Joe Paopao

Vitals

Full name: Joseph Paopao

Preferred name: Joe

Born June 30, 1955 in Honolulu, HI (64 years old)

Football program: Long Beach State

Last Season Played: 1990

Player classification: Import

Height: 6′ 1″

Position: QB

Jersey: #6

Career

11 Season Career with SSK, OTT, BC

Active years: 1978–1987, 1990

139 career games (See notes)

  • 138 regular season games
  • 1 Grey Cup appearance (0 championship wins)

Awards

  • 1979 Team Nominee Most Outstanding Rookie

Star of the Week/Top Performer

Weekly
1981
  • Offensive Star Week 17
1984
  • Offensive Star Week 10
1985
  • Offensive Star Week 1
Monthly

Joe Paopao Career Game Participation

Season Team Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
11 seasons
(Rank: T327th,
97th percentile)
3 teams 138
(Rank: 535th,
95th percentile)
0 1
1978 BC 6 2 -- 0
1979 BC 6 10 -- 0
1980 BC 6 10 -- 0
1981 BC 6 16 -- 0
1982 BC 6 14 -- 0
1983 BC 6 14 -- 1
1984 SSK 6 15 -- 0
1985 SSK 6 12 -- 0
1986 SSK 6 17 -- 0
1987 OTT 6 13 -- 0
1990 BC 6 15 -- 0

Head Coach

  • BC Lions (Jan. 12, 1996 – Dec. 10, 1996)
  • Ottawa Renegades (Dec. 18, 2001 – Nov. 7, 2005)

Joe Paopao's Head Coaching Record
SeasonGPWLTPCTPFPA
Regular Season90286200.3112,0922,755

Assistant Coach

  • BC Lions 1989 Offensive backfield
  • BC Lions 1991 Quarterbacks
  • BC Lions 1992 Receivers
  • BC Lions 1993 Quarterbacks
  • Edmonton Eskimos 1994 Offensive Coordinator
  • Edmonton Eskimos 1995 Offensive Coordinator
  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1997 Assistant Head Coach
  • BC Lions 1999 Assistant Head Coach
  • BC Lions 2000 Offensive Coordinator
  • BC Lions 2001 Offensive Coordinator
  • Hamilton Tiger-Cats 2006 Offensive Coordinator
  • BC Lions 2014 Receivers
  • Ottawa RedBlacks 2019 Running backs