Joe Paopao

Bio

Full name: Joseph Paopao

Preferred name: Joe

Born June 30, 1955 in Honolulu, HI (65 years old)

Last Season (1990) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Import
  • Height: 6′ 1″
  • Position: QB
  • Jersey: #6
Relations
Amateur Programs
  • Long Beach State
  • MiraCosta CC
11 Season Career with SSK, OTT, BC

Active years: 1978–1987, 1990

139 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 138 regular season games
  • 1 Grey Cup appearance (0 championship wins)
Weekly
1981
  • Offensive Star Week 17 (BC)
1984
  • Offensive Star Week 10 (SSK)
1985
  • Offensive Star Week 1 (SSK)
  • 1979 Team Nominee (BC) Most Outstanding Rookie
BC Lions Wall of Fame

Joe Paopao was inducted into the Player wing in 2007.

Season Team Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
11 seasons
(Rank: T317th,
97th percentile,
11 CFL seasons)
3 teams 138
(Rank: T528th,
95th percentile,
138 CFL games)
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
  • 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
  • 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