Canadian Football League 2001 Season

89th Grey Cup Championship

  • Calgary defeated Winnipeg 27–19
  • (Local)
    at Olympic Stadium in Montreal, QC
  • Attendance: 65,255
  • Broadcaster:
    • RDS (461,000 Viewer Avg.)
    • CBC (2.8 million Viewer Avg.)

Full 2001 Schedule and Results

2001 CFL Regular Season Standings

East Division
GP W L T OTL PTS PF PA
WPG 18 14 4 0 0 28 509 383
HAM 18 11 7 0 0 22 440 420
MTL 18 9 9 0 0 18 454 419
TOR 18 7 11 0 1 15 432 455
West Division
GP W L T OTL PTS PF PA
EDM 18 9 9 0 1 19 439 463
CGY 18 8 10 0 1 17 478 476
BC 18 8 10 0 0 16 417 445
SSK 18 6 12 0 0 12 308 416

Full 2001 Standings

League Scoring

20012000 +/-
Average Combined Score 48.29 9.39 -
Average Winning Score 29.49 5.88 -
Average Losing Score 18.81 2.59 -
Average Home Score 24.58 5.15 -
Average Visitor Score 23.71 4.24 -
Average Margin of Victory 10.68 2.81 -

Offence Rankings – PF (PPG)

  • WPG — 509 (28.3)
  • CGY — 478 (26.6)
  • MTL — 454 (25.2)
  • HAM — 440 (24.4)
  • EDM — 439 (24.4)
  • TOR — 432 (24.0)
  • BC — 417 (23.2)
  • SSK — 308 (17.1)

Defence Rankings – PA (PPG)

  • WPG — 383 (21.3)
  • SSK — 416 (23.1)
  • MTL — 419 (23.3)
  • HAM — 420 (23.3)
  • BC — 445 (24.7)
  • TOR — 455 (25.3)
  • EDM — 463 (25.7)
  • CGY — 476 (26.4)

2001 CFL Regular Season Attendance

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2001 CFL Regular Season TV Ratings

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2001 Player Awards

2001 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Khari Jones (WPG)
  • Defensive Player — Joe Montford (HAM)
  • Canadian Player — Doug Brown (WPG)
  • Offensive Lineman — Dave Mudge (WPG)
  • Special Teams Player — Charles Roberts (WPG)
  • Rookie — Barrin Simpson (BC)
2001 Other Awards
  • Tom Pate Memorial Award — Rick Walters (EDM)

2001 Canadian Football League All-Star Team

Offense

QB Khari Jones* WPG
RB Kelvin Anderson CGY
RB Mike Jenkins TOR
SB Milt Stegall WPG
SB Terry Vaughn EDM
WR Ed Hervey EDM
WR Travis Moore CGY
C Bryan Chiu MTL
G Brett MacNeil WPG
G Jay McNeil CGY
T Bruce Beaton EDM
T Dave Mudge WPG

Defense

DT Doug Brown WPG
DT Joe Fleming CGY
DE Joe Montford* HAM
DE Elfrid Payton TOR
LB Terry Ray EDM
LB Chris Shelling HAM
LB Barrin Simpson BC
DHB Juran Bolden* WPG
DHB Harold Nash, Jr. WPG
CB Eric Carter BC
CB Wayne Shaw TOR
S Rob Hitchcock HAM

Special Teams

P Terry Baker MTL
K Paul Osbaldiston HAM
ST Charles Roberts WPG

* – indicates unanimous selection

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2001 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 3 – Mike Pringle (MTL)
  • 3 – Kelvin Anderson (CGY)
  • 2 – Marcus Crandell (CGY)
  • 2 – Damon Allen (BC)
  • 1 – Troy Davis (HAM)

Defensive Star

  • 2 – Barrin Simpson (BC)
  • 2 – Chris Shelling (HAM)
  • 1 – Harold Nash, Jr. (WPG)
  • 1 – William Fields (CGY)
  • 1 – Otis Floyd (CGY)

Lineman Star

  • 4 – Elfrid Payton (TOR)
  • 3 – Joe Montford (HAM)
  • 2 – Dave Mudge (WPG)
  • 1 – Ray Jacobs (CGY)
  • 1 – Wayne Weathers (WPG)

Special Teams Star

  • 3 – Charles Roberts (WPG)
  • 3 – Paul Osbaldiston (HAM)
  • 2 – Mark McLoughlin (CGY)
  • 2 – Sean Fleming (EDM)
  • 1 – Antonio Warren (CGY)

2001 CFL Amateur Draft

PickTeam[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
First Round
1 SSK Scott Schultz (DL) North Dakota
2 BC [TOR] Ian Williams (LB) Memphis
3 BC [WPG] Lyle Green (FB) Toledo
4 TOR [HAM] Angus Reid (OG) Simon Fraser
5 EDM Randy Chevrier (DT) McGill
6 CGY Kamau Peterson (WR) New Hampshire
7 MTL Luke Fritz (OL) Eastern Washington
8 BC Leif Thorsen (OG) Montana

Complete 2001 CFL Amateur Draft Selections