray, Ty 3rd 1st
Helton, John 13th 11th
Ilesic, Hank 5th 4th
Jones, Ed “Too Small” 6th 4th
Kelly, Brian 3rd 3rd
Kennerd, Trevor 2nd 1st
Kepley, Dan 7th 5th
Key, Larry 4th 2nd
McEachern, Ken 8th 3rd
Odums, Ray 8th 3rd
Parker, James “Quick” 2nd 1st
Poplawski, Joe 4th 2nd
Pothier, Hector 4th 1st
Samples, Mike 10th 2nd
Stevenson, Bill 7th 3rd
Walker, Merv 8th 1st
Walters, Joey 6th 1st
Williams, Charley 3rd 2nd
Wilson, Al 10th 7th
Woznesensky, Lyall 5th 1st

Number of times player, through 1981, has been selected to First Team Division All-Star teams. Named to divisional team on offense and defense counts as two selections.

Note: All-Canadian selections began in 1962, division selections began in 1932 (IRFU) and 1937 (WIFU).

1981 Western Conference Team All-Star Selections

Team All-Canadian Selections Division Selections
Edmonton Elks 10 10
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 4 8
BC Lions 2 3
Saskatchewan Roughriders 1 5
Calgary Stampeders 1 2



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